Residential

Construction to Begin in 2020 on Senior Housing Development at Purchase College

July 2019

PURCHASE— Broadview – Senior Living at Purchase College is moving forward with its development of 220 independent living homes for ages 62 and older. When built, the project will be the first senior housing development to be located on a college campus in Westchester County. The firm expects to begin construction on the development project…

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New Windsor Multifamily Trades for $19M

July 2019

NEW WINDSOR—The Southgate Village Apartments here has been acquired by an affiliate of JP Management for $19 million. Woodbridge, NJ-based The Kislak Company Inc. reported the sale of the 192-unit multifamily property. Kislak marketed the property at 2300 Vails Gate Heights Drive on an exclusive with senior vice president Janet Bortz handling the assignment on…

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Sales Strong at Tarrytown Luxury Project Despite Soft Market

July 2019

TARRYTOWN—Despite the current soft luxury housing market in Westchester County, the Greystone on Hudson development here recently enjoyed a busy spring sales season. Houlihan Lawrence, the exclusive marketing and sales agent for the 23-unit Greystone on Hudson, reports that sales in May topped $14.5 million which included the sale of 20 Carriage Trail for $9.5…

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Northeast Home Sales Rise Nearly 2% in June; Sales Lower Nationwide

July 2019

WASHINGTON—Existing-home sales in the U.S. weakened in June falling less than 2% after a previous month of sales gains, the National Association of Realtors reported on July 23. Two of the four major U.S. regions recorded minor sales jumps, including the Northeast (+1.5%), while the other two—the South and the West—experienced greater declines last month.…

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NY, CT, NJ File SALT Lawsuit Against IRS

July 2019

NEW YORK —New York State Attorney General Letitia James filed a lawsuit on July 17 against the Internal Revenue Service, along with New Jersey, and Connecticut, that argued against the new IRS Rule that would prevent residents from obtaining charitable deductions for contributions to local governments. “The IRS’s move to end tax benefits for charitable…

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Toll Brothers Acquires The Collection Development Property

July 2019

WHITE PLAINS-After securing the approval of the Westchester County Industrial Development Agency to assign the rights to financial incentives for The Collection mixed-use project here, Toll Brothers Apartment Living acquired the 2.97-acre fully approved development site for $32.76 million. Saber Real Estate Advisors, LLC, which secured the approvals for the $136.2 million mixed-use residential development…

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PSC Approves Westchester County Clean Energy Plan

July 2019

ALBANY — The New York State Public Service Commission approved on July 11 the implementation of a consumer awareness campaign to encourage the installation of renewable energy and energy efficiency resources in Westchester County. The program was developed in consultation with the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) and Westchester County to…

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Grand Lux Realty Closes on Mega $4.7M Deal

July 2019

RYE—Grand Lux Realty of Armonk recently announced the closing of 300 Grace Church St. in Rye for a sale price of $4,651,667. The transaction, which closed on May 22nd, was the most expensive in the history of Grand Lux Realty. The seven- bedroom, six-and-a-half bath colonial was sold by Shauna Brika, a new agent at…

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HGAR Pitches in for Habitat for Humanity

July 2019

The first of HGAR volunteer events at Habitat for Humanity in Newburgh was held on July 11. Thanks to all who came out to volunteer, including HGAR President Ron Garafalo (second group far left)..Among the other Realtors who participated at the event included: Amanda Martinez, Tim Countryman, Micaela Stanaland and Liz Ramirez.

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Hudson Valley Home Sales Fall in Most Markets

July 2019

Editor’s Note: The following is the text of the 2019 SECOND QUARTER RESIDENTIAL REAL ESTATE SALES REPORT Westchester, Putnam, Rockland, Orange, Sullivan Counties, New York released on July 8th by the Hudson Gateway Multiple Listing Service Inc. Residential sales for the second quarter in the lower Hudson Valley region served by the Hudson Gateway Multiple…

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Highbridge House in the Bronx Trades for $76.25 Million

July 2019

NEW YORK—Camber Property Group, a developer of affordable and mixed-income projects in New York City, and partner Belveron Real Estate Partners have acquired the 400-unit high-rise Highbridge House apartment building in the Bronx for $76.25 million. The 26-story property at 1133 Ogden Ave. was sold by Stellar Management of New York City. Aaron Jungreis of…

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Saunders Named Secretary General of FIABCI

June 2019

WHITE PLAINS—Vanessa Saunders of Global Property Systems in White Plains was elected to a two-year term as Secretary General of the Marketing and Networking Committee of the International Real Estate Federation (FIABCI). Saunders is the first individual to be appointed to this position from the Hudson Valley region. Founded in 1951 in Paris, the FIABCI…

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Westchester IDA Approves Incentives For Three Major Development Projects

June 2019

WHITE PLAINS—The Westchester County Industrial Development Agency on June 13 granted final approvals for incentives to firms that plan to redevelop the White Plains Mall and the former Westchester Pavilion Mall, as well as build a new senior living project on Bloomingdale Road here. The three projects total well in excess of $1 billion in…

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Westchester Secures First CDBG, Home Funding in Nearly a Decade

June 2019

ELMSFORD—At a press conference at DeLuca Park here, Westchester County Executive George Latimer and U.S. Rep. Nita Lowey announced on June 17th the re-establishment of the Westchester Urban County Consortium and the first Community Development Block Grant award in nearly a decade. The new consortium is comprised of 25 towns and villages in the county,…

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Business Council Taps Two Economic Development Execs. to Board of Directors

June 2019

RYE BROOK—In a move to bolster its planning and economic development expertise, the Business Council of Westchester has named Wilson Kimball, Commissioner of Planning and Development for the City of Yonkers and Luiz Aragon, Commissioner for Development for the City of New Rochelle, to its Board of Directors. “We are truly honored to have these…

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Savvy Affair Holds Annual Benefit for Autism Speaks

June 2019

EASTCHESTER—A Savvy Affair’s Ninth Annual Benefit for Autism Speaks was held at Mulino’s at Lake Isle on Thursday May 16th. At the event, A Savvy Affair also celebrated its 10th year of hosting events, and fundraisers throughout Westchester and New York City. Michelle Madaffari, who is the CEO of A Savvy Affair Inc, is an…

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