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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Tuesday, March 25th, 2014

In a city known for its soaring buildings and iconic skyline, both long-time residents and those new to the area are enticed by the idea of living in one of Manhattan’s sky high penthouses.  With unparalleled views of the city, these top-floor pads represent the best in Manhattan living.  Take a look at these three CORE properties, showcasing some of the best penthouse homes currently on the market.


Where: 241 Fifth Avenue, 20PH
Asking: $9,750,000
Size: 3 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms
Listed by: 241 Fifth sales office

Penthouse 20 is a full-floor, 3-bedroom, 3.5-bathroom residence offering 3,080-square feet of interior space and stairway access to a private 958-square foot rooftop terrace boasting a full kitchen, hot tub, and views of the Flatiron district. The modern design influence features an open flow living room and a neutral palette that can be seen through the use of stained white oak flooring and white-finished fixtures from the Zuchetti-Kos Faraway Collection. The master bathroom is designed with a deep soaking tub, glass-enclosed shower, solid teak wall detailing and honed stone tile floor. Additionally, this residence offers entrance through a key-locked elevator, a Miele washer and dryer and oversized windows throughout. (more…)

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Monday, November 25th, 2013

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


House of the Week: 305 West 16th Street, 5L
New York Post
Patrick Mills’ Chelsea listing at 305 West 16th Street is a featured ‘House of the Week.’ Well-appointed and offering a comfortable, open layout, unit 5L features double-pained windows, bamboo flooring throughout, a top-of-the-line kitchen and a washer/dryer.

The Financial District After Dark
Patrick Lilly is mentioned in this Financial District trend piece. Chronicling the evolving night life scene, the story highlights how this downtown neighborhood has transformed from the stomping grounds of protesters to a haven for some of the city’s hottest after hours spots.

Holy Cowie! Colin Unloading 19th Street Penthouse
New York Post
Colin Cowie’s Flatiron penthouse is highlighted in last week’s celebrity real estate round up. Located at 27 West 19th Street, the home recently went into contract, listed by Emily and Elizabeth Beare.

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Monday, September 16th, 2013

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


Feinstein’s Home: Isn’t It Romantic?
The New York Times
Acclaimed cabaret legend Michael Feinstein’s Upper East Side home is showcased in this “Exclusive” feature. On the market for $17.9 million, the home, made up of two separate brownstones joined into one, is being listed by Tom Postilio and Mickey Conlon.

Top Residential Agents of the Week
The Real Deal
Emily Beare and Elizabeth Beare are featured in this agent roundup piece. The sale of their listing at 407 East 75th Street was the fifth biggest residential sale of the week, according to the article.

Cabaret Entertainer Feinstein’s Double Brownstone Asks $18M
The Real Deal
Michael Feinstein’s lavish Upper East Side home receives additional press coverage. The expansive 18-room home features twin staircases, seven bathrooms, eight fireplaces and a 25-foot wide backyard.

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Tuesday, August 13th, 2013

There’s nothing quite like a Manhattan penthouse. Whether it’s the luxurious amenities, the panoramic views or the abundance of space, these properties are not only rare, but also the most sought after by many discerning buyers. Below are three of the hottest penthouse listings on the market that this city has to offer.


Where: 556 Third Avenue, PHB
Size: 2-bedroom/2.5 bathroom
Asking: $2,650,000
Listed by: Emily Beare and Christian Rogers

This 2-bedroom, 2.5-bathroom sun-filled penthouse offers the best in East Side living. Complete with two large terraces that flow nicely from the entertaining and dining spaces, the home offers the perfect harmony of luxury and privacy.  Boasting almost 2,000 square-feet of indoor space, this spacious home also comes complete with unparalleled amenities and all the premier white-glove amenities a condominium has to offer. (more…)

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Wednesday, June 12th, 2013

For New Yorkers who crave the fast pace of the city but value the quietness of suburbia, townhouses offer the best of both worlds. Posh yet private, well-appointed townhouses are a rarity in this low-inventory market. Below are three spectacular private homes that represent some of New York’s best townhouses on the market.


Where135 West 69th Street
Asking: $12,000,000
Size: 5-bedrooms, 4-bathrooms
Listed byShaun OsherTom Postilio, and Mickey Conlon

Built at the turn of the last century, this magnificent, 19-foot wide, single-family townhouse is located on the Upper West Side’s handsomest row of brownstones. Abundant original details include pristine millwork and hardwood inlaid floors, which complement the modern amenities of a well-appointed chef’s kitchen and spa-like baths. Offering both a prime location and exquisite craftsmanship, this special home will exceed the expectations of even the most particular brownstone purist.


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Friday, June 7th, 2013


On Tuesday night, Emily Beare hosted a “chic summer rooftop cocktail party” at her and Elizabeth Beare’s luxurious penthouse listing at The Emory. This photo, taken by Kristina Helb, was captured during the rooftop gathering at 27 West 19th Street and highlights all the breathtaking views the apartment has to offer.  Spanning two full floors, the Colin Cowie-designed apartment was the perfect location to celebrate a beautiful summer night with friends and colleagues, offering approximately 900 square-feet of outdoor entertaining space and expansive views of Manhattan, including the Empire State Building. Featured in this photo are (from left) Adrian Noriega, David Beare, Winchester Brown, Keren Ringler, Michael Rubin, Jessica Silver, Patrick Mills, Emily Beare, Doron Zwickel, Romina Frecha, Christian Rogers, Oliver Brown, and Michael Maniawski.


Wednesday, June 5th, 2013

In today’s low inventory market, it’s a challenge to find a suitable apartment in the City, much less one that exceeds buyers’ wildest expectations. Because of this, homes with luxuries such as wine cellars, breathtaking master closets and private gardens stand out.  Below are three spectacular properties that have some of the most exquisite “extras” New York City has to offer.

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Tuesday, May 28th, 2013

A sampling of last week’s press coverage of CORE and CORE properties.
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One Museum Mile Announces 25 New Sales in Past Three Months
City Biz List
One Museum Mile, one of CORE’s newest developments, is featured for 25 new sales in the past three months, including one record-breaking listing.

New York’s Real Estate Power Brokers: Part I
The Steeple Times
Mother and daughter duo Emily Beare and Elizabeth Beare are named “New York Real Estate Power Brokers” by Oliver Estreich. Their listing at 407 East 75th Street is also featured.

Residential Sales Around The Region
The New York Times
Oliver Brown’s transaction at 25 East 77th Street is highlighted in this roundup.

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This past Tuesday, CBS’ Living Large took viewers on a tour of Emily and Elizabeth Beare’s exclusive townhouse at 407 East 75th Street. The former carriage house features 8,475-square feet, making it the size of practically two townhouses. In addition to its grand size, the modernized home has two expansive terraces, two large kitchens, and state-of-the-art lighting, audio and security systems. Watch Emily Beare give CBS’ Emily Smith an exclusive tour of this $12.5M townhouse in the video below.

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