The Real Deal New York

Numbers to Know: 150 Charles Street, rentals near the subway … and more

By Hayley Kaplan | March 21, 2013 02:00PM

$30.6 billion

Construction spending in New York City in 2012 — a 3.6 percent increase from 2011 — and the first time since 2008 that annual construction spending topped $30 billion [DOB]

$500 million

Volume of sales at 150 Charles Street since the new development hit the market on Feb. 11 — residences start at $4 million [150 Charles Street]

100 million

Square feet in Intergate.Manhattan — the world’s tallest and largest high-rise data center — which celebrated its commissioning on March 20 [Intergate.Manhattan]


Residential properties nationwide that returned to a positive equity level in the fourth quarter of 2012 — but 10.4 million properties with a mortgage are still underwater [CoreLogic]


Individuals who moved to New York City between 2010 and 2012, marking the first time since 1950 that the city has seen a population increase [Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s Office]


Average price per square foot of a Downtown condo [CityRealty]


Flash sales (selling a home in 24 hours or less) in Phoenix, Ariz., the city deemed the fastest real estate market in the country — Chicago and Houston ranked second and third, respectively [Redfin]


Average decrease in monthly rent for a New York apartment per avenue from a subway station [RentHop]


Days the Federal Emergency Management Agency extended the Transitional Sheltering Assistance program for people stranded by Hurricane Sandy [Governor Andrew Cuomo’s Office]


Months it would take to sell all the available condos in Manhattan listed between $1.5 million and $1.99 million [Miller Samuel]