The Real Deal New York

For the record

The New York real estate records smashed in 2011
By Leigh Kamping-Carder | January 17, 2012 10:30AM

From the January issue: Even in a year marked by continued economic malaise, buyers, sellers, landlords, lenders, builders, investors and even tourists broke records in New York in 2011. Several developers last year made headway on towers that, when built, are set to surpass the highest points in the current skyline. The most notable, of course, is One World Trade Center, which will be New York’s tallest building when it reaches its full height of 1,776 feet. After the jump, see a list of the all-time highs — and lows — reached in the last year. [more]