New York City Luxury Rental Blog Archives for March 2016

Midtown West Modern Luxury Listings


World-renowned 5th Avenue shopping, the Theater District, and splendid restaurants are just some of the charms of the eclectic Midtown West. The liveliness of Times Square and Madison Square Garden radiates just blocks away from the neighborhood that’s often regarded, “where Chelsea meets business and low rent.” Here’s some of our top modern luxury rentals in one of the most diverse neighborhoods in Manhattan.

Spotlight on LIC

QLIC Living Room Long Island City

Living room at 41-42 24th Street

With industrial-chic lofts, stunning city views, and some serious dining and culture, Long Island City can count itself among the most desirable neighborhoods in NYC.


The South Street Seaport Offers Luxury Living and Living History

Deco Lofts

Living room, Deco Lofts at 99 John Street

Love the historic architecture and unique charm of South Street Seaport? We have some posh residential buildings near the Seaport that define Lower Manhattan luxury.

What You Need To Know About Prefab Units

Prefabricated units, also known as prefabs, are buildings that are manufactured off-site and delivered in parts to be easily assembled at their destination.

Art Deco Manhattan: Lesser Known Rental Apartments to Consider

Art Deco as a style is said to date back to early 1900s France, but the form of architecture can be found in a wide variety of world cultures. However, as a building concept in New York City, the style is rich in use, often a sign of a flourishing Metropolis. But while some of the top Art Deco buildings in the city are praised and landmarked, there are some lesser known beauties that also fit the bill of classy and extravagant.

Downtown Neighborhood Primer-West Village vs. Greenwich Village

Last week we reported on February’s Rental Report findings, which proved Downtown Manhattan still dominates in exclusivity and desirability. In the first of a two-part series, this Neighborhood Primer focuses on 2 of the most competitive–and original–Downtown destinations: Greenwich Village and the West Village.

February’s Rental Report: Downtown Still Dominates

Luxury apartment at 57 Reade Street.

Living room at a luxury apartment at 57 Reade Street.

Zumper's February’s Rental Report has been released, and its data revealed New York City’s rental market is still second only to San Francisco in its fierce competitiveness and monthly rental price. While 1- and 2-bedrooms are up 7.3 and 3.1 percent, respectively, from last year, February was a slightly less expensive month than January, showing a 1.8 decrease for 1-bedrooms and a 2.4 percent fall for 2-bedrooms.