The Sag Harbor Express: Two Luxury Condo Projects Get Ready to Open Their Doors

“They are designed for how we live today with an open kitchen and a great room that flows into the balcony,” says J. Keith Green of Halstead Property, who oversees marketing and sales of the property. “Life in the city sends you in different directions, here you choose to be together.”


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The week in real estate market reports



Manhattan’s most active new developments were Downtown, with over 1,1560 contracts entered or closed in 2014, according to Halstead’s first year-end report which tracks new condo developments. View the full report here. – See more at:

DUMBO seeing a slew of new development

51 Jay Hero

Martin Nussbaum, principal at Slate Property Group, which along with Adam America, is developing 51 Jay Street, agrees that inventory in Dumbo is tight.

“I happen to think Dumbo specifically is one of those tighter markets, in terms of the ability to generate projects,” he said, noting that it’s size and zoning don’t allow for as many new developments. “I think the potential supply for long-term is pretty insignificant in comparison to demand.”

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The Real Deal: 51 Jay, 388 Bridge among Brooklyn’s most expensive January listings


The asking price is more than $2 million higher than that of the second home on the list. A four-bedroom penthouse condominium unit at the 53-story tower 388 Bridge in Downtown Brooklyn was listed for just shy of $6 million. Halstead Property’s Vanessa Connelly and Molly Bloom have the listing at what is currently Brooklyn’s tallest apartment building. – See more at:

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Daily News: Market forces are now driving studio apartments to extinction

Studios at 540 W. 49th St. are the exception to the no studio rule

“A lot of these new developments are marketed toward sophisticated, well-to-do buyers, and those people may not want to be living with first-time homebuyers, who tend to be more transient,” said new development sales exec Robin Schneiderman of Halstead Property Development Marketing, who is marketing a new condo building with very limited studio inventory at 51 Jay St. in Dumbo.


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NYT: Friends Who Choose to Live in the Same Building

After visiting a few buildings, they had happened upon 388 Bridge, a new luxury tower in Downtown Brooklyn named for its street address, with numerous rentals available. Ms. Abrams could hardly contain her excitement as she passed out floor plans to the group.