From the July issue: Wellness guru Deepak Chopra and actor Leonardo DiCaprio will soon be neighbors, thanks to the promise of streamlined design, engineering and décor aimed at helping residents live a healthy, mindful life. [more]
New-age author and physician Deepak Chopra sold his penthouse condominium at the Park Imperial for $3.5 million to an undisclosed buyer. [more]
The asking price on a Upper East Side penthouse pad once home to Ponzi schemer Bernie Madoff has been sliced by $2.4 million. [more]
Music mogul Sean “Diddy” Combs has put his 2,300-square-foot pad at the Park Imperial condominiums on the market for $7.9 million. [more]
Nonprofit social-services agency New York Foundling is asking $47.5 million for a four-story Greenwich Village building it bought for a mere $3 million about 12 years ago.
The 14,540-square-foot property at 27 Christopher Street, near Waverly Place, has served as a nursing school and parochial school in the past. The space currently houses the Vincent J. Fontana Center for Child Protection, an organization that offers training to child-care workers. [more]
If used correctly, Twitter can be an important way to share real estate news and trends while building one’s brand. Here are 10 accounts that get it. [more]
New-age author and physician Deepak Chopra picked up a condominium unit at the Delos building in East Village for $14.5 million. [more]
When it comes to a new kind of online currency serving as payment for real estate deals, BOND New York co-founder Noah Freedman and superbroker Dolly Lenz, who runs a namesake brokerage, are on opposite sides on the coin. See the full story and video after the jump.
New York City real estate can sometimes feel like a blood sport, with a host of rivals vying to get the upper hand. Luckily, here at The Real Deal, we have a ringside seat. And in 2013, the industry did not disappoint. Office towers traded for more than $1 billion, retail rents cracked $3,000 per square foot, and $100 million became the new $50 million in residential listings. The Midtown East rezoning came and went, as did more than one commercial brokerage CEO. And let’s not forget that little matter of the mayoral election. Read on for the editorial staff’s picks of the biggest stories of the year. [more]
New York real estate had a sizzling 2013, and The Real Deal was there every step of the way with breaking news, features and analyses of the industry’s most important trends. As we march into 2014, we look back at which web stories resonated most strongly with readers over the past year. [more]
A carriage house on the secluded 115-foot Murray Hill street called Sniffen Court hit the market for $7.25 million. [more]
Superbroker Dolly Lenz said the tides of global economy have turned, and the Chinese, not the Russians, are now the biggest buyers of the moment in New York City. Click here to see the video.
UPDATED, 1:32 p.m., Nov. 19: The site of what was once a Soho townhouse belonging to the Beastie Boys’ Adam Horovitz was listed on StreetEasy for $38 million this weekend. But the owner of 182-186 Spring Street asserted Tuesday that he was proceeding with a development at the site and had no intention of selling.
The chiefs of New York City’s top residential brokerages turned out to talk inventory, broker tactics and industry newcomers at a panel event hosted by luxury lifestyle magazine Haute Living yesterday – and boy, did they have a lot to say. [more]
A dramatic shift in tax policy under Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio is unlikely, superbroker Dolly Lenz said on CNBC’s Squawk the Street. Click here to see the video.
For New York City’s biggest residential real estate brokerages, competing for listings is something of a blood sport, one that continues to get more frenzied amid an inventory shortage. To find out which firms reign supreme in which areas of the city, The Real Deal pored over thousands of for-sale listings in 50 different neighborhoods across Manhattan and Brooklyn, for our November cover story “Who has the tightest grip on NYC?” now available online. [more]
An Upper East Side townhouse that top producer Dolly Lenz pulled off the market more than a year ago is up for sale again — with a $3 million price cut and a pair of new brokers. [more]
“Numbers to know” is a weekly web feature that catalogues the most notable, quirky and surprising real estate statistics. Bidding wars are beginning to go out of style, the Marquand steels the spotlight for most expensive contract signed last week and Dolly Lenz lists another celebrity pad. [more]