Judge Rules Permits for 200 Amsterdam Avenue Should Be Revoked, and Building Reduced in Size

New York State Supreme Court Justice W. Franc Perry ruled on Thursday that the building permits for 200 Amsterdam Avenue … Read the rest of this entry >>

Empty Nesting: Facilitated by The Shapot Team at Compass Real Estate

SPONSORED: Our kids have grown up and flown the coop (or co-op, for us New Yorkers), and life as we have known it for the past 20+ years has cha … Read the rest of this entry >>

6 Expert Tips Before Buying an UWS Apartment

SPONSORED: It’s no secret that spring is a popular time to begin searching for an apartment to buy. Recently, however, New Yorkers have begun to search much ea … Read the rest of this entry >>

Monday Bulletin: Columbia Commander, Brokers’ Fees, A Renter’s Decision, and Rock & Roll History

We now know the “offer” Deputy Inspector Timothy Malin “couldn’t refuse.” Malin, the popular commander of the 20th prec … Read the rest of this entry >>

Manhattan Real Estate Update: And We’re Off to a Strong Start in 2020…

SPONSORED: And we’re off….a new year, a new decade. Open house activity is brisk and deals are certainly being made, as demand seems to be outpacing supply, for January at l … Read the rest of this entry >>

Madonna Offers Her Central Park West Apartment to Meghan & Harry Because ‘Buckingham Palace Has Nothing on CPW’

Madonna is worried for her friends Meghan & Harry, the Royal couple who have lately been on the outs with the queen. She's sad about their decision to … Read the rest of this entry >>

Proposed Property Tax Reform Could Hit Some Upper West Siders Hard

The release of a preliminary report proposing reforms of the New York City property tax system on January 30th has everyone asking who the “winners and losers” wi … Read the rest of this entry >>

Plans Change for Proposed Building at 91st and Broadway: More Floors and a Cantilevered Section

A recent deal between a developer and a building owner could bring a cantilevered building to the northwest corner of Broadway and 91st St … Read the rest of this entry >>

Key Broadway Corner Getting New 22-Story Tower, Filings Show

A lot at 2551 Broadway on the corner of 96th Street that once housed a two-story building with a Gristede's and a Chase bank is expected to become a 22-story mixed-use bui … Read the rest of this entry >>

Board Will Allow 69-Story Building With Mechanical Voids to Be Built Over Community Opposition

The city Board of Standards & Appeals, which rules on zoning challenges, was deadlocked about whether to allow developer Extell to build a 775-foot tower at 50 West 66th St … Read the rest of this entry >>

Manhattan Real Estate Update: The Market Is Starting To Thaw…It’s Not So Cold Out There, After All.

SPONSORED: Regardless of perception and sentiment, virtually all the market metrics are aligned for buyers to capitalize…a rare and unique state of affairs for Manha … Read the rest of this entry >>

How A Real Estate Broker Turned His Bar Prohibition Into A Community Fixture

SPONSORED: To Upper West Siders, it can seem like every week brings with it news of a restaurant putting down roots in one of the neighborhood's slew of vacant retail s … Read the rest of this entry >>

Savings-Oriented NYC Real Estate Startup Gives Buyers Cash Back

SPONSORED: Home buyers on the Upper West Side have a new tool at their disposal — one that will not only help them find a home, but give them money back after closing. Prevu … Read the rest of this entry >>

Plans for Seven-Story Museum Inside Landmark Church Disapproved by Community Board

After hours of back and forth on procedure and proposed construction, Community Board 7 (CB7) ultimately voted to disapprove new plans for the former First Church of Christ, Scientis … Read the rest of this entry >>

As Fairway’s Business Slumps, ShopRite Floated as Possible Buyer of Flagship Broadway Store

Could ShopRite or another supermarket chain take over Fairway’s Upper West Side store? The New Jersey-based supermarket retailer was recently seen touring the West 74th Street store, “ … Read the rest of this entry >>

Real Estate Update: Manhattan – 2020 Vision – Are You Focused?

SPONSORED: By now everyone knows that falling prices have created a buyer’s market. That downward pressure on pricing has been driven primarily by policy, which has stolen value from all sel … Read the rest of this entry >>

Tuesday: Hearing About ‘Tallest’ UWS Building That Has Been Stalled for Months

One issue may be that the project faces community opposition, and could be forced to change its plans based on the results. On Tuesday, preservationist group Landmark … Read the rest of this entry >>

CB 7 Committee ‘Disapproves’ Children’s Museum’s Plans for Historic Church; Offers a Second Chance

“You can do better” was the message from Community Board (CB) 7’s Preservation Committee to the archi … Read the rest of this entry >>

Real Estate Rarity: Vacant Lot Zoned for 5-Story Townhouse Comes to Market Asking Nearly $3 Million

The Upper West Side is filled with townhouses, some of them more than 100 years old. New buyers often gut-renovate the homes so they're modern inside. But it's very … Read the rest of this entry >>

Answering the (Multi)Million-Dollar Question: What Would Mrs. Maisel’s Apartment Cost Today?

Season 3 of the hit Amazon show The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel became available a few days ago. One of the themes -- and this isn't really a spoiler -- is real estate and how damn expensive it ca … Read the rest of this entry >>

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