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  • Bey-W19

    Beyoncé and 520 West 19th Street

    Beyoncé is eyeing a five-bedroom penthouse condominium unit in Chelsea asking $21.5 million. [more]

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  • townhouse

    163 East 64th Street and Kenneth Laub

    A five-bedroom, 7,800-square-foot townhouse referred to in listings as “Versailles in Manhattan” is back on the market with a new broker. The mansion at 163 East 64th Street is asking $27.5 million, the same price for which it was listed last year with Michelle Evi Bourgeois of Town Residential. [more]

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  • Manhattan-FBThe Manhattan sales market eased up in the second quarter — but there were still plenty of deals transacted, according to Douglas Elliman’s quarterly report released Tuesday. And the average price of a sale went up nearly 18%.

    While sales of apartments grew 6.3 percent during the quarter – the seventh consecutive quarterly increase – the pace slowed compared with the 27.6 percent average growth recorded during the prior four quarters. [more]

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  • From left: Elliman's Nicole Oge and Town's Jeff Appel

    From left: Elliman’s Nicole Oge and Town’s Jeff Appel

    UPDATED, 4:45 p.m., June 27: Town Residential is suing Douglas Elliman for allegedly engaging in unfair competition by encouraging its former director of marketing Nicole Oge to breach her non-compete agreement and join the larger firm. [more]

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  • Clockwise from top left: Gordon Sokich, Richard Kaul, Wendy Maitland and 69 West 83rd Street

    Clockwise from top left: Gordon Sokich, Richard Kaul, Wendy Maitland and 69 West 83rd Street

    Town Residential and its director of sales Wendy Maitland are being sued for more than a million dollars over the listing of an Upper West Side home formerly owned by Richard Kaul — an anesthesiologist once dubbed the “Dental Death Doctor” by the U.K. press. [more]

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  • David Lipman

    David Lipman

    UPDATED, 11:12 a.m., June 23: David Lipman, who spearheaded the branding campaign for One Madison Park and worked with Extell Development’s One57, is joining Town Residential as chief creative officer of the company’s new Town Creative agency.

    Lipman will focus on luxury real estate and international development clients in the role, according to a release from Town. The division will operate under an LLC and focus on working on long-term branding, rather than day-to-day deals and announcements. In that respect, the role differs from that of previous senior vice president of marketing Nicole Oge, a source told TRD. Oge departed the firm in April and joins Douglas Elliman to oversee all branding today, as The Real Deal reported over the weekend. [more]

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  • nicole-oge

    From left: Nicole Oge, Howard Lorber and Dottie Herman

    Nicole Oge, who left her post as senior vice president of marketing at Town Residential in April, is headed to Douglas Elliman to oversee all branding, Elliman CEO Dottie Herman confirmed to The Real Deal. [more]

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  • Lina Viviano from Town Residential

    Lina Viviano from Town Residential

    UPDATED, 9:49 a.m., June 11: Lina Viviano is Town Residential’s new director of professional development, according to a release from the brokerage firm. Viviano’s new position was previously held by the company’s chief operating officer and president Jeff Appel.

    Viviano is a licensed real estate broker and holds a master’s in American Government from Harvard University, according to the announcement. She’s also a graduate of the New York University Law School. Viviano, a native New Yorker, is the founder of Gotham Walking Tours, a historical tour and consulting company. [more]

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  • 400 West Street back on the market

    May 30, 2014 12:50PM
    400 West Street

    400 West Street

    The former home of Julia Roberts and Heidi Klum is back on the market following a renovation. [more]

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  • From left:

    From left: Brennan Zahler and Dan Marrello

    Town Residential made another high-profile pick-up Thursday.

    The firm announced late in the day that it hired leasing agent Brennan Zahler to run Town’s Fifth Avenue office. Zahler had been working at Corcoran.

    Zahler — who worked under Dennis Hughes, Corcoran’s Manhattan Rental Agent of the Year for 2013 — will serve as leasing director at at the luxury listing firm’s 730 Fifth Avenue office. [more]

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  • From left:

    From left: Carroll Dunham, Laurie Simmons, Lena Dunham and a shot of the Tribeca listing

    From Luxury Listings NYC: The Tribeca home belonging to “Girls” creator and star Lena Dunham’s artist parents Carroll Dunham and Laurie Simmons, which was the set for her 2010 film “Tiny Furniture,” sold for $6.25 million, according to records filed with the city yesterday. [more]

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  • gunther

    469 Broome Street and Sam Worthington

    Actor Sam Worthington, star of James Cameron’s “Avatar,” has been apartment shopping, recently eyeing a pad at the Gunther Building in Soho.

    He checked out a 2,400-square-foot, two-bedroom unit at 469-473 Broome Street with an asking rent of $15,500 per month. [more]

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  • Joseph Sitt, co-founder and chairman of Town Residential and Founder and CEO of Thor Equities

    Joe Sitt, co-founder and chairman of Town Residential, founder and CEO of Thor Equities

    A tale of two cities is driving a booming retail, residential and office market, Joe Sitt, founder and CEO of Thor Equities, said on CNBC Tuesday. Click here to see the video.

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  • Staff shuffle continues at Town

    April 16, 2014 06:15PM
    From left: Nicole Oge,

    From left: Nicole Oge, Lisa Meyer, Anthony Serino and Rosana Vidal

    Town Residential has made another string of promotion and hiring announcements, following the appointment of Wendy Maitland as president of sales last week. [more]

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  • Itzy Garay

    Itzy Garay

    Itzy Garay is the second key player at Town Residential to have been granted a promotion in recent days.

    Garay, one of the firm’s first recruits after it launched in 2010, has been named executive vice president of leasing, a move up from her former role as leasing director at Town’s Flatiron office. The promotion puts her on the company’s executive team.

    Wendy Maitland, formely a senior managing director at the company and another of the company’s first hires, was bumped up to president of sales earlier this week. [more]

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  • Wendy Maitland

    Wendy Maitland

    Brokerage Town Residential has named Wendy Maitland president of sales at the company, a step up from her previous title as senior managing director.

    The move puts Maitland, a key player at the brokerage since it launched three years ago, on the company’s executive management team for the first time.

    Maitland was among the first in a series of power brokers recruited to Town when the firm first debuted in 2010. She came from Brown Harris Stevens along with Reid Price, who has since departed the firm to take a position at Douglas Elliman. [more]

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  • From left: Domingo

    From left: Domingo Zapata’s planned mural and 446 West 14th Street

    Following a failure to secure city approval, Town Residential is scrapping plans to install a colorful floral mural outside the brokerage’s High Line-adjacent outpost.

    The firm reportedly canceled the project this week without telling the artist, Spanish-American painter Domingo Zapata, according to DNAinfo. [more]

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  • Kristin Thomas

    Kristin Thomas

    Kristin Thomas, the former sales director of Town Residential’s West Village office, has joined Trump International Realty as a senior sales agent, the Trump Organization announced this morning. Her resignation from Town comes on the heels of other big brokerage names, Clayton Orrigo and James Cox, departing the firm last month.

    In her new role, Thomas will be named a building specialist for the Trump Parc and Trump Parc East properties located at 100 and 106 Central Park South, respectively. [more]

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  • From left: Jeff Appel and Shlomi Reuveni

    From left: Jeff Appel and Shlomi Reuveni

    A month after Town Residential owners Joseph Sitt and Andrew Heiberger settled a legal battle for control of the firm, the company has scored a major coup with a high-profile hire.

    Brown Harris Stevens senior managing director Shlomi Reuveni, who headed up the Brown Harris Stevens Select new development marketing team, has joined Town as a managing director of new development, The Real Deal has learned. [more]

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  • Residential prices shoot through roof

    April 01, 2014 12:01AM
    From left: Jonathan Miller, Dottie Herman and Jeff Appel

    From left: Jonathan Miller, Dottie Herman and Jeff Appel

    Manhattan condo and co-op prices are finally seeing the impact of chronically low residential inventory and a shift toward über luxury in new development. [more]

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