• Residential Sales Up in Manhattan in June, Including Trump Sale

    By Dees Stribling, Contributing Editor New York—The latest CityRealty monthly market report on Manhattan residential transactions noted that sales were up in the borough during July, but average prices were not. During the four weeks leading up to July 1, the number of Manhattan sales shot up on a month-over-month basis. There were

    Northeast 05 August 2015 19:41
  • Strong Demand Spurs Phase II for Long Island Condos

    By Dees Stribling, Contributing Editor Central Islip, N.Y.—In response to strong sales of the first phase of Foxgate at Islip, work has started on a second phase of the condo project in the N.Y. hamlet of Central Islip. Forty-six additional two-bedroom residences are under construction across the pond from the 40-unit

    Northeast 31 July 2015 14:14
  • Brooklyn Residential Prices Continue Their Upward Momentum

    New York–Average residential sales prices increased 14.6 percent in much of Brooklyn in the second quarter of 2015 compared to the same period last year, according to the “Brownstone Brooklyn and Beyond” market report released by Ideal Properties Group. The prices represent a decrease of 3.2 percent from the first

    Northeast 01 July 2015 18:38
  • Selling the Sizzle

    By Jeffrey Steele, Contributing Editor Marketing an as-yet-unbuilt residential property to prospects can be a challenge. Without residences, lobbies, amenities or views, marketers have to help future residents imagine a building they might someday call home. That requires them to use creativity in modeling unbuilt units and lobbies, showcasing views that can’t

    National 09 December 2014 16:02
  • Guest Blog: New Condo Development in Miami and Toronto Will Change the Way Properties are Managed

    Hector Vargas is President of Miami-Dade High-Rise for FirstService Residential in Florida Tasso Eracles is Chairman of FirstService Residential in Ontario In many major North American cities, construction cranes have found a place back on the skyline as downtown core areas are seeing a rapid growth in development—especially the development of new

    National 20 February 2014 19:08