This Week in Comments

Jul.July 18, 2008 03:13 PM

From comments posted this week on The Real Deal’s daily blog.

Luxe on top, burgers below
Friday, July 18

The sales agent states that only 20 units remain unsold and that having a McDonald’s on the ground floor hasn’t affected sales. But one has to ask the obvious question: How many of the 187 buyers were informed that a fast food chain would be the commercial tenant BEFORE they purchased? I would venture to guess that the sales office professed NOT to know which commercial tenant would occupy the ground floor, and probably led prospective buyers to believe that some kind of “high-end” business would lease that space.

Brack buys Bowery townhouse
Wednesday, July 16

This is the end of a community. How many hotels does NYC need? How many hotels can the fragile infrastructure of this island city handle?

Rangel not only famous rent-stabilized tenant
Wednesday, July 16

“Socialism at its finest.”

Real World could be moving

Tuesday, July 15

“OH GOD!!! I live right down the street. This is going to be hell!”

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