Dumbo Newsletter
July 2018

$60M Closed Dumbo Sales - 2017

The HK Team at Compass
Neighborhood News
The History of One Main

Interesting article from Brownstoner on the background of the iconic Clocktower building at 1 Main Street.

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Squibb Bridge Jinxed?

The "bouncy" Squibb Park Bridge connecting Brooklyn Heights to Brooklyn Bridge Park has been closed...again!

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Pier 3 at Brooklyn Bridge Park Now Open

Pier 3 at Brooklyn Bridge Park is now open and features a "great lawn", as well as an "exploratory labyrinth" for kids of all ages.

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Leasing has begun at
181 Front Street

The new rental building is open and signing leases. The 84 apartments have starting rents from $3,277.00 to $6,508.00/month

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Food News
NOW OPEN: Los Tacos

L os Tacos, which currently has branches in the Chelsea Market and Times Square, has opened at the corner of Front and Pearl.

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NOW OPEN: Mulberry and Vine

Dumbo Heights welcomes Mulberry and Vine. They are now open as a "go to" healthy option for the 'hood.

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Development News
 Proposed Design for
168 Plymouth Revealed

Designed by Dumbo resident Jared Della Valle, the proposed nine story condo would have 46 apartments averaging 1850 square feet.

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A Proposed New Commercial Building at 29 Jay St 
Developer Forman Ferry is proposing redeveloping the 2 story structure at 29 Jay Street into an 11 story commercial building.
If rejected, it could become condos.

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1 65 Unit Building to be Built at 80 Adams St.

The architectural design firm ODA has released the renderings for the 10 story building which will feature a pool and underground parking.

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Additional Info on the 90 Sands Street Conversion

 Here's info on the conversion by RFR of 90 Sands Street to low and moderate income housing. There will be 508 apartments, 82% studio and 18% one bedroom.

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Penthouse Level Three Bedroom with Private Deck

205 Water Street, Suite 6B
Celebrate summer in Loft 6B at 205 Water Street, the only upper penthouse level three bedroom home with significant contiguous outdoor space in Dumbo or Brooklyn Heights below $5M.
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Thinking About Selling This Fall? Let's Talk!
September through November is one of the strongest times to sell an apartment in NYC. If you are thinking about selling, now is a good time to start discussing what the next steps are to prepare for listing your home for a successful launch.

  • Take high-end photos when the neighborhood is lush and green
  • Shoot a fun property video, capturing the home and neighborhood in the best light and greenery
  • De-clutter to make your home feel spacious and organized
  • Does anything need repairs or painting? Now is a great time to get those projects done.

Let's chat now and come up with detailed strategy for a successful launch!
The HK Team at Compass
The HK Team has over $500 million in closed sales, 20 years combined real estate experience, and more than 50 years as residents in the greatest city in the world. Charlie and his family have been Dumbo residents for 13 years. Our clients know us as experienced, hardworking, dedicated and knowledgeable brokers... passionate about real estate... fully committed to the needs of our clients... and experts across all property types and price points. We represent buyers, sellers, landlords, tenants and investors. We advise them to "demand more from your broker." We believe the process of buying and selling real estate in New York City does not need to be stressful, it can actually be fun. Call/email us - we would love to partner in your real estate success.

Charlie and Doug