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SoHa Lists Most Expensive Condo for $4.3M.

Friday, 17 Jan 2014 05:11 PM Comments
SoHa Lists Most Expensive Condo for $4.3M.

SOHA is indeed on the rise! The up and coming South Harlem neighborhood continues to soar, with its newly listed $4.3 million condo taking the title as the most expensive home in the area.

Imagination - For All

Friday, 10 Jan 2014 03:07 PM Comments
Imagination - For All

Developer, Ian Bruce Eichner, is bringing SyFy’s slogan, “Imagine Greater” to life in Harlem. Recent designs from Community Board 11 depict two futuristic buildings which look like they could have been featured in a Sy-Fy movie. Eichner’s plan is to introduce two 32-story (320 feet) residential towers at 1800 Park Avenue; upon completion they will be Harlem’s tallest.

Convicted Financier Cuts Price of his $117M Pad

Convicted Financier Cuts Price of his $117M Pad

Hedge fund honcho Stephen A. Cohen, fresh off his $1.2 billion settlement with the government, has apparently decided asking for $117 million for his duplex was a skosh too much. 

Loft from Beyoncé Video is Now Available

Loft from Beyoncé Video is Now Available

The former Con-Ed switch station turned lavish loft apartment at 215 Lafayette Street seems to be unabashedly using the fact that Beyoncé once shot a music video there to justify its uber expensive $80,000 a month price tag.

Sofia Vergara Moves to ‘Wolf’ Building

Sofia Vergara Moves to ‘Wolf’ Building

Modern Family star Sofia Vergara is apparently moving into the “The Wolf of Wall Street” featured Milan Condominium at 300 East 55th Street, since her fiancé Nick Loeb has just rented an apartment there.

Watch out Chelsea Markets, the SuperPier is Comin’ to Town

Friday, 13 Dec 2013 03:51 PM Comments
Watch out Chelsea Markets, the SuperPier is Comin’ to Town

We New Yorkers love our shopping. But what we especially love is online shopping. Passing a lazy Sunday morning in the cozy comfort of our bed, ordering up a storm on Amazon.com – It really does beat battling the crowds on Broadway. Let’s face it, we’ve become lazy with our shopping. But with so few incentives nowadays to actually step foot inside a store, who can blame us?

Cameron Diaz Snags $9 Million Chelsea Condo

Cameron Diaz Snags $9 Million Chelsea Condo

Cameron Diaz has just signed a contract for a $9 million posh Chelsea condo in the luxurious, recently revamped Walker Tower.  

Billionaire Sells His Upper East Side Condo

Billionaire Sells His Upper East Side Condo

Partying billionaire Stewart Rahr has sold his 32nd-floor Upper East Side condo at the Oxford for $3.9 million after the unit was on the market for only a short six months. 

Rahr, whose wealth originates from his family’s Kinray pharmaceuticals company, which he sold in 2010, placed the sprawling 3,368-square-foot apartment on the market with Sotheby’s around the beginning of the summer for $4.3 million.  

150 Charles Street Tops Out

Friday, 06 Dec 2013 05:36 PM Comments
150 Charles Street Tops Out

The typically deserted west end of Charles Street was abuzz with activity Tuesday afternoon. The ginormous construction site that is slowly being developed into the very plush, very exclusive 150 Charles Street was on display for a horde of onlookers in hard hats who’d come to celebrate the building’s topping out.

Cary Tamarkin Buys $3.79M Village Loft

Cary Tamarkin Buys $3.79M Village Loft

Cary Tamarkin, the architectural and development visionary behind both 456 West 19th and 508 West 24th, has purchased a $3.79 million, three-bedroom luxury loft in Greenwich Village. 

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