SoHo was once “transitional.” So was TriBeCa. And the same goes for West Chelsea (remember the days before the High Line?), Madison Square Park and even the West Village. The point is that Manhattan neighborhoods are always evolving, and well-informed real estate buyers can end up making very wise investments if they put down roots in a neighborhood on the verge of something big. Which is exactly what excited us about getting involved at 1280 Fifth Avenue, and the Financial Times seems to agree. The paper took a trip to upper Fifth Avenue over the weekend and was amazed by the value available at a Robert A.M. Stern-designed building right on Central Park that happens to be a few blocks past the traditional border of the Upper East Side’s ritzy Carnegie Hill neighborhood. The FT wrote:
“Take the Fifth”
Financial Times (12/9)
The influential international newspaper sees big things happening on upper Fifth Avenue, including CORE’s new development along Central Park, 1280 Fifth Avenue (right), which is seeing lots of interest from foreign buyers. CORE CEO Shaun Osher recently spoke about the building’s wide appeal.
“Inside a Revamped and Relisted $7.46M Tribeca Condo”
CORE Managing Director Vickey Barron’s penthouse listing at 60 Beach Street, a stunning loft building in TriBeCa, caught the attention of Curbed because of the condo’s extensive high-end renovation. Check out the “after” pictures.
“Broker Beat: Core Group’s Shaun Osher”
Shaun Osher spoke with Gotham about the CORE’s pioneering use of technology in the New York real estate space. Said Osher, “We live in a world of transparency. Both buyers and sellers should embrace the technology and use it as an asset.”
“A ‘Cozy Treat’ in SoHo”
Wall Street Journal (12/4)
The 600sqft townhouse co-op listed by Ivana Tagliamonte at SoHo’s 47-49 King Street may be on the small side, but it’s getting big attention. Curbed loved its cuteness, and now the historic home has been featured as a Wall Street Journal “House of the Day.” Check out the slideshow for a full tour of the “cozy” charmer.