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 "Manhattan Real Estate"

  • NYC Seller Stories: A Look Inside Christa Chi’s Gut Renovated Apartment By Helen Olivo | April 21, 2016

    We sat down with Christa Chi to learn how to successfully and affordably renovate a NYC luxury apartment.

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  • Manhattan Real Estate: Breaking Sales Records in First Quarter By Kamini Ramdeen | April 04, 2014

    Manhattan’s apartment sales soared through the roof in the first quarter of 2014. Median prices reflect a 14% increase from the prior quarter, resulting in $972,428 for the beginning of this business year according to a Douglas Elliman Report.

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  • Counting Down the Top NYC Real Estate Tycoons (Part II) By Stephanie Fujihashi | February 26, 2014

    Earlier this week, we introduced numbers 9 through 5 of New York City’s most prominent real estate tycoons, including successful developers such as David Walentas and Donald Trump. In part two of our countdown series, we introduce to you the top 4 individuals who made the list. Who will take the number one spot in being the most lucrative landlord in NYC Real Estate? Continue reading to find out.  

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  • Renderings Re-Imagined with Floored By Bryan Gamble | December 03, 2013

    Have you ever wanted to see your apartment in full 3D and whimsically alter its interior with a click of your mouse? How about explore a multi-million-dollar condominium without leaving your computer or seeing a place that doesn’t even exist yet? One New York-based tech company, Floored, is doing just that by fully rendering properties in 3D.

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  • Al Jazeera America Searches For A Midtown Dwelling By Olivia Smedley | November 12, 2013

    Al Jazeera English is the Doha, Qatar based news network that is based off the original Arabic Al Jazeera. It is the first English news channel to have originated in the middle east, but now Al Jazeera America plans to take over the US Market. The media giant is currently in talks with Boston Properties for a space in the building that the company finished just last year.

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  • Pop-up Hotels May Solve Manhattan Vacancy Issue By Bryan Gamble | October 29, 2013

    For those visiting New York City, the prospect of finding and booking a hotel that won’t cost a small fortune is no easy task and only becomes more difficult in peak seasons despite the high numbers of buildings with hotel service. In fact, New York City hotels tend to maintain a 96% booking rate so demand is always high and prices reflect this.

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  • Drones and the Future of Real Estate By Bryan Gamble | October 15, 2013

    Over the past several years Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), better known as drones, have become a presence in militaries for both their reconnaissance and destructive capabilities. As drones have become easier to manufacture, however, they have become relatively affordable and commercial versions of drones have hit the market. These commercial drones are now being applied to the real estate sector in order to provide potential buyers with exclusive aerial views of a given building and/or property. 

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  • The Joining of Church and Real Estate in New York By Bryan Gamble | October 02, 2013

    As New York experiences a surge of real estate developers looking in all kinds of areas for sites and land prices soar, a new sector of real estate is being tapped: church land. To the astonishment of many, an increasing number of Manhattan churches are seeking deals with developers. The decision to sell church land comes on the heels of financial desperation in many cases and has, unsurprisingly, outraged many parishioners and local activists. 

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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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  • US Aims to Seize Manhattan Properties Linked to Russian Laundering Scandal By Bryan Gamble | September 18, 2013

    It isn’t news that foreign investment is on the rise in New York City and has helped fuel the real estate market’s recovery. Investors from China, in particular, have had a significant impact on the realty market recently. Yet this kind of attention from abroad can be dangerous as it attracts all sorts to Manhattan.

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