With electric blue carpeting in one bedroom, matching powder blue patterned bedspreads and wallpaper in another and gilded antiques of different vintage cluttering up just about every room in the townhouse, it may have been hard for potential buyers to picture themselves living in 138 East 65th Street.
At least, it was a hard house Read More
It’s crystal ball time again, in which we use the past, the present and market reports to look into the future of real estate market.
Yet another California-based multi-millionaire has sold an eight-figure New York pied-a-terre. Unlike the classics-loving viticulturists of wine country who recently sold their townhouse, the latest sellers hail from the sunny shores of Los Angeles. Robert Beyer, a finance muckety-muck of Southern Californian extraction, has sold his apartment at The Plaza, city records show.
Benjamin Lambert, the chairman of brokerage Eastdil Secured, has been involved for decades in selling some of the city’s most famous commercial real estate, including the G.M. Building and the New York Palace. One of the best deals he has ever done may be for his Upper East Side home, which just sold for $10.4 million, according to city records. Read More
Everybody Go Downtown
There are bad buildings and there are blockbusters. Tribeca’s Skylofts has managed to be both. Begun roughly 15 years ago, the converted loft building at 145 Hudson Street just sold out its second run of condos in all of two months–a turnaround time that speaks to special building but also a special condition in Read More
Laurie Tisch is finally finished with the West Side.
Having decamped for 834 Fifth, Ms. Tisch almost sold her penthouse at 88 Central Park West to Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick. When the ParBro deal fell through, her brokers, Cindy Kurtin and Jessica Vertullo-Maher of Stribling, put the home back on Read More
The Observer has not ruined things for Laurie Tisch, not entirely.
Whether or not it was our fault, last December, in these very Web pages, it was revealed that Greenwich Village power couple Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick had ended a two-year real estate hunt at Ms. Tisch’s massive and stunning and stunningly Read More
After years spent searching for a New York hideaway, roaming everywhere from the Financial District to Union Square–but never, no never Uptown–Jennifer Aniston has found a West Village perch to call home.
As The Observer reported last week, the bouncy actress closed on a penthouse in late April at 299 West 12th Street for Read More
“Prewar” and “loft” are not the sorts of real estate monikers that often attach themselves to East Village housing stock, larded as the neighborhood is with grotty tenements and grottier college students. But, if such a gem exists, count on a sentimentally soulful guy like Guy Berryman to find it. The Glaswegian bassist for would-be Read More