Category Archives: In The News

Manhattan Ranked Second Best Place in the Country to be Single

According to a recent survey conducted by Rent.com, Manhattan is the second-best place in the country to live if you are a single adult. Defining a single adult as anyone over the age of 20 who has never been married … Continue reading

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CA Technologies Moves its Headquarters to Manhattan

Another major company has transitioned from being located on Long Island to calling Manhattan its home. Last month, software giant CA technologies quietly made the move after unofficially making Manhattan its headquarters for the past several years. Prior to making … Continue reading

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“Big U” Project to Protect New York City While Adding Public Space and Beauty to the City

Last month, a plan to build a 10-mile barrier around New York received $355 in federal funding. Referred to as the “Big U,” the proposed barrier will defend the city against floods while also serving as public parkland ad gardens … Continue reading

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Lower Manhattan Gets New Life with Condo Development Plans

After the housing market crash in 2008, developers and lenders delayed many of their plans to build and finance condos in certain parts of Manhattan. This was particularly true in the lower Manhattan area below Chambers Street. With $1 billion … Continue reading

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Manhattan Rental Prices Continue Upward Trend

After showing a bit of a slow down in price increases in recent months, rental prices in Manhattan are skyrocketing once again. In fact, rental prices are reaching the highest levels they have been at in more than five years. … Continue reading

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Two Major Shopping Complexes Soon to Open in Manhattan

While Manhattan is known for the small boutiques that line its streets, Lower Manhattan will soon be home to two large retail centers boasting more than one hundred stores. One of these retail centers, the World Trade Center retail complex, … Continue reading

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Spa Castle to Open Facilities in Manhattan

With a current facility located in College Point in Queens, the popular Spa Castle has announced plans to build a sister facility in Manhattan that will be known as Spa Castle Premier. The 38,000 square foot facility will be located … Continue reading

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New School Unveils New $350 Million Facility

The private Manhattan university of New School recently opened its new $352 million University Center building. By adding the 375,000 square foot glass-and-steel facility to the campus, university officials hope to provide students with a place where they can come … Continue reading

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Manhattan Real Estate Market Ends 2013 on a Positive Note

According to recent reports, the Manhattan real estate market wrapped up 2013 on a positive note. While the 2013 figures are still far from the peak that was reached in 2008, the fourth quarter ended with surging sales and the … Continue reading

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Micro Apartments Becoming More Popular

Micro apartments usually range between 180 to 300 square feet, and these are surely becoming more popular among the bachelors and bachelorettes and even for some retirees. These people seek affordable places to live in the state’s most expensive cities. … Continue reading

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