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Articles about "Gotham West Apartments"
New Construction and Manhattan's School Shortage
March 28, 2012
It’s no secret that many parents and couples looking to have children have elected to stay in Manhattan rather than migrate out to the suburbs in recent years. While this is certainly good for the Manhattan apartment sales market and the New York City economy, the combination of this trend and many new apartments buildings designed for families has created an unintended consequence. Actually, it’s less unintended than unaccounted for: if New York City had adhered to its own formula regarding how many school seats should be built based on new housing units built, new schools would be popping up all over Manhattan’s fastest growing neighborhoods. Unfortunately, the city has been asleep at the wheel and failed to live up to their own standards. The implications for parents looking to purchase multi-bedroom luxury apartments in Manhattan are dire, especially if their children are elementary or middle school age.Read More
Like Many Others, Gotham West Is Coming Back
October 24, 2011
It seems that in New York City, some of the most ambitious projects always seem to have the worst timing. The Empire State Building was built during the Great Depression, while a myriad of external setbacks stalled the construction of the Second Avenue Subway for decades. In real estate, this is no exception, with numerous residential developments stalled after the stock market collapse in 2008. With a luxury real estate market rebounding faster than almost any other in the United States, Manhattan is poised to see some needed new construction, creating new units in this ever-so-undersupplied sector. Of these luxury rental apartment buildings, one in particular has a unique history: Gotham West.Read More