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  • AaronJungreis361E51JoshZegen

    From left: Aaron Jungreis, 361 East 50th Street and Josh Zegen

    Madison Realty Capital closed on a six-story residential building in Midtown East’s Turtle Bay neighborhood for $40.2 million, The Real Deal has learned. [more]

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  • From left: Brooklyn Nets CEO Brett Yormark and 303 East 49th Street

    From left: Brooklyn Nets CEO Brett Yormark and 303 East 49th Street

    Brooklyn Nets CEO Brett Yormark has picked up a new home court in Turtle Bay for $3.45 million. The 2,900-square-foot digs at 303 East 49th Street, just off Second Avenue, boasts four bedrooms and a two-balcony terrace. [more]

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  • Turtle Bay mansion sells for $34.4M

    July 20, 2013 10:00AM
    21 Beekman Place

    21 Beekman Place

    A century-old townhouse in Turtle Bay sold for $34.35 million, making it the most expensive sale of the week, the New York Times reported.

    The sale of 21 Beekman Place, at 50th Street, set records for a 20-foot-wide Manhattan townhouse and for square footage for any single-family townhouse, at $4,754 per square foot. [more]

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  • A rendering of the Zeckendorfs’ 50 United Nations Plaza

    Midtown East’s Turtle Bay neighborhood is undergoing a development renaissance, with several long-stalled projects recently taking off and a number of new projects in the pipeline, the Wall Street Journal reported.  [more]

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  • The site of the 2008 crane collapse

    A New York state appeals court refused Tuesday to dismiss a lawsuit brought by Arbor Realty Funding against Herrick Feinstein LLP over allegedly bad zoning advice on a Turtle Bay condo project that was the site of a 2008 crane collapse, Law360 reported.

    In the 2011 suit, Arbor alleged that it would not have provided $70 million in bridge financing for developer Jim Kennelly’s luxury residential project at 303 East 51st Street, had it not been for Herrick’s bad advice about the zoning regulations for the planned 42-story tower, as The Real Deal previously reported.  [more]

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  • New Yorkers looking to purchase a “starter” apartment would be wise to stick to the East Side. Citing Streeteasy.com research, New York magazine reported that competition for selling studios and one-bedroom apartments in the Upper East Side, Lenox Hill, Turtle Bay and Murray Hill is so strong that more than one-third of those units have had their asking prices cut.

    Apartments in those neighborhoods linger on the market for 33 to 42 weeks, on average, so owners “have to make their listings more compelling,” said Sofia Song, vice president of research at Streeteasy.com. [more]

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  • Arbor Realty Funding, the lender at the site of a fatal 2008 crane collapse in Turtle Bay, has filed a $69 million malpractice suit against Herrick Feinstein, alleging the law firm provided bad advice about the zoning regulations for the planned 42-story tower. Manhattan-based Arbor provided $70 million in short-term bridge loans to help developer Jim Kennelly convert the several parcels at 303 East 51st Street into a luxury condominium, but a crane collapsed onto a residential building across the street, killing seven people, causing millions of dollars in structural damage and criminal convictions. … [more]

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