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All About Flyers We call them "Fact Sheets" or "Show Sheets" In Manhattan we primarily sell condo and coop apartments, so obviously we don't use yard signs. A fact sheet is probably the most important printed marketing material we use to sell a property. In commercial real estate they're called "set ups." I give out fact sheets at Open Houses and during property showings. I also leave them with the the Doorman and Concierge in full service buildings where I have listings. Fact Sheets provide all the facts about the particular listing. I create them in a word document. (8 comments)
Manhattan Valley is the Manhattan neighborhood between Central Park West and Broadway from 96th Street to 110th Street on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. Named for the slope of Manhattan Avenue, this neighborhood has a few quiet blocks with gorgeous townhouses, brownstones and the distinctive architecture along Central Park. In 2007 the Landmark Preservation Commission designated Manhattan Avenue between 104th and 106th Streets a historic district comprised of 40 buildings. Many of Manhattan's earlier row houses were primarily built with brownstone facades in the classical style but the structures in the Manhattan Avenue district combine Gothic, (5 comments)
NY State Assemblyman Introducing Bill to Punish Brokers - 04/24/11 08:12 AM
What's in A Name? Brooklyn Assemblyman Hakeem Jeffries is all upset with names like SoHa (South Harlem) and SoBro (South Bronx) he is introducing a bill that punishes real estate brokers who market properties with "fake" or "unofficial" neighborhood or micro- neighborhood names. He wants real estate brokers fined, licenses revoked or suspended from the profession. I don't follow Brooklyn politics and I never heard of Hakeem Jeffries until reading about his idiotic bill today. Ironically prior to entering politics, he was a corporate lawyer for CBS where he defended their right to free speech in cases such as Janet Jackson's (53 comments)
The Carnegie Hill section of Manhattan, full of magnificient townhouses that are rarely for sale because their owners tend to hang on to them, has wonderful access to Central Park. Larger buildings house prewar apartments of six or seven rooms, known as “Classic Sixes” and “Classic Sevens,” but the light in the area is generous as even these magnificient co-ops are usually not too tall.
Downtown Manhattan is quickly becoming the world's greenest and most dynamic urban community. I thank the City of New York for taking leadership on this issue.
Silverstein Properties and Newest 7 World Trade Center Tenant, law firm WilmerHale,
Are First to Adopt Green Lease Language Crafted by Mayor’s PlaNYC Team
7 World Trade Center lease, which is the first to incorporate groundbreaking language crafted by industry leaders working with the Mayor’s Office of Long-Term Planning and Sustainability to promote enhanced energy (8 comments)
On April 2, 2011, I published highlights from the 1st Quarter 2011 Manhattan Market Report with a link to download the complete comprehensive report. That post focused on quaterly market data and trends with an emphasis on the West Side of Manhattan. This report is a snapshot of March 2011 based on Corcoran Group's signed contract data with the exception of "Number of Contracts Signed" and inventory figures. Number of reported signed contracts in Manhattan by all firms. As always, I will continue to follow closely Manhattan marketwide and neighborhood sales activity and trends in (3 comments)
Photo courtesy of the Festival. The Tribeca Film Festival will take place at various locations in lower Manhattan. The 2011 Tribeca Film Festival kicks off its annual celebration beginning on April 20 and running until May 1. Founded in 2001 by Robert De Niro, Jane Rosenthal and Craig Hatkoff, the Tribeca Film Festival is well known for being a diverse international film festival that supports emerging and established directors and promotes New York City as a major filmmaking center.This year’s Festival includes feature films from 32 different countries, selected from a prestigious pool of 5,624 submissions, a record number for (5 comments)
The Manhattan market had a solid performance during First Quarter 2011. The number of sales was improved both versus last year (up 6%) and last quarter (up 7%). Prices continued their steady course. Market-wide for all apartments the average price was up 2%, median price was down 2% and average price per square foot was down 1% versus First Quarter 2010, all negligible changes. Listed inventory is virtually unchanged from First Quarter 2010 at approximately 9,000 units available for sale. However, nuances in supply and demand are having different effects between various neighborhoods, product types and market segments. For (11 comments)
It's hard to believe it's spring with the weather so cold...But Spring has Sprung! Manhattan real estate experienced a very busy first quarter. Not only is Manhattan residential real estate strong, commercial real estate is too. Tech firms are buying and leasing up Manhattan real estate. Google recently bought 111 Eighth Avenue, the fourth largest building in Manhattan for $1.9 billion. The building has 2.9 million square feet it takes up an entire city block between 15th and 16th streets between 8th and 9th Avenues in Chelsea. 111 8th Avenue is one of the premier “carrier hotels” in New York. (3 comments)
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