● METRO LOFT Leasing underway at 20 Broad
Developer Metro Loft announced the launch of leasing at 20 Broad Street, a 29-story, luxury rental development.
Twenty Broad is an adaptive reuse of a property originally built as an extension of the New York Exchange in 1956.
It underwent a full restoration with the help of design firm CetraRuddy to cater to the large number of renters seeking spacious, quality homes downtown.
The property has 533 studio, studio + home office, one bedroom, one bedroom + home office, and two- bedroom + home office residences, along with a collection of high-end amenities, highlighted by a rooftop terrace and sky lounge.
Mitchell Wasser, director of marketing and leasing at Metro Loft, said “Twenty Broad Street presents a rare opportunity for the renter-by-choice to lease a well-designed residence with condo-style amenities and finishes, in what is widely considered to be one of the most desirable neighborhoods in New York City.”
Bold New York is handling the exclusive marketing and leasing for Twenty Broad Street. Pricing will begin at $2,455 for studios.
Amenities include a 24-hour doorman, Liv Unlimited concierge, and valet services. The Sky Lounge and Rooftop Terrace have an outdoor movie theatre, green lawn and grills.
There is also a Technogym fitness center with a private yoga studio, children’s playroom, a library, game room and another lounge with the option to reserve for private events. Keyless entry, resident bicycle storage, and an onsite super add to the list.
● ADAM AMERICA / CGI STRATEGIES Sneak peek at Arbor Eighteen
Adam America and development partner CGI Strategies are looking to stir up some excitement for their new Arbor Eighteen boutique ahead of a November sales launch.
The JV announced this week a “teaser site” has gone live with details on the ground up, 11-story property between South Slope and Greenwood Heights in Brooklyn.
Arbor Eighteen will have 73 studio to three-bedroom residences. 29 will have private outdoor space.
One of the highlights of the property is the outdoor space, which includes a Zen garden, courtyard and landscaped rooftop terrace.
It will also have a fitness center, yoga studio, meditation room, infrared sauna, library, lounge, screening area and a private dining room, children’s playroom, bike and stroller storage, private storage, onsite parking with electric car chargers, a pet spa, and an auxiliary laundry room for oversized items.
The wellness-oriented interiors were designed by Paris Forino. Isaac & Stern Architects designed the facade of the building.
Sales are expected to launch this November, with construction expected to be complete by Q3 2019
Halstead Property Development Marketing’s The Aguayo Team is handling exclusive marketing and sales.
● RAL COMPANIES Smart moves at Quay Tower
RAL Companies and Oliver’s Realty Group announced a collaboration with Amazon to provide a smart home experience for buyers at Quay Tower, the new luxury condominium on the Brooklyn Heights waterfront in Brooklyn Bridge Park.
Through the relationship, the first of its kind for a Brooklyn condominium, each of the building’s 126 residences will be delivered with an Amazon Echo and Echo Dot and will be equipped to control compatible smart home technology, offering Quay Tower residents the ability to switch on a lamp, dim the lights, change the temperature and more just using their voice.
“At Quay Tower, we’re working hard to deliver homes that meet modern-day needs of active New Yorkers and their families. We’re trying to take that to the next level by integrating Alexa, simplifying life for our residents so they can relax and enjoy time with those they love,” said Robert Levine, President and CEO of RAL Companies.
“We are thrilled to be working with Amazon, the undisputed leader in smart home technology, to offer integrated home automation features that will enhance daily life at Quay Tower.
The 28-story building was designed by ODA Architecture with interiors by Marmol Radziner and offers two- to-five-bedroom residences which will come with a suite of smart home devices that work with the Amazon Echo and Echo Dot devices, including Nest thermostats and Lutron Caseta light switches and lamp dimmers.
Residents will also be able to control the settings on devices by downloading and installing the Alexa app on their smartphones and tablets.
They can also expand on the features to tailor their fully integrated Alexa smart home for their lifestyle.
Douglas Elliman Development Marketing is the exclusive sales and marketing firm for Quay Tower (pronounced “kway”). Pricing begins at $1.9 million.
● CBSK IRONSTATE Things get real at The Lindley
Closings are about to get underway at The Lindley in Murray Hill with the building already 70 percent sold.
To celebrate, developer CBSK Ironstate, has opened a model residence for the first look inside the building.
Comprised of studios through three-bedrooms, pricing and the ground-up development start from the $900,000s.
Designed inside and out by Rawlings Architects, the new one bed, 1-bath model has been furnished in collaboration with Design Within Reach to showcase “realistic model interiors that are easily able to recreate,” according to a press statement.