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Convicted Financier Cuts Price of his $117M Pad

Tuesday, 31 Dec 2013 06:30 PM
151 East 58th Street duplex living room

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

Monday, 30 Dec 2013 12:12 PM
215 Lafayette Street living room aerial view

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

Tuesday, 17 Dec 2013 04:47 PM
300 East 55th Street Wolf of Wall Street unit

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

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

Wednesday, 11 Dec 2013 04:57 PM
Diaz's condo at 212 West 18th Street

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

Monday, 09 Dec 2013 05:52 PM
422 East 72nd Street living area and kitchen

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
150 Charles Street

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

Friday, 06 Dec 2013 03:23 PM
54 East 11th Street

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. 

Sinatra’s Old Pad Still Won’t Sell

Thursday, 05 Dec 2013 11:41 AM
530 East 72nd Street living area

Frank Sinatra’s former penthouse is still on the market after being listed for over a year—despite dropping the price tag to $5.59 million and throwing in the furniture.

South Street Seaport Project Plans Gourmet Market

Monday, 02 Dec 2013 05:28 PM
Renderings for South Street Seaport

The Howard Hughes Corporation has just released plans to add a rather large specialty grocery store to the soon-to-be-revamped South Street Seaport Pier 17, one that is designed to be reminiscent of Mario Batali’s Eataly.