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  • Harry Macklowe and 150 East 72nd Street

    Harry Macklowe and 150 East 72nd Street

    The retail condominium at the base of Macklowe Properties’ 150 East 72nd Street condominium conversion has been sold for around $20 million.

    RFR Realty picked up the retail spread, with includes a 4,000-square-foot ground floor space, with an additional 900 square feet of below-grade space, according to a release from Cushman & Wakefield. [more]

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    150 East 72nd Street and Emma Watson

    “Harry Potter” actress Emma Watson scoped out condominiums at Macklowe Properties’ 150 East 72nd Street on Monday.

    Sotheby’s International Realty handles sales for the relatively new 12-story condo conversion near Lexington Avenue. It has two- to-four-bedroom units ranging from 1,300 square feet to 3,600 square feet. Sales launched about one year ago; asking prices at remaining units range from $3.6 million to $15 million, according to StreetEasy. [more]

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  • From left: 737 Park Avenue, a penthouse bathroom in 737 Park and 150 East 72nd Street

    From left: 737 Park Avenue, a penthouse bathroom in 737 Park and 150 East 72nd Street

    WEEKENDEDITION The latest luxury living trend is in a place your guests may never see: the master suite bathroom. More than ever, luxury bathrooms, especially the his-and-her variety, are what’s selling high-end homes. [more]

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  • 150 East 72nd Street's renovated lobby

    150 East 72nd Street’s renovated lobby

    UPDATED, 11:00 a.m., Dec. 4: Macklowe Properties has tapped Sotheby’s International Realty to market the remaining units at 150 East 72nd Street, the developer announced yesterday. Sotheby’s will handle sales for the 40 percent of units that remain on the market.

    “Having come to a successful point in both the percentage and number of sales within this grand Upper East Side building, we feel that it is excellent timing for this transition as the building begins closings,” Richard Wallgren, an executive vice president of sales and marketing for Macklowe Properties, said in a release. [more]

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  • Harry Macklowe and 150 East 72nd Street

    Harry Macklowe and 150 East 72nd Street

    Macklowe Properties is looking to sell the retail condominium at the base of its new residential condo conversion at 150 East 72nd Street. The company has tapped commercial brokerage Cushman & Wakefield to market the property, the brokerage told The Real Deal exclusively today.

    The condo, on the southeast corner of Lexington Avenue and East 72nd Street, is currently configured as four individual retail storefronts, totaling 4,000 square feet of ground floor space and 1,300 square feet of below-grade space on the lower level. [more]

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  • 150 East 72nd Street’s renovated lobby (source: Curbed)

    Nearly two years ago, developer Harry Macklowe closed on a 34-unit rental apartment building at 150 East 72nd Street for $70 million, with the intention to convert the building into condominiums. Now the first of the building’s new units have officially hit the market, Curbed reported. So far, the listings range from $6.03 million to $13.5 million in the 100-year-old Lenox Hill building, originally designed by Schwartz & Gross in 1913 and most recently renovated by Handel Architects and Moed de Armas & Shannon Architects. [more]

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    From left: One57 and Extell Development President Gary Barnett; the Touraine and Toll Brothers CEO Bob Toll; and 737 Park Avenue and Harry Macklowe

    In an effort to increase control and decrease costs, big condominium developers are increasingly using their own sales teams for new projects rather than hiring outside brokerages to market the units, according to the Wall Street Journal.

    For example, Extell Development, which relied on the Corcoran Group to market most of the condos it built throughout the last decade, has hired its own sales staff for its massive One57 development.

    “To be frank, there is an awful lot of money in sales commissions and we want to get a piece of that ourselves,” Extell Development President Gary Barnett said. … [more]

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    From left: Harry Macklowe, 737 Park Avenue and 150 East 72nd Street
    Developer Harry Macklowe’s firm Macklowe Properties filed plans with Attorney General Eric Schneiderman’s office to convert rental buildings at 737 Park Avenue and 150 East 72nd Street into condominiums, Bloomberg News reported. If the offering plan is approved by July 2012, closings could begin at the Upper East Side properties by late 2012 or 2013.
    “The expectation is that we probably will be out of the recession by then and the economy will be booming and it will just be the right time to start selling apartments,” said Stuart Saft, head of the real estate group at Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP, who drafted the plans for Macklowe….
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  • Developer Harry Macklowe closed this afternoon on the $70 million acquisition of a 34-unit rental apartment building at 150 East 72nd Street that his Macklowe
    Properties expects to convert to condominiums.

    Macklowe financed the Lenox Hill purchase and anticipated rehabilitation of the
    72,000-square-foot, pre-war building through a total of $120 million in equity
    and debt, according to a statement from Macklowe’s exclusive advisor on the
    transaction, Howard Michaels, chairman of investment banking firm Carlton
    Group…. [more]

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  • Harry Macklowe has struck a deal to buy 737 Park Avenue for between $250 million and $255 million, sources tell Crain’s, and plans to convert the 108 rental units into condominiums. Macklowe’s interest in the property was widely reported, but details of the sale price and his intentions for the property are new. It’s the second building in the area that Macklowe has purchased in the hopes of doing a condo conversion, as last month Macklowe purchased a property at 150 East 72nd Street near Lexington Avenue for $70 million. Macklowe also bought 953-961 First Avenue with Prudential Douglas Elliman chairman Howard Lorber earlier this year. In purchasing 737 Park, 30 percent of which is comprised of rent stabilized units, Macklowe joined an undisclosed equity partner, according to Crain’s. … [more]

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  • Developer Harry Macklowe is in the process of buying 150 East 72nd Street, a 34-unit rent-stabilized apartment building, for $70 million, according to the New York Post. The building, which sits on the corner of Lexington Avenue, is home to legendary broker Alice Mason, who has lived in her 2,043-square-foot, rent-stabilized unit for 48 years. Macklowe, who is hoping to transform the building into a condominium, has reportedly put a deposit down on the building, and is currently looking to raise $35.4 million from joint-venture equity partners, sources say. [Post]

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