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Articles about "Midtown Luxury Condos"

  • Sony Sells Midtown Tower for $1.1 Billion - Set For Residential Conversion By Samantha Brown | June 25, 2014

    Due to consistent losses and increased competition, Sony just sold its US headquarters at 550 Madison Avenue to Chetrit Group. Although the details have not yet been finalized, the Chetrit Group is planning on converting the upper portion of the 37 story building into a total of 96 condominiums.

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  • The Garment District Settles On A Name: The Old One By Olivia Smedley | December 24, 2013

    Although the Garment District hasn’t been known for its flourishing fashion impact as of late, it has been announced that it will not be going through the name change process. For about a year, the garment district has been planning to rebrand the rectangular section of Manhattan, which included, at the time, a different name.

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  • A Vacant Lot in Murray Hill? By Bryan Gamble | December 17, 2013

    Despite the pre-conceived notion most, if not all of us have that Manhattan is out of virgin land for development, there is a 6.4 acre parcel of land in Murray Hill that has remain untouched and unused since 2007. This tract of land is located between 38th and 41st street on First Avenue, that is, adjacent to the East River.

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  • Beekeeping is the new Buzz in the Big Apple By Shwetha Ravishankar | August 14, 2013

    If you thought rooftops were only for bars, BBQ's, sun-bathing, and rooftop gardens, think again! While New Yorkers are hurriedly getting about their busy weekday, the rooftops of Midtown Manhattan are raving about a new kind of buzz. This one’s the real thing, buzzing bees! 

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  • Purchase of Steinway Hall Allows More Height for 57th Street Tower By Tim Sheehan | May 13, 2013

    It appears another development group has decided to take part in the 57th Street luxury high-rise construction boom in Midtown. Two of the tallest condominiums in Manhattan are currently under construction on 57th Street, and now a third skyscraper will be coming to 107 West 57th Street adjacent from the recently acquired Steinway Hall at 109 West 57th Street.

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  • Curtains Up At 10 Madison Square West By Janna Allen | April 12, 2013

    Following a series of unmet conversion dreams and a $136.8 million lawsuit, 10 Madison Square West in the Flatiron District, is finally on the road to a luxurious makeover. Previous owner of the old Toy Center, (whose physical address is 1107 Broadway), Yitzchak Tessler, had plans to crown the city’s former headquarters of toy manufacturing and distribution, with 8-stories of luxury rental spaces. Tessler also boasted an addition of a bowling alley and basketball court to the premise, as well as transforming the building’s footbridge into an event/party space.

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  • $85,000,000: The Cost of a Full Floor at the Atelier By Aby Thomas | April 05, 2013

    Now here’s a real estate listing worth talking about: Curbed reports of a new listing in the market that is selling all nine apartments on the 45th floor of the Atelier for a whopping price of $85,000,000. Yes, you read that right: the Atelier is seeking a buyer who is willing to cough up 85 million dollars for a 10,000 square-foot space in one of the most luxurious new buildings in Midtown Manhattan today.

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  • Bloomberg Wants New Skyscrapers To Surround Grand Central By Olivier Fitzgerald | July 13, 2012

    Looks like the big city is about to get bigger. With the Mayor’s time in office coming to a close, Bloomberg looks to make major additions to the Midtown area, particularly in the vicinity of Grand Central Station. Introducing his new rezoning plans at a Community Board meeting this past week, Bloomberg unveiled some serious proposals, including building multiple skyscrapers the size of the Empire State Building.

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