NY Times Real Estate News

A tenant was fast outgrowing his apartment and his landlords were worried about aging out of theirs, so they came up with an unconventional plan. [...]
Tue, Oct 17, 2017
Source Residential Real Estate
A tenant was fast outgrowing his apartment and his landlords were worried about aging out of theirs, so they came up with an unconventional plan. [...]
Tue, Oct 17, 2017
Source Residential Real Estate
The sitcom written by Mark Feuerstein and his wife, Dana Klein, mirrors his own living situation whenever he is in New York. [...]
Tue, Oct 17, 2017
Source Residential Real Estate
With universities, an international airport and lots of space, the New Jersey city says it is the perfect location for the online retailer's second headquarters. [...]
Mon, Oct 16, 2017
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This week's properties are in North Riverdale and Summerhill. [...]
Mon, Oct 16, 2017
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This week's properties are in North Riverdale and Summerhill. [...]
Mon, Oct 16, 2017
Source Residential Real Estate
Tired of subletting and couch surfing, three actors and a lighting designer put together a real home in a shared rental. [...]
Mon, Oct 16, 2017
Source Residential Real Estate
Recent residential sales in New York City and the region. [...]
Sun, Oct 15, 2017
Source Residential Real Estate
The neighbor whistles, and a reader wonders how to make him stop. [...]
Sat, Oct 14, 2017
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Bright lights pop up again in big cities. “We want the promise that everything is going to be O.K.,” one historian said. “We want the joy back.” [...]
Fri, Oct 13, 2017
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Real Deal

Foreign banks held $71.6 billion worth of commercial real estate loans backed by U.S. properties during the second quarter of the year, a sign many point to as proof there's still confidence in the overall economy and market fundamentals. That figure is up from $59.3 billion in the second quarter [...]
Tue, Oct 17, 2017
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GFP Real Estate, formerly Newmark Holdings, just closed on a $75 million loan to refinance the Film Center Building in Hell's Kitchen. Capital One provided the new financing for 630 Ninth Avenue, a 14-story office building between West 44th and 45th streets, representatives for GFP said. Aaron Gural and his [...]
Tue, Oct 17, 2017
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From TRD Miami: Developers are getting ready to cut the cord on electricity, and a battery may take its place, according to the Wall Street Journal. Homes are incorporating batteries that resemble modern versions of outdoor neighborhood junction boxes, but these can be put inside the house, according to the [...]
Tue, Oct 17, 2017
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From TRD Miami: Developers are getting ready to cut the cord on electricity, and a battery may take its place, according to the Wall Street Journal. Homes are incorporating batteries that resemble modern versions of outdoor neighborhood junction boxes, but these can be put inside the house, according to the [...]
Tue, Oct 17, 2017
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A pair of local politicians want to slow down three tall and controversial projects planned for the Two Bridges neighborhood. Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer and City Council Member Margaret Chin want to make the city's land use review process apply to the incoming residential buildings, which would lead to [...]
Tue, Oct 17, 2017
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In New York City, $1 million can get you a condo with sweeping views of the changing fall foliage and also people having sex in public. The 30-story building at 1485 Fifth Avenue overlooks Marcus Garvey Park, a popular spot for all sorts of activity perhaps most notably, rampant public [...]
Tue, Oct 17, 2017
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Global office provider Regus plans to stay at 5 Penn Plaza for at least the next decade. Regus renewed its lease at the 26-story building, where the company occupies 60,000 square feet across the entire 19th and 23rd floors, the Commercial Observer reported. The asking rent for the space was [...]
Tue, Oct 17, 2017
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Private driveways and gated courtyards are back en vogue at luxury condominiums in Manhattan. The 53-unit condominium at 443 Greenwich Street has attracted the likes of Justin Timberlake, Jennifer Lawrence, Ryan Reynolds and Harry Styles due, in part, to the building's private underground valet entrance, the New York Times reported. [...]
Tue, Oct 17, 2017
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From TRD LA: Namaste and welcome, dear readers. You are powerful. In fact, you are power. You are successful. In fact, you are success. You are tapped into the well of abundance…And you will sell that house! Now, take a deep inhale, and exhale any limiting beliefs or excuses. Raise [...]
Tue, Oct 17, 2017
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From the October issue: City Council member David Greenfield represents Brooklyn's 44th district, which spans the predominantly Orthodox Jewish neighborhoods of Midwood and Borough Park. Since 2014, he has chaired the council's land use committee, meaning that NYC's powerful developers need to win his approval for many of their [...]
Tue, Oct 17, 2017
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Curbed NY

No joke The Upright Citizens Brigade, a hub of New York City's comedy scene, is ditching its longtime flagship location in Chelsea for a more accessible space further uptown, the Wall Street Journal reports. The theater, which helped launch the careers of a near-endless roster of the city's comedians and almost [...]
Tue, Oct 17, 2017
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Lots of space in one of the neighborhood's nicest buildings Welcome back to The Six-Digit Club, in which we take a look at a newish-to-market listing priced under $1 million, because nice things sometimes come in small packages. Send nominations to the tipline. You can always count on Jackson Heights for [...]
Tue, Oct 17, 2017
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The dig turned back a 19th-century cistern and stone wall An empty lot in Gowanus that the city is eyeing for a public prekindergarten is not, in fact, the site of a mass grave for slaves of an 18th-century Brooklyn family or for Revolutionary War heroes the Maryland 400. An [...]
Tue, Oct 17, 2017
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Scientific progress marches on The five-story expansion on the westerly side of the American Museum of Natural History isn't the only change afoot: as Gothamist reports, the Halls of Gems and Minerals are also getting a makeover. Yesterday, the museum announced the halls—currently, in Gothamist's assessment, “two of the greatest, darkest, [...]
Tue, Oct 17, 2017
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The cash-strapped MTA is making moves to take trash-removing workers out of stations overnight The New York City subway has a trash problem—so much so that the MTA introduced a sweeping (heh) program last year to combat the amount of debris that collects on subway platforms and tracks every day. [...]
Tue, Oct 17, 2017
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See what $2,000/month rents in Manhattan neighborhoods like Harlem, the West Village, and the Upper East Side Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, a weekly column that explores what one can rent for a set dollar amount in various NYC neighborhoods. Is one man's studio another man's townhouse? Let's find out! Today, [...]
Tue, Oct 17, 2017
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Stunning Full Floor West Village Condos* $5.25M | Over 2,700 Sqft with private access, terrace and solarium* The Serhant Team | 175 West 10th Street | (646) 443-3705 [...]
Tue, Oct 17, 2017
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Council members Ydanis Rodrigues and Helen Rosenthal are spearheading the call City Council members Ydanis Rodriguez and Helen Rosenthal are spearheading an effort to form an independent commission to study the spending habits of the MTA. Rodriguez and Rosenthal's independent commission would be tasked with studying the MTA's capital construction [...]
Mon, Oct 16, 2017
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Silverstein Properties has roped in Beyer Blinder Belle for the renovation What was once the largest office building in the world is now set to undergo a major renovation. Silverstein Properties, the owner of the behemoth that is 120 Broadway, has brought on Beyer Blinder Belle to carry out a [...]
Mon, Oct 16, 2017
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It's current owner, however, has no plans to sell The long and winding saga of the East Village's former P.S. 64 building continues. The latest development: Mayor Bill de Blasio said at a town hall on Thursday that the city has interest in buying the property at 605 East Ninth [...]
Mon, Oct 16, 2017
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