Latest Concession for High-End Rentals: More Than One Dog

Latest Concession for High-End Rentals: More Than One Dog

Real estate agent Anna Sankova braced herself when her clients told her they had two dogs, Harper and Oliver. At 525W52, in Midtown, for instance, the developer Taconic plans to offer full-service pet care, including on-site daycare facility for group play sessions, “yappy” hours and agility courses, a full grooming spa, and a veterinary clinic for sick days or check-ups. The facility, run by Throw Me a Bone, will also provide door to door dog walking services, in-home puppy visits, cat sitting, overnight stays and dog training. 

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Spring fling: The 48 tristate developments hitting the market now

Spring fling: The 48 tristate developments hitting the market now

There’s yet another two-tower development new to Midtown West: 525W52, a 392-unit rental aptly located at 525 W. 52nd St. in Hell’s Kitchen. (Seventy-nine apartments are reserved for affordable housing.) Handel Architects was charged with the building’s design, whose standout shape resembles an ascending staircase.

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Taconic's Pair of Mixed-Income Towers in Hell's Kitchen Readies for Leasing

Taconic's Pair of Mixed-Income Towers in Hell's Kitchen Readies for Leasing

Taconic Investment Partners' new multi-phase residential development in Hell's Kitchen is nearing completion with the launch of its rental registration site earlier this month. The market-rate + affordable housing (80/20) development stands on a thru-block lot at 525 West 52nd Street and 526 West 53rd Street.  The two buildings, which will be 24 and 16 stories tall respectively, will host 392 residential units between them.

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What Millennials Want

What Millennials Want

BY ANNE MACHALINSKI | Onsite co-working spaces boasting coffee bars and Mac computers. Branded bikes, toy sailboats and takeaway picnic baskets, meant to be enjoyed on a Central Park outing.  Access to a fun-filled courtyard, with ping-pong tables, fire pits and an adult treehouse. These are just some of the amenities that new luxury condominium and high-end rental buildings in major U.S. cities are including with a specific demographic in mind: well-to-do urban millennials.

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400-unit Hell's Kitchen rental gets a teaser site

400-unit Hell's Kitchen rental gets a teaser site

BY AMEENA WALKER | Seven months ago, a pair of new buildings in Hell's Kitchen completed a milestone as its construction topped out. Now, the 392-unit rental building has launched its teaser site, revealing that leasing will begin in 2017.  

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