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Articles about "NYC Luxury Apartments"

  • 2016 New York Real Estate Predictions By Nikko Espina | February 15, 2016

    It’s only February, but 2016 predictions for NYC real estate have been swirling since December. These are the top real estate predictions for 2016.

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  • Open House Roundup Sunday 6/7 By Serena Horrigan | June 05, 2015

    This Sunday we're showcasing open houses in Tribeca, the West Village, Nomad, Flatiron, and the UWS!

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  • Street of the Week: Main Street By Serena Horrigan | May 19, 2015

    Street of the Week is taking the Tramway to Roosevelt Island's Main Street. Long overlooked, luxury residences and high end retail are bringing it into its own!

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  • Open House Roundup Sunday 5/17 By Serena Horrigan | May 15, 2015

    This sunny Sunday, head to our super-luxe open houses in Chelsea and Nomad! Then, enjoy the weather by hitting the High Line and Madison Square Park!

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  • Open House Roundup Sunday 5/10 By Serena Horrigan | May 08, 2015

    Sunday’s forecast calls for summer! Spend it in Nomad with a trip to our featured luxe open house. Then head to Madison Square Park for Mad. Sq. Eats!

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  • Street of the Week: Orchard Street By Serena Horrigan | April 28, 2015

    Once the heart of the Lower East Side's working class immigrant community, Orchard Street is the epicenter of the downtown hipster scene.

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  • 5 Reasons Behind The Expansion of Billionaire's Row By Kamini Ramdeen | June 11, 2014

    Billionaire’s Row, which envelops West 57th Street to Park Avenue, is now moving south. Many developers are moving in to claim their stake of the evolving Billionaire’s Row, such as Pontiac Land Group, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., and Hines are collaborating to create a 72-story condominium tower on 53rd Street.

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  • The Uncertain Legacy of Mayor Bloomberg, Part 2 By Daniel Muhlenberg | April 11, 2012

    As we mentioned in the previous part of this series, Mayor Bloomberg deserves a lot of praise. Our economy hasn’t missed a beat mainly because his policies accounted for the decline of Wall Street by expanding the range of businesses in Manhattan; in media, fashion, the arts, and technology, business owners look at Manhattan neighborhoods as attractive places to conduct business. He invested in the right places. But, in the long run, none of this may matter if Wall Street isn’t fully restored to its former self. And if it isn’t, Bloomberg will be partly to blame. His lack of political foresight, particularly in regards to what is becoming the biggest issue of our time, may prove to be his undoing.

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  • Remembering the Mansions of Manhattan's Gilded Age By Gabrielle Hughes | February 17, 2012

    While New York City’s wealthiest residents now find themselves in townhouses, or on top of one another in luxury condominiums, living in extravagant Manhattan mansions was a highly regarded way for people to display their wealth. The large homes began to pop up across the city around the start of the 20th century, or the Gilded Age, a time in which palatial-sized and often gaudy residences were commonplace.

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  • Tallest Residential Building in Manhattan in the Works By Daniel Muhlenberg | October 28, 2011

    The CIG Group, in partnership with Harry Macklowe, the New York City developer who fell from grace when he failed to repay a $5.8 billion loan from Deutsche Bank AG in 2008, plan to build a slender glass high-rise at 432 Park Ave called Drake Tower. Normally, a story like this wouldn’t warrant much more attention than usual, but this case is special. Macklowe has never been one to be deterred by adversity from thinking big, and the project reflects that mentality, to say the least. The current designs for Drake Tower have this luxury condominium standing at over 1,300 feet, which will make it the tallest residential building in New York City. If everything goes according to plan, the Manhattan skyline will be altered forever.

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