Hamptons July 2017 Issue

Better late than never? Top brokers make do with a shorter sales season

For agents on The Real Deal’s annual ranking, ‘summer hours’ means working
seven days a week

Zachary and Cody Vichinsky, the upstart duo that three years ago launched… [more]

Going high on the East End: Ranking the priciest deals

Brokers in the Hamptons and North Fork say va-va-voom is coming back to the luxury market

The luxury East End housing market has waned in the last year, following a national trend, but there are plenty of homes that are still selling for a pretty penny…. [more]

Luxury rental listings are lingering longer and longer

Many of the area’s flashiest estates are still available to rent as mid-summer approaches

To the average American, spending $1 million on a summer rental is unfathomable. And this year, much to the chagrin of brokers across the East End, it seems as though… [more]

Revisiting short-term rental laws, a year later

Worries that tougher policing would upend the rental market appear to have been unfounded, and some are embracing enforcement

A year ago, the East Hampton real estate market was awash in fears that the crackdown on Airbnb and other… [more]

Fashion and furnishings lead a retail revival in Southampton

Brokers are getting higher rents this summer, but many deals are just for the season

This summer it will be baskets and butcher blocks, plus maybe a few (fancy) books, at the former Rogers Memorial Library in Southampton. One Kings Lane will be setting up… [more]

All in the details: For this architect, luxury means less, not more

Andre Kikoski on his $45 million spec house in Bridgehampton and work on One Hudson Yards

Architect Andre Kikoski has a vision for contemporary luxury: It’s the… [more]

The jury’s still out on StreetEasy’s move east

Hamptons brokers want the ease of the site’s technology, but not the preferential treatment for agents who pay for it

How StreetEasy manages Hamptons Real Estate Online (HREO) is top of mind for East End brokers these days — and although they seem generally pleased… [more]

Digging into the Hamptons’ biggest projects

While some developments make headway, others are stalled for the foreseeable future

It’s not a secret that in the Hamptons, it can take awhile to get things done. Long Island’s East End is a region known for its luxury housing and rural… [more]

Having it their way in the Hamptons

Golf courses, horse farms and tree houses are just some of the pet projects that have taken these celebrities to the zoning board

For about a year, Michael Bloomberg, the billionaire former New York City mayor and a Hamptons habitué, has been trying to reroute a road that runs… [more]

Bringing down the house, from teardowns to turnkeys

East End buyers are grabbing up plots and knocking down homes to start from scratch, but other options are limited

Over the past three years, the Hamptons has seen an unprecedented spike in new home construction, with buyers ordering up their dream beach homes on… [more]

East End hotels are summer-ready after slick renovations

Pop-up concepts and luxe room redesigns freshen up beachy lodgings, but supply is still limited

With high demand and slim supply, it’s no surprise that rooms on the East End during the summer season go for a premium and sell out quickly, especially… [more]

Famous faces and infamous houses

From the ‘Grey Gardens’ estate in East Hampton to Cynthia Nixon’s Montauk condo, these high-profile real estate moves are the talk of the beach

Listings Dick Cavett lists Montauk home for $62 million At $62 million, making it one of the priciest listings to hit the… [more]

Editor’s note: A cut above

Underneath the laid -back, beachy vibe the East End has cultivated on its sandy shores all these years, beyond the pristine and glittering waters it presents as its public face,… [more]