Hot Topic: CORE Agents Rank Among Top in Manhattan

07 June, 2017 posted by: CORE

CORE ranks among Manhattan’s top agents once again! Last week, agents Doron Zwickel, Emily Beare and Jim St. André were featured on The Real Deal. Doron and Emily ranked on Manhattan’s “chief closers” list, while Jim was named one of the city’s top listing agents. Click the links to read the full story and see Doron and Emily’s interviews.

Click here to read the full articles: Manhattan’s chief closers & Manhattan’s top listing agents


House Call: 15 Renwick Street, TH3

02 June, 2017 posted by: CORE

Doron Zwickel
Lic. Assoc. Real Estate Broker

Offered at $5,900,000, this 3-bedroom, 3.5-bathroom multi-level townhouse with an open flow living room features 18-foot ceilings and a private yard. Located on a single-block street, one of only a few in New York City, this home offers a one-of-a-kind tranquil sanctuary. Be sure to stop in this Sunday for a tour of this Hudson Square home!

Sunday, Jun 4th, 12:00 – 1:00pm


Hot Topic: Dancy Does Renwick

01 February, 2017 posted by: CORE

Hugh Dancy Photo Credit should read: Sasha Maslov for Observer; Grooming by Shay Garcia; Shot on location at 15 Renwick, PH4 listed with CORE

Did you see actor Hugh Dancy made a visit to 15 Renwick? Last week, the Observer did a special feature on the talented actor and shot photos at our gorgeous listings at 15 Renwick, PH3 and PH4. Be sure to check out the link below to read the entire story and see more photos of Dancy at two of 15 Renwick’s stunning penthouses.

Click here to read the full article: Hugh Dancy, Hollywood’s Handsome Contradiction

Photo Credit: Sasha Maslov for Observer


House Call: 15 Renwick, TH3

27 January, 2017 posted by: CORE

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15 Renwick, TH3

Doron Zwickel
Lic. Assoc. Real Estate Broker

This stunning multi-level 3-bedroom home located in the coveted Hudson Square neighborhood is offered at $5,900,000. The residence offers an open flow living room, 18-foot ceilings, private yard and a recreational room. 15 Renwick is located on a single-block street, one of only a handful in the city. Don’t miss your opportunity to catch a glimpse of this awesome property!

Sun, Jan 29, 2:00 – 3:00


24 Hours with Doron Zwickel

01 December, 2015 posted by: CORE


’24 Hours With’ takes a look at a day in the life of CORE’s agents. Doron Zwickel talks about new developments and the inspiration of New York City’s landmarks.

My mornings start when my fiancée’s alarm goes off. Kim is a New York City public school teacher so we wake up pretty early. But since I’m a news junky, I don’t really get out of bed before reading the top stories in both the New York Times and Wall Street Journal apps, while blasting CNN in the background.

My first destination of the day is Equinox Flatiron. I recently stepped it up a few notches at the gym so I can fit nicely into my wedding tux. The walk back home is very inspirational with views of Madison Square Park, the Empire State Building and many other beautiful landmarks as the backdrop. It is also a great reminder that I’m very lucky to live and work in this incredible city and an amazing way to start the day.

I’m not really a breakfast person but I am quite the coffee connoisseur, so I usually make a stop at Brooklyn Roasting Company on West 23rd Street, where the baristas come all the way from Bushwick and their cappuccinos are just perfect. This is also when I begin to tackle my inbox.

My day at work feels like it goes really fast. It consists of new development meetings and frequent visits to the actual sales offices of the projects I’m working on. Each one of them requires different attention. One is at its tail end, another is about to launch and a third is only in its early planning phase. While most of my clients are developers of large buildings, I make sure to consistently serve sellers and buyers of individual properties. It helps me keep a finger on the pulse of the market, therefore I try to tour properties with buyers at least once a day. I often attempt to kill two birds with one stone and take them to a hot new condo project that recently launched so I can view firsthand what the competition is doing.

Any successful broker will tell you that your work is far from done at 6pm and that your activities after normal business hours are just as important as the ones during — if not more. Last night I went to a fundraiser for an important nonprofit organization and tonight I have a client dinner at a chic Asian fusion Midtown spot. In this business there is a strong connection between your friends and clients and being social is a huge part of my success. Luckily, my lovely fiancée is very understanding and is extremely supportive even when I get home pretty late.



Spotlight on 93 Worth

17 September, 2014 posted by: CORE

Now one of Tribeca‘s most coveted new development properties, 93 Worth‘s unique pedigree as a former textile factory has maintained its presence throughout the building’s thorough design. Boasting high ceilings, exposed beams and rustic finishes, the video above takes viewers on an inside look at how 93 Worth has evolved into a modern fixture in Downtown Manhattan’s residential landscape. “When the building was built, I believe it just came together beautifully,” says Eldad Blaustein, CEO of IGI-USA, the developer behind the project.

With two penthouses on the market, units PH2 and PH3 are two of the best condo’s in the building offering expansive views of downtown.


Curbed: Soho Steampunk Paradise 15 Renwick Shows More of Itself

08 September, 2014 posted by: CORE

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CORE’s latest new development project at 15 Renwick continues to generate attention, following the launch of it’s marketing campaign this summer. Last week, Curbed showcased the latest renderings of the 31-unit, Soho building, displaying artistic renderings of the lobby and a living room setup. The images released so far illustrate the proposed interior of several units, accented by aristocratic-era characters staged throughout. Developed by IGI-USA, CEO Eldad Blaustein notes that the unique characters and aesthetic of the photos are meant to appeal to “people who are creative, different.”


How 93 Worth Changed Tribeca

08 July, 2014 posted by: CORE

93 Worth: Launch Event from CORE on Vimeo.

Come behind the scenes at the 93 Worth penthouse kickoff to hear how IGI-USA, ODA Architecture, and CORE collaborated on the concept, design and development for the building. As a new pre-war conversion on the eastern edge of Tribeca, the building has proven itself within the neighborhood community and emerged as covetable location to live. The evening included the Michael Arenella Band. After sundown the view included a projection of The Great Gatsby, in addition to a clear view of the Empire State Building to the north and One World Trade to the south.

The 92-unit condo is representative of the evolving face of Tribeca and downtown. Building amenities include a concierge, a common rooftop with panoramic city views and a kitchen station, a children’s playroom and a dog-washing area. The building features seven-foot windows, open kitchens, and original exposed steel columns.


241 Fifth Recognized for its Impact on Residential Development in NoMad

09 June, 2014 posted by: CORE

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Madison Square Park, above, in the Wall Street Journal

Doron Zwickel, director of sales at 241 Fifth spoke to the Wall Street Journal about the growing popularity of residential real estate in the NoMad district. 241 Fifth’s recent sellout garnered impressive sales prices of approximately $2,000 per square foot, and was noted as one strong example which led to the recent interest in the neighborhood. In addition to the growing tech scene in nearby Chelsea and Flatiron, NoMad attracts high-end buyers thanks to an abundance of parks, entertainment and dining options, shopping destinations and reputable schools.

“I think developers are beginning to realize the charm, the beautiful prewar buildings, the great potential,” says Doron. “The retail is improving tremendously, which brings higher-profile buyers to the neighborhood, and it’s just transforming—it’s amazing to see how it’s gone in such a short period.”


CORE in the News

12 May, 2014 posted by: CORE

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

Event Florals

Previewing the Penthouses of Tribeca’s ODA-Designed 93 Worth
Following the 93 Worth Penthouse Launch, this recap highlights some of the moments captured from last week’s event, hosted by CORE, ODA Architecture and IGI-USA.

Victor Homes’ NoMad Condo Building Sells Out
The Real Deal
CORE’s NoMad new development project 241 Fifth made headlines last week after the building reached 100% of its units closed and in contract, with Doron Zwickel leading as Director of Sales.

Grammar Rules in Real Estate
The Wall Street Journal
Mickey Conlon discusses the impact of well-written listing copy on residential deals. “You can get a sense of what the transaction will be like based on the listing description,” says Mickey. “If it’s exceptionally sloppy, then it’s a warning sign of a potentially sloppy transaction.”

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