The four-story building, which received a nod of approval from Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz, is composed of four units: a three-bedroom apartment on the first floor and three two-bedroom units on the top three floors. The three-bedroom residence is reportedly 1,700 square feet and is listed for $1.4 million. The remaining three units are 1,000 square feet a piece and seek $829,000. The Ken Levenson-designed building will use 60 to 70 percent less energy and 90 percent less heat.
The median sales price per square-foot for a two-bedroom unit in a Prospect Heights new development was a little more than $700 per foot, according to a second-quarter 2012 market report by brokerage MNS, while units greater than 1,500 square feet in new developments commanded about $950 per foot.
Developer Brendan Aguayo purchased the building for $1 million in 2011, according to property records, and he plans to personally broker the project. Another passive house is in the works nearby in Park Slope. [Brownstoner] – Christopher Cameron