Real Estate News from September 2013

  • Real Estate Trend Report: Silent Whispers By Shwetha Ravishankar | September 30, 2013

    One of the world’s most expensive and lucrative real estate markets, New York is known to be the investment breeding ground for millionaires and billionaires from across the globe. While we know that the government is giving tax breaks to these wealthy millionaires and several other perks, simply to lure them to invest in the city. This new hush-hush trend has taken many by surprise.

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  • NoMad’s 400 Park Avenue South: Wander No More By Tim Sheehan | September 30, 2013

    NoMad will soon be home to a new 40-story luxury residential building at 400 Park Avenue South. BuzzBuzzHomes reported earlier that a new teaser site for the stylish building in the neighborhood North of Madison Square Park has been revealed.

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  • From Listings to Lift Off - Real Estate Scores High on Technology By Shwetha Ravishankar | September 27, 2013

    It was eons ago when our parents would scramble through listings in the Sunday newspaper, or look at the neighborhood “Open House” sign and know of properties on the market. If the listing met their requirement of neighborhood, square footage, etc (which often times could be misleading), they drove over to look at the property, which clearly made the process rather tedious.

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  • Puck Penthouse Plans Are Sure to Please By Olivia Smedley | September 27, 2013

    If you are looking for a home that provides the ultimate in luxury coupled with a rich history (and have a few million dollars to spare), Puck Penthouses may be perfect for you.

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  • The Culture Shed: NYC's Upcoming Modern and Eclectic Artistic Venue By Peter Black | September 26, 2013

    New York City will soon add yet another artistic center to its already lush cultural landscape: the Culture Shed. Although its name is somewhat unambitious, its aspirations certainly are not. At the end of July the city announced that it would provide $50 million for the project.

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  • The Never Ending Battle With the Taxi of Tomorrow By Olivia Smedley | September 26, 2013

    The Taxi of Tomorrow has been a long debated topic, and it doesn’t seem like the debates are going to end anytime soon. The Bloomberg administration came under fire for its original requirement that all cabs be replaced with the new taxi. Now, after some regulations have been lifted and more options made available, drivers are still unhappy with the city.

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  • The Odd Couple: New York City’s Relationship with the UN By Bryan Gamble | September 25, 2013

    The annual United Nations General Assembly is underway once more and is treating New York City to a plethora of traffic nightmares amongst road closings and heightened security for the next two weeks. In addition to the promise of diplomatic battles between nations attempting to work out solutions to a host of recent controversies and political developments, an old question has been rekindled among New Yorkers: Is it really worth it for New York to host the UN Headquarters?

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  • Connected Underground: A Boon or a Bane By Shwetha Ravishankar | September 25, 2013

    For years New Yorkers have accepted and embraced being disconnected underground. Although there are always those sticking their cellphones through the metal bars at the station trying to get some reception; just like guy who is “trying” to have a conversation with his buddy in the elevator!

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  • Illegal Iran-Operated Skyscraper in Midtown Seized by Feds By Bryan Gamble | September 24, 2013

    Following the seizure of properties linked to a massive Russian money laundering operation, the Southern District of New York has made a major move against another money laundering scheme in Manhattan. U.S District Judge Katherine B.

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  • Touring New York City via Google Street View By Tim Sheehan | September 24, 2013

    We get it. You’re a busy person. How in the world can you possibly find the time to visit all of the popular destinations across New York City, let alone one of them? We’ve found a way for you to beat the crowds, the traffic and the weather. It’s time to take a tour of New York City through Google Street View.   Central Park

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