NYC Luxury Market

NYC Luxury Market

New York’s luxury sector is the top 10 percent of residential sales. The market is influenced by the buying and selling of these homes, as well and the development of new luxury residential spaces in the city.

NYC Luxury Market Q&A

What is included in the luxury market?
The luxury market includes the construction of new luxury buildings as well as the buying and selling of existing luxury homes, apartments, and condos. In 2018 the fastest-growing luxury market was in Guangzhou, China, according to The Real Deal's research.
What is the average luxury apartment sale in New York?
According to The Real Deal's 2019 Data Book, in 2018 the average luxury apartment in New York sold for $8.9 million and cost over $2,800 per square foot after sitting on the market for 115 days.
Who buys and sells luxury apartments?
Luxury apartments can be bought by individuals or families for occupancy purposes, purchased as investments or as rental spaces. In 2018, the highest residential sale price was $74 million. Two apartments at this price sold that year. One, at 520 Park Avenue, was sold by Zeckendorf Development and the other, at 9-13 East 75th Street, was sold by Roman Abramovich. Many top residential brokerages have teams that focus on luxury sales.
Want to know more about NYC's luxury market?
Check out our Top Stories below for TRD's most up-to-date coverage of New York's luxury market.

NYC Luxury Market Top Stories

August 28, 2019An interactive look at where the biggest deals were struck, plus total overall sales and average prices for the week.
August 26, 2019David Koch lived at 740 Park, known as the world’s “richest building,” for 15 years.
August 21, 2019An interactive look at where the biggest deals were struck, plus total overall sales and average prices for the week.

The Latest

209 Dean Street and 315 Adelphi Street (Google Maps)

Sprawling Brooklyn townhouses drive week’s priciest deals

Spacious townhomes were responsible for the majority of deals in Brooklyn’s luxury market last week. There were 16 contracts...

Sprawling Brooklyn townhouses drive week’s priciest deals
Andre Balazs  and 158 Mercer Street (Getty; Google Maps)

André Balazs lists lavish Soho condo for $12M

Famed hotelier André Balazs is saying goodbye to the Soho apartment that he’s owned for more than 15 years....

André Balazs lists lavish Soho condo for $12M
220 Central Park South and Steve Roth (Google Maps, Getty)

Another 220 Central Park South condo sells for $61.6M

Vornado Realty Trust’s 220 Central Park South continues to fetch eye-popping prices, providing the firm a cash cow amid...

Another 220 Central Park South condo sells for $61.6M
301 East 80th Street and 27 East 79th Street

Manhattan records 10 luxury deals in week after Labor Day

The sparkle of Labor Day revelry fizzled out when it came to Manhattan’s luxury market this year, as the...

Manhattan records 10 luxury deals in week after Labor Day
HFZ Capital chairman Ziel Feldman and the XI sales gallery at 25-27 Little West 12th Street (Photos via Owen Hoffmann/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images; Craig Barritt/Getty Images for XI Gallery)

HFZ extends XI sales gallery lease, ending lawsuit

Ziel Feldman and his firm, HFZ Capital, settled a dispute involving the sales gallery for its XI condominium project...

HFZ extends XI sales gallery lease, ending lawsuit
111 Kent Avenue and Stanley Iezman (Credit: Google Maps)

American Realty Advisors eats $10.7M on Williamsburg sale

Eight years ago a California firm bought a Williamsburg apartment building for about $900,000 per unit — the most...

American Realty Advisors eats $10.7M on Williamsburg sale
A view of Billionaire's Row (Photo by Gary Hershorn/Getty Images)

Blow to luxury market from Covid worse than impact of 9/11

Covid-19 has dealt a blow to New York’s luxury real estate market that is worse than the 2008 financial...

Blow to luxury market from Covid worse than impact of 9/11
Vornado CEO Steve Roth and 220 Central Park South (Getty; Google Maps)

Duplex at 220 Central Park South sells for $49M

Vornado Realty Trust’s “financial engine” is chugging along with another closing. A condo at 220 Central Park South sold...

Duplex at 220 Central Park South sells for $49M
New York’s real estate market is becoming two different stories: Manhattan, where deals are falling — and the suburbs, where demand is spiking. (iStock, Unsplash)

Manhattan is cold, the suburbs and Brooklyn are hot: Here’s what the resi market looked like in July

In Manhattan, the drops were stunning. July contracts for co-ops priced between $4 million and $5 million were down 94 percent from the same...

Manhattan is cold, the suburbs and Brooklyn are hot: Here’s what the resi market looked like in July
Steve Roth and 220 Central Park South (Getty)

Vornado’s 220 CPS sees $100M deal at staggering $12,000 a foot

The sale of a sprawling penthouse at the top of 220 Central Park South closed last Thursday at $99.9...

Vornado’s 220 CPS sees $100M deal at staggering $12,000 a foot
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