Rentals

Brookfield Place braves pandemic pain to thrive downtown with new rental deals

Brookfield Place survived the events of 9/11 (which buried the complex in ashes) and the Great Recession (which drained some of its big office tenants). Superstorm Sandy hardly put a glove on him. Now, the 14-acre mall originally called the World Financial Center is weathering the worst disaster ever, the pandemic, with remarkable grace even …

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This is what I got on my $5,000 rent in NYC last year — and now

What a difference a year makes! Especially in the case of rented housing in New York City, where the average Manhattan rent has exceeded $5,000. Take, for example, Unit 701 at 200 E. 11th Street, a 54-unit rental building known as Eleventh and Third, which rented last week for $6,500 a month. The one-bedroom divider …

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Brooklyn one-bedroom sailboat for rent at $600 a month

A $600 one-bedroom apartment in Brooklyn’s trendy Greenpoint section would be a bargain, but the unit advertised on Craigslist comes with a big plus—it’s on a sailboat, and it doesn’t have a shower or WiFi. “Sailboat for rent” reads the listing. “Suitable for one person. 600 dollars per month. It has a toilet, taps, solar …

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