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New York Observer: No Room for Blues: Jazz Musician Drops Westside Townhouse for $11M

15 September, 2014 posted by: CORE

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After making headlines when it first hit the market with CORE, Jazz legend David Sanborn’s Upper West Side townhouse was featured in the New York Observer last week, following its recent $11 million sale. Originally listed for $12 million, 135 West 69th Street was a self-proclaimed labor of love for Mr. Sanborn and his wife, featuring meticulous renovations throughout and a sound-proofed studio on the top-floor, housing several of David’s musical accolades. The home was listed by Tom Postilio, Mickey Conlon and Shaun Osher and boasts five bedrooms, four bathrooms, a chef’s kitchen and four woodburning fireplaces.



 

Pop Artists Give Gramercy’s 21st Precinct a Facelift

26 August, 2014 posted by: CORE

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Last week, Gramercy’s former 21st Precinct opened it’s doors to art enthusiasts and neighborhood residents for a unique exhibit of pop art co-hosted by our client Suzuki Capital. Showcasing the work of 55 pop artists, the interior of the four-story building, located at 327 East 22nd Street, was adorned with murals and art installations throughout. Curated by Robert Aloia of Outlaw Arts, the show featured work by RAE, N. Carlos Jay, Pixote, Pesu, Salvador Elmundu, Al Diaz, URNew York, ASVP and others.

The site is slated to undergo a residential conversion to a 10-unit condominium, with CORE’s Tom Postilio, Mickey Conlon and Natalie Rakowski leading sales efforts for the project.

Take a look at more photos from the exhibit after the jump, courtesy of Gothamist. Read the rest of this entry »



 

Commercial Observer: Suzuki Seeks Demo Permit at Old Gramercy Police Station

18 August, 2014 posted by: CORE

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Last week, the Commercial Observer profiled one of Gramercy’s latest new development sites, 327 East 22nd Street. Slated to house a 10-unit condominium, Suzuki Capital recently purchased the building for $11.5 million, with plans to rebuild the existing space now that permits have been filed. With CORE’s Tom Postilio, Mickey Conlon and Natalie Rakowski set to head the sales efforts for the project, 327 East 22nd Street was once home to the neighborhood’s 21st Precinct police station.



 

New York Observer: Historic Tribeca Townhouse Sells for $5.5M

28 July, 2014 posted by: CORE

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Last week, Tom Postilio and Mickey Conlon’s Tribeca townhouse listing at 37 Harrison Street was profiled in the New York Observer, following its sale. Purchased for $5.5 million, the home was originally listed for $3.75 million and quickly entered into contract after only one week of being on the market. According to the team, the first open house attracted more than 100 potential buyers, including actor Jake Gyllenhaal. The home closed on July 21st at nearly 47% above its asking price and exactly 100 times what the seller paid for the property in 1975.



 

Wall Street Journal: A (Museum) Mile in Their Shoes

16 June, 2014 posted by: CORE

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Last week, One Museum Mile was featured in The Wall Street Journal, and CORE broker Tom Postilio talks about one couple’s purchase in the building. Chronicling their move from London to New York City in 2012, the piece documents the evolution along this stretch of upper Fifth Avenue.  The Robert A.M. Stern designed building offers several sought-after amenities including a dining/conference room, a living room, teen hangout, fitness room and children’s play area. According to the couple, after initially struggling to navigate the tough Manhattan market, their home “…feels like an oasis in the city.” As one of the first new developments of its kind in the area, One Museum Mile’s world-class address, sweeping views and design have made it a distinct presence along Central Park.



 

Photo of the Week: #COREtravels in East Hampton

06 June, 2014 posted by: CORE

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As New Yorkers embrace the summer months ahead, today’s Photo of the Week takes us to the Hamptons. The image was provided by one of CORE’s summer interns, and licensed real estate salesperson, Corey Smith, who works alongside Tom Postilio and Mickey Conlon. Corey captured this image during a trip to East Hampton just before a summer storm.

Follow CORE’s Instagram @CORE_RealEstate for more of our #COREtravels from around the globe this summer.



 

CORE in the News

26 May, 2014 posted by: CORE

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

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For a Slightly Reduced $12 M., Mercer Street Penthouse Triplex Goes Live Once More
New York Observer
Emily Beare and Christian Rogers‘ Soho penthouse listing at 111 Mercer Street is featured in this ‘Manhattan Transfers’ piece. Boasting over 3,000 square feet of interior space and approximately 1,600 square feet of outdoor terrace space, the home is currently on the market for $12 million.

Home Shopping…The Old Fashioned Way
Real Estate Weekly
Steve Snider and Paul Johansen discuss the impact of walk-in clients in this trend piece. According to Steve, individuals often view new CORE listings at the firm’s Chelsea storefront, leading to an average of 25 to 30 additional clients each week.

7 Glamorous Terraces in NYC Homes
HGTV Frontdoor
Tom Postilio and Mickey Conlon’s Gramercy Park listing at 233 East 17th Street, as well as Emily Beare and Christian Rogers’ penthouse listing at 111 Mercer Street were showcased in this Manhattan outdoor spaces roundup.



 

Celebrating a CORE Milestone

22 May, 2014 posted by: CORE

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On Monday night, Brickman and CORE hosted an intimate event for colleagues and friends at Minton’s jazz club in Harlem to celebrate the latest milestone at One Museum Mile. Earlier this month, the Upper Carnegie Hill new development property announced that 100% of units were closed or in contract, with CORE managing the sales and marketing efforts for the building. “We are very pleased with the success of One Museum Mile,” says Tom Postilio, Director of Sales for the building. “This neighborhood is not emerging – it is blossoming. And, buyers have recognized the building’s overall value and exceptional quality of the amenities, design and finishes, as well as its prestigious Fifth Avenue location with sweeping Central Park vistas.” Today’s photo captures a moment during the night’s festivities, which offered lively conversation, delicious food and live jazz.

Pictured (from left to right): Doug Barnes, Parul Brahmbhatt, Tom Postilio, Natalie Rakowski, Aaron Lazovik, Laurie Messman, John Harrison, Kathy Corton and Richard Pandiscio.



 

CORE in the News

19 May, 2014 posted by: CORE

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

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Developers Woo Buyers With the Help of David Bailey and Jeff Koons
Financial Times
93 Worth is featured in this new development trend piece, which discusses the impact of unique artwork in high-end residential projects. Eldad Blaustein, CEO of IGI-USA, provided further insight on the role of art fixtures in 93 Worth. “It’s inspirational and brings an elegance, colour and freshness to the project,” he says.

Jake Gyllenhaal Eyes $3.75M Townhouse
New York Post
Tom Postilio and Mickey Conlon’s Tribeca townhouse listing at 37 Harrison Street is profiled in this celebrity real estate piece, after actor Jake Gyllenhaal was seen at the home’s recent open house.

One57: A Rundown of the Deals, Budget and Revenue at the City’s Most-Talked-About Tower
The Real Deal
Emily Beare provides insight on a few of the features found at the city’s most popular residential development One57.



 

Photo of the Week: Tom Postilio and Mickey Conlon Attend This Year’s A+ Awards

16 May, 2014 posted by: CORE

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Last night, Tom Postilio and Mickey Conlon attended Architizer’s A+ Awards, a night of recognizing some of architecture’s most noted projects and industry professionals. Today’s Photo of the Week captures a moment with the duo alongside prize-winning John Cetra, founding principal at CetraRuddy, one of the industry’s most well-regarded design firms. With several high profile guests in attendance, including Martha Stewart, Amanda Burden and Mark Wigley, last night’s event marked the ceremony’s second running year, described as the definitive global architectural award program with 60+ categories and over 200 judges. According to Architizer CEO Marc Kushner, “The A+ Awards are the leading edge in waking the world up to the importance of architecture.”



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