Q&A with Mark Holcomb, Communications Director at GREATS

Mark Holcomb became a client of mine when he was referred by a mutual friend. We spent a good amount of time together looking for his home and got to know each other during that time. He had interesting information to share about style and fashion, and had a unique business perspective from which I…

I’m looking forward to seeing how this year in real estate plays out. So far, we’re off to a strong start, particularly compared with how flat growth was last year in part because of hesitation prior to the election. An uptick in activity almost immediately following the election was a positive sign for 2017. Here’s…

Burgers: History and Favorites

The history of the hamburger is a hotly contested one, with several families and restaurants across the US claiming credit for its invention. Some say this American favorite is named for Hamburg, Germany, where the world’s most high-quality beef came from in the 1800s; the owners of a restaurant chain in Ohio claim their great-grandfather…

429 Kent Avenue Apt 230

$3,200/Month. Be the first to live in this beautifully designed one-bedroom, one-bathroom new development condominium designed by one of the most up-and-coming architects, Piet Boon! This apartment is simply perfection and the amenities are equally as impressive.

Winter 2017 Food Events

It’s no secret that most of my favorite pastimes involve food. Whether I’m trying new restaurants, attending food festivals, or cooking a new recipe in my kitchen or with family in Italy, I can never get enough. This winter offers a nice selection of food and drink-centric festivals around the city. Join me at any number…

Trump and the NYC Real Estate Market: What We Know and Can Predict

For those of us who have worked, indirectly or directly, with Donald Trump in the New York City real estate landscape, sentiments vary about whether his win is a positive or a negative for our country. He has long held to his business strengths as putting him in a unique position to stimulate our economy, and the…

Closed: 41 West 72nd Street Apt 7H

Congratulations to my clients, the buyers of 41 West 72nd Street apartment 7H, a sponsor unit at The Hermitage. I was pleased to negotiate an excellent deal on their behalf for the purchase of this beautiful home.

Q&A with Yosef H Founder, Jared Handler

Nearly 18 years ago when I made the city my home, Jared Handler became one of first city friends. I have always admired his free and entrepreneurial spirit, and the fact that he marches to the beat of his own drum. It was no surprise, then, when he told me he was starting a fashion accessories…

Fall Events In New York City

Autumn in New York is a romantic, contemplative time; once the temperature dips a bit, the city seems to takes a deep calming breath and time slows down, even as the days become shorter. Every New Yorker has an opinion on their favorite season, and they all have a point; but for many, the New York…

108 Prospect Park West Apt 4

$989,000 Two flights up to this charming home offering leafy views, fine finishes and coveted private outdoor space in Brooklyn’s most treasured residential neighborhood overlooking Prospect Park. Topped with 11-foot ceilings, the wide-open great room is anchored by a gorgeous swell-front bay window framing abundant eastern sunlight and park views. Trimmed in sumptuous molding, a…

22 North 6th Street Apt 23E

$2,650/Mo. Gorgeous Alcove Studio apartment on a high floor with a wall of windows. The kitchen features chic gray oak with gray lacquer kitchen cabinetry, Miele Refrigerator, Bosch Cooktop and Oven, in-cabinet microwave, and white quartz counter-tops. Designer bathroom with deep soaking bathtub, countertop-mounted sink, Rain Fall shower head and porcelain floors. Throughout the apartment,…

200 Chambers Street Apt 4R

$3,800/Mo. One bedroom apartment in one of the newest and most luxurious full service buildings in TriBeCa. The apartment features Hardwood Floors, Sleek Lava Stone Kitchen with Stainless Steel Appliances, Designer Marble Bathroom, South Facing Living Room and Bedroom. The building features a 24 hour Doorman, Residents Lounge, Children’s Play Room, Sky-lit Swimming Pool, 24 Hour…

NYC Fall Theater

With summer now behind us, and weekend getaways becoming less and less doable, it might be time to start exploring some different avenues as far as entertainment options go; and what better “avenue” to explore than the Great White Way? It’s true that many New Yorkers tend to stay away from the Times Square Theater…

Fashion Week Preview

From September 8th through the 15th, Fashion Week will once again take the galleries, lofts, and event spaces of New York City by storm, filling them with bold colors, fresh, fearless styles, and big personalities. With the recent proposal of the “buy now, wear now” initiative by the Council of Fashion Designers of America (an attempt to keep styles fresh in…

100 Maspeth Avenue Apt 5

$3,700/Mo. This home comes with storage unit and a private rooftop cabana. Spacious 2 bedroom/2 bathroom with high ceilings, central air, and N/W views of the Empire State Building and Williamsburg Bridge. This brand new condo unit features an open kitchen outfitted with white oak veneer & high gloss lacquer cabinets, muted gray CaesarStone countertops,…

Neighborhood Spotlight: The Neighborhoods of Upper Manhattan

The area of Manhattan above 96th Street has traditionally been considered Upper Manhattan. The diverse neighborhoods of Upper Manhattan each have their own character and feel, but all are ripe with history, culture, and amazing architecture, and they all hold a wide inventory of options for renters and potential buyers. Everything from cozy studios to…