Jennifer Lawrence Buys at Minskoff’s West Village Condo

 Jennifer Lawrence and 17 Jane Street with Edward Minskoff (Getty; Sciame Construction)

Jennifer Lawrence and 17 Jane Street with Edward Minskoff (Getty; Sciame Construction)

Actress Jennifer Lawrence has been revealed as the first buyer at Edward J. Minskoff Equities’ boutique condominium in the West Village.

The New York Post linked Lawrence and her husband, art gallerist Cooke Maroney, to the limited liability company that closed on the duplex unit for $21.9 million in late July.

The condominium at 17 Jane Street was converted from a parking garage by London-based architect Sir David Chipperfield.

The six-unit building has two duplex “townhouses,” which occupy the first two floors of the six-story project. Lawrence’s unit has four bedrooms and a 1,410-square-foot backyard designed by Wirtz International Landscape Architects.

Minskoff told the Post he was taking the top two floors, which span 9,000 square feet with a 2,000-square-foot terrace.

The building has four other units that are asking between $9.6 million and $12.75 million, according to

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Nuveen JV buys 400-unit affordable apartment portfolio

Asset management giant Nuveen has partnered Hudson Valley Property Group LLC (HVPG) to buy a 412-unit affordable apartment portfolio in Jersey City.

The venture paid $127 million for the the assets, which were sold by a local, family-owned business.

The four properties are subsidized through US Department of
Housing and Urban Development (HUD) project-based Section 8 contracts.

They are Van Wagenen I Apartments (233 units), Van Wagenen
II Apartments (114 units), Bergen Manor (40 units) and Kennedy Manor (25

The acquisition is the first phase of a $145 million social impact investment the partners said will help  preserve New Jersey’s aging supply of affordable housing without relying on limited state public funds.

Van Wagenen Apartments

“The previous owners and their dedicated team took great pride
in providing much needed affordable housing for families throughout New Jersey,”
said Jason Bordainick, managing partner, HVPG.

“We are excited to be able to

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Here’s What $2 Million Buys You in Michigan, Florida and New York

Designed by Don Paul Young, a local architect, this home is part of the Hillwood Preserve, a wooded subdivision dating to the 1930s that was created by a pair of sisters who were landscape designers, on their family property. The house sits near the prairie part of the University of Michigan’s Nichols Arboretum, with winter views of the Huron River. One can cut through the arboretum to reach the university campus and downtown, less than a mile west, or travel a more roundabout route by road. Built for an orthopedic surgeon, the house was expanded in 2000 by a later owner.

Size: 5,249 square feet

Price per square foot: $379

Indoors: Recent updates include new exterior siding that promises to last for decades, many new windows

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New owner buys Harco plant in Moraine for $3.2M

A new owner recently purchased the Harco Manufacturing plant in Moraine for nearly $3.2 million, according to local property records.

a train is parked on the side of a road: The Harco Manufacturing building, near the corner of Encrete Lane and Hoyle Place in Moraine.

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The Harco Manufacturing building, near the corner of Encrete Lane and Hoyle Place in Moraine.

The plant at 3535 Kettering Blvd. sold last week from Kettering Woodbine LLC to Moraine 3535 Kettering LLC, a foreign limited liability corporation. The building sold with near 18 acres.

a sign on the side of a road: Harco Manufacturing, 3535 Kettering Blvd. Montgomery County property records

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Harco Manufacturing, 3535 Kettering Blvd. Montgomery County property records

The sale price was $3.16 million.

The building houses auto parts manufacturer Harco Manufacturing Group LLC. In 2015, Chinese manufacturer Sunsong Holdings Inc. acquired Harco, which had been founded in 1976. Harco makes automotive brake hose assemblies serving the original equipment manufacturing market from the 311,000-square-foot facility. At the time, Harco had about100 employees.

The plant is a former Delphi facility. Harco moved there

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Hamilton buys property to allow 50-plus apartments, save historic double residence

Instead of using that area, the city plans to buy the property at 326 Main St. from the David S. Dennison and Carol H. Dennison Revocable Trust and demolish that building for the space he needs to build the apartments.

ExploreDeveloper: No, apartments won’t work in Hamilton Municipal Building

The city consulted with historic experts who believe the building at 326 Main St. has much less historic value than the duplex does, partly because it has been modified through the years, City Manager Joshua Smith said.

It has a brick office area on the front of it and less historic value, he added.

Because a variety of people expressed interest in the double residence, the city plans to ask would-be buyers of it how they would use it. City officials plan to use the $100,000 from the sale of that building to purchase 326 Main St.

Hamilton residents hope

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Forest Whitaker buys Upper East Side apartment with Greek-inspired garden for $1.6M

Listing images by Alan Barry; courtesy of Compass

Academy Award winner Forest Whitaker has purchased a duplex apartment on the Upper East Side for $1.595 million, according to city property records. Located at 42 East 73rd Street, the three-bed, three-bath home boasts a Greek-inspired garden, with stately columns, a brick patio, and mature plantings. Whitaker, who is also a Sustainable Development Goals Advocate for the United Nations, snagged the property for about 8 percent less than the last listed asking price of $1.74 million. It was first listed last October for $1.895 million.

42 East 73 Street, Upper East Side, Cool Listings, Co-ops  42 East 73 Street, Upper East Side, Cool Listings, Co-ops

Located between Madison and Park Avenues and just a block from Central Park, the duplex could serve as the perfect pied-à-terre, according to the listing. On the upper level, an entrance foyer leads to a large living-dining area with charming pre-war features like crown molding, hardwood floors, and a gas fireplace.

42 East 73 Street, Upper East Side, Cool Listings, Co-ops

42 East 73 Street, Upper East Side, Cool Listings, Co-ops

42 East 73 Street, Upper East Side, Cool Listings, Co-ops

On this level, there’s also a

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Drew Brees buys luxury Canal Street condo, celebrity news site reports | Saints

The New Orleans Saints’ beloved quarterback, Drew Brees, has purchased one of the 92 condominiums in the future Four Seasons New Orleans Hotel at the foot of Canal Street, according to a story on the TMZ website. The hotel/apartment development will occupy the 1968-vintage, modernist tower once known as the International Trade Mart.

Work began on the renovation of the 34-story former office building in 2018 and may be completed as soon as 2021. The redevelopment was projected to cost $450 million and will include 341 hotel rooms as well as condos.

According to the breathless TMZ report, “Drew’s new pad is coming with ALL the bells and whistles … from private access to a bar/lounge to a golf simulator room.”

David Seerman, a Four Seasons sales manager, said in a telephone interview on Wednesday that condos range in price from $2 million to $10 million, but he would not

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Drew Brees Reportedly Buys Condo with Golf Simulator Room for ‘Several Million’ | Bleacher Report

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees (9) warms up against the Detroit Lions during an NFL football game in Detroit, Sunday, Oct. 4, 2020. (AP Images/Rick Osentoski)

Rick Osentoski/Associated Press

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees has purchased a deluxe condo inside the Four Seasons Hotel and Private Residences New Orleans in Louisiana. 

TMZ Sports reported Wednesday that Brees paid “several million dollars” for the unit, which includes views of the Mississippi River and the French Quarter, a golf simulator room, private access to a lounge with a bar and use of the residence’s 75-foot outdoor pool.

“When I heard The Four Seasons was coming to New Orleans, I jumped at the opportunity to purchase a condominium,” Brees said in a statement. “The Four Seasons is transformative for this city, and I’m excited to be part of it. My family and I will always love New Orleans and be proud to call the Four Seasons home.”

The Four Seasons is the “priciest development” in New Orleans history, per TMZ.

Brees signed a two-year, $50 million contract extension

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