The Douglas Elliman 3rd Quarter Market Report for Brooklyn came out this morning and the numbers show broad improvement quarter-over-quarter but still weakness compared to a year ago. Median sales prices fell 6.7% to $476,000 from $510,000 in the prior year quarter but rose 7.9% from $441,090 in the prior quarter; average sales price fell 5.3% to $544,676 from $575,287 in the prior year quarter but jumped 10% from $495,120 in the prior quarter; and the total number of sales declined 19.6% to 1,847 from 2,298 sales from the prior year quarter but increased 29.3% from 1,428 units in prior quarter. The numbers in North Brooklyn looked the ugliest, with average price per square foot down 35% from the year earlier and the number of sales off by more than 40%. Two-family houses across the borough also proved surprisingly resilient, with median sales price holding flat from a year ago and rising 27% over the quarter. For more detail, check out the full report here.
Mrs. Harriet N. Kilmer was furious. The year was 1908. She, her daughter and son-in-law had just lost thousands of dollars in stocks at the brokerage firm of E. F. Hutton, on Wall Street. They had entrusted a great deal of the recently deceased Mr. Charles Kilmer’s family legacy to a man who was an […]
Grocery mogul John Catsimatidis’ real estate firm Red Apple Group has released renderings for 180 Myrtle Avenue, one of at least three large developments, all clustered together, it is building in Fort Greene. NY YIMBY found the renderings, designed by Dattner Architects. The renderings show a large, boxy building whose design elements are formed by intersecting rectangles of […]
A new boutique condo development has hit the market at 1329 East 17th Street in Midwood, with one-bedrooms starting at $399,000. The Graystone has “one bedrooms plus home offices,” according to the Aptsandlofts listing. There are currently five units on the market at the six-story building, which has a common roof deck. Each apartment is about 815 […]
Real estate investment firm LIVWRK Holdings is in contract to buy an industrial building in Red hook for $21,500,000, which it plans to convert into offices and “creative spaces,” The Real Deal reported. The renovated property should be ready for move-in by mid-2015, the firm estimated. Located right at the entrance to the Brooklyn Battery […]
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