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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.

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  • L-Train Shutdown: The Issue, the Consequences, and the Proposed Solutions By Zain Ul-Arifeen | June 01, 2016

    What will life be like when the L-train shuts down? We delve into the immediate impacts and the potential mitigation strategies.

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  • Art Connoisseur Homes Have Art Walls Now By Nikko Espina | March 18, 2016

    The abodes of art enthusiasts now have art walls to showcase their collections.

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  • Elegran Agents Nick Agostinelli and Andrew Didomenico Ranked Among the Nation's Best By Sean Kawakami | July 06, 2015

    Two Elegran agents have recently been ranked with the nation's finest when it comes to average sales price.

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  • “Domestic Immigration” fuels record-breaking growth in NYC population By Stephanie Fujihashi | April 03, 2014

    It probably would not be an exaggeration to say that almost every American, at some point their lives, has fancied visiting New York City. The city is a pop culture icon in and of itself, not to mention that it is arguably the most often used stage in which plots for movies, sitcoms, and novels unfolds. Everyone, even those living in the most remote areas of the country, will usually know at least one lucky friend who had the chance to visit the Big Apple and return home with a I Love NY T-Shirt.

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  • Finding Hidden Gems in NYC: There’s an App for That By Stephanie Fujihashi | March 25, 2014

    With the busy lifestyles that many of us New Yorkers have considered to be a normal part of our lives, we have a tendency to find a routine to stick to. Many of us go from point A to point B in the morning, just to turn around and go from point B right back to point A. We know which restaurants, bars, and barbers are within close proximity to our homes or our offices, but how often do we venture beyond the “norm,” and try something new?

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  • With DOMA Struck Down, Even Real Estate Gets Better for Married Gay Couples By Aby Thomas | June 28, 2013

    It was a historic moment for gay rights in the United States when the Supreme Court on Wednesday declared the Defense of Marriage Act to be unconstitutional and ruled to grant married gay couples the same federal benefits as married straight couples. Besides giving married gay couples the validation and dignity they have long been campaigning for, the Supreme Court ruling now gives them access to a number of federal benefits, which include immigration rights, Social Security survivor benefits and real estate tax exemptions as well.

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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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  • Manhattan’s Best Selling Buildings of 2012 By Aby Thomas | January 30, 2013

    While 2012 was a great year for Manhattan’s luxury apartment buildings, it is easy to see that some of these condos had a much better year than their peers! Curbed New York recently came out with a list of buildings that had the most sales in New York City last year, and we noted that five Manhattan buildings had made it into this very exclusive list. Read on to find out which Manhattan condos had a rocking time last year:

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  • 2012 Shapes Up Well for Manhattan Real Estate By Aby Thomas | August 30, 2012

    2012 has been a year of several amazing achievements. Queen Elizabeth II marked the diamond jubilee of her reign over the United Kingdom. Michael Phelps thrilled and wowed us At the London Olympics by becoming the most decorated Olympian of all time with 22 medals to his credit. Christopher Nolan’s last installment of the Batman trilogy, The Dark Knight Rises, lived up to all its hype, grossing over $941 million worldwide. And now, here’s something that could be added to the list: 2012 has been the hottest market for Manhattan real estate ever since the economic downturn hit it in 2008.

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  • New Fulton Street Transit Center Provides a Glimpse of the Future By Daniel Muhlenberg | February 21, 2012

    If you want to know the difference between a subway stop and a transit center (hint: Subway stops don’t cost $1.4 billion to renovate), look no further than Fulton Street in the Financial District. Straphangers have endured years of construction there, but new renderings of what’s to come make it look like the headaches will be well worth it.

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