Elegran Edge
The Real Estate Blog

What is Elegran Edge? It’s the blog where we bring together the biggest and best stories from our neighborhood blogs and agent blogs. If it’s happening in Manhattan real estate, you can find it here.

Articles about "Brooklyn"

  • New Office Spaces are Coming to Downtown Brooklyn By David Dam | April 10, 2017

    Downtown Brooklyn's growth has led to increased office space construction.

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  • The Bronx On Deck: What's Next For The New Leader in Residential Permits? By Zack Stein | August 22, 2016

    As of the first half of this year, the Bronx has dethroned Brooklyn with the most authorized residential permits—what is next for the booming borough?

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  • StreetEasy’s Quarterly Report: Good Opportunities for Investment in 2016 By Helen Olivo | February 03, 2016

    The StreetEasy Quarterly Market Report has been released, an analysis of NYC’s largest database of sales and rental listings for 2015’s fourth quarter.

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  • Brooklyn's Domino Sugar Development a Done Deal By Tasha Moore | June 19, 2014

    After years of fierce negotiations, New York City bureaucrats and Two Trees Management Co. LLC have reached a deal over what to do with Brooklyn's Domino Sugar Refinery locale—the soon-to-be defunct pinnacle of Brooklyn's rapidly diminishing rotting architecture enclave.   

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  • Buy in Bed-Stuy with CityShares: Nabe-Specific Real Estate Mutual Fund By Jonathan Tuason | June 11, 2014

    Regional, single-country, global, and international funds aren’t new investment tools, but Seth Weissman is looking to narrow his scope to the neighborhood level.

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  • Rents Rise Relative to Income Nationwide By Jonathan Tuason | May 16, 2014

    Data collected via Zillow for the New York Times listed the median rents and median incomes for cities across the country.  The compiled data showed that nationally, for about 50% of renters, 30% of their incomes is spent on housing costs, with that 30% proportion for median data holding true for 90 cities.

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  • Brooklyn Rents Catching Up to Manhattan By Jonathan Tuason | April 15, 2014

    Even if the New York Observer boldly stated “Brooklyn Is Now Officially Over” (referring specifically to the its branding), the borough’s appeal is not only undeniable, but growing, with the quantitative measures to back it up.

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  • Did You Hear About the Superfund Site Up for Historic Designation? Oh, Hi Gowanus By Kamini Ramdeen | March 30, 2014

    Gowanus, Brooklyn’s two most known sites are the new Whole Foods that recently opened and the horrifically polluted canal that runs through the neighborhood. This little neighborhood that is comprised of 422 properties that are all sitting alongside the Gowanus Canal are up for Historical Designation by the State Historic Preservation Office.

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  • Are Chains a Pain? By Peter Black | December 10, 2013

    New Yorker’s really like donuts, according to the annual State of the Chains report. Dunkin’ Donuts now has 515 stores splaterred across the five boroughs, the most of any major retailer or restaurant in New York City. 

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  • Steiner Studios Media Campus Will Bring Hollywood to Brooklyn By Olivia Smedley | November 18, 2013

    If you thought Williamsburg was the end all be all of Brooklyn, you are sorely mistaken. Is the Barclays Center the most interesting example of progress in the borough? Think again. The Brooklyn Naval Yards and other developing areas are what’s hot these days. New York State has just thrown even more money at the Steiner Studios Media Campus project in the naval yards, bringing the total state help to $11.3 million dollars.

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