Real estate in brief

TRD New York /
Dec.December 02, 2009 01:31 PM

Hudson Hill offering plan declared effective
Alchemy Properties’ Hudson Hill Condominium has received its temporary certificate of occupancy from the city’s Department of Buildings, while the New York State Attorney General’s office declared the building’s offering plan effective with unit sales nearly hitting the 40 percent mark. The development at 462 West 58th Street, which includes 67 one-, two- and three-bedroom units, has asking prices ranging from $745,000 to $1.995 million.

Houlihan Lawrence broker granted NAR green designation
David Fink, associate broker with Houlihan Lawrence, was awarded the National Association of Realtors’ Green Designation, which denotes expertise in real estate sustainability and green building. Fink said in a press release that he plans to use the designation to help his clients correctly evaluate green building features and enhancements in potential homes. “It is important that we continue to promote energy efficient and green features in homes and buildings,” Fink said.

Arista 35 opts for virtual doorman
Astoria condominium Arista 35 is planning on having virtual doorman technology for the lobby. Developed by WP Ventures 35th LLC, the 22-unit condo will provide traditional doorman services remotely. Ronald Bonelli, a principal with WP Ventures 35th LLC, said in a press release that cost effectiveness, along with convenience and popularity with tenants, influenced his decision to use the relatively new technology.

Nest Seekers selected as exclusive broker at the View
Developer TF Cornerstone has selected Nest Seekers International for a limited sales exclusive for its Long Island City development, the View. The 18-story condo includes 184 one-, two- and three-bedroom units, with prices starting at $660 per square foot. In a press release, Leah Bassknight, sales director at TF Cornerstone, said that Nest Seekers’ knowledge of Long Island City was key in the developer’s selection of the brokerage. “TF Cornerstone and Nest Seekers share a passion and commitment to Long Island City that makes our partnership seamless,” Bassknight said.

Corcoran and Warburg unveil iPhone applications

Want to get the latest scoop on the Corcoran Group and
Warbug? There’s an application for that.The Corcoran Group announced
yesterday that its new iPhone app will allow users to browse Corcoran Group
listings in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Long Island’s
East End and South Florida. The app will
utilize the iPhone’s built-in GPS, helping users
determine how far away listings are. The Warburg app will provide similar services by displaying
available listings.

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