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Articles about "New Residential Developments"

  • The Bronx On Deck: What's Next For The New Leader in Residential Permits? By Zack Stein | August 22, 2016

    As of the first half of this year, the Bronx has dethroned Brooklyn with the most authorized residential permits—what is next for the booming borough?

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  • The Classic Charm of the Cast-Iron Loft By Serena Horrigan | October 13, 2015

    Amidst the unstoppable growth of luxury residential towers, it's easy to forget the iconic architecture that still define NYC's neighborhoods. Let's take a moment to revel in the pre-war charm of the cast-iron loft.

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  • The Architect Behind Soho Tower: Renzo Piano By Ilana Yoneshige | May 06, 2015

    The architect behind Soho Tower at 100 Varick Street has been revealed.

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  • New Developments in Court Square By Lara Milbauer | September 08, 2014

    Court Square and its nearby surroundings in Long Island City are flourishing with new residential developments. Within the next five years, thousands of units, both rental and condo, will be completed, and the area will be booming with new residents. With its close proximity to Manhattan, multiple train lines, and only a ten minute commute to Midtown East, Court Square is becoming quite the appealing neighborhood to prospective buyers. In addition, the slightly lower prices are also predicted to bring in many buyers.

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  • The Reawakening of Greenpoint By Lara Milbauer | August 25, 2014

    The temporary closure of the G train may have interfered with morning commutes, but it has not slowed down the city’s developers. Development along the Greenpoint waterfront is booming.

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  • Only 558 New Residential Units Authorized for Manhattan in the Last Quarter By Aby Thomas | June 05, 2013

    There has been quite some buzz about a recent report by the Furman Center for Real Estate and Urban Policy that said that the first quarter of 2013 saw 3,805 new units get authorized by residential building permits in New York City, which, as The Real Deal reported, is a tremendous increase from the values that were posted during the same period last year. Having said that, these numbers do not warrant a celebratory jig just yet—a closer look at the report will reveal that we’re still in the midst of an inventory crisis.

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  • New Developments Carrying Out Pre-war Legacy By Laura Simmons | October 12, 2012

    Seems like pre-war buildings are never going out of style. Developers are incorporating classic traditional structures into modern developments, making pre-war buildings something that will always be a part of New York City’s cultural aesthetic. The Upper East Side is definitely holding true to its history by birthing two high-end residential towers on East 79th Street. These pre-war buildings make New York City the attraction it is. What’s better than having the best of both worlds? With that in mind, it would make sense that pre-war residential buildings are the most desirable for Manhattanites, and so, the developers on the Upper East Side may be onto something.

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  • Hell's Kitchen Residents Feel Unease Over Upcoming Water Main Construction By Yuan Feng | June 01, 2012

    Hell’s Kitchen is about to become quite the battlefield. Scheduled for upwards of five years of construction, the neighborhood is set to have its old water mains replaced with a new water tunnel, which will be connected to the rest of Manhattan’s main systems. Although most residents living in Midtown West understand the necessity of such a project, the circumstances are certainly troubling. Clearly, this is no small project and will gradually create massive trenches in order to plant water mains that could range anywhere from 30 to 48 inches. Over the next five years, construction will occur in phases of 6 to 18 months; sewers need to be replaced and all streets in the area will have to be uprooted gradually. At the end of the project, Hell’s Kitchen ‘s water mains should be able to receive water directly from upstate in a new and efficient system that will replace the old decayed tunnels.

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