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Residential real estate brokers gear up for best sales since the crash
February 10, 2013
From the city's biggest brokerage, Douglas Elliman, with 1,500 brokers, to upstarts like Rubicon Property on Wall Street, with 15 brokers, growth is the order of the day. Rubicon, for example, is hoping to have 20 to 25 brokers by year's end.
Harlem Condo Set to Launch With 88 400-Square-Foot Units
November 20, 2012
A new 88-unit condo conversion is about to come on the market in Central Harlem with an even split of studios and one-bedrooms. The Real Deal reports that all units will be 400-square-feet or less, and priced at $249,000, on average. The six-story building, located at 48-54 West 138th Street was constructed in 1940 as a rental building, but G4 ...
Occupy Sinatra's Party Penthouse Night and Day for $7.7M
August 01, 2012
No one will ever be "Chairman of the Board" like Frank Sinatra was, but interested applicants may want to look into purchasing the 3,000-square-foot duplex on East 72nd that Ol' Blue Eyes helped design and occupied from 1961 to 1972. JFK and Marilyn Monroe were guests at the penthouse, according to the Post, where Sinatra threw Rat Pack parties at ...
After 4 years, 123 E. 10th St. finds a buyer
June 12, 2012
After four years on the market and a number of brokerage representatives, an East Village townhouse has finally found a buyer, courtesy of a residential brokerage with a charitable twist. The 4,200-square-foot single-family home at 123 E. 10th St., with an asking price of $6.25 million, is now in contract, according to Jason Haber, co-founder of Rubicon Property, the brokerage that ...
Charitable brokerage to bow on UWS
December 22, 2011
Rubicon Property, a 15-month-old residential brokerage firm with a philanthropic twist, will open its first storefront office in February. The brokerage will take roughly 500 square feet of ground-floor retail space at 451 Columbus Ave., a residential building between West 81st and West 82nd streets. Rubicon will join a host of other residential brokerages, including Halstead Property and Bellmarc Realty, with ...
Big property manager taps charitable broker
June 24, 2011
Rubicon Property, a residential brokerage that donates a portion of its sales to charity, has been named the exclusive leasing agent for Carlton Management, a property manager that oversees 30 buildings and a total of 2,000 units in the city. Carlton is the latest property management firm to partner with a residential brokerage in such a relationship. Under the new partnership, ...