Monthly Archives: January 2012

400 Fifth Avenue New Condo Two Bedroom Two Baths

400 Fifth Avenue is one of the newest condo building on Fifth Avenue. There is a luxury five star hotel from first floor to 30th floor, and the condo residences starts on the 31st Floor.

This 2 bedroom, 2.5 bath residence has Eastern Exposure of the Manhattan cityscape and East River, the building facade has one of the kind diamond angled windows which enhance the light, air and view from each room. The condo residences has black oak flooring, Miele kitchen appliances, a Subzero refrigerator and Mont Blanc stone countertops.This building is developed by Bizzi & Partners and designed by Gwathmey Siegel with interiors by DAS Concepts Inc.

This unit is current now SOLD AND CLOSED, but there are other residences available for sale. Contact us today (917)837-8869 or email us for most updated available units.

We are Manhattan Condo specialists, whether you are looking for a new construction on Fifth Avenue, or a condo with Central park or Empire State building view, we can help. Contact us (917)837-8869 so we can discuss in detail of what you are looking for.

NYC Condos near Central Park on the Upper East Side MARKET REPORT

NYC Condos near Central Park on the Upper East Side MARKET REPORT. Condominiums near Central Park on the Upper East Side is a specific and focused search.

The overwhelming majority of the apartment buildings both on Fifth Avenue, Madison Avenue and Park Avenue are all cooperative building.  Condos near Central Park in the Upper East Side is going to look at a select group of buildings.

A question may be, why purchase a condominium near Central Park when I could buy a co-op apartment when there are so many more of them available? The answer is usually quite simple, that the co-op purchase process for an apartment on Fifth Avenue, Madison Avenue or Park Avenue is going to be quite specific as to the financial and personal documentation including the board interview and approval process that will be necessary to buy into those buildings and if you buy into a condo near Central park in the Upper East Side you will be able to circumnavigate the board interview and approval along with much of the more intensive documentation requirements.

Along Fifth Avenue on Central Park, the condominium buildings include 923 Fifth Avenue, 817 Fifth Avenue, 1049 Fifth Ave-(by address, building entrance located on 86th Street), 995 Fifth-(condop building, The Stanhope Hotel), 1280 Fifth Avenue, just to name a few.

There are a number of mid-block condominium buildings in what were once mansions now converted to condominium buildings. These condominium buildings are typically smaller more intimate, often with no doorman, yet usually have all of the pre-war characteristics that are highly desired.

Along Park Avenue, still close walking distance to Central Park a number of condominium buildings are available.The other feature that is typically unique to these buildings is that you will have a few that are a lot taller than their surrounding buildings, giving the higher floor apartments tremendous views of both Central Park and the city skyline, buildings such as 900 Park Avenue or 502 Park Avenue both have Central Park views from the higher floor apartments.

Condos near Central Park on the Upper East Side Pricing:

Except the price to start in the $2,500 sq/ft range and go up from there depending on the unit. Central Park facing units will be commanding a premium along with certain Fifth Avenue and Park Avenue buildings that will also be priced at a premium.  For the fully renovated, higher floor, optimum views, outdoor space you could be looking at a range of $4,000 sq/ft+ for certain apartments that have truly unique characteristics.

Since September of this year, there have been approximately Seven (7) closed condominium/condop sales between Fifth Avenue and Park Avenue.  The average price per sq ft for those apartments was approximately $3,700 sq/ft.  The price range was from $3,850,000 to over $23,500,000.

With these types of sales and the range being so wide it’s extremely important to recognize the most relative comparable’s often found in the same building if you have any, the same type of view, size and condition.

If you are interested in knowing more about what is available for a condominium near Central Park on the Upper East Side, call us today at (917)837-8869 so we can discuss your interest and find the suitable Condominium near Central park on the Upper East Side for you.

Upper East Side Manhattan New York-Park Avenue Condos Market Report

Upper East Side Manhattan New York-Park Avenue Condos Market Report

Park Avenue Condos located in the Upper East Side is one of those focused searches, specific to just the few prized condominium buildings. The Park Avenue condominium Real Estate market is always under a limited supply because the demand always outweighs the supply.

Below is going to be an overview of what is going on in the Park Avenue Condominium for sale market right now.

What’s New to the Park Avenue Condo Market?

Park Avenue Condo inventory is limited, a Two Bedroom Condo came available at 900 Park Avenue Condominium asking approximately $2,500,000 in late November. Other than the apartment at 900 Park Avenue Condominium there have not been any noticeable new listings to come on the market.  There have been a number of price drops for a couple of different apartments.

The total inventory for condominiums with a Park Avenue address still lingers around 20-25 apartments.  The price range starts a little over$1,000,000 for 1 Bedroom Condos and tops out over $30,000,000 for the penthouse full floor residence with tremendous panoramic views and outdoor terraces at Trump Park Avenue at 502 Park Avenue.

Always interesting to follow are the Park Avenue Condominiums for Sale that have contracts signed, the pending apartments waiting to close.  There are currently 10 different apartments and this could change at any time due to them actually closing or coming back available to the market.

Five of the apartments are located at 949 Park Avenue.  That was a new construction condominium building.  It was a boutique building built between two larger apartment houses.  949 Park Avenue was made up of mainly duplex residences in the 2 and 3 bedroom range.  The price range for the 949 Park Avenue Condominium residences is approximately $4,000,000-$6,000,000.  Until they actually close the final closing price will not be known.

The other Park Avenue Condos for sale that are in contract range from a One (1) Bedroom condo at 502 Park Ave-The Trump Park Avenue in contract at $999,000 to a Two Bedroom, Two and a Half Bathroom Condo at 500 Park Avenue asking $5,700,000.  Again the final closing price will not be known until the apartment closes and the prices become public information.

If you are interested in knowing what any of these apartments actually close for, email us by clicking here:

In the last 60 days there have been 4 Sold and Closed Properties along Park Avenue in the Upper East Side.  If you would like that list of apartments, call us at (917) 837-8869.

Even though there have not been that many new apartments on the market along Park Avenue, there are a couple of new condominium projects in the works that are going to be noteworthy.

737 Park Avenue is in the process of a condominium conversion and planned to start selling sometime in 2012, this will be an opportunity to purchase in a highly desirable location along Park Avenue in a full service fully renovated condominium building.

The old site of the Drake Hotel is plans for a new construction condominium building, planned to have towering views this is going to be a different type of opportunity along Park Avenue to live in a high rise building.

If you are interested in receiving any information or updates about the sales of these two buildings along Park Avenue or other new construction Upper East Side condominium buildings call us at (917) 837-8869.

Or if you are interested in purchasing a condominium on Park Avenue in the Upper East Side, call us today at (917) 837-8869 as we always have the most updated inventory availability and current market condition of the neighborhood.

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30 West 61st Street – JUST SOLD Studio condo USD$480,000.

30 West 61st Street New York New York 10023 – JUST SOLD, Studio apartment $480,000.

We work with many parents buying for Children for young adult son or daughter that either go to school here in NYC or work in NYC. This studio apartment is perfect for that purpose or an investor who is looking to park their cash in Manhattan New York Real Estate.

This studio apartment has South facing sunny exposure, open kitchen, plenty of closet space, it is perfect for someone who loves Upper West Side, or work/go to school near the neighborhood.

The Beaumont Condominium is a fantastic Condo building in the heart of the ever growing Lincoln Center and Columbus Circle community. 30 West 61st Street is a 31 story brick building, with 166 units including studios – 3 BR’s and 5 penthouses (each with its own roof top decks and fireplaces).

The building has 24 hour Doorman, Concierge, and a Superintent in the building. Laundry machine on each floor, the parking garage (separate monthly fee) is in an adjacent building, and there is a green landscaped courtyard for building residents to enjoy.

This apartment is sold, but we do have other studios or apartments very comparable to this studio. Call us today at (917)837-8869 so we can discuss in detail what you are looking for and find the perfect fit for you.

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Call us today at (917)837-8869 so we can discuss in detail what you are looking for and find the perfect fit for you.