ARCHIVED BLOG POSTS

2011 

By Donna Dazzo of Village Confidential While not every home seller and real estate agent believes in the power of home staging when selling a home, there are those who do, thanks to the proliferation of shows on television and real life success stories. So, if you have made the decision to hire a...
12/29/2011
Our team has recently been engaged as the exclusive marketing agent to represent the developers in the sale of the condos at the first multi-family Passive House to be built in the United States.  For some of our potential customers, and perhaps those in the real estate community, this raises the...
12/29/2011
By Kevin Korber of Village Confidential This month, Community Board 2 will hold a series of meetings to discuss the merits, drawbacks, and general logistics of the controversial NYU expansion plans for the south-east part of Greenwich Village. In preparation for the meetings, the Greenwich Villag...
12/28/2011
By Kevin Korber of Village Confidential 290 Mulberry Street was one of the casualties of the credit crisis, and it has remained vacant despite being close to completion for some time. Now, Crain’s reports that the former condo project will finally be completed and go on the market as rental apart...
12/27/2011
By Kevin Korber of Village Confidential EV Grieve is reporting that the hearing for a proposed East 10th Street Historic District has been expedited by the Landmarks Preservation Commission in response to Magnum Real Estate Group’s purchase of one of the townhouses located in the district. The he...
12/21/2011
By Kevin Korber of Village Confidential This year, the Department of Education had started the process of re-zoning public schools in lower Manhattan, and the idea of splitting up Greenwich Village’s district, which contains P.S. 3 and P.S. 41, was seriously considered. Parents whose children att...
12/21/2011
By Kevin Korber of Village Confidential The No Longer Empty project, in collaboration with Australian artists Leslie Eastman and Natasha Johns Messenger, have taken over a vacant storefront at 10 Downing Street for an exhibition lasting through December. The exhibition, entitled XYZ:NYC, is a col...
12/13/2011
By Kevin Korber of Village Confidential The designs for Karl Fischer’s new East Village apartment building have been revealed. The designs, which were leaked to The Local yesterday, show an East Village apartment building designed very much in what has become Fischer’s controversial style: rows o...
12/13/2011
By Kevin Korber of Village Confidential Among the many objections over the redevelopment of St. Vincent’s Hospital in the Village is the protest that a new development would not include any affordable housing. That doesn’t look to change any time soon, as TheRealDeal reports that developer Willia...
12/13/2011
By Donna Dazzo of Village Confidential Staging a home for sale, or even sprucing one up that's not on the market, doesn't mean money has to be spent. Here are ten things you can do that won’t cost you a dime: 1.    Curb Appeal Enhancement - first impressions are critical, and curb appeal, or lack...
12/03/2011
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