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Conceptualizing a Downtown Bachelor Pad

Renderings of the interior of One York Street's 10th floor. (Courtesy of Urban Compass)
Renderings of the interior of One York Street's 10th floor. (Courtesy of Urban Compass)

Residents in the Enrique Norten-designed One York Street building in Tribeca have been turning down resale offers for up to $50 million, according to Urban...

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New York Mayors Join Fight Against Zombie Properties

Sixteen mayors state-wise have joined Attorney General Eric Schneiderman in support of a bill against zombie properties, or abandoned lots or homes that end up burdening neighborhoods. “Zombie properties put neighborhoods across New York State, from big cities to small …... Read More

  • Related Companies Invests in Sustainable Cities

    Related Companies founder and chairman Stephen Ross is donating $30 million to the global research organization World Resources Institute (WRI) to create more sustainable cities... Read more

  • 985 Park Ave. on the Upper East Side, Manhattan, New York, March 20, 2014. A glassy building was built in place of a historic building while the Park Avenue Historic District application was pending. (Edward Dai/Epoch Times)

    Landmarking in NYC Increasingly Polarized, Political, Say Experts

    NEW YORK—“History is for losers,” says history professor Kenneth Jackson, who teaches at Columbia and is best known for his work as an urban historian... Read more

  • A penthouse at 241 Fifth. (Courtesy of CORE)

    NoMad in Demand: Midtown Meets Downtown

    NoMad, or “North of Madison Square Park,” is a comparatively new neighborhood designation spanning from 23d Street to 34th Street that has seen a boom of... Read more

  • TF Cornerstone’s 57th Street Rental Megaproject Moves Forward With Concessions

    TF Cornerstone’s 1,189 rental unit mixed-use project was approved by the City Council’s Land Use committee Thursday, after recent neighborhood opposition at the eleventh hour. Residents... Read more

  • A rendering of the BQ Green in South Williamsburg, bridging together parts of the neighborhood now separated by the Brooklyn Queens Expressway. (dlandstudio)

    Addressing Infrastructure Problems With Landscape Architecture

    Most people are not completely clear on what a landscape architect does, but according to Susannah Drake, founder of interdisciplinary design firm dlandstudio, it boils... Read more

  • The kitchen of a Millstone condo in Long Island City. (courtesy of aptsandlofts.com)

    Modern Condos Popular in Long Island City

    NEW YORK—Developers of all sizes work in the city and it’s not uncommon for a developer to team up with a marketing firm to design... Read more

  • Manhattan 2014 Sales Start Strong, Rentals Stable

    Price gains for the average residential sales price in Manhattan have hit an all-time high. The average sales price for a condo in Manhattan rose... Read more

  • A submitted design for 17 John in Lower Manhattan. (Prodigy Network)

    Lower Manhattan Hotel Crowdsources Design

    Real estate company Prodigy Network specializes in crowdsourcing. The company, founded by Rodrigo Nino, set a world record crowdfunding the tallest building in Colombia and... Read more

  • Choosing the Best Offer in a Multiple Bidding Situation

    Multiple offers. We are seeing these situations pop up more and more often as inventory remains tight. Buyers come in droves to a Sunday open... Read more

  • Annual construction  spending in NYC, 2000-2014 in current dollars. (NYBC, Source: McGraw-Hill Construction Dodge*, public capital budgets/plans, Urbanomics.)

    2013 Building Boom Generated $45 Billion for NYC

    Construction spending in the city totaled nearly $30 billion last year, yielding $45 billion in total economic impact for New York City, according to a... Read more

  • A Final Walk Through Checklist

    Your closing day is here! You are days (if not hours) away from owning your dream apartment. It is easy to get caught up in... Read more

  • How to Calculate Your Debt to Income Ratio

    You hear it all the time during a housing search: debt-to-income ratio.  A bank won’t grant you a mortgage unless you fall within specific ratios,... Read more

  • 6 Questions to Ask Before Hiring Your Movers

    The spring market is in full force and that means moving time for many buyers, sellers, and renters too. So pack up your belongings, get... Read more

  • Why Co-op Financials Are Important

    The financials of your co-op are extremely important. Your board of directors mails them to you once a year, usually in the spring, and there... Read more

  • Renderings of the finished interior renovation at 79 Horatio in West Village. (Greystone)

    Creating a Modern Landmark Home

    Jetsetters are buying glassy luxury condos, but pre-war and historic buildings will always have a place in New Yorkers’ hearts. In today’s market, properties are... Read more

  • Rendering of the entrance of One Riverside Park. (Wordsearch and Visualisation One)

    Spacious Units in Riverside South Draw Mix of Buyers

    Earlier this year, the final piece of Manhattan’s waterfront neighborhood Riverside South started coming together. Extell Development Company’s construction of Riverside Center started last year... Read more