Posted by Leonard Steinberg on September 4th, 2014 Where will all those chic new homeowners coming to West Chelsea do their shopping? Neiman’s of course! A quick hop onto the Highline Park will take swell Chelsea dwellers a few streets north to Hudson Yards. Yes, its official: Neiman Marcus is coming to the West Side… [Read More]
THE $50 BILLION QUESTION – NEW YORK RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION SOARS
Posted by Leonard Steinberg of URBAN COMPASS on August 14th, 2014 The volume of New York residential construction planned over the course of the next three years keeps growing: We are now approaching $50 BILLION worth of new rental and condominium buildings. Here are some recently released statistics: Spending on residential construction will hit a new… [Read More]
NEIMAN MARCUS COMING TO THE HIGHLINE PARK AND HUDSON YARDS?
Posted by Leonard Steinberg on March 26th, 2014 Rumor has it that Neiman Marcus is coming to the Hudson Yards at 10th Avenue and 30th Street just where the Highline Park turns towards the Javitz Center.
THE NEW VIEWS
Posted by Leonard Steinberg on november 13th, 2012 With a vast swath of new buildings under construction or about to begin construction in New York, only a select few of us will enjoy them from the inside, but all of us will be able to enjoy them from the outside……that’s of course the one’s that… [Read More]
ONE HUDSON YARDS
Posted by Leonard Steinberg on May 29th, 2012 More exciting news from the West Side…..Another new building is being planned by Gary Barnett, developer of One 57, at the Hudson Yards, the mega development north of West Chelsea experiencing a revolution mostly because it will be connected to Times Square by the # 7 subway extension… [Read More]
FINAL SECTION 3 OF HIGH LINE PARK PLAN REVEALED
Posted by Leonard Steinberg on March 17th, 2012 At Monday night’s Community Board meeting, Friends of the High Linee released the initial design plans for the third and final section of the High Line Park at the Hudson Rail Yards. This third section will connect the West Village/Meatpacking District to West Chelsea and ultimately take you… [Read More]
LOCATION MATTERS, EVEN IN POLITICS!
Posted by Leonard Steinberg on February 24th, 2012 Location, location, location, the first three most important rules for the best real estate and yes, this rule even applies in politics! Mitt Romney learned this painful lesson yesterday while delivering a speech in Detroit to a group of 1,000….in Ford Field, an arena that can hold 65,000 people…. [Read More]
PROOF OF THE #7 SUBWAY EXTENSION TO 34th STREET @ 11th AVENUE
Posted by Leonard Steinberg on February 14th, 2012 A perfect Valentine’s gift came to-day in the way of proof that the West Side of Midtown will no longer be isolated from the rest of Manhattan: the tunnel connecting 11th Avenue and 34th Street and Times Square is completed and now the finishing process has begun… [Read More]
BY 2050 THREE QUARTERS OF POPULATION WILL LIVE IN A BIG CITY
Posted on November 6, 2011 Mega Cities as a trend will continue to grow through 2050, positioning New York very well for the future: High-density cities are creative, thrilling and less environmentally destructive than sprawling car-based suburbs typical of America. Cities are passports from poverty. They attract poor people, rather than creating them. They are… [Read More]
THE MOST EXPENSIVE DOOR IN THE WORLD?
Yes, this door, a simple door located in THE CALEDONIA fronting onto The High Line Park, could very well be the most expensive door in the world….. Reliable sources have told us that negotiations between the building and the Parks department have broken down after the building was asked to pay an annual fee of… [Read More]