Category Archives: New Developments

2075 Broadway at 72nd Street

One of the most frquently asked questions I field is "What’s happening on that lot at the corner of 72nd Street and Broadway?" Thanks to Curbed, here’s a very accurate and complete answer direct from RKF’s website. Check out the … Continue reading

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TrueGotham TV Explores Square Feet: Episode Five

Last week in our 4th episode of TGTV’s 5 part series on Square Feet we delved further into understanding why consumers can’t seem to get an accurate approximation of square footage for the properties that they are seeing. In our final … Continue reading

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Broker Incentives and More Square Foot Woes

Broker/Buyer Incentives Surfacing? I’m sitting in my office right now listening to the live broadcast of our weekly business meeting.  I couldn’t resist blogging about something I just heard.  Avonova, one of the latest condo conversions on the Upper West … Continue reading

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Buildings Department to the Rescue: What Took So Long?

Adam Lisberg of The Daily News wrote today that the Buildings Dept. vows crackdown on unscrupulous builders.  Sounds like an excellent idea to me as it seems like everyone and their brother thinks they are an investor/developer these days.  I … Continue reading

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New York City Council Protects The Ariel’s Views

Ray Rivera of The New York Times reports that the City Council has voted unanimously to limit high rises on the Upper West Side.  The City Council unanimously passed a rezoning plan yesterday that limits the spread of high-rise buildings along 51 … Continue reading

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Memorial Day Link-O-Rama

I hope everyone is looking forward to this long Memorial Day weekend as much as I am.  I’m heading out to Bridgehampton with the family to spend the weekend with my in-laws (that’s a good thing…I actually really like them).  … Continue reading

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True Gotham Redux

I’m off to the Dominican republic today for a much needed vacation with the family.  I’ll be back blogging on Monday, April 2nd but today and all of next week, I will rerun some of True Gotham’s most popular/controversial posts.  … Continue reading

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March New Residential Development Report

The Real Deal’s March New Residential Development Report is out complete with the newest developments to hit the market, financing updates, sales updates and those currently under construction.  Check it out.

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Friday Link-O-Rama

The Forbes 891(yep, that’s the number of billionaires on the list this year) has been released.  I imagine not all 891 are True Gotham readers right? An interesting "How To" Guide: How to Save Your Home from Foreclosure via The Consumerist and … Continue reading

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February New Residential Development Report

The Real Deal’s February New Residential Development Report is out complete with the newest developments to hit the market, financing updates, sales updates and those currently under construction.  Check it out.

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