Entries by Dan Gotlieb

Larry Silverstein on the NYC Real Estate Market

In a talk yesterday, Larry Silverstein, the head of Silverstein Properties, who six weeks before 9/11 acquired the lease under the World Trade Center and is currently developing many of the new buildings at the site, addressed one of the burning questions on people’s minds these days – where is NYC real estate going? Having seen cycles […]

Giant Condo Tower Coming to Upper West Side

The development rights-rich lot located on the northwest corner of 69th and Amsterdam, vacated in recent years by Lincoln Square Synagogue to move to its brand new digs down the street, has found a buyer.  SJP Properties and Mitsui Fudosan have partnered to develop the lot into a 600-foot-high luxury residential condominium tower of nearly […]

New Nolita Condo to Occupy Former Orphanage

Only in Manhattan does a building’s usage history read orphanage to school to convent to super luxury condos.  And that is part of the beauty of this place.  Old gorgeous buildings whose original uses are no longer appropriate for the location due to the changing neighborhood (like the once thriving manufacturing buildings in Tribeca and Soho) are being constantly reinvented […]

Brooklyn Brownstone Listings Surge

Although prices are still at historic highs, it’s a good time to be a Brooklyn brownstone buyer. I recently read an article about the prices of Brooklyn Brownstone listings surging dramatically. I think you will find it interesting. Article can be found here.   About Digs: Digs Realty is a full-service residential brokerage company specializing […]

Brooklyn’s Possible Housing Glut

Supply and demand are at work! I hope that the development in Downtown Brooklyn actually creates the vibrant street life that is so needed to sustain neighborhood growth, weaving together the enormous area – stretching from the bridges to the Barclays – which is currently bisected by some pretty imposing avenues. Developers should do themselves […]