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Articles about "Manhattan Development"

  • Newly Developed Midtown Apartments are Going for the Hotel Experience By Debbie Fleury | August 31, 2015

    Sky is a New York apartment rental that feels like a luxury hotel. With a development cost of $820 million, the building has 1,175 apartments available.

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  • Nonprofits are Skedaddling Out of Manhattan With Great Profits By Kamini Ramdeen | May 08, 2014

    The real estate market in Manhattan has consistently been rising over the last five years. During this span of time commercial rents in Manhattan have grown over 7%, and in Midtown alone rents have soared up to 29% in the same time frame.

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  • Chibeca: The Tribeca Development Boon East of Broadway By Bryan Gamble | January 03, 2014

    It’s not news that New York City’s recently flourishing real estate market has to do with an influx of luxury residential development but this demand has largely been limited to select areas. However this is slowly changing, in Tribeca at least, where property value has skyrocketed in the area along Broadway over the past quarter of this year.

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  • Development at Pier A Continues By Olivia Smedley | December 16, 2013

    New things are afoot on Manhattan’s Waterfront. In recent years, it seems like the city has been busy redeveloping, refurbishing, and reenergizing the waterfront, namely with the expansion of many of the big apple’s famed piers. Some, like Chelsea Piers, have been bustling for quite some time and have since been the host of weddings, golf tournaments, and everything in between.

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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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  • The Trouble with Midtown East’s Rezoning By Bryan Gamble | October 28, 2013

    With the end of Mayor Bloomberg’s final term in sight, Mr. Bloomberg and his administration are pushing harder than ever to pass the rezoning of Midtown East. Despite a series of setbacks and revisions to the plan, the rezoning project was recently approved by the City Planning Commission and does have chance to pass. The deadline for final approval from the City Council, however, is quickly approaching and Bloomberg is having trouble passing this rezoning despite his previous 125 successful rezoning proposals.

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  • Underground Utopia: Big Names Lend Support to The Low Line By Olivia Smedley | October 25, 2013

    An underground park with natural sunlight? It seems too good to be true, but soon it enough it is sure to become a reality. The Low Line, which has been abuzz since it was first proposed in 2011, may be just that. After raising about $150,000 in an extremely successful Kickstarter campaign, the Lower East Side green space has been gaining both financial and celebrity support.

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  • Macklowe's Risk is the Midtown Skyline's Reward By Olivia Smedley | October 17, 2013

    Harry Macklowe is nothing short of a risk taker. The developer and founder of Macklowe Properties has had successes, a few failures, and more adversaries than can be counted on both hands. His next confrontation with danger in the real estate world is none other than 432 Park Ave, the tallest residential building in the Western Hemisphere.

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  • Say Goodbye to FAO Schwarz: Midtown Continues to Morph By Olivia Smedley | October 15, 2013

    In recent years, New Yorkers have seen the city around them change on a day to day basis. Everywhere you turn, a building is being knocked down, built up, or renovated. Scaffolding hangs over what feels like every sidewalk, and the hum of power tools and men at work that was once an annoyance is now just a part of basic city noise. While many are focused on the constant construction going on in the newly gentrified neighborhoods in the outer boroughs, Midtown is alive with transformation.

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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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