Real Estate Wire: Inside the Building Where Leo DiCaprio Will Live; And the Newest ‘Tallest Tower in NYC’ Is…

July 1, 2014

Today’s real estate news highlights all in one place:

  • Here we go again… In the race to build the biggest of them all, a new Silverstein property slated for the far West Side could become the largest residential tower in New York. [The Real Deal]
  • Brooklyn prices continue to climb. Reports show that co-op prices have risen 71 percent in past year. [DNA Info]
  • The city has finally broken ground on the first phase of the 1.8 million-square-foot Flushing Commons project in Queens. [Curbed]
  • People are loving Greystone’s gorgeous Printhouse Lofts. After announcing the units were up for grabs just two weeks ago, the building is already 50% leased. [The Real Deal]
  • The downtown office tower located at 80 Broad St. is selling for $175 million, more than three times what it traded for three years ago. [Crain’s]
  • Deal of the Day: Buy a $6 million Park Slope Triplex, get a $79,900 gray Tesla Model S Sedan free. The car also comes with a souped up $2,500 sound system. [NYMag]
  • A LES school along Forsyth gets razed to make way for a new 80-foot tall residential building. [Buzz Buzz Home]
  • You can be Leonardo Dicaprio’s neighbor. The penthouse at 66 East 11th is going for $50 million, and like Leo’s pad, comes with a Vitamin C shower. [Curbed]
  • A new study finds that landmarking historical neighborhoods may in turn limit cheap housing. [NYDN]

Inside Leo’s building (left); The Printhouse Lofts (right)

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