The Real Deal New York

One57 buyers seek luxe, if temporary, rental homes

High-end brokers woo business from purchasers at the high-end tower
By Katherine Clarke | March 15, 2012 04:00PM

From the March issue: Buzz about Extell’s super-luxury One57 condo is heating up, with some 30 percent of its units already sold. But buyers at the 95-unit, Christian de Portzamparc-designed tower will have to cool their heels until construction is completed in 2013.

So while they’re waiting, One57 buyers are checking out one- to two-year rentals at comparably exclusive buildings in the area, such as 15 Central Park West, the Time Warner Center and The Plaza, luxury brokers told The Real Deal. [more]