Should NYC supertalls be height restricted based on the shadows they cast?
Six buildings on the 57th Street corridor will be over 1,000 feet tall and will cast long shadows on Central Park.
Brent Lomas November 27, 2015
Conservancies pledge $15 million to NYC’s Community Parks Initiative
The funds will bring beautification, programming and complete rebuilds to over 80 parks.
Brent Lomas November 25, 2015
The most expensive US rental markets, according to Zillow
In October, four of the 10 most-expensive rental markets were in one state.
Josh Sherman November 23, 2015
US home sales cool off in October after heated summer
Last month was the hottest October on record — but not for US home sales.
Josh Sherman November 20, 2015
Naftali Group invites children to paint community mural at 221 West 77th
They invited 70+ school-age children from the Jewish Community Center Manhattan to work on a mural project.
What happens if the 421-a Tax Exemption is not renewed?
According to the NYU Furman Center, 98 percent of rental units in Manhattan received 421-a exemptions between 2011 and 2014.
Brent Lomas November 19, 2015
US housing starts see double-digit percentage drop in October
The number of multi-family starts plummeted month-over-month in October, according to the US Census Bureau.
Josh Sherman November 18, 2015
5 takeaways from Douglas Elliman’s October 2015 Market Report
Its findings confirm the strength of the New York City real estate market.
Brent Lomas November 18, 2015
Could NYC take notes on co-living from this Syracuse “dorm for grownups?”
Units will cost $700 to $900 a month to rent, cheaper than a typical one-bedroom downtown Syracuse rental.
Brent Lomas November 17, 2015
Toll Brothers City Living celebrates grand opening of 55 West 17th Street sales gallery in Chelsea
The building’s design by Morris Adjmi was inspired by the architecture of the Ladies’ Mile Historic District.
10 views of Central Park going all the way back to 1860
These photos show its evolution over the years.
Brent Lomas November 16, 2015
Over 50,000 New Yorkers have exited City homeless shelters since July 2014
The City feared that the homeless family population would increase by 51 percent as a result of State funding cuts in 2011.
Brent Lomas November 13, 2015 targets Zillow with antagonistic house-wrapping ad campaign, one of the largest listing sites in the US, is in the business of putting homes on the market. Recently they did exactly the opposite — if only symbolically.
Josh Sherman November 13, 2015
Josh Sherman November 12, 2015
Toll Brothers City Living reveals three-bedroom waterfront model home at Pierhouse
The decorated model residence is a 2,664 square foot three-bedroom, two-and-a-half bath.
Plans are in the works for a massive community space in The Bronx’s Edenwald area
Ideally, the facility would bring a boost to the economy and community in general.
Brent Lomas November 9, 2015
Josh Sherman November 6, 2015
The top 10 NYC developments on BuzzBuzzHome in October 2015
Find out what the top development in NYC was this month.
Josh Sherman November 5, 2015
Following nearly a decade of volatility, US home prices stabilizing: report
Led by double-digit gains in Colorado and Washington, US single-family home prices in September were higher than they were that month a year ago.
Josh Sherman November 4, 2015
Toll Brothers City Living’s The Sutton hits 50 percent sold mark
The developer recently announced that its 29-story luxury condo development is now 50 percent sold after its April launch.
Buzz Talk with Katherine Salyi, associate broker at Nest Seekers International
We’ve already picked Ryan Serhant’s brain, and now it’s time to sit down for a chat with his team member, Katherine Salyi.
November 2, 2015
“Wage Islands” fuses art and tech to depict NYC affordable housing crisis
Last year, more than half of renters were considered rent-burdened.
Brent Lomas November 2, 2015
Which cities are in housing bubble territory? New index tracks international markets
Given all the talk of housing bubbles in some of the world’s hottest real estate markets, it was only a matter of time before economists developed an index geared toward tracking them.
Josh Sherman October 30, 2015
San Francisco and Denver see largest home price jumps in US in August
US home prices nudged upwards in August, according to financial services firm Standard & Poor’s Case-Shiller national home price index.
Josh Sherman October 29, 2015
New onsite sales center opens at 400 Park Avenue South as first residents move in
Residents will be within walking distance of Madison Square and Union Square parks.
These architects have 4 radical ideas to makeover New York City
Imagine New York City with a subway line that takes you from the lower west side of Manhattan to the Upper East Side.
Brent Lomas October 29, 2015
NYC is most-searched real estate market in US for international consumers:
The data was collected from a pool of over one million unique international consumers.
Brent Lomas October 28, 2015
NYC Landmarks Commission takes action on 20-year backlog problem
The NYC Landmarks Preservation Commission is in a difficult predicament.
Brent Lomas October 26, 2015
In $5.3 billion deal, two firms agree to preserve middle class housing in Manhattan’s largest apartment complex
Stuyvesant Town-Peter Cooper Village is one of the most significant enclaves of middle and moderate income housing in New York City.
Brent Lomas October 23, 2015