NYC real estate in brief

January 19, 2009 04:40PM

Broker is also a music producer
Luke
Kosugi, a salesperson at residential brokerage Weichert Realtors, is also a music producer.
Kosugi recently produced the Jonas Brothers’ latest songs from their album “A Little Bit Longer” for the Japanese
market. For 20 years, Kosugi has been a music producer and has also
bought and sold real estate in Manhattan. “Real estate has always been
extremely kind to me and it has given me financial success. I love to
select properties and help provide lucrative investment options for my
customers,” Kosugi said in a statement.

303 East 33rd tops off
The Toll Brothers and the Kibel
Companies’ new condominium at 303 East 33rd Street topped off recently
at 12 stories tall. The condo, which is between First and Second
avenues, will have 128 studio, one-, two- and three-bedroom units. The
building is being developed to meet LEED standards, and units will
include Energy Star appliances and sustainable bamboo floors.

Cornell renovates building in Murray Hill

Cornell University’s
School of Industrial Labor Relations has a newly renovated conference
center in Murray Hill, designed by Michael D. Szerbaty & Associates.
The architectural firm has also designed buildings at Cornell’s Ithaca campus. The $1.3
million project, at 16 East 34th Street between Madison and Fifth
avenues, includes public areas, conference rooms and teaching
facilities. TRD