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Making the most of our temporary exile in Brooklyn, I visited the new Richard Meier building on Prospect Park today and was quite impressed by the light and the airy feeling of the apartments complimented by the stunning city and park views everywhere.  Compared to Manhattan prices for a new, celebrity architect designed construction, the prices per [...] Read More

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 [...] Read More

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.  [...] Read More