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Hamptons Market Report Issue

Hot in the Hamptons

A look at the priciest home sales in five of the South Fork’s best-known towns

As the summer kicks into full gear, the residential market on Long Island’s East End continues to enjoy relatively robust prices, thanks to both the economy and the continued low […]… [more]

The Hamptons’ top luxury real estate agents

A ranking of the area’s biggest dealmakers by volume of listings

Like the constant flicker emitted from the Montauk Point Lighthouse, there are some things one can always depend on in the East End. Among these articles of faith… [more]

McMansion king
goes big again

Hamptons developer Joe Farrell
ramps up big-ticket homes after
recession slowdown, but land
shortage could crimp operations

Joe Farrell is back — back, that is, to building the super-sized, deluxe… [more]

Rental market didn’t
meet the hype

Million-dollar pads sit empty as more people choose to buy in the Hamptons

After all the hype around record rental pricing in the Hamptons at the beginning of the season, some property owners who were hoping to bring in the big bucks for […]… [more]

A barn raising

East End builders are reinterpreting traditional forms in modern style

Mark Zeff spent a long six months negotiating the purchase of a cottage for himself near Gardiners Bay in East Hampton before the deal fell apart in 2013. So the owner of what was then an… [more]

Skyrocketing land prices
rock East End

Dearth of available space makes
for record demolitions as builders
look for vacant property

There’s a new kind of home advertising in the Hamptons that doesn’t have sparkling adjectives and lush photos beckoning buyers. Instead the ads… [more]

Sag Harbor’s star
turn comes of age

Luxury condos, restaurants and
trendy new retail move into the
once-sleepy village as some residents look to slow development

Getting a room at the much-awaited Baron’s Cove luxury waterfront resort in Sag Harbor may not be easy this summer. … [more]

Crowdfunding craze
hits the Hamptons

After initial success in Westhampton, investors appear ready for more

Crowdfunding may have arrived in the Hamptons just a year ago, but its initial success has participants ready for more. After selling a $2.7 million bayfront house in West Hampton […]… [more]

Greenport gets its groove on

North Fork village attracts more
trendy retailers, but most name-
brand stores stay away

Heidi Kelso, a TV producer from Manhattan, opened her boutique Lido as a side business in Greenport in 2012. Selling a mix of resort wear, jewelry and home furnishings, Kelso, a first-time retailer, … [more]

Starchitects of the East End

Hamptons-based firm Bates + Masi rack up awards and say market
is busier than ever

Award-winning minimalist architects Harry Bates and Paul Masi have designed dozens of homes on the East End of Long Island, where they both live. Their work — which includes Quail […]… [more]

East End celebrity moves

Hollywood stars, business execs
and the media elite are buying and unloading pricey property, including
a $140 million Georgica Pond estate

The Hamptons real estate market heated up over the past year with a listing of one of the most expensive properties ever to come to market in the wealthy, star-studded […]… [more]

Around Long Island

A look at the residential real estate markets in noteworthy towns
outside the Hamptons

Perhaps best-known as the setting for Gatsby’s mansion in “The Great Gatsby,” Great Neck commonly refers to a bedroom community of nine villages and several unincorporated communities…. [more]

Editor’s Note

It’s the Hamptons, so the sun is shining, the waves are beckoning — and the ceiling on home prices can often seem as limitless as those blue, blue skies. In the inaugural issue of our Hamptons Market Report, we feature a town-by-town breakdown of the area’s most expensive sales,