44-41 Purves Street

Apartment Deals, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Rentals

FREE RENT: A roundup of NYC’s latest rental concessions

By Ondel Hylton, Fri, January 27, 2017

Rental COncessions, NYC No fee apartments, Free Rent
  • No Security Deposit + One Month Free for Full-Floor Apartments on Lower East Side [link]
  • Glenwood Offering Free Rent at Lincoln Square High-Rise, Hawthorn Park [link]
  • One Month Free on All Units at Luxury High Rise LINC LIC; Studios from $2,395 [link]
  • Now 95% Leased, 180 Franklin Avenue in Clinton Hill Offers Two Months Free on Remaining Units [link]
  • Newly Renovated Rentals in Two Bridges Leasing with Two Months Free; One-Bedrooms Starting from $1,947/Month [link]
  • Industrial-Inspired Apartments with Two Months of Free Rent at Halo LIC [link]
  • High Rise Rental ‘Jersey City Urby‘ Announces February Opening, 713-Foot-Building is Now Second Tallest in the State [link]
  • Waterfront Living at DUMBO’s 60 Water Street; Now Offering Two Months Free with 16-Month Leases [link]
  • Midtown East Rental ‘Stonehenge 58‘ Offers Two Months Free + $1,000 Security Deposits [link]
  • One Month Free on Select Listings at Brooklyn Heights Rental 172 Montague Street [link]

See full list of rental concessions and special offers here >>

Images (L to R): Jersey City Urby, LINC LICHawthorn Park and Halo LIC.

Apartment Deals, Friday 5, Long Island City

Every Friday 6sqft rounds up five of the best rental deals showcased on CityRealty.com’s no-fee rentals page, a space where house hunters can find the best concessions being offered by landlords across the city.

With its location just a hop, skip and jump away from Midtown Manhattan, and the trendiest parts of Brooklyn, Long Island City (LIC) is increasingly becoming a magnet for real estate developers, businesses and new residents banking on the area’s growth. But beyond the convenience offered by its prime waterfront location—and, of course, its comparatively affordable prices—LIC also boasts buildings with unbeatable amenities and stunning skyline and river views. Ahead are five brand new LIC buildings currently offering free rent and other concessions.

see the best deals this week here

Featured Story

Architecture, Features, Long Island City, New Developments, Queens, real estate trends

Watch out Hudson Yards, Midtown is moving east to Queens. The glassy ghetto formerly known as Long Island City is sprouting a small city worth of skyscrapers, ushering in thousands of new residents, hundreds of hotel rooms, and a few hundred thousand square feet of office space. To help us visualize the neighborhood’s upcoming transformation, the dynamos at Rockrose Development commissioned visualization experts Zum-3d to produce this exceptionally accurate depiction of the changes afoot. Inspired by the rendering, 6sqft has put together a rundown of the nearly 30 under-construction and proposed projects for the ‘hood.

See the full roster ahead

Construction Update, Long Island City, New Developments, Rentals

Criterion Group, LIC Developments, Rabsky Group, Salamon Engineering Group, Simon Dushinsy, The Argent, 44-41 Purves Street

To say that Long Island City is undergoing a construction boom is a bit of an understatement. The city’s second most populous borough is building a business district…er high-rise bedroom community that will soon rival many American downtowns. The blocks along Jackson Avenue from the Pulaski Bridge to Queens Plaza have been sprinkled with development dust, and at the center of it all is a short dead-end street named Purves where four residential buildings are now under construction and four others have recently finished.

Near the street’s southeastern terminus, Simon Dushinsky’s Rabsky Group has topped off its 26-story, 284-unit rental tower at 44-51 Purves Street and applying the last bits of the building’s glass, metal and brick facade. In addition to a number of renderings and a new website, we’ve uncovered that the 308-foot tall building will be called ‘Halo LIC,” which we learned is an adjective for something silvery, or an archaic word for money (how fitting). The site was previously planned to give rise to a pair of shorter towers by the Criterion Group but the 28,000 square-foot lot was flipped in 2013 for $32 million.

find out more here

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