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  • From left: Vince Rocco, Andy Kim, 170 East 80th Street and the six-story waterfall

    Amid plans to grow townhouse and new development divisions, the boutique brokerage Blu Realty Group has landed two high-priced townhouse listings — promising to use unconventional marketing strategies to sell the properties.

    Andy Kim, the firm’s co-founder, will bring a $31 million Upper East Side townhouse to the market today, and Vince Rocco, a former Halstead Property broker who now heads Blu’s Riverside Boulevard office, will list a $17.5 million gutted townhouse next month. [more]

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  • New developer to market $30M project

    December 28, 2010 06:44PM

    Kate Shin and 170 East 80th Street (building photo credit: PropertyShark)
    Financier-turned-developer Kate Shin is preparing to put her first project — a newly renovated one-family townhouse at 170 East 80th Street — on the market for upwards of $30 million. Formerly a director at the private equity firm Angelo, Gordon, Shin founded a New York-based real estate company known as WEmi:t LLC, which specializes in restoring and modernizing Manhattan townhouses and mansions, two years ago. Since its inception, the firm has been renovating 170 East 80th Street, Shin said, and the 13,000-square-foot townhouse is slated to hit the market in the new year with Brown Harris Stevens’ Paula Del Nunzio. Shin and partners purchased the house for $8.5 million in 2008, according to city documents. … [more]