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  • Construction at One57

    Construction at One57

    From Luxury Listings NYC: A fire on Saturday at the mega-luxe One57 development in Midtown — where an investor famously purchased the building’s penthouse for a whopping $90 million — became the target of a complaint filed with the state Supreme Court on Sunday. Michael Hurwitz, a lawyer who lives just behind the super-tall building, filed court documents as the sole plaintiff seeking a temporary restraining order barring Extell Development, the construction company Lend Lease and a collection of yet-to-be-identified firms also working on the project from access and further construction. [more]

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  • Fire breaks out at One57 loading dock

    March 16, 2014 10:00AM
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    One57

    WEEKENDEDITION A small fire broke out on the loading dock of Gary Barnett’s One57 tower just before 9 p.m. Saturday. [more]

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  • Extell hit with $27M suit over One57

    March 14, 2014 11:00AM
    Extell's Gary Barnett and One57

    Extell’s Gary Barnett and One57

    Extell Development is facing a $27 million lawsuit from contractor Five Star Electric Corp., which claims non-payment for work done at the One57 hotel condo site — the location where a tower crane collapsed following Hurricane Sandy.

    In the suit filed March 7 in Manhattan Supreme Court, Five Star claims it signed a contract for the project with Extell in 2010, through its construction manager Bovis Lend Lease LMB Inc. (now known as Lend Lease). The development was then known as Carnegie Tower, a 76-story hotel and luxury residential building, at 157 West 57th Street, in Manhattan. [more]

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  • Park Hyatt at One57 set to open in August

    February 25, 2014 08:34AM
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    Renderings of Park Hyatt at 153 West 57th Street

    The Park Hyatt Hotel at One57 is scheduled to open for business on Aug. 28, when the five-star hotel will occupy the first 30 floors of the Extell Development condominium tower. [more]

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  • Luxury towers along Central Park South

    Luxury towers along Central Park South

    WEEKENDEDITION Affordable housing advocates, activists fighting gentrification and politicians have all, at one point or another, wagged their fingers at super-rich foreign natives that snatch up luxury condos for staggering sums. But Toronto-native and West 57th Street-condo-buyer, Diane Francis, claims that it is precisely foreign buyers like herself that “are the solution, not the problem, to New York’s budget.”  [more]

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  • From left:

    From left: Renderings of One57 tower, 432 Park Avenue, 107 West 57th Street and Gary Barnett

    Gary Barnett of Extell Development took something of a pummeling at yesterday’s panel of New Yorkers concerned about the shadows that rising skyscrapers will cast over Central Park. The verbal attacks were not overly surprising, considering Barnett was the sole defender of the construction of the towers. [more]

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  • From left: 432 Park and One57

    From left: 432 Park and One57

    WEEKENDEDITION The “supertowers” designed to attract global billionaires that are currently rising above Central Park South are nothing to fear, according to the New York Post’s Steve Cuozzo. [more]

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  • Gary Barnett's One57

    Gary Barnett’s One57

    Sponsor units at Extell Development’s trophy residential tower One57 have finally been listed on StreetEasy. Four units were listed for sale by the developer on Tuesday, asking between $18.85 million and $32.75 million, the listings website shows.

    The move by Extell to list the units publicly represents a turnaround in the marketing of the building. Since One57 launched sales in 2011, the developer has famously eschewed listing units on broker databases, such as the Real Estate Board of New York’s Residential Listing Service (RLS), On-Line Residential or sites like StreetEasy. [more]

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  • The Rudin family’s Greenwich Lane, where prices for remaining units are roughly $3,100 a square foot

    The Rudin family’s Greenwich Lane, where prices for remaining units are roughly $3,100 a square foot

    From the February issue: A string of developers attempting to replicate the success of trophy residential towers like Extell Development’s One57 and Macklowe Properties’ 432 Park Avenue are placing increasingly ambitious price tags on their properties, sending buyers into a tailspin. [more]

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  • The best of New York real estate

    January 18, 2014 09:00AM
    A rendering of One57

    A rendering of One57

    From Luxury Listings NYC: To kick off 2014, Luxury Listings deep-dived into the best of New York City real estate to come up with the tops in buildings, views (city and water views), fitness centers, residential gadgetry, architecture and much more. These are properties and perks that make New Yorkers—and potential New Yorkers—take notice of a real estate scene that’s doing pretty tops itself. [more]

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  • one57-view-fbox

    The view from One57

    Extell Development reportedly typically forbids buyers from flipping contracts before closing and from trying to sell units until a year after purchase. But it seems that the developer has loosened the restrictions at One57.

    Last week, Tao Liu of Shanghai listed a one-bedroom condominium at the building, as The Real Deal first reported. He paid $3.56 million for the unit in April 2012, but listed it for $6 million, or about $5,700 per square foot. [more]

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  • From left: Jared Kushner, Luis D. Ortiz and Dolly Lenz

    From left: Jared Kushner, Luis D. Ortiz and Dolly Lenz

    year_in_reviewNew 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]

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  • From left: Brenda Powers, Elizabeth Sample and 157 West 57th Street

    From left: Brenda Powers, Elizabeth Sample and 157 West 57th Street

    Closings have begun at Extell Development’s One57, and at least one early buyer is hoping to make a significant chunk of change by offering a one-bedroom condominium for sale. [more]

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    From left: Michael Kimmelman, One57 and Central Park South (credit: Alex Filatov)

    In a recent article, the architecture critic of the New York Times, Michael Kimmelman, questioned the wisdom of constructing all those super-tall buildings around the city, especially on the southern edge of Central Park. [more]

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  • kimmelman-salmon

    From left: Michael Kimmelman, One57 and Felix Salmon

    If city agencies and community groups were granted more authority on air rights transfers for all new skyscrapers, it would unnecessarily add more hurdles to the approvals process, writes Reuters finance journalist Felix Salmon.

    Salmon’s column was directed at New York Times architecture critic Michael Kimmelman and other writers who advocated limiting the role of private builders and expanding the public review component in the construction of tall buildings in New York City. [more]

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  • Michael Kimmelman and One57

    Michael Kimmelman and One57

    City agencies and community groups should have a greater say in air rights transfers, and the city should place a cap on the amount of air rights that can be bought without a public review, according to the architecture critic for the New York Times. [more]

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  • From left: 120 Riverside Boulevard, 150 Charles Street and 157 West 57th Street

    From left: 120 Riverside Boulevard, 150 Charles Street and 157 West 57th Street

    As towering development booms in New York City, a number of longtime residents are losing their light. [more]

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  • Crane dangling from One57 after Hurricane Sandy and Gary Barnett (inset)

    Crane dangling from One57 at 157 West 57th Street after Hurricane Sandy and Gary Barnett (inset)

    Extell Development has finally taken down its much-maligned crane at One57, the developer said. “As One57 approaches completion, with its first closings scheduled for December, the crane was safely and successfully removed from the building this morning,” Extell said in a statement. [more]

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  • 157 West 57th Street

    157 West 57th Street

    Extell Development’s much-maligned billionaire’s tower One57 is nearly sold out. [more]

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  • south-street-seaport

    Rendering of South Street Seaport

    One year after Hurricane Sandy ravaged the East Coast, residents, landlords, businesses and the government are still picking up the pieces. While some remain homeless, others see hope, as commercial leasing rebounds in Lower Manhattan and Howard Hughes Corp. breaks ground on the redevelopment of the South Street Seaport’s Pier 17. On Sandy’s anniversary, The Real Deal took a look at issues still plaguing the industry, from faltering infrastructure, to dune restoration, to spiking flood insurance to the notorious crane that dangled from Extell Development’s One57 skyscraper. [more]

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