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Eating your way through Flushing, Queens – the REAL Chinatown

By ARGO Webmaster / August 7, 2017 /

Time and again we’ve extolled the virtues of Flushing, the Queens neighborhood at the end of the number 7 line that’s home to one of New York’s largest and best-fed Chinese communities. Few places in this city will feed you better or cheaper, and with an empty stomach and strong resolve, you can fill up on…

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Developers can’t stop eyeing the Bronx

By ARGO Webmaster / August 7, 2017 /

Bronx developer Sam Kafif plans to replace a one-story retail building in Morris Heights with a large mixed-use development featuring 119 residential units. The project will be located at 2 Mount Hope Place and span slightly more than 136,000 square feet, according to plans filed Thursday with the city’s Department of Buildings. It will feature…

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Why is market data so hard to pin down? Different brokerages using different methodologies plays a part

By ARGO Webmaster / August 7, 2017 /

At the halfway point of the year, Cushman & Wakefield offered some encouraging news on the much-debated health of Manhattan’s office-leasing market. The firm reported that the 15.4 million square feet leased through the first six months represented a 13 percent increase from the same time last year. But then Avison Young released its first-half report saying that leasing…

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How much do you really know about Union Square?

By ARGO Webmaster / August 7, 2017 /

Union Square is a spot as multi-purpose as they come. The area’s popular with both tourists and locals thanks to the arrival of retailers like Whole Foods, Nordstrom Rack and Forever 21, it boasts the city’s most popular green market, and serves as a major transit hub. But whenever things hit the fan in this…

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This Manhattan Start up is Running “credit checks” on Landlords and their Buildings

By ARGO Webmaster / August 7, 2017 /

The for-rent advertisement on East 75th Street in Manhattan, just a half-block from Central Park, boasts natural light, a marble bathroom, and a granite kitchen. It sounds lovely, a gem of the Upper East Side—perhaps even “triple mint,” as some real estate ads breathlessly proclaim. It better be, given that the price for the apartment is $4,095…

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