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  • From left: 51-53 East 73rd Street, Harry Belafonte and Grace Kelly

    From left: 51-53 East 73rd Street, Harry Belafonte and Grace Kelly

    From Luxury Listings NYC: A landmarked double-townhouse property, which was once home to actress Grace Kelly and later singer Harry Belafonte — and most recently listed for $45 million — is off the market, according to StreetEasy. [more]

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  • From left: Halstead CEO Diane Ramirez, Terra Holdings chief William Zeckendorf and Halstead President Jim Gricar

    From left: Halstead CEO Diane Ramirez, Terra Holdings chief William Zeckendorf and Halstead President Jim Gricar, and Ramirez at the podium

    For the fourth-straight year, Halstead Property named Richard Orenstein its broker of the year in New York and New Jersey, as well as broker of the year for Soho, at its annual meeting at the end of February. See the awards slideshow here after the jump.

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  • From left: President of Halstead Management Paul Gottsegen and Worldwide Plaza

    From left: President of Halstead Management Paul Gottsegen and Worldwide Plaza

    Worldwide Plaza’s Board tapped a subsidiary of Halstead Property today to manage several hundred units in the large office tower and a dozen townhouses on the Midtown block.

    Halstead Management Company will handle 654 units at 350 West 50th Street and 393 West 49th Street, as well as adjoining townhouses, according to a press release. [more]

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  • From left: Diane Ramirez, Bed-Stuy and Trish Martin

    From left: Diane Ramirez, Bed-Stuy and Trish Martin

    Halstead Property has become the first major Manhattan brokerage to open an office in Brooklyn’s Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood, its sixth outpost in Brooklyn, a company spokesperson told The Real Deal exclusively. [more]

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  • Screen Shot 2014-03-07 at 2.53.55 PMIn a ruling that has sizable ramifications for the real estate industry, a federal judge this week lifted the moratorium on using small drones for commercial purposes.

    According to Patrick Geraghty, an administrative law judge that investigates civil aviation accidents with the National Transportation Safety Board, the Federal Aviation Administration can’t charge people for using drones at altitudes below 400 feet. [more]

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  • pink-house

    From left: 233 Garfield Place in Park Slope — before, after and inside

    The formerly Pepto Bismol-pink townhouse in Park Slope has found a buyer after the asking price was chopped in January. [more]

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  • From left: 3995 North Miami Avenue in Miami and John Goldman of Halstead

    From left: 3995 North Miami Avenue in Miami and John Goldman of Halstead

    Halstead Property filed a $1.25 million suit against Thor Urban Investments, alleging the firm negotiated a $27 million real estate acquisition for a Miami property that was rejected in March 2013 — but was later agreed to for nearly double the price. [more]

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  • From left: Tanenbaum, Cabrini Medical Center

    From left: Jeffrey Tanenbaum, Cabrini Medical Center

    A combination of low residential inventory and a change in medical economics is giving doctors an incentive to sell their offices to developers looking to convert the spaces.

    Jeffrey Tanenbaum, a former surgeon and Halstead Property agent who sells medical real estate, has noticed an uptick in owners who seek and obtain permission from their boards to sell medical space as residential, according to the New York Times. [more]

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  • Shades of pink: Nedda Casei and images of her co-op listing

    Shades of pink: Nedda Casei and images of her co-op listing

    From Luxury Listings NYC: Famed mezzo-soprano Nedda Casei has lowered the asking price of her Sutton Place co-op to $5 million from $5.5 million, according to StreetEasy. [more]

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  • 993-fifth

    993 Fifth Avenue (Inset: Gzime Leka and S. Christopher Halstead)

    A unit at tony co-op 993 Fifth Avenue, on the Upper East Side, hit the market for $20 million late last week, according to StreetEasy. [more]

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  • Donna Myrie

    Donna Myrie

    Real estate brokerage Evans & Nye’s record-setting Bedford-Stuyvesant team has left the firm and joined Halstead Property.

    Evans & Nye co-founder Ban Leow confirmed the decamp to Brownstoner, adding that Halstead did not purchase the firm. Morgan Munsey and Donna Myrie, brokers with the firm who set a number of brownstone price records in the neighborhood over the last year, are also headed to Halstead. [more]

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  • billy-joel-excelsior

    Billy Joel and his former co-op at 303 East 57th Street

    A two-bedroom co-op at the Excelsior owned by Billy Joel in the 1980s just hit the market for $1.5 million. [more]

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  • 388 Bridge Street in Downtown Brooklyn (Credit: Brownstoner)

    388 Bridge Street in Downtown Brooklyn (Credit: Brownstoner)

    The Stahl Organization has released prices for its 144 condominiums at its 53-story, 378-unit hybrid tower at 388 Bridge Street, currently the tallest residential building in Brooklyn. The smallest one-bedroom condo will hit the market asking $730,000, while the priciest four-bedroom penthouse will ask just shy of $6 million, according to the developer. The building will house rentals and condos. [more]

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  • 204-forsyth

    Rendering of 204-206 Forsyth Street and its current look (via Bowery Boogie)

    Demolition work has begun at the Nativity Mission School, a Lower East Side Jesuit middle school for boys, which will be replaced by a seven-story luxury residential building.  [more]

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  • Brokerages’ drones invade luxury market

    December 24, 2013 03:28PM
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    Drone and Halstead’s Matthew Leone

    Douglas Elliman, Sotheby’s International Realty and sister brokerages Halstead Property and Brown Harris Stevens are the among the brokerages deploying drones to capture angles of high-end real estate that few can otherwise access.

    In the past three years, Halstead has used customized drones in more than 200 luxury properties in New York as well as New Jersey and Connecticut. Brown Harris Stevens and Elliman have largely operated the machines in the Hamptons market. [more]

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  • How real estate celebrated 2013: PHOTOS

    December 24, 2013 02:00PM
    From left: Marley Frankel of Platinum Properties, Elise Levy of Guaranteed Rate, Stephanie Supancic, Nilu Amin, Dezireh Eyn, Stephanie Runow,  Teresa Stephenson, Julia Bryzgalina, Melanie Kohler and Courtney Younghourse of Platinum Properties

    From left: Marley Frankel of Platinum Properties, Elise Levy of Guaranteed Rate, Stephanie Supancic, Nilu Amin, Dezireh Eyn, Stephanie Runow, Teresa Stephenson, Julia Bryzgalina, Melanie Kohler and Courtney Younghourse of Platinum Properties

    year_in_reviewThe past year was largely marked by a recovery for residential real estate in New York City, as sales began to take off in the first part of the year — despite a persistent inventory shortage — and rents met, then exceeded, their pre-recession levels. When it came to brokerage holiday parties, many firms were also on the rebound from housing bust cutbacks, though not quite at pre-2008′s lavish levels. Click here to see the photos.

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  • Christopher Kromer

    Christopher Kromer

    Christopher Kromer, an 18-year veteran of New York City real estate and Halstead Property broker, is co-starring in HGTV’s latest real estate reality venture “Beat the House,” a show aiming to convince buyers who have already found a new home that a better buy is available. The show, produced by Ardaban, a division of Shine America, premieres Jan. 7.

    Kromer, who began his career in Halstead’s Upper West Side office and is now based out of the firm’s Greenwich Village location, recently worked on the sale of NASCAR superstar Jeff Gordon’s $25 million condominium at 15 Central Park West. [more]

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  • A rendering of 21 West 20th Street

    A rendering of 21 West 20th Street

    In an unusual twist on marketing strategy, developer Gale International has launched penthouse sales at its new Flatiron District condominium project before releasing the smaller, two-bedroom units on the lower floors. [more]

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  • corinthian

    From left: Danny Fishman, 330 East 38th Street, Julia Boland and Bernard Spitzer

    Midtown-based investment firm Gaia Real Estate acquired the 50th floor of the Bernard Spitzer-developed Corinthian condominium tower in Murray Hill from pharmaceutical giant Pfizer, Gaia managing partner Danny Fishman told The Real Deal. [more]

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  • Former Halstead exec jumps to TerraCRG

    December 13, 2013 08:17AM
    Brian Edwards

    Brian Edwards

    Brian Edwards, the former Halstead Property executive director of leasing, has joined Brooklyn commercial real estate firm TerraCRG as chief operating officer.

    Edwards previously spent nine years as an investor and consultant on projects such as the Historic Front Street in Manhattan’s South Street Seaport, 264 Water Street in Manhattan and 307 Atlantic Avenue in Brooklyn. Before that, he was at Halstead for 13 years, managing and overseeing 175 brokers and teaming up with landlords and developers on a number of projects. [more]

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