New York City Luxury Rental Blog Archives for December 2013

Most Popular NYC Rental News of 2013

New Year NYC Real Estate

Nearly a year ago, we discussed the future of real estate for 2013, and our estimates were pretty much spot on. Now that this year is coming to a close, take a look back at the most popular articles that we published in 2013.

Domino Sugar Refinery Must be Refined, Says LPC

Domino Refinery

On Tuesday, the Landmarks Preservation Commission reviewed Two Trees’ plans for the Domino Sugar Refinery, and now it’s back to the drawing board for the Williamsburg site after the plan received mixed reviews.

NYC Apartment for Rent Accepting Bitcoin

99 John Street

If you’re looking to move your Bitcoins into a more stable market, perhaps you’d be interested in renting a one bedroom at 99 John Deco Lofts, which just so happens to accept the digital currency as rent.

Brooklyn Rents Trend Upward, Manhattan Downward

Williamsburg Bridge Brooklyn

The November rental report is in, and no new surprises here—Manhattan rents fell slightly, while Brooklyn rents continued to climb.

22 Thames Street Rental Building Could Break Downtown Record

22 Thames Street NYC

Designer of super-tall, super-skinny 432 Park Avenue, Rafael Vinoly, has taken his architectural talents Downtown. In his newest design, Vinoly adhered to the old adage, “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it,” revealing yet another tall and thin tower for 22 Thames Street, which could potentially be the tallest residential building in Lower Manhattan.

625 West 57th Street: Apartments in a Pyramid

625 West 57th St

There’s something about 57th Street that has turned it into the most popular destination for new development. From the supertall luxury condo buildings along the south of Central Park to the massive 606 West 57th Street, everyone wants a piece of 57th Street. Joining in on the fray is 625 West 57th Street, which will bring over 700 new rental apartments to Hell’s Kitchen.

New Chelsea Apartment Building by HAP

HAP 8 Chelsea

HAP Investments, the mid-size real estate investment group responsible for new construction apartment buildings in Manhattan such as HAP 6 and HAP 4, has released plans for a new apartment building in Chelsea. The building, which is being called HAP 8, is located at 215-219 West 28th Street.