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Articles about "Hotel Developments"

  • Gene Kaufman: Bland or Business Savvy? Or Both? By Nikko Espina | March 02, 2016

    Painted as New York’s reigning architect of blandness, Gene Kaufman possesses a business savvy conviction that also makes him the city’s most prolific.

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  • W New York Downtown Lobby Rendering The Hotel Life By Nicole Ogaard | November 05, 2015

    Many wonder what life would be like living in a hotel. Room service, housekeeping, valet, and pet services are only some of the many standard amenities most New York hotels offer.

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  • Chelsea Hotel #TBT: The Hotel Chelsea; From Beatnik Enclave to Boutique Hotel By Serena Horrigan | July 02, 2015

    Once the darling of the counterculture, The Hotel Chelsea is now in the middle of a battle of wills between its high powered owners.

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  • LIC Hotels Continue Forward Despite Airbnb Growth By Jonathan Tuason | June 23, 2014

    As has been noted before, Queens is in the midst of a hotel boom, particularly around Long Island City - in the first quarter of the year, 500 rooms opened up, whereas Brooklyn, despite its mainstream popularity on the world stage, opened none.

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  • The Hotel Boom in NYC By Peter Black | December 11, 2013

    Sexy, shiny new hotels are opening in New York City.

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  • Back in the (Former) USSR: Promising New Development By Bryan Gamble | November 19, 2013

    Frankly, it can be a little repetitive talking about the Manhattan luxury real estate market and the number of mega-projects that are underway. So let’s shift gears a bit and look abroad to Moscow, where the Manhattan model’s effectiveness in recent years has helped foster a deal to expand Manhattan-style luxury to Moscow.

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  • Crowdfunding in the NYC Real Estate Market: The Next Big Thing? By Olivia Smedley | November 14, 2013

    iPod docks, lightbulbs, 3D printers, video games, movies, and theater troupes are just an example of the many things that are crowdfunded these days. It almost seems that any idea, project, or start up company can be brought to fruition in enough people believe in it enough to invest. Most of the the time it’s the underdog that needs that extra push from the public, but now, real estate big wigs are getting into the action.

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  • Brooklyn Bridge Park Gears Up For A Facelift By Andrew O'Neill | June 12, 2013

    Since the first ferry landing opened in 1642, Brooklyn Bridge Park has experienced a lot of traffic and transformations.  The latest transformation underway is the highly controversial hotel and residential project, in which units are expected to be available for purchasing this Fall.

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  • Chrystie Street Hotel in the Works By Andrea Garcia-Vargas | July 02, 2012

    Post-war mid-rises and pre-war walk-ups in the Lower East Side can expect a new neighbor in upcoming months. A recent proposal by Community Board 3 has decided that the Cooper Square Urban Renewal Area (CSURA) at 215 Chrystie Street will become a 25-story hotel spanning 195,000 square feet. What is currently an unoccupied lot will soon be transformed into one of the tallest buildings in a neighborhood of townhouses and lofts. As of now, the building near East Houston Street will be a hotel on the first 17 floors, but the top 8 will most probably be reserved as residences in the form of luxury condos, according to the Bowery Boogie.

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