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funky loft at 55 White Street with funky history sells quickly in misleading fashion

Sep. 6, 2013
I am not saying that the full recent listing history of the “2,221 sq ft” triplex Manhattan loft #1C at 55 White Street is intentionally misleading, but the explicit part of the StreetEasy history shows a quick sale that was not, in fact, very quick.

250 Mercer Street penthouse a true trophy, sells quickly with very valuable terraces

Sep. 19, 2012
I am usually quick to snark about the foibles, ellipses and general awkwardness of broker babble, but comparing the relevant text to the photos and floor plan of the “2,500 sq ft” Manhattan penthouse loft #B1603 at 250 Mercer Street generates more app

240 West 23 Street penthouse loft sales illustrates trough, with a bonus anomaly

Aug. 17, 2012
Regular readers of Manhattan Loft Guy don’t really need to be reminded that the overall Manhattan residential real estate market has seen a cycle of Froth + Peak + Trough + Thaw (+ Rebound) since 2006 as there are a bunch of market-wide metrics to show

79 Laight Street loft also being auctioned today (UPDATED)

Jul. 28, 2010
I noted yesterday that Damon Dash's loft at 25 N. Moore Street (The Atalanta) had been foreclosed on and was set for auction today (July 27, foreclosure auction tomorrow for 25 N. Moore Street celebrity loft). There is one significant wrinkle to this stor

Sugar is sweet but 79 Laight Street closing is better

Dec. 4, 2008
The NY Post Just Sold feature today has some of the basic info about a Manhattan loft in pretty prime Tribeca that was converted in 2002 (a relatively high level of building amenities) ... What the Post does not say (does not know) is that this listing (#

head scratching / penthouse at 6 East 1 St gets new price (as birthday present?)

Dec. 7, 2007
The Manhattan penthouse loft #5A at 6 East 1 Street is asking $6.9mm and $3,119/mo in a newly developed condo (Brick House Lofts), for “3,082 sq ft” of triplexed space with a huge terrace off the “middle” level and a roof terrace on top. I also kn

176 Perry has new loft in mid-8 figures

Nov. 14, 2007
Tagged with: 8 figures, meier, perry, triplex
I am not going to go into too many details here, but the new Manhattan loft listing for #8-9-10 at 176 Perry Street sorta jumped out at me today and bit me: "11,000 sq ft" triplex, with taxes and common charges of $32,047/mo. They are asking $40,000,000.

loft contracts galore this week / eastern edition

Jul. 27, 2007
As I said Wednesday, many Manhattan lofts came through the inter-firm data-base as In Contract this week; here are some from east of Fifth: 125 East 12 Street #1A is a triplex loft of “2,... [Read More]

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Sandy Mattingly is Manhattan Loft Guy; now with The Corcoran Group (http://corcoran.com/ ; but see the disclaimer at the bottom of the page), he can be reached most easily at Sandy@ManhattanLoftGuy.com or 917.902.2491, and followed on Twitter @ManhattnLoftGuy (note "mis-spelling"). After 7+ years, the blog has moved. Links here on RealTown will work for the foreseeable future, but new posts (and all the old content) has migrated to ManhattanLoftGuy.com.


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