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Habitats/Chelsea; Living White and White (NYT)

May 17, 2017 | By Trish Hall

Habitats/Chelsea; Living White and White By TRISH HALLSave WALKING into Judi Longo's apartment in Chelsea is like sinking into a cloud, all soft and white and light. Candles line the window sills and sit on the kitchen counter. Every piece of furniture is white; even the roses in the living room are white. It hasn't been delivered yet, but soon a white sofa will take its place in the living room. Oddly, it doesn't feel dull at all, but clean and welcoming, much like the new building, 21 Chelsea, on 21st Street between Avenue of the Americas and Seventh Avenue, where she is renting the one-bedroom apartment, on the 12th floor, for $2,750 a month. Miss L...

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Residential Real Estate; Making a Change in Chelsea: Rentals Go Co-op (NYT)

May 17, 2017 | By RACHELLE GARBARINE

Residential Real Estate; Making a Change in Chelsea: Rentals Go Co-op By RACHELLE GARBARINEOCT. 18, 2002 Continue reading the main storyShare This Page Share Tweet Email More Save The 16-story Marais building nearing completion at 520 West 23rd Street in the western corner of Chelsea was intended to be a rental, but when the building opens next month, its 107 apartments will be for sale. The building will break from current development patterns by being marketed as a co-op -- albeit without some of the restrictions normally associated with co-ops -- and also by carrying lower price tags than have been typical in the area. The trend in rece...

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Residential Real Estate; Return of a Lure: A Month's Free Rent

May 17, 2017 | By Nadine Brozan

Residential Real Estate; Return of a Lure: A Month's Free Rent By NADINE BROZANFEB. 15, 2002 Continue reading the main storyShare This Page Share Tweet Email More Save With the sagging economy and the aftereffects of Sept. 11, developers of apartment buildings are incorporating a factor into their rents that all but disappeared from the real estate vocabulary in the mid-1990's: the concession. ''One month's free rent'' and ''two months' free rent'' are prominent inducements in advertising copy along with such magnets as chef's kitchens and fitness centers. ''It has become a rite o...

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Residential Real Estate; Return of a Lure: A Month's Free Rent

May 17, 2017 | By Nadine Brozan

Residential Real Estate; Return of a Lure: A Month's Free Rent By NADINE BROZANFEB. 15, 2002 Continue reading the main storyShare This Page Share Tweet Email More Save With the sagging economy and the aftereffects of Sept. 11, developers of apartment buildings are incorporating a factor into their rents that all but disappeared from the real estate vocabulary in the mid-1990's: the concession. ''One month's free rent'' and ''two months' free rent'' are prominent inducements in advertising copy along with such magnets as chef's kitchens and fitness centers. ''It has become a rite o...

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James Ferrari, Model Broker

November 10, 2015 | By Cooperator

James Ferrari, Model BrokerBenjamin James Associates 0 BY BARBARA WAGNER BUYING & SELLINGThe offices of Benjamin James Associates, a 60-broker real estate firm in downtown Manhattan, look nothing like the typical brokerage firms dotting the city. No signs outside the old Broadway office building near Union Square announce the presence of this agency which did over $60 million in sales last year. Benjamin James' second floor office is housed in an open, loft-like space with high-tech lighting and the noise of constantly ringing phones. The brokers, many of whom have other careers, such as the theater professor from New York University, the actors and the fashion designers, are described ... ...

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July 14, 2010 | By Tomasz Mieczkowski

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July 7, 2010 | By roberto

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