What is it about Queens?

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 I was born and raised on the Upper East Side, and my office, not to mention most of my business, is centered in Manhattan.  But when my family started expanding and the need for more space in a relaxed atmosphere pressed upon me I moved out to Long Island City, about 15 years ago.  Now, […]

THE FIRST LEED CERTIFIED ACADEMIC LABORATORY BUILDING IN NYC

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It’s a must see! I saw it yesterday and I am just wowed!  The Cooper Union’s new building at 41 Cooper Square is even more astonishing to behold inside than outside.  Built around a 9 story atrium with a stunning lattice-like enveloping shield representing the unification of the 3 Cooper Union schools, the new building expects […]

What’s behind buyers’ increased sense of urgency? A snapshot of buy-side psychology today!

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“Times they are-a-changin”, and nowhere can this be seen more than the shifting psychology of NYC buyers.  The last 6 months are pointing to increased buyer anxiety that stems from several places: -          Inventory frustration:  clearly supply and demand have shifted, and buyers have been discouraged by the limited fresh listings coming on the market.  […]