Residential

The Henry Apartments in Pomona Trades for $54 Million

June 16, 2021

POMONA—Harbor Group International, LLC, which is headquartered in Norfolk, VA, has acquired The Henry, a 169-home luxury apartment community in Pomona, for $54 million. Commercial brokerage firm CBRE reported the sale on June 16. The CBRE team of Jeffrey Dunne, Gene Pride, Jeremy Neuer, Steve Bardsley, David Gavin and Travis Langer represented the seller, a…

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Luxury Properties on the Hamptons are Still in High Demand

June 16, 2021

From sprawling Long Island Sound estates to stately Hudson River manors, to expansive rural retreats, the Hudson Valley is home to some of the most breathtaking luxury properties in New York and the nation. But, this time of year, when people begin to think about where to escape for the summer, inevitably, the Hamptons come…

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Real Estate Leaders Discuss Rebound of NYC’s Luxury Market

June 15, 2021

NEW YORK—Top New York real estate professionals zoomed in on the region’s luxury housing market to analyze the wave of multimillion-dollar sales, and weighed in on pricing, buying trends and prized locations at a virtual panel recently hosted by the Hudson Gateway Association of Realtors, Inc. and OneKey MLS. All agreed the luxury markets in…

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Construction Continues on Luxury Senior Independent Living Project

June 15, 2021

WHITE PLAINS—Construction continues on the premier independent living community project Waterstone of Westchester in Downtown White Plains. The development for those 62 and older will feature first-class amenities, 132 residences and supportive services on a parcel on Bloomingdale Road. Waterstone of Westchester is scheduled to open in the first quarter of next year. Waterstone Executive…

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Construction Begins on $53M Redevelopment of Tarrytown YMCA

June 10, 2021

TARRYTOWN—A host of state, county and local dignitaries were on hand on June 9 for the groundbreaking for 62 Main, a $53-million affordable housing development in the village of Tarrytown that involves the adaptive reuse of the historic YMCA facility. The development will also entail the construction of an additional building to create 109 affordable…

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Report: Bronx Hit Hard by COVID-19 Pandemic Begins Long Road to Recovery

June 10, 2021

NEW YORK—The COVID-19 pandemic hit the Bronx harder than any other borough, according to an economic analysis released on June 8 by New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli. As vaccinations rise and restrictions ease, the Bronx has begun to repair the significant economic damage caused by the coronavirus that included a nearly 25% unemployment…

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Mount Kisco-Based Café Realty Joins McGrath Realty

June 9, 2021

MOUNT KISCO—Locally-based Cafe Realty has teamed up with commercial, land development and luxury brokerage, McGrath Realty Inc. After eight years in business the community-focused Cafe Realty will use their strengths, talents and skills to become the new face of McGrath Realty Inc’s residential services operations, company officials stated. Café Realty will take on the new…

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Howard Hanna | Rand Realty Opens New Office in Morris Plains, NJ

June 1, 2021

MORRIS PLAINS, NJ—Howard Hanna | Rand Realty announced on June 1 the opening of its new office in Morris Plains, NJ at 374 Speedwell Ave. Company officials said the opening marked the continued expansion for the brokerage firm in the New York/New Jersey market. “Howard Hanna | Rand Realty is making a tremendous effort to…

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New York State’s $2.7 Billion Rental Assistance Program Begins June 1

May 26, 2021

ALBANY—New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced on May 25 that the state’s $2.7 billion emergency rental assistance program for struggling New Yorkers impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic will begin on June 1 when applications for funding will first be accepted. He also announced that online applications for $800-millon in small business recovery grants will be…

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HGAR Officials, Members Testify in Favor of Co-Op Disclosure Legislation Before Westchester County Board of Legislators

May 25, 2021

WHITE PLAINS—A host of prominent Westchester County Realtors testified in favor of a long sought-after co-op disclosure bill last night during a virtual public hearing before the Westchester County Board of Legislators. The amendments to current county law would require that co-op boards provide a reason for the denial of an application when the co-op…

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NAR: U.S. Existing-Home Sales Declined 2.7% in April; Northeast Sales Fell Nearly 4%

May 24, 2021

WASHINGTON—Existing-home sales waned in April, marking three straight months of declines, according to the National Association of Realtors. All but one of the four major U.S. regions witnessed month-over-month drops in home sales, but each registered double-digit year-over-year gains for April. Total existing-home sales, completed transactions that include single-family homes, townhomes, condominiums and co-ops, slipped…

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Middletown Apartment Complex Trades for $19 Million

May 20, 2021

MIDDLETOWN—The 150-unit Crestwood Apartments multifamily property at 92 Fitzgerald Drive here has been sold for $19 million. The deal was reported by Woodbridge, NJ-based brokerage firm The Kislak Company, Inc. which did not identify the purchaser. The Real Deal reported that the buyer of Crestwood Apartments was Chestnut Ridge-based North Point Management. Last July, North…

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NAR: Realtors Cite Lack of Inventory as Top Impediment to Completing Sales Transactions

May 20, 2021

WASHINGTON—Realtors cite a lack of inventory as the leading cause for limiting potential clients from completing a transaction, according to the National Association of Realtors' 2021 Member Profile, an annual report analyzing members' business activity and demographics from the prior year. However, in spite of a global pandemic, its drastic impacts on how business was…

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Urban Land Institute Survey Predicts Strong Rebound for Residential, Hotel and Industrial Markets

May 19, 2021

WASHINGTON—The Urban Land Institute’s (ULI) latest Real Estate Economic Forecast released today predicts that the real estate sector is poised for a rebound, with the single-family housing sector, hotel and industrial returns forecast to strongly increase over the next three years. The report’s conclusions are based on an April-May survey of 42 economists and analysts…

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Orange County, Open Space Institute Look to Expand Rail Trail

May 18, 2021

GOSHEN—Orange County Executive Steven M. Neuhaus announced on Monday that the county and the Open Space Institute are working to build a new 9.8-mile trail that will span from Camp La Guardia in the Town of Chester to the Moodna trestle in Salisbury Mills. The proposed Schunnemunk Rail Trail would be utilized by commuters, cyclists,…

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Westchester Choice Realty Affiliates with Better Homes and Gardens RE

May 18, 2021

HARTSDALE—Madison, NJ-based real estate franchise Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate LLC reports that it has affiliated with locally-based brokerage firm Westchester Choice Realty Inc. The deal, BHGRE officials state fortifies its New York Metropolitan footprint. The newly named Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Choice Realty has locations in Scarsdale and Hartsdale and serves…

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HG Realtor Foundation Donates More Than $8,000 to Five Local Charities

May 12, 2021

WHITE PLAINS—The Hudson Gateway Realtor Foundation recently donated $8,300 to five local charities in the Hudson Valley. They include: United Hospice of Rockland in New City; Friends of Karen in North Salem, the Community Center of Northern Westchester in Katonah, Green Chimneys in Brewster and Volunteer New York in Tarrytown. Founded in 1978, Friends of…

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