us housing starts
US housing starts waver in March, declining 2.5 percent year-over-year
However, they did experience a modest month-to-month boost.
Monika Warzecha April 16, 2015
The Selby Primary
These darling NYC neighborhood sketches from CORE will melt your heart
“Places” features illustrations by Todd Selby in the spirit of his popular project “The Selby.”
Brent Lomas April 16, 2015
REBNY-compressed
REBNY: NYC residential sales surge in first quarter
New York is seeing sales growth in all property types and the numbers are not solely being driven by Manhattan sales.
Brent Lomas April 14, 2015
US population growth
Map: Florida and Texas metro areas recorded major population growth between 2013 and 2014
Six of the 20 metro areas that saw the largest percentage increases were in the Sunshine State.
Monika Warzecha April 10, 2015
TWO TEN WEST 77
Two Ten West 77 nearly 50 percent sold after buyer-centric redesign
In the past 10 days, eleven units within the 18-story condominium have sold.
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NYC tallest buildings
The top 10 tallest NYC residential buildings: How does 42 Trinity Place stack up?
Where does this new supertall building lie in the battle to be NYC’s most massive residence?
Brent Lomas April 9, 2015
242west53rd_pool
Futuristic new renderings land for CetraRuddy-designed 242 West 53rd Street
CetraRuddy designed the building “as a contextual sculpture surrounded by space, creating apartments that captured the views on all sides.”
Brent Lomas April 8, 2015
obsidianhouse_penthouse_interior
New renderings out for Obsidian House in Tribeca
Architecture firm WORKac is working to revive New York’s second-oldest cast iron building.
Brent Lomas April 7, 2015
blackadore caye mclennan design
Leonardo DiCaprio is building an eco-posh resort on his island in Belize
There will be 68 guest villas and 48 vacation homes, priced from $5 million to $15 million.
Joyce Chen April 3, 2015
210 west 77th living room door
Open up to the design wonders at Two Ten West 77 in UWS
Interiors feature floor-to-ceiling mahogany and glass French doors, opening to Juliet balconies.
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150 Richardson Street
Top 10 NYC developments on BuzzBuzzHome in March 2015
Rounding up the top 10 new developments of March 2015.
Joyce Chen April 3, 2015
Airbnb Cuba
Monika Warzecha April 2, 2015
49 East 34th Street
This illegal hotel at 49 East 34th Street is now proper rentals
The newly dubbed Madison Park Tower hit the market at the end of March, with studios to two-bedrooms.
Joyce Chen April 2, 2015
US pending home sales
NAR: Pending home sales in the US surged 12 percent in February
The chief economist at the association says this is very good news.
Monika Warzecha April 1, 2015
1 Hotel
1 Hotel at Pierhouse at Brooklyn Bridge Park will open this year
The complex, designed by Marvel Architects, includes a 200-room Starwood Hotel and a 108-condo building in Brooklyn Heights.
94 North 3rd
New seven-story, 75-unit Williamsburg project planned for 94 North 3rd Street
The mixed-use development will consist of two connected buildings fronting North 3rd Street and Metropolitan Avenue, with a landscaped courtyard in between.
Joyce Chen March 31, 2015
38-60 11th St
LIC hotel development site at 38-60 11th Street on the market for $1.75 million
At least three new hospitality projects with 275 rooms total have been proposed for the immediate vicinity.
Joyce Chen March 31, 2015
cat box
Have laptop, will travel: The rise of the humble, glossy micro-unit in 7 major US cities
Looking at micro-unit policies and developments in seven US cities, from an experimental program in New York to Seattle's 90-square-foot shoeboxes.
Joyce Chen March 31, 2015
111 West 57th Street copy
Bow down to your new 1,428-foot-tall overlord at 111 West 57th Street
The 1,428-foot-tall project by JDS and PMG will have just 60 units, priced from $14 million.
Joyce Chen March 30, 2015
TWO TEN WEST 77
Two Ten West 77 nearly 50 percent sold after buyer-centric redesign
In the past 10 days, eleven units within the 18-story condominium have sold.
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212 North 4th facade
212 North 4th Street in Williamsburg opens leasing, with balconies for all
Every unit has exterior private space, with French doors opening to a balcony.
Joyce Chen March 27, 2015
East Village explosion NYScanner
Explosion in East Village sparks a fire and building collapse
The blast occurred near the corner of Second Avenue and St. Mark's Place around 3:20 p.m.
Joyce Chen March 26, 2015
337 East 62nd living room-compressed
Sales kick off at Peter Poon-designed 337 East 62nd in UES
Pricing starts at $735,000 for a one-bedroom unit measuring 551 square feet.
Joyce Chen March 26, 2015
West End
20,000 NYC housing units approved for construction in 2014, with Brooklyn leading the way
Brooklyn was the undisputed king of the boroughs for the third straight year, with 37 percent of all rubber-stamped residential units in 2014.
Joyce Chen March 26, 2015
210 west 77th living room door
Open up to the design wonders at Two Ten West 77 in UWS
Interiors feature floor-to-ceiling mahogany and glass French doors, opening to Juliet balconies.
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New apartments are probably headed to this East Williamsburg building at 709 Grand Street
The 3,750-square-foot structure came with 8,750 square feet of additional development rights.
Joyce Chen March 25, 2015
74 Washington Place-compressed
Gut renovated townhouse at 74 Washington Place on the market for $25 million
Josh Gurwitz's Good Property Co. redeveloped the 1853 Greek Revival style structure, creating a six-story, single-family residence with a wine cellar.
Joyce Chen March 25, 2015
251 West 14th Street nyc
Chelsea site slated for ODA-designed cantilevering condos is for sale
Permits were filed in September for an 11-story development that would rise between two old tenement buildings and cantilever three stories over its shorter neighbor.
Joyce Chen March 24, 2015
new home sales dog
New home sales in US hit a seven-year peak in February
New single-family home sales rose 7.8 percent from January to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 539,000.
Joyce Chen March 24, 2015
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