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New Development: Soft in the Middle, Splashy Up Top


"At Vitre, a 21-story tower on 96th Street, one-bedrooms start at $915,000 and the most expensive unit is a $4.29 million, three-bedroom penthouse. The building has also benefited from being near the recently opened Second Avenue subway extension, said Stephen Kliegerman, president of Brown Harris Stevens Development Marketing, who is in charge of marketing."

Second Avenue Subway Brings New Development

JULY 7, 2017  •  BY C. J. HUGHES

"As the Second Avenue subway marks its first six months in operation, developers have taken note. “What was the overwhelming encumbrance of that area? It was the lack of mass transportation,” said Nikki Field, an associate broker with Sotheby’s International Realty and a longtime agent in the district. “Now, properties are going to move.”

Hell's Kitchen: Sizzling

NOV. 15, 2013  •  BY C.J. HUGHES

"At 540 West 49th Street, between 10th and 11th Avenues, the Fortis Property Group and Wonder Works Construction Corporation are putting up two adjacent seven-story buildings with a total of 114 condo units. Called 540West, the complex will be united on its block-through site by a 6,000-square-foot courtyard, which will feature an outdoor movie theater."

Connecticut Developer Banks on Young Singles


"Developers are zeroing in on downtown revitalization efforts in Hartford, where new rentals have proved popular with young singles. Wonder Works Construction and Girona Ventures bought Harford's Clarion hotel for conversion. The recon-figured building will cater to young people with 193 apartments and..."

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