Baseball

Did ‘Blue-Collar’ Mets Settle For Less ‘Glitzy’ Long Island City Digs by Choice?

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The New York Post reports that members of the New York Mets have “forsaken Yankee-style Manhattan condos” by renting units in two waterfront residential buildings in Long Island City.

The “blue-collar” Mets have decided “against glitzy Manhattan digs,” with Jon Niese, Jordany Valdespin, John Buck and Justin Turner among the players renting at the Avalon Riverview buildings, the Post stated. Read More

On the Market

Retail Condo, Home to Upscale Japanese Restaurant Megu, On the Market for $14.7M

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A 12,600-square-foot retail condominium at 62-66 Thomas Street in Tribeca, home to upscale Japanese restaurant Megu, is on the market after a price reduction and company buyout aimed at expanding the brand worldwide.

The price was reduced to $14.7 million from $16.8 million, as a new ownership group forges big plans for the brand, sources tell the The Commercial Observer. Read More

The Year in Review

Commercial Real Estate In Memorium: 2012

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New York real estate is some of the most desirable and expensive in the world, but the ever-fluctuating price of a square foot of space in a given neighborhood is unquestionably dwarfed by the value of human life. This year, the commercial real estate world lost several notable figures and The Commercial Observer would like to take a moment to remember them. Read More