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Ride the Tide of Foreign Investment

Overhead view of New York City or Manhattan at dusk, with Empire State Building in foreview

Photo courtesy of Anthony Quintano

Last week, the Adirondack Mountains in New York acquired their very own international investor, Jack Ma, who is a multi-billionaire and founder of the Alibaba Group. Ma purchased over 28 thousand acres for $23 million, in an effort to conserve the land. In early May of this year, Ma stepped down from his position as CEO of Alibaba and climbed right back up as Chairman of the Board for The Nature Conservancy in China. 

6 Latest Condominium Updates Worth Noting

Rendering of Hudson Yards from New Jersey at dusk

The anticipated Hudson Yards is one of the newest ongoing projects in NYC.

More and more high-rise buildings continue to soar in Manhattan, one of the most cosmopolitan centers of the world. In a rapidly changing city, it’s sometimes tough to keep up. Let’s slow down and take a look at a few upcoming buildings worth noting.

Upper East's Inside Scoop

Interior shot of The Mark at 25 East 77th Street

In Manhattan’s Upper East Side, beautiful high rises stand along Park Avenue. Considered one of the most affluent neighborhoods in the city, the UES is home to the prestigious Fifth Avenue, as well as Museum Mile, featuring The Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, and the Museum of the City of New York, to name a few.

You Can Have It All: Luxury Living Just Got Even Better

Rendering of Norman Foster-designed 425 Park Avenue's lobby at dusk

Take a taste of what’s below: living in luxury meets working in luxury, with the Midtown North new construction of supertowers who only cater to the daily workers of New York. Taking supertower to the next level, New York will soon hold the record for having the tallest building in the United States. And finally, what does it take to hold the possibility of one of the world’s most expensive homes?

215 Chrystie: Herzog & de Meuron's Elegant, New Condo on the Rise

Early rendering of 215 Chrystie Street as designed by Herzog & de Meuron

215 Chrystie is ready to reach the skies on the Lower East Side, one of Manhattan’s fashionable neighborhoods. Swiss starchitecture firm Herzog & de Meuron, designed this modern, sleek hotel-condominium, and it was developed by hotelier Ian Schrager last year for $50 million. World-renowned John Pawson is the interior designer. The Swiss firm have also designed their new condo at 56 Leonard Street.

Pier 55’s Futuristic Floating Park

View of Pier 55 from esplanade looking west

Long awaited renderings have finally been revealed for Pier 55’s futuristic park above the Hudson River near Manhattan’s Chelsea neighborhood. The park is the collaboration of designer Thomas Heatherwick and landscape architecture firm Mathews Nielsen, who unveiled updated renderings and new details last week.

These Four New Midtown Manhattan Constructions Should Be On Your Radar

New Renderings For 1 Park Lane New Luxury Condominium Construction on Central Park South

Amidst the many new luxury condominium constructions popping up around Midtown Manhattan, some beckon for our attention more than others as they make headway. From new renderings to tense halts in construction, these four cloud-scrapers have grabbed our attention.

3 Most Anticipated New Constructions in Lower Manhattan

Lower East Side New Construction Luxury Living

Last week, we mentioned how the highly-anticipated 10 Sullivan will change the Soho's cityscape. Here are 3 more new constructions in Lower Manhattan will redefine luxury living.

10 Sullivan: New Constructions, Classic Elements, and Cary Tamarkin

10 Sullivan Street New Construction Manhattan Soho

Cary Tamarkin’s buildings have been well-regarded for their understated design and contextual awareness, and the rising new construction at 10 Sullivan Street (pictured) is no exception. Noted for his superb use of robust materials and black ribbon casement windows, Mr. Tamarkin applied these same principles to 10 Sullivan, which despite its unusual footprint blends perfectly with Lower Manhattan’s loft conversions.

A Tale of 3 Ultra-Luxe Manhattan Condominiums

Manhattan Skyline New Construction Cityscape

These Manhattan new constructions push the envelope in terms of luxury living by offering top of the line amenities and the latest in ritzy finishes.