Real Estate New York

Cats more welcome in NYC apartments than dogs, new data shows

Dogs are among the most beloved New Yorkers, but new data shows that their arch rivals may actually be more welcome tenants in NYC apartments. That’s right, according to new data from real estate and analytics firm NeighborhoodX, cats have a slight edge over dogs when it comes to pet-...

Friday, October 12, 2018 - 3:26pm

These NYC neighborhoods have the most expensive room rents: SpareRoom

We already know the city has some of the most expensive apartments on the planet, but it’s also second to San Francisco as the most expensive city in the country to rent a room. And yes, there are certain NYC neighborhoods where one room is going to cost you almost as much as a whole...

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 - 10:36am

First renderings released for St. John’s Terminal redevelopment

St. John’s Terminal on Manhattan’s West Side is an immense, two-block-long structure that once served as the freight distribution center for the elevated High Line before it became the popular park it is today. In fact, the original railroad tracks that once held up to 227 train cars...

Tuesday, October 2, 2018 - 6:01am

Pricy 550 Vanderbilt penthouse breaks neighborhood record

Pacific Park Brooklyn is 22-acre mixed-use development project that strives to be “more than a place” but a community. While it is years away from full completion, residential building 550 Vanderbilt has already set a neighborhood record. PHS at 550 Vanderbilt has hit the market for $7...

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 11:15am

Residents recapturing childhood with retro amenities in NYC apartment buildings

With work, bills, commuting and myriad other everyday hurdles, adulting in the city can be exhausting. But thanks to a growing retro amenities trend, residents in some NYC apartment buildings are recapturing childhood in some very unique ways. For example, 555TEN in Hell’s Kitchen offers...

Thursday, September 6, 2018 - 3:47pm

Rising rents affecting families, low-income New Yorkers more: Report

Plenty of New Yorkers struggle with this city’s cost of living, but two groups in particular have been hit a bit harder by rising New York City rents, according to a new StreetEasy report: families and low-income residents.  Real estate site StreetEasy recently released its annual rent...

Monday, August 27, 2018 - 12:35pm

Daily Grumble: NYC apartment hunting is like the Amazing Race

New York City apartment hunting is a mind game that escalates into a full-contact sport. Primarily because there aren’t a lot of them — weird floorplans, lack of natural light, shower stalls in the kitchen and other miseries. And that’s before figuring in your commute, nearby...

Tuesday, August 21, 2018 - 5:10pm

For $24.5M, you can live directly below the president in Trump Tower

In New York City, you never know what you’re going to get when it comes to your upstairs neighbor. But the person who moves into 64/65AB in Trump Tower will get to say they live directly below President Donald Trump. The apartment on the 65th floor of Trump Tower at 721 Fifth Avenue has hit...

Friday, August 17, 2018 - 10:15am

Will bikeshares cause city’s bike rooms to ride into the sunset?

With the arrival of dockless bikes to New York City and Citi Bike’s continual expansion, bikeshares have definitely ridden their way into the lives of countless New Yorkers — and the city's real estate landscape. The vast majority of residential buildings across the five boroughs...

Friday, August 10, 2018 - 8:32am

These are the most expensive neighborhoods in New York City in 2018

New York City is expensive, we all know that. No one chooses to live here because it’s affordable — still, the cost of rent can vary across the five boroughs. So, what are the most expensive neighborhoods in New York City? A report out this week from real estate site RentHop looked at...

Thursday, July 12, 2018 - 3:12pm

Check out images of 19 Dutch, Financial District’s newest residential tower

Dutch Street may be just a one-block sliver in New York City’s grid, but it’s now home to 19 Dutch, the Financial District’s newest residential building that is now open for leasing. The 64-story luxury tower was designed by Gerner Kronick + Valcarcel and features 483 residences...

Monday, June 18, 2018 - 10:39am

Are NYC apartments close to subway stops getting cheaper?

Everyone in New York City wants to live close to a subway stop, and that usually means apartments steps away from a station are more expensive. But that seems to be changing, according to a recent report from RentHop. The real estate site mapped out rental prices by subway stops to help apartment...

Tuesday, June 5, 2018 - 3:40pm

These are the best landlords in Brooklyn

When apartment hunting in New York City, you want to make sure your new building has one of the best landlords around.  Each year, New York City’s Public Advocate releases a list of the worst landlords in the five boroughs, a ranking of those who leave their tenants to live in dangerous...

Tuesday, May 22, 2018 - 10:55am

One roommate saves you more than $12K a year on rent in NYC: Report

It’s the season of college graduation, which means thousands of students across the country are about to enter the real world, and surely some of them will end up in New York. But how will those new grads afford apartments here? The obvious answer is by getting some roommates, and a new...

Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 1:50pm

Investors reach deal to buy famed Plaza Hotel for $600M

A deal has been reached for two investors to buy New York City’s famed Plaza Hotel for $600 million, The New York Times reported, citing confirmation by an executive from Sahara Group, the seller. The years-in-the-making deal, first reported by The Real Deal, is slated to close June 25. The...

Friday, May 4, 2018 - 12:22pm

Moving just two blocks across a neighborhood line could mean cheaper rent: Report

If you’re looking for a cheaper apartment, but don’t want to stray too far from the area in New York City you’ve come to love, here’s some good news: in some cases, just moving across the street could save you money in rent, according to a recent report. Real Estate site...

Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 4:25pm

Is subletting your ticket out of town for the summer?

Summers in New York City can be brutal, which is why so many New Yorkers often flock to anywhere else in search of a cool breeze and way less people. Though such a move isn’t possible for all of us thanks to things like jobs, budgets and that pesky apartment that won’t pay for itself...

Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 11:49am

New images of 3 World Trade Center released

As the June opening of 3 World Trade Center draws closer, new renderings of the gleaming blue building have been released. The new photos show what the interior and exterior of the 80-story skyscraper will look like. Designed by Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners, 3WTC is slated to open June 6. Upon...

Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 2:11pm

Tribeca remains city’s most expensive neighborhood: PropertyShark

Tribeca is one of New York City’s hottest neighborhoods — and it continues to be its most expensive when it comes to median home sales, according to new data from PropertyShark. Even with prices declining 30 percent year-over-year, Tribeca stayed at the top of the real estate’s...

Monday, April 16, 2018 - 2:42pm

New renderings of Domino Park at Domino Sugar Factory site unveiled

Though it’s not slated to open until this summer, new renderings of Domino Park, the waterfront esplanade of the Domino Sugar Factory redevelopment, have been released by developer Two Trees Management. The quarter-mile Domino Park will open in June, ahead of the waterfront buildings that...

Friday, April 6, 2018 - 12:04pm