Thursday, April 24th, 2014

If you’re looking for outdoor space in New York City look no further than these three listings on the Upper East Side, Sutton Place, and East 38th Street. The penthouse, pied-a-tierre and townhouse each offer a unique space outdoors where the owner can fully enjoy the warmer months in their terrace or backyard.


Where: 500 East 83rd Street, 1K
Size: 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms
Asking: $2,195,000
Listed by: Tom Postilio, Mickey Conlon, and Dana Karson

High above street level, this large 3-bedroom, 3-bathroom home at The Morad Executive has been exquisitely renovated. This beautiful and spacious corner unit enjoys southern exposures and garden vistas from its expansive rear terrace that stretches across the entire length of the apartment. The windowed kitchen has a breakfast bar, granite countertops, custom cabinetry and stainless steel appliances. The oversized bedrooms have an abundant amount of closet space. The apartment also offers hardwood floors throughout, and each of the three bathrooms has been sumptuously and tastefully re-imagined.

500 East 83rd Street is a full-service luxury cooperative with a 24-hour doorman and concierge, health club, heated indoor swimming pool, sauna, landscaped roof deck, laundry room, bike storage, storage room and on-site garage. This is a pet-friendly building near Carl Schurz Park and the East River Promenade.


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Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014


Where: 53 Crosby Street, 5
Size: 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms
Asking: $3,995,000
Listed by: Todd Lewin

This stunning, full-floor loft is ideally located on Crosby Street, arguably one of the best blocks in Soho. This 3-bedroom, 2-bathroom plus den and home office has been flawlessly renovated to include an open island kitchen, white washed floors and central air conditioning and heat. Enjoy approximately 2,500 square feet of living space, beautiful natural light, high ceilings, a keyed-elevator that opens directly into a great room and a washer/dryer. Located at 53 Crosby Street, this intimate and liberal co-op building has six full-floor lofts and benefits from amazingly low maintenance. Pets and subletting are allowed. 53 Crosby is an AIR building.

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Monday, April 21st, 2014

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


The Education of the Luxury Buyer
The Wall Street Journal
Emily Beare provides insight regarding the qualities and features that appeal to both seasoned and first-time homebuyers. “They are not looking for golf simulators and children’s playrooms and those kinds of amenities,” Emily says about seasoned luxury condo buyers. “They are looking for what the building has to offer and the reputation of the developer.”

Open House Agenda: Three Apartments to See This Weekend
John Harrison’s West Village listing at 815 Greenwich Street was featured in last week’s Open House Agenda. Located on this quaint downtown block, this home is also conveniently located near the Meatpacking District, the Chelsea Market, the High Line and several major transportation lines.

5 Things You Need to Know Before Selling a Home in NYC
In this seller’s guide, Tony Sargent offers advice on the most important aspects of selling a home in New York City. From the importance of timing to city tax laws, Tony gives tips to sellers that may be looking to put their homes on the market.

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Friday, April 18th, 2014

Today’s Photo of the Week captures a stunning sunset above Brooklyn’s hottest neighborhood Williamsburg. Taken from 297 Driggs Avenue, Ivana Nikolic captured this shot after an open house for her recent listing in the building. After wrapping up the open house, Ivana stepped out onto the home’s balcony to this beautiful scene. The home has since entered into contract, after receiving several offers from eager buyers looking to get into the wildly popular Brooklyn nabe.

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Known for his insanely lavish and glamourously coordinated events, Colin Cowie spares no expense when it comes to decor. The same can also be said when it comes to his home. Located at 27 West 19th Street, Colin Cowie’s penthouse pad at The Emory has been meticulously furnished and designed, offering a unique aesthetic handcrafted by Cowie himself. Listed by Emily and Elizabeth Beare, this expansive residence opens to a lounge area with a hidden, fully equipped wet bar. The first floor offers several custom features, such as a custom bathroom, an open dining room that flows into a kitchen with high-end appliances and a prep area with endless storage space. Currently configured as a 2-bedroom, 2.5-bathroom home, this residence is completely wired and offers dark oak hardwood flooring throughout. The second floor comprises of a large master bedroom with an impeccable walk-in closet and master bathroom with large soaking tub, as well as a second bedroom currently configured as a living area/office.The private rooftop terrace offers approximately 900-square feet of entertaining space, expansive views of Manhattan and dumbwaiter service from the first floor kitchen. The Emory offers white glove service with a 24-hour concierge, private spa and state-of-the-art fitness center.

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Where: 200 Eleventh Avenue, 8N
Size: 3 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms
Asking: $38,000/month
Listed by: Tony Sargent and Kevin Delmore

A masterpiece of design by Annabelle Selldorf, this luxurious light-filled, 3-bedroom condominium graces two floors of downtown’s most exclusive residence, 200 Eleventh Avenue. As you enter the great room from your private elevator or sky-garage, be prepared to luxuriate in modern serenity. Floor-to-ceiling casement-style windows run from the open stainless steel kitchen with its grand island and dining area to the breathtaking corner living room featuring 23-foot ceilings and protected views over Chelsea Cove Park and across the Hudson. The home’s floating staircase leads you to the private master suite with hidden pop-up TV and spa-like bath. Two additional bedrooms each feature views over The High Line District and en-suite baths. Honed to perfection, this home includes Creston system controls for all systems from security to the electric shades and lighting.

Refined living is further defined at this exceptional and intimate building by the 24-hour service provided by its privacy-conscious concierges and its well-equipped fitness center.

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Wednesday, April 9th, 2014


Where: 155 East 76th Street, 8H
Size: 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms
Asking: $2,395,000
Listed by: Marsi Gardiner and Keren Ringler

Situated on one of the most desirable blocks on the Upper East Side, this rarely available, south-facing, 3-bedroom, 2-bathroom home offers a spacious layout with wonderful views, many closets and built-ins. This full-service co-op is ideally located in Lenox Hill, directly off of Lexington Avenue. Building amenities include a gorgeous planted rooftop terrace, fitness center and garage. This home is located near several convenient public transportation options, local museums, shopping and schools in the Upper East Side.

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Thursday, April 3rd, 2014


Where: 43 Great Jones Street, #4
Size: 2 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms
Asking: $3,700,000
Listed by: Patrick Lilly and Martin Eiden

This expansive 2,295-square-foot, full-floor loft features walnut floors, oversized windows with three exposures and custom architectural details throughout. The 2-bedroom plus home office, 2.5-bathroom home has a grand living/dining area, open gourmet kitchen with walk-in pantry, dramatic art galley, spa-quality, newly renovated bathrooms and central air conditioning. Other features include custom built-ins, sizeable closet spaces, washer/dryer, and a private 200-square foot storage room. This architectural gem is located in a well-managed building with a discreet lobby, common roof deck and low monthly maintenance. Pets are welcomed.

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Monday, March 31st, 2014

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


Dream Homes
New York Post
Jarrod Guy Randolph, Chris Dominiak and Raphael Chejade-Bloom’s listing at 10 West End Avenue is featured as one of this week’s “Dream Homes.”

Video Marketing: CORE’s Maggie Kent Shows How It’s Done
Leverage Global Partners
Maggie Kent is featured in this video marketing piece, which discusses her innovative agent reel and the importance of creative marketing tactics in real estate.

Jason Sheftell, Late Daily News Writer, Honored at Bailey House Gala
New York Daily News
Tom Postilio and Mickey Conlon hosted this year’s Bailey House Auction & Gala, where the late New York Daily News real estate reporter Jason Sheftell was honored.

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Thursday, March 27th, 2014


Where: 151 West 17th Street, 2C
Size: 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms
Asking: $2,495,000
Listed by: Tony Sargent

Spacious and well-appointed, this luxurious two-bedroom, two-bathroom condominium home is accessed from a semi-private elevator landing. The apartment’s ultra-quiet floor-to-ceiling windows look out onto the tree-lined museum block of West 17th Street, ideally located close to the best of Chelsea, Union Square and the West Village. Featuring an open loft-like floor plan with 9′ ceilings, the great room boasts a Poggenpohl chef’s kitchen with Bosch and Sub-Zero appliances, a wine cooler and a washer/dryer. Custom-designed, the second bedroom was converted into a hybrid media/guest room open to the living room with top-of-the-line Tre-Piu custom sliding glass doors and Poliform closets. The master bedroom is a peaceful retreat with ample closets, two exposures, a windowed en-suite bath with double vanity, a soaking tub, and deluxe shower. A gallery hallway with custom closets and a private landscaped balcony separate it from the public areas. A true boutique condo, The Campiello Collection’s amenities include 24-hour doorman service, a fitness center, common garden and a garage.

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