2Q 2014: Rental Market Report in Brownstone Brooklyn

The residential rental market continued to flourish in Brooklyn during the second quarter of 2014, jumping 11 percent from a year ago, according to the Ideal Properties Group’s Brownstone Brooklyn and Beyond Second Quarter Rental Market Report (http://tinyurl.com/ppognk5). The report revealed that tenants are spending an average of $2,810 a month for apartments, highlighting once again that Brownstone Brooklyn is the premier rental destination in the city. 

 

 

November 12, 2014
  The 52-year-old Brooklyn Heights Public Library was sold for $52 million and will be converted into a 30-story apartment building, Brooklyn Public Library officials told The Brooklyn Paper.   The money from the deal, the Brooklyn...
November 09, 2014
 One of the most celebrated composers of the 20th century was born Jacob Gershwine in 1898 in the Brownsville section of Brooklyn.  Yet many forget that George Gershwin died so young that his legacy could have reached epic proportions....
October 26, 2014
 With trendy boutique stores popping-up all over Brooklyn these days, the era of the mom and pop storefronts seem endangered.   But then there’s Marietta’s.   The Carroll Gardens landmark clothing shop has been...
November 21, 2014
  As the marathon runners passed through frigid Greenpoint on November 2nd, the patrons of Sunshine Laundry conducted their own marathon indoors.  The third annual Pinball Marathon took over the arcade-friendly laundromat at 860...
November 16, 2014
  The Gowanus Canal has long been infamously known as one of the most polluted bodies of water in the world.   But Brooklyn photographer Steven Hirsch is turning the ugly into the pretty.  Hirsch has released a series of...
November 02, 2014

 The beloved Kentile Floors sign in Gowanus is no longer there. But that doesn’t mean it’s forgotten. 

 A scale model...