Photo of the Week: Selling New York Celebration

30 November, 2012 posted by: CORE

SNY Holiday Party Picture

CORE Agents Adrian Noriega, Emily Beare, Tom Postilio and Mickey Conlon were out last night for an HGTV Selling New York event at Linen Hall. The drama and excitement continue this season so be sure to tune in to see how CORE agents manage the competitive landscape of  Manhattan luxury real estate. The new season will kick off next Thursday, December 6th at 6:30PM EST.


Ten: Jasmine Takanikos on Marketing Strategy and Branding

29 November, 2012 posted by: CORE

Welcome to Ten, CORE founder and CEO Shaun Osher’s rapid-fire interview series with prominent CORE figures. Read on to find out how this week’s subject deals with being on the hot seat. This week, he executed his question and answer session with CORE’s Consultant for Marketing and Branding Strategy for the past two years, Jasmine Takanikos.

1.) Before joining CORE, what sort of consulting did you do?JasmineTakanikos

I consulted clients on brand strategy and marketing in the fashion, trend and entertainment industries.

2.) What do you love most about working with CORE and its agents?

The environment at CORE that breeds creativity and originality, which I love. The agents take a tremendous amount of pride in their work and are always challenging the status quo, it makes me better at what I do.

3.) How does your background with lifestyle brands help CORE agents?

Working with different kinds of brands gives me a window of insight into consumer behaviors and trends that is very dynamic. The real estate business is a people business so my diverse portfolio is what continues to give me a fresh perspective.

4.) Who is your mentor in life?

I have several, my mentors are invaluable to me. If I have to chose one it would say Heath Gunn, he is a CPA and like a second father to me. He is constantly teaching me the art of business and life.

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Agents Insight: Insider Tips

28 November, 2012 posted by: CORE

While Selling New York is momentarily taking a break from new episodes, our agents have been busy putting together some helpful tips for sellers and buyers to use as go-tos when making a decision on anything from a first-time apartment buy, to sprucing up before a showing. Be sure to stop by next week to see the first post of this series!


What’s New: Starting Off Right

27 November, 2012 posted by: CORE

250 Mercer Street C-616 01

Where250 Mercer Street, C616
Size: 1-bedroom, 1-bathroom
Asking: $695,000
Listed byChristopher Massey

This home brings together all of the  elements of an ideal starter apartment- prime location, great layout and classic details with modern finishes.  Originally designed by Wheeler Smith in 1888 and turned into a co-op in 1986, this building sits on Mercer Street between 3rd and 4th Streets in the desirable NoHo neighborhood.  Take in the city views through the oversized casement windows. Additionally the home features a beautiful open kitchen and sunken living room allowing for comfortable and sleek day-to-day living.


CORE in the News

26 November, 2012 posted by: CORE

A sampling of last week’s press coverage of CORE and CORE properties.

310 West 52 Street PHA 01

“A Dream New York Penthouse”

Wall Street Journal

Owning a New York penthouse at 310 West 52nd Street was a dream-come-true for producer Don Blanton. Now, the place that gave him views of a city that has seen him through good times and bad is on the market for $5.95 million. View the slideshow of this gorgeous property listed by Tom Postilio and Mickey Conlon.

“Ultimate Kitchens for the Holidays”


Jarrod Guy Randolph was quoted in an article spotlighting dream kitchens sure to set a merry mood not just for holiday house guests — but for the host too.


Three of a Kind Holiday Entertaining

20 November, 2012 posted by: CORE

With Thanksgiving a day away, a home with great entertaining features is increasingly valuable. Having a warm, comfortable and convenient place to gather and celebrate with those who matter most is something to truly be thankful for. Check out these three listings all with unique offerings making them party worthy.

27 West 19th Street PH 01

Where: 27 West 19th Street, PH
Asking: $6,850,000
Size: 3,000SF
Listed by: Emily Beare and Elizabeth Beare

When it comes to being designed for entertaining, this listing is the ultimate. Spanning two floors of the Emory condominium, this Colin Cowie-designed penthouse is complete with every modern convenience imaginable. The sparkling open kitchen and dining room has two secret pocket doors that can close off the dining room for a truly intimate entertaining space.

365 West 20th Street 11-C 01

Where: 365 West 20th Street, 11C
Asking: $799,000
Listed by: Lawrence Treglia

The kitchen is the center of a home. This residence’s warm and inviting kitchen is sure to host many memorable dinner parties. The premium finishes and appliances will make cooking a breeze and the open layout and bar with seating make this a prime spot to relax and chat with guests.


Where: 66 Ninth Avenue, 4W
Asking: $3,750,000
Size: 1,735SF
Listed by: Tony Sargeant

This stunning and sleek loft manages to embody both an open and spacious environment while maintaining an intimate setting- a host’s dream. The expansive windows, which give incredible natural light and beautiful views, are the perfect backdrop for any party.  This home is sure to make your guests feel like they are in a private oasis above Manhattan. And preparation will be a snap in the spacious kitchen with plenty of counter space.


What’s New: Flexible FlatIron Loft

20 November, 2012 posted by: CORE

21 East 22nd Street 10GH 01

Where: 21 East 22nd Street, 10GH
Size: 2-bedrooms, 2-bathrooms
Asking: $2,400,000
Listed by: Vickey Barron and Michael Rubin

Loft living denotes open space, light and the flexibility to create the home of your dreams.  The sprawling space at 21 East 22nd Street, 10GH currently has well-thought-out walls erected to create an entry foyer and hallway which lead into a 33-foot wide entertaining space with open kitchen. The large master suite has a seating area and a nook perfect for a home office. The second bedroom boasts plentiful closet space and a bathroom en suite. With open, southern city views, seven oversized windows and beamed ceilings, what more could you want? Perhaps the option to use the space as-is, or the ability to remove the walls and customize a space perfect for you.


CORE in the News

19 November, 2012 posted by: CORE

A sampling of last week’s press coverage of CORE and CORE properties.

One Museum Mile“Read the Book, Buy the Condo” & “More Small Dogs and Big Homes Prices”
The New York Times

One Museum Mile is featured for hosting a book launch as a way of promoting its new-to-market properties. The building is also noted in an article on the transformation of Upper Manhattan.

“It’s Officially Penthouse Time at Chelsea’s Walker Tower”

After being introduced by The New York Times for having asking prices up to $10,000 per foot, three of Walker Tower’s penthouses came on the market last week. This news also landed one of the penthouses in The Real Deal’s “priciest units to hit the market” spot as well as a pick up by Zimbio.

“In San Francisco, Life without “Starchitects”
The New York Times

Walker Tower, whose namesake Ralph Walker, was a somewhat forgotten “starchitect,” is featured in a piece on the lack of statement architecture in San Francisco and its surrounding areas.


Photo of the Week: Mural at 93 Worth

16 November, 2012 posted by: CORE

93 mural

We know you’ve been waiting with baited breath for any information about our new Tribeca development at 93 Worth. There’s been a lot of buzz (including the project gracing the cover of New York Post’s fall new development preview), but not much information has been shared on this new conversion project. Amid the construction this week, we captured a mural artist painting the 93 Worth logo on the alley which will greet potential buyers as they enter the building to check out the model units.


What’s New: Picture Perfect ON Perry Street

15 November, 2012 posted by: CORE

166 Perry Street 6C

A picture is worth a thousand words, and this newly listed 2-bedroom, 2-bathroom apartment on Perry Street has all of us commenting on its beautiful photos – inside and out. Located at 166 Perry Street, a unique new development where each residence is a corner unit, this modern home is perched above a classic, tree-lined street in the West Village. Floor-to-ceiling windows, high ceilings and an open layout make this apartment effortlessly warm and welcoming.

See more pictures of this new exclusive below.

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