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Gay Marriage: A Manhattan Real Estate Blessing in Disguise?

Rainbow over Manhattan skylineIn June of this year, the New York State Legislature legalized gay marriage, ending a decades-long fight over marriage equality and making New York the sixth state to have gender-neutral marriage (we’ll avoid dealing with the California situation for now). In terms of real estate, this is actually an interesting and promising development, especially when considering the long history that this small, yet powerful, demographic has had in terms of development, gentrification, and neighborhood revitalization. Further, the fact that same-sex marriage is now legal in America’s largest city means that many couples will move to New York, in most cases Manhattan, bringing with them significant disposable income and a need for luxury housing on this already heavily-populated island.

Here Comes The Neighborhood: Gansevoort Park Avenue Hotel's Approval Is Good News For Murray Hill Condo Market

Gansevoort Park Avenue HotelAs good as things have been for Manhattan condo sales over recent months -- and if you're just joining us, the answer is very good indeed -- the boom in NYC luxury hotels has been that much more notable. A whopping 37 hotels have opened in the city over the past 18 months, and 21 more are slated to open over the next year, and occupancy rates are still at an impressive 93 percent. It has gotten so that it's hard to notice when a new luxury hotel opens its doors, but rest assured that Murray Hill and the Flatiron District are aware that the Gansevoort Park Avenue Hotel will soon be opening at 420 Park Avenue South. As well they should -- the perpetually popping NYC scene at the Gansevoort promises to do a lot to enhance the value of condos such as Twenty 9th Park Madison and Sky House, among other Murray Hill condos.

Caledonia Condos to Get Unique High Line Access?

caledoniaAccording to the Villager, Midtown's Caledonia building may be getting personal High Line access in the near future. The building's upgrades may include access via "a staircase and elevator," plus "A.D.A.-compliant public restrooms." Just one more cool perk for Caladonia residents. We have several Villager, Midtown's in the Caledonia right now, as a matter of fact.

Manhattan's High Line Park: The Cure for What Ails NYC Real Estate?

highVia the Post: High Life: West assured, this park is a big deal We've noticed it, and it seems others are too -- the High Line is almost single-handedly lifting several neighborhoods out of the current market's gloom.

"The High Line is a wonderful antidote to the pessimism in the market," says Jared Della Valle, developer and architect of 459 W. 18th St.

Pics from High Line Park Opening... Plus Nearby Apartments for Sale

parkMidtown's much-anticipated High Line Park is now open, and Curbed has a great photo tour of the new sights. "Well worth the five years of giddy anticipation," gushes Curbed. "Now: commence with the Phase Two hype!" We're hearing good things about the park from all over. Great success! What more is there to say about the High Line? As if Manhattan needed one more thing to boast about, we now have one of the coolest parks in the world to enjoy. Interested in living in a condo near the brand-new High Line? Take a look at what we have to offer.

Apartments for Sale Near High Line Park!


Word on the street is High Line Park will be open within the next couple of weeks. Pretty exciting, right? As far as prettification projects go, High Line might be unique. A mile-and-a-half-long elevated park? Killer idea...