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  • From left: Renderings of 515 Highline, 111 West 57th Street and 53W53

    From left: Renderings of 515 Highline, 111 West 57th Street and 53W53

    Manhattan’s condo market is gearing up for a major influx of new product in 2015 – about 6,500 new units across more than 100 buildings will open for sales this year, compared to just 2,500 units across 59 buildings last year, according to Corcoran Sunshine Marketing Group. Developers haven’t faced such stiff competition since 2007, and some in the real estate industry expect to see a return to the lavish marketing and one-upmanship of the boom years.

    Others, however, say that today’s battle is won in pre-development. Rather than expanding marketing budgets, they say that developers are devoting more dollars to building superior product. Whatever the strategy, it’s clear that this new marketplace won’t suffer complacency. [more]

  • Melissa Lee and Tamir Shamesh (via CNBC)

    Melissa Lee and Tamir Shemesh (via CNBC)

    Russian investors are among the big-pocketed foreigners flocking to the New York City real estate market. Donald Lutt of Colliers International and Tamir Shemesh of the Corcoran Group told CNBC that the city is the safest place for foreigners’ investments. [more]

  • Tamir Shemesh and 1059 Third Avenue

    Tamir Shemesh and 1059 Third Avenue

    Chance Gordy’s Real Estate Inverlad Development, in partnership with Steve Mills’ Third Palm Capital, is bringing a 500-foot-high condominium tower to the Upper East Side at 1059 Third Avenue, The Real Deal has learned.

    The developers paid an entity associated with the Battaglia family $31.5 million for the property in 2012. The site is located at Third Avenue between 62nd and 63rd streets. [more]

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    From left: Ariel Aufgang, 234 East 70th Street and Tamir Shemesh

    Two months after sales launched, a nine-story condominium building in the Upper East Side has hit the market for $16 million. [more]

  • From left: Heather Stein, Suzan Kramer, Lisa Larson and Judith Oston

    From left: Heather Stein, Suzan Kramer, Lisa Larson and Judith Oston at REBNY’s Deal of the Year awards (Credit: Gotham Photo Company)

    Manhattan’s top dealmakers, dressed in their finest furs and dapperest suits, poured into the Pierre Hotel last night via an elaborately muraled rotunda for the 25th annual residential Deal of the Year awards hosted by the Real Estate Board of New York. Check out the story and slideshow after the jump.

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    A penthouse at 345meatpacking (Inset: from left, Magnus Hoglund and Tamir Shemesh)

    Magnus Hoglund, the whimsically named co-founder of Union Square-based online legal newswire Law360, landed a new penthouse condominium at DDG’s 345meatpacking development for $6.4 million, according to property records filed with the city today. [more]

  • 15 CPW spread trades for $32.5M

    January 10, 2013 01:00PM

    Kyle Blackmon (top left), Tamir Shemesh (bottom left) and the apartment at 15 Central Park West

    A deal for a four-bedroom apartment at 15 Central Park West has closed for $32.5 million, a 92 percent mark up over its last sales price, The Real Deal has learned. The unit, owned by former Lehman Brothers executives Arthur and Evelyne Estey, was listed by Kyle Blackmon of Brown Harris Stevens for $36 million. Tamir Shemesh of the Corcoran Group represented the buyer in the deal, a source said. [more]

  • Tommy Hilfiger CEO buys at 41 Bond

    December 28, 2011 06:23PM

    By Lauren Elkies and Adam Fusfeld
    Fred Gehring, CEO at Tommy Hilfiger, has closed on the purchase of a 2,592-square-foot condominium unit at 41 Bond Street.
    Gehring bought unit 7 from the developer, DDG Partners, for $7.07 million, in a deal that closed Dec. 13, according to public records filed with the city yesterday.
    The floor-through three-bedroom, 3.5-bath home with private outdoor space and custom-designed fireplace is one of seven in the nine-story Noho building. …

  • The Real Deal on the town

    December 14, 2011 01:59PM

    While the folks behind Streeteasy.com may be most closely associated with real estate listings and data points, they shrugged off the computer geek image last night for a holiday party at the Mondrian Soho hotel’s Mister H bar.

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    Sofia Song, vice president at Streeteasy, said more than 200 of the invited brokers, advertisers, clients and media guests planned to attend the event, at 9 Crosby Street between Howard and Grand streets, and the press of bodies last night seemed to bear out her tally.

    Between the ruby-colored wingbacks, gilt-framed mirrors, Persian rugs and bird cages strung from the ceiling, the space evoked a cross between a boudoir and a colonial drawing room. Or, as Iman Bacodari, vice president and associate broker for the Jacky Teplitzky team at Prudential Douglas Elliman, put it, “Chinatown dumpling shop meets Spanish brothel … with a little English manor sprinkled in.” … [more]


  • By Katherine Clarke and Lauren Elkies

    From left: Tamir Shemesh of the Corcoran Group, model Anne Flore Trichilo, 164 Bank Street and Maria Daou

    International fashion model Anne Flore Trichilo has sold her 164 Bank Street apartment, according to public records filed with the city today. The Corcoran Group’s Tamir Shemesh, who represented Trichilo in the sale, said the unit closed Nov. 22 for $1.13 million.

    Trichilo, who has worked with designers like Karl Lagerfeld and photographers such as Patrick Demarchelier, purchased the unit in 2001, according to public records, which did not reveal the price she paid. The 700-square-foot, one-bedroom, one-bathroom unit has Hudson Street views. The condo building, between Washington and West streets, features 24 loft-like apartments on 13 floors. … [more]

  • Last week, back when it wasn’t raining non-stop in New York City, the real estate industry convened in 15 Union Square West’s Penthouse 11 for an art, architecture and design showcase, “TENTOONSTELLING,” by the Going Dutch Foundation. The event, hosted by Avenue magazine, developer Brack Capital Real Estate and building marketing team Brown Harris Stevens Select, was put on in conjunction with the 23rd annual International Contemporary Furniture Fair. In addition to the collection of Dutch artwork, design pieces and architecture models on display, the penthouse itself, designed by Vincente Wolf, was officially unveiled. The three-bedroom, three-and-a-half-bathroom spread is on the market for $10.7 million. Check out photos from the event in the slide show above. TRD

  • Agent Vickey Barron has left Prudential Douglas Elliman, according to Core, the boutique residential brokerage where she’s starting on as a managing director. Barron’s move follows a recent exodus from Elliman, that has included high-profile agents Tamir Shemesh, who left for the Corcoran Group, and Ilan Bracha who launched a new Keller Williams franchise. Shaun Osher, CEO of Core, said he expects Barron to be “an educator and innovator” at Core. TRD [more]

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  • A 2,295-square-foot retail condo unit and former home of the famed Cedar Tavern has sold for $1.5 million, according to investment sales company Salmon & Marshall, which brokered both sides of the transaction.

    The unit, located on the bottom floor of 82 University Place, a seven-unit condominium on the corner of 11th Street, was sold by Michael Diliberto, the building’s developer and former owner of Cedar Tavern, which counted Jackson Pollock and Jack Kerouac among its patrons during its roughly 40-year tenure.

    The sale came under major duress from lender Flushing Savings Bank, according to Kevin Salmon, a partner at the firm who helped broker the deal. After almost five months on the market, the unit sold to property owner Ascot Properties for $1 million less than its original asking price, Salmon said. … [more]

  • The Real Deal on the town…

    February 25, 2011 07:37PM

    The Real Deal has had an action-packed schedule. We hit up the Charity: Water event at 123 East 10th Street, the largest and priciest home available in the East Village, hosted by Rubicon Property. We stopped by Core’s cocktail party on the 17th floor of 812 Fifth Avenue, which was recently redesigned by architect Joseph Dirand. We also dropped by the Griffin Court condominium in Hell’s Kitchen, where Gumley Haft Kleier was hosting a viewing party of this week’s HGTV’s realty reality show “Selling New York.” Meanwhile, back at the office we were letting our fingers do the walking and got some fun nuggets. Click here for more. … [more]

  • Two top celebrity brokers join Elliman

    February 24, 2011 07:20PM

    From left: Dennis Mangone and Michael Bolla

    By Sarabeth Sanders and Amy Tennery

    Michael Bolla and Dennis Mangone — both larger-than-life types with rosters of high-profile clients to match — have joined the city’s largest residential brokerage, bringing in some celebrity cachet after the recent departure of a certain pair of Israelis.

    Those are, of course, former managing directors Ilan Bracha and Tamir Shemesh, who until recently had sat at the helms of Prudential Douglas Elliman’s first- and fifth-ranked teams. Bracha left at the start of the year to launch the first Manhattan franchise of Keller Williams, while Shemesh followed a few weeks later to join the Corcoran Group. Shemesh told The Real Deal at the time that the similarly-timed departures were “purely coincidence.”

    So too, it seems, are the new hires, as Elliman has apparently been after both Bolla, who had been running his own boutique brokerage operation for the past two decades, and Mangone, a top broker at Brown Harris Stevens, for years. … [more]

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    From left: Tamir Shemesh, Pamela Liebman, Howard Lorber and Dottie Herman

    Another top team is leaving Prudential Douglas Elliman, the city’s largest residential brokerage.

    Longtime Elliman broker Tamir Shemesh today announced that he is moving to the Corcoran Group — Elliman’s primary competitor — with his team of seven people. The move is the second high-profile departure for Elliman since the New Year. In January, super-broker Ilan Bracha — head of the top-ranked team at Elliman — left to launch the first Manhattan franchise of Keller Williams.

    “I was ready for a change,” said Shemesh, who was a managing director at Elliman. “I found an opportunity at Corcoran, so we did it.” … [more]

  • The Real Deal on the town…

    November 17, 2010 05:09PM

    The Real Deal went party hopping last night. First, we chatted up the guests at the Friends of the Israeli Defense Force Real Estate Division Reception at Gotham Hall honoring Ofer Yardeni, managing partner and co-founder of Stonehenge Partners. Then, we dropped by the Setai Hotel and Residences at 400 Fifth Avenue, where three separate 58th-floor units were decorated in honor of classic films: “Six Degrees of Separation,” “Something’s Gotta Give” and “Wall Street” (see photo gallery above). … [more]


  • One Madison Park and Tamir Shemesh

    After being hit with a foreclosure suit this week, sales have halted at One Madison Park, according to Curbed. After defaulting on their mortgage, Ira Shapiro and Marc Jacobs, the developers of the 60-story tower, were served with the suit, which claims they owe their lender upwards of $200 million. Tamir Shemesh, the Prudential Douglas Elliman agent who has been marketing the listings at One Madison, said that the foreclosure proceedings have forced the sales hiatus. “The developer can’t engage buyers with contract of sales,” Shemesh said.


  • From left: Christine Blackburn, Lior Barak, Ilan Bracha and Dolly Lenz

    Dolly Lenz, the Bracha Group and the Barak/Blackburn Group won top awards at Prudential Douglas Elliman’s annual awards ceremony held at Cipriani tonight (see full awards list after the jump). Lenz received the individual award based on transactions and gross commission income, while the Bracha Group, led by Ilan Bracha, won the award for the top team by GCI. Bracha himself also received the 2009 award for the most sales exclusives in Manhattan. Other top groups by GCI were the Leonard Steinberg Team (number 2), the Jacky Teplitzky Team (number 3), the Tamir Shemesh Group (number 5) and the DeNiro Group (number 8). The Kotler Group, which secured the 7th spot, was also acknowledged for closing the most rental transactions in Manhattan. The top team in terms of transactions was Barak/Blackburn Group, led by Christine Blackburn and Lior Barak. Groups who won based on sales transactions included the Doron Zwickel Team (number 2), the Bracha Group (number 3), the Jacky Teplitzky Team (number 4) and the Tamir Shemesh Group (number 7). On the commercial side, Faith Hope Consolo won the top retail and commercial award by highest GCI. TRD[more]

  • One Madison Park hit with foreclosure suit

    February 22, 2010 08:54AM

    Developers Ira Shapiro and Marc Jacobs have defaulted on their mortgage interest payments at once-condo-hot-spot One Madison Park, the unfinished 60-story tower on East 23rd Street, according to lender iStar Tara. The lender has filed foreclosure papers in Manhattan Supreme Court, saying that the developers and their Slazer Enterprises owe the company more than $200 million and have committed “numerous breaches of [their] obligations under the mortgages.” The property, with its rocky sales record, has been hit with a number of lawsuits from other lenders and buyers over the past several months. According to the latest iStar suit, judgments, liens and lawsuits pending against One Madison Park total one dozen. The company wants to foreclose on the property, where sources told the Post that the and marketing office has been closed for the past week, and sell it. The foreclosure suit will not affect the condos already sold with the approval of iStar, according to the filing. [Post]


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