NY Real Estate

The Grand Gateway in Waiting: Envisioning the New-Old Penn Station

Penn Station, New York, circa 1911. (Public domain)
Penn Station, New York, circa 1911. (Public domain)

NEW YORK—Nostalgia and heartbreak for the original Pennsylvania Station has persisted since it was destroyed over half a century ago. The beauty of that beaux-arts...

  • A luxury 90-floor apartment skyscraper called "One57," left, rises above all other buildings overlooking Central Park, while a crane sits atop ongoing construction for a new condominium skyscraper at 220 Central Park South, Thursday May 26, 2016, in New York. A penthouse in One57 went for $100.5 million in 2014, but an apartment in the new condominium is expected to sell for $250 million. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

    New York Apartment for Sale: $250 Million

    It’s common knowledge that a window view of New York’s Central Park saps a hefty premium from your account. Still, one development company recently redefined what... Read more

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    Local Buyers Dominate New York Housing Market, Foreign Clients Drop

    With the start of the new year comes newly-set expectations, and for the New York housing market, consistency seems to be the key. According to... Read more

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    Classical Art & Architecture, and Mechanics and Trades Upheld

    October is a busy month for architecture and design around New York City; a combination of building tours, seminars, exhibitions, and interactive programs are open to the public... Read more

  • A view of Midtown Manhattan from the Empire State Building on  July 1, 2014. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

    China Stock Woes Good for New York Real Estate

    NEW YORK—Mainland Chinese investment in New York City real estate is unlikely to slow down despite concerns over China’s turbulent economic and political situation, according... Read more

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    Bad News for US Developers: A Lucrative Flow of Chinese Money is About to Slow Down

    NEW YORK—The United States EB-5 investor visa has become the fastest, most popular way for China’s elite—including officials who desire a backdoor out of China—to... Read more

  • Architect Joe Eisner in his family’s Tribeca loft on April 8, 2015. Eisner designed and oversaw the loft conversion in the former industrial building in 2004. (Petr Svab/Epoch Times)

    How an Architect Beautified His Industrial Tribeca Loft, Furniture and All

    NEW YORK—Architect Joe Eisner’s ultramodern three-bedroom loft in Tribeca is spacious and luxurious, yet highly industrial. Media units made of Scandinavian plywood, finished concrete floors,... Read more

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    Buying an Upper East Side Co-op Without a Green Card

    NEW YORK—Investment banker Douglas Allison left England in late 2012 to help his company start a new project in the United States. Being young and... Read more

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    NoMad Shops Feel Rental Squeeze as Popular Neighborhoods Spill Over

    NEW YORK—A high-end Persian carpet store is about to lose its space near Fifth Avenue in NoMad after 35 years, and its owners still don’t... Read more

  • Jerome Audureau closes the gate for his bakery, Once Upon a Tart for the last time after 23 years in SoHo, Manhattan, on Aug. 23, 2014. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

    New York’s Disappearing Restaurants

    NEW YORK—The highest retail rents in a decade are pushing restaurant owners out of their traditional venues in Manhattan, where renewal of their lengthy leases... Read more

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    How a Top-Grossing Manhattan Real Estate Agent Balances Family and the Changing Market

    NEW YORK—Barbara Anderson Terry is one of Sotheby’s International Realty’s highest grossing agents. She works out of the East Side Manhattan Brokerage and specializes in... Read more

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    Canal Side Development Reshaping Gowanus

    NEW YORK—The scrappy, industrial landscape along the Gowanus Canal is undergoing major changes. Large projects by big name developers are changing the aesthetics along the... Read more

  • Mary-Kate Olsen attends The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute benefit celebrating "PUNK: Chaos to Couture" on Monday May 6, 2013 in New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)

    Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen’s The Row to Open Flagship in Manhattan

    Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen’s fashion label, The Row, will open a flagship store on the Upper East Side by the end of this year. The... Read more

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    StreetEasy: March is the Best Time to List Your Home in NYC

    NEW YORK—March is the optimum month to list homes for sale in New York City, according to a StreetEasy analysis. Historically spring has been the... Read more

  • The Gowanus Canal from the Carroll Street Bridge. (Laura Cooksey/Epoch Times)

    Gowanus: A Destination Neighborhood Undergoing Rapid Transformation

    NEW YORK—Nestled between Park Slope and Carroll Gardens—two of Brooklyn’s most established, mature brownstone neighborhoods—Gowanus is a destination neighborhood in the middle of an economic... Read more

  • The High Line disappears into luxury high-rise apartment buildings in New York, Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014. The last stretch of the elevated walkway opens to the public Sunday, Sept. 21. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

    What to Know About your Next NYC Rental

    Last month in Part 1 of this series I outlined the considerable costs associated with getting in the door of a NYC rental. Moving costs... Read more

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    Think Coffee to Open New Location Near Hudson Yards

    NEW YORK—A new luxury rental tower, Abington House at the Highline in West Chelsea is getting its first retailer sometime in the next couple of... Read more

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