The Real Deal New York

Numbers to Know: Bargain-hunting in Yorkville, soaring prices in Soho/Tribeca … and more

By Hayley Kaplan | April 18, 2013 02:00PM

“Numbers to know” is a weekly web feature that catalogues the most notable, quirky and surprising real estate statistics. Yorkville apartments are a steal, Soho/Tribeca ones are not and Midtown condos see a price drop. See this week’s countdown after the jump.

$7,217
Average monthly rent in March for a three-bedroom doorman apartment in Soho/Tribeca — the most expensive neighborhood in the city [A.C. Lawrence]

$4,890
Average monthly rent for a three-bedroom luxury apartment in Harlem [HarlemLofts]

$1,440
Average price per square foot of a Midtown condo — a 14 percent decrease from three months ago [CityRealty]

71
Percentage of Washington, D.C., listings in March that ended in a bidding war — the U.S. city most susceptible to a real estate bubble [Redfin]

38
Percentage of highway construction contractors nationwide that have had cars crash into their work zones during the past year [Associated General Contractors of America]

28
New York multifamily transactions in February totaling $249 million in gross volume — a 22 percent decline in dollar volume from January [Ariel Property Advisors]

20
Percentage of buyers who said space is what they would be most likely to compromise on [DoorSteps]

15
Percentage of the discount that the Corcoran Group agents and clients will receive under a new partnership the firm has formed with ABC Carpet & Home [Corcoran]

11.5
Percentage of vacancies in New York City office buildings in the first quarter — a 2.6 percent increase over 2012’s fourth quarter [Jones Lang LaSalle]

1.4
Percentage of properties in Yorkville that are considered bargains — the most in a Manhattan neighborhood [RealDirect]