What do you do when you need to lure residential buyers back to New York City in an era of commuting anxiety? This remains, after all, a time when many would-be buyers view trains, city buses and the subway as little more than pestilence pits.
If you’re like a number of today’s New York luxury developers, you tout the steps-away proximity to job centers of your new and upscale residences. And if you’re like at least one of them, 77 Greenwich, you go so far as to offer discounts on condominiums to prospective buyers whose employers are within walking distance.
In live-work ‘hoods like TriBeCa, Hudson Square, NoMad, the Financial District and others, developers are stressing their properties’ walkability to major job hubs and household-name employers. It’s surely among