NoHo, Manhattan: A Place to ‘Live and Work and Create’

A once-forgotten part of the city, the neighborhood north of Houston Street now has a vibrant retail and cultural scene — and some of the priciest housing. Living In … NoHo, Manhattan Ara Fitzgerald moved into a spacious apartment in NoHo in 1971, when the area north of Houston Street did not yet have that name and was considered dangerous territory. “It was kind of a no-man’s land,” said Ms. Fitzgerald, 73, a dancer and choreographer. But it was becoming…

U.S. Orders Up To A Yearlong Break On Mortgage Payments

Homeowners who have lost income or their jobs because of the coronavirus outbreak are getting some relief. Depending on their situation, they should be eligible to have their mortgage payments reduced or suspended for up to 12 months. Federal regulators, through the mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, are ordering lenders to offer homeowners flexibility. The move covers about half of all home loans in the U.S. — those guaranteed by Fannie and Freddie. But regulators expect that the entire mortgage industry will quickly…

Easy Ways to Improve Your Home’s Value Through Curb Appeal

If you’re preparing your home for sale, it’s important to address not only the inside but the outside as well. A buyer’s first impression of your home should be welcoming and encourage them to enter the house and see themselves living there. This article will discuss some of the ways you can maximize your home’s value by working on its curb appeal.    Take a Tough Look at Your House’s Exterior   You may have many emotional attachments to your…

Soundview Housing Lottery Offers 223 Units From $389

Soundview Housing Lottery Offers 223 Units From $389 A new housing lottery in the Soundview neighborhood of the Bronx is accepting applications from low-income renters. Rents for the 1520 Story Ave. housing lottery start at $389 for studios and go up to $2,066 for 3-bedrooms, varying with income and household size. Interested renters should apply through NYC Housing Connect before the deadline of May 13, […] The post Soundview Housing Lottery Offers 223 Units From $389 appeared first on Naked Apartments’ Ground…

Rep. Maloney & East 10th Street Community Want Nasty Garbage Trucks Out

Rep. Maloney and East 10th Street Community Call on NYC Department of Sanitation to Remove Disruptive and Offensive Sanitation Trucks from their neighborhood. The trucks emit a terrible smell that lingers along the street and negatively impacts the residences and five restaurants on the block. The Full Press Release and Letter from Rep. Maloney: NEW YORK, NY ​– Today, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) joined elected officials, community leaders, business owners, and residents from East 10th Street to call on the…

ND Architecture Reveals New Mixed-Use Building at 310 St. Nicholas Avenue in Bushwick, Brooklyn

ND Architecture Reveals New Mixed-Use Building at 310 St. Nicholas Avenue in Bushwick, Brooklyn Local developer Joel Berkowitz has teamed up with ND Architecture & Design to construct a 12,000-square-foot mixed-use property in Bushwick, Brooklyn. Located on a large corner lot at 310 St. Nicholas Avenue, the five-story building will contain a cellar-level community center, 1,939 square feet of ground-floor retail, and 5,486 square feet of residential area positioned above. Read more at: New York YIMBY says “Yes In My…

AROUND TOWN: upcoming events you need to know about

AROUND TOWN: upcoming events you need to know about ULI Fall Meeting Sept. 18-21: Increasing diversity within the real estate industry, as well as incorporating sustainability in transactions, are among the topics that industry experts will discuss at the Urban Land Institute’s 2019 Fall Meeting at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. This year’s speakers include Nikki Haley, US Ambassador to the United Nations and Amazon’s director of worldwide economic development Holly Sullivan. For information visit www.fall.uli.org ICSC PA/NJ/DE Conference Sept.…

Construction of 540 Fulton Street Reaches Halfway Mark in Downtown Brooklyn

Construction of 540 Fulton Street Reaches Halfway Mark in Downtown Brooklyn Construction of 540 Fulton Street is nearing the halfway mark in Downtown Brooklyn, as workers rapidly pour and form the reinforced concrete slabs of the 511-foot-tall mixed-use skyscraper. Located near the corner of Fulton Street and Flatbush Avenue, the 43-story building is designed by Marvel Architects and is being developed by Jenel Management. The project will yield about 330,000 square feet, with 71,844 square feet allocated to commercial space and 22,054 square…

Cancer researchers get new HQ

Cancer researchers get new HQ Colliers International Group Inc. has secured a long-term lease within the corporate campus located at 777 Scudders Mill Road in Plainsboro, New Jersey. Genmab A/S, an international biotechnology company specializing in the creation and development of differentiated antibody therapeutics for the treatment of cancer, will relocate its U.S. headquarters office and establish a best-in-class research lab at the site. Genmab will become the first new tenant at the campus since the relocation of Bristol-Myers Squibb.…

Ariel tapped to market pair of commercial condo buildings

Ariel tapped to market pair of commercial condo buildings Ariel Property Advisors has been retained on an exclusive basis by Adam America Real Estate to market commercial condominiums at 717 Driggs Avenue in Williamsburg and 317 Schermerhorn Street in Downtown Brooklyn. The collective asking price for the two Brooklyn properties is $10.7 million. Exclusive Ariel Property Advisors agents Sean R. Kelly, Esq., Shimon Shkury, Michael A. Tortorici and David Khukhashvili have been hired to market both properties. 717 Driggs Avenue…