● THE NAFTALI GROUP
Upper West Side homes a hot
The Naftali Group announced that 182 West 82nd Street is over 50 percent sold after one month on the market.
According to Stribling Marketing Associates, the exclusive sales and marketing agent, five of the 11 residences remain from the buildings’ mix of three- to five- bedroom homes.
“Many of our buyers have been local New York City residents who appreciate that The Naftali Group has created such a unique property that combines a charming uptown neighborhood location with a downtown loft-like feel with a full time doorman. It’s the best of both worlds,” said Alexa Lambert, executive vice president of Stribling Marketing Associates.
Residences still available include a $4.595 million three-bedroom and a $5.025 million duplex penthouse.
Designed by ODA-Architecture, the 11-unit building retains its original 1900-era façade while featuring new construction homes within.
The full service, elevator building has a full-time doorman and virtual concierge, fitness center, individual private storage units and bicycle storage.
All systems go at Macklowe power tower
The same week Macklowe Properties announced that 737 Park Avenue’s offering plan was declared effective, the announced over $250 million in sales, including a single $26 million uber-deal. “In addition to 737 Park Avenue’s conversion and restoration process advancing on schedule, this announcement bodes well for buyers eager to move into their new residences,” said vice president of marketing at Macklowe Properties, Jarrett White. This transformed pre-war building is well-positioned to host its new residents and future generations to come.”
Built in 1940 and designed by architect Sylvian Bien, 737 Park Avenue features an architectural restoration and modernization by Handel Architects and Moed de Armas & Shannon Architects.
It has homes with nine to 13 rooms ranging from 3,000 to 6,000 s/f. Amenities include a fitness center, children’s playroom, multi-purpose room with outdoor garden, private storage, bike and stroller storage and a separate laundry room
● BRIGHT ‘N GREEN LLC
Brighton Beach building a green dream
The six studio, one- and two bedroom condominium apartments that make up Bright ‘n Green, at 67 Brighton First Lane in Brighton Beach, are officially available to buyers.
The net zero energy building is located on a quiet, pedestrian-only lane that is less than a block from Brighton Beach Avenue, a block-and-a-half from subway lines, and two blocks from the boardwalk and beach.
The asking prices for individual residences range from $295,000 for a studio flat to $795,000 for a two-bedroom loft apartment with outdoor space and boardwalk views.
The environmentally-friendly building has four duplex lofts and two flats, all with clean lines, contemporary finishes and recycled wood floors.
Building amenities include a bicycle room, roof deck with hot tub, barbeque, birdhouses for migratory species, and ocean views.
All apartments, public spaces, mechanical rooms and commercial spaces are supplied with energy-efficient LED lighting.
“The timing is perfect for a market launch because our asking prices are better than competitive and the environmental benefits of this building are unparalleled,” points out developer and architect Robert M. Scarano, Jr., a credentialed environmental expert, Living Building Challenge (LBC) Ambassador and Certified Passive House Consultant.
“We’ve created an apartment mix that spans starter to family-size to ensure a community-oriented building. We even plan to lease the 1,000 s/f, ground-level commercial space to a progressive type of tenant such as a yoga center or preschool, to benefit the neighborhood, overall.”
● MACK-CALI REALTY CORP.
Gold Coast prize rental opens
Mack-Cali and its subsidiary, Roseland, opened RiverTrace at Port Imperial last week.
The new 316-unit luxury rental is on the Hudson River’s Gold Coast waterfront facing Midtown Manhattan.
Developed by Roseland and financed by UBS, the $120 million rental building offers apartments ranging from $1,955 to $5,400 for studios, one-, two- and three-bedrooms.
The amenity offering includes a two-story lobby with custom millwork, marble floors and a water feature; 24-hour concierge, club room, billiard room, package room, cold storage, state-of-the-art fitness center, yoga room, movie theater, children’s play room, and a golf simulator. A landscaped outdoor deck overlooking the Hudson River and Manhattan skyline features a pool and hot tub spa, cabanas and a water feature.
RiverTrace also includes Feng Shui elements and has been built in accordance with the U.S. Green Building Council’s (UGBC) standards for LEED® certification.
“The Mack-Cali/Roseland team is proud to announce the completion of RiverTrace,” said Mitchell E. Hersh, president and chief executive officer of Mack-Cali.
“This is one of the most spectacular waterfront locations in the region, and we believe RiverTrace, with its high level of design, remarkable amenity offering, and innovative approach to environmental sensitivity, will allow residents to enjoy it to the fullest.”
● BREND CONSTRUCTION CORPORATION
64 Bayard – look at it now
Halstead Property Development Marketing announced the launch of leasing at 64 Bayard, a new rental building in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.
Overlooking McCarren Park and Pool, 64 Bayard sits between Lorimer and Leonard Streets.
Comprised of two six-story structures joined by a lower level amenity floor, 64 Bayard’s cantilevered design is its defining feature.
The 52-unit building is accessible from both Bayard and Richardson Streets and offers studio, one-, two, and three-bedroom rental apartments from $ $2,900 to $8,900 per month.
“The building was originally designed to be a condominium, so the overall unit sizes, scale of each room and level of finishes exceed those of conventional high-end rental buildings,” said Witold Brend, owner of Brend Construction Corporation.
“With incredible interest and excitement in this building already, we anticipate a quick completion of leasing.”
Developed by Brend, each apartment at 64 Bayard has outdoor space with access to two communal rooftops offering e views of the Manhattan skyline.
Most first floor homes offer terraces. Amenities include on-site parking, bike storage, and high-speed internet and cable connectivity.
● HALCYON MANAGEMENT
Homing in on 101 BEDFORD
Having debuted in mid-August with the first two of four buildings that make up 101 BEDFORD, leasing action continues at a brisk pace with 80 percent of the apartments rented in Buildings A and B and nearly 50 percent in Building C, which just opened in October.
When the final building is completed at the end of the year in this Williamsburg complex on Bedford Avenue, there will be 351 studio-, one- and two-bedroom apartments.
“We’ve had breathtaking peaks, along with a few valleys commensurate with the market, but the overall activity has exceeded all expectations,” said co-developer Yoel Sabel of Halcyon Management.
“This is a development that appeals to both Manhattanites and Williamsburg’s most stylish denizens. It’s edgy, but comfortable; posh, but homey and most of all, it has everything you need in one place.”