Earlier this month, the stars, titans of finance and assorted rich people who call Superior Ink home got some good news: the building, which was seriously damaged in Hurricane Sandy, was ready for re-habitation. Residents have been able to return since December 8, several sources told The Observer.
In mid-November, management informed residents—which include Mark Jacobs and Hilary Swank and Kings of Leon’s Caleb Followill—that they might be not be able to return for months because seawater had entered the building’s pipes. Some residents were reportedly quite miffed that they would have to extend their stays at The Mark and The Pierre.
First Anne M. Mulcahy retired as CEO of Xerox and now she’s selling her condo at Superior Ink? Ms. Mulcahy must be seeking a fresh start, a blank sheet of paper, if you will.
The much-celebrated corporate leader and husband Joseph bought the 3-bedroom pad in the much-celebrated old ink factory at 400 W. 12th Street Read More
Like their handbags and glad rags, New Yorkers like their real estate brand-name. The latest fad in developments and conversions, illustriously named buildings attempt to attract the next generation of name conscious buyers with evocative appellations, the New York Times reports.
Naturally, the oldest and grandest buildings in New York are identified by Read More
Once, living in a building with celebrity residents or prewar pedigree was the goal of every nouveau riche New Yorker. Trump International, anyone? Yes, please, 740 Park.
Now upwardly mobile denizens of our great city have slightly different aspirations: starchitect developments; that is, buildings designed by jet-setting, Pritzker-prize winning architectural wizards, typically of the old guard variety. While some have suggested that the starchitect craze is the result of pure unadulterated vanity, it turns out that buildings have made a pretty penny since they began to sprout up a decade ago, Crain’s reports.
Does the West Village have another fashionable denizen?
A mystery buyer has just picked up one of the six Robert A.M. Stern townhouses in back of the record-setting Superior Ink tower. The five-bedroom Neo-Georgian at 60 Bethune Street was just purchased for $10.5 million. That is a good bit below the ask of $11.6 Read More
This LEED-certified West Village condo in the converted Superior Ink Building is perfect for the environmentally friendly buyer with $17 million lying around.
The 3,610-square-foot condo, listed at Town Residential, features unobstructed views of the Hudson and the Empire State Building, four beds with one room convertable to a fifth, and four Read More
CORRECTION: The Observer has learned Jon Brian Celler was not the buyer of this apartment. We regret the error.
Ever since the penthouse at Superior Ink sold for a downtown record of $31.5 million in November, The Observer has been awaiting the next blockbuster sale in the building. Turns out a third-floor unit has Read More
Superior Ink has already set the record for the top downtown sale. Can it do the same for the rental market, even as Frank Gehry’s 8 Spruce Street is vying for the crown? Superior Ink, Related’s new Robert A.M. Stern-designed condos along the West Village gold coast, has just thrown a unit into the Read More
Sometimes, the best things in life really are free.
Steve Ross, head of the Related Companies, is one of the city’s most influential developers–he is hard at work on Hudson Yards and Hunters Point South, among so much else–as well as one of its richest, worth $3.4 billion, putting him at No. Read More
Stop us if you’ve heard this one: A rocket man and a Rockets man walk into a building and come out with the biggest deal ever recorded downtown.
On Friday came the news that former Jersey stock broker and Houston Rockets owner Leslie Alexander sold his penthouse at Superior Ink for $31.5 million, a Read More