Recent Commercial Real Estate Transactions

$18 MILLION 800 Avenue H (between East Eighth and East Ninth Avenues) Brooklyn This six-story, 76,438-square-foot building in the Midwood neighborhood was built in 1938. It has 67 residential units, including studios and one-bedroom and two-bedroom apartments. Buyer: Albert Srour Seller: 800 Avenue H Brokers: Shaun Riney, Peter Von Der Ahe, Joe Koicim, Daniel Greenblatt, Mark Zarrella and Zalman Yarmush …

A Rent-Stabilized Apartment on Central Park? Of Course He’s Staying

In 2014, Ian Jarvis — along with many of his neighbors at 360 Central Park West — received some unwelcome news. He got a letter from the landlord, Argo Real Estate, informing him that Argo would not be renewing his lease. The building, an elegant prewar rental on the park, was going condo, and he would have to leave. Mr. …

$2 Million Homes in California

Size: 1,140 square feet Price per square foot: $1,711 Indoors: This particular apartment is in the historical brick-and-timber part of the 142-unit condo complex and was renovated to the studs by Gretchen Murdock of MODTAGE design. It is on the third floor, in a corner. The furnishings, except for the dining table, dining chairs, sofa and coffee table, are custom …

Homes That Sold for Around $1 Million

Each week, our survey of recent residential sales in New York City and the surrounding region focuses on homes that sold around a certain price point, allowing you to compare single-family homes, condos and co-ops in different locales. The “list price” is the asking price when the property came on the market with the most recent broker. The time on …

WeWork Planned a Residential Utopia. It Hasn’t Turned Out That Way.

After first pledging to upend the way people worked, WeWork vowed to change how they lived: WeLive, a sleek dormitory for working professionals with free beer, arcade games in the laundry room and catered Sunday dinners, would spread around the world. It has not quite turned out that way. WeLive has not expanded beyond its first two locations and efforts …

Homes for Sale in Brooklyn, Manhattan and the Bronx

Click on the slide show to see this week’s featured properties: In University Heights in the Bronx, a two-bedroom, two-bath apartment filled with bold and playful décor, a sunken living room and windows overlooking a community garden, in a six-story 1941 building. On Sutton Place South, a one-bedroom, one-and-a-half-bath apartment, with a wood-burning fireplace, a terrace and midcentury-modern flair, in …

John Richardson’s Flatiron Co-op on the Market for $7.2 Million

The seventh-floor apartment at 73 Fifth Avenue, a block from Union Square, seems more like an art museum than a residence, with works from Lucian Freud, Andy Warhol, Pablo Picasso and countless other artists holding court in every room. Stacks of art books and intriguing objets d’art can also be found throughout the space. What else would you expect from …

Home Equity Winners – The New York Times

What kind of appreciation in home equity can you expect when you buy a property? It’s rarely easy to predict — although if you’re fortunate or clever enough to buy at a historic low point in the market, hindsight can be very agreeable when calculating how much your investment has increased in value. A new study by Redfin took a …