Inside The Top Floors of Brooklyn's Tallest Building

Hub, the new 55-story residential skyscraper, and currently the tallest building in Brooklyn, has just revealed its very top floors with a newly completed penthouse model unit, and the grand opening of the building’s airy and beautifully-designed amenity space known as the Sky Lounge.


Located on the 53rd floor, the indoor/outdoor Sky Lounge, which opened to residents earlier this month, features plentiful seating, a bar area, an outdoor terrace and breathtaking panoramas of Brooklyn, Manhattan, and beyond. Penthouse apartments at Hub (with bigger layouts, upgraded finishes and stunning views) recently started leasing – and momentum has been strong.

Inside Penthouse 52C features condo-like finishes including: 10+ ceilings, kitchens are appointed with Caesarstone counter tops and carrara marble back splashes, Bertazzoni range and built-in microwave, panelized Bosch refrigerator and dishwasher, custom Italian cabinetry, master bathrooms feature Ruscello marble tile, oversized trough sink. All homes have a washer and dryer, 5' wide oak wood flooring, and custom window shades.

Amenities include a 75-foot year-round lap pool, lushly landscaped sundeck and lawn, grilling cabanas, a fully-equipped gym & yoga studio, bike storage, indoor and outdoor movie screens, programmed events in the club lounge, a dog run, children's playroom, party room, and library. Hub's 53rd floor features a sky lounge and terrace with breathtaking panoramic views.

Current monthly rent is asking $3,933 a month.

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Inside 1 Flatbush's 183 Rental Residences

For those of you looking in Downtown Brooklyn 183 new residences are now on the market at 1 Flatbush, a new 19 story luxury rental tower developed by Slate Property Group and located at the crossroads of Downtown Brooklyn.

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With a modern design that pays tribute to the borough’s industrial past, 1 Flatbush has a steel, brick and glass façade – with warehouse-style mullioned windows, and floor-to-ceiling windows, ‘driftwood’ stained wide-plank oak hardwood floors designed by Hill West Architects

1 Flatbush Living Room

1 Flatbush Living Room

Each bathroom includes a custom black-oak vanity with white marble countertop and mirrored medicine cabinet.  The Carrara and ‘absolute black’ tile floors are arranged in a chevron pattern – and each bathroom is outfitted with Kohler & Moen fixtures.

1 Flatbush Game Room

1 Flatbush Game Room

Amenities include spaces to work, relax and entertain include a residents’ lounge with co-working space, a communal dining room with private event party kitchen and a wrap-around outdoor patio.  Tenants and their guests can enjoy pool or shuffleboard in the building’s game room.  This space is also outfitted with vintage arcade machines and a wet bar – and is the perfect place to unwind with friends.

1 Flatbush Fitness Center

1 Flatbush Fitness Center

When it’s time to work out, the building’s state-of-the-art fitness center is complete with a movement studio for dance and yoga classes.  With BBQ grills, lounge seating and city skyline views, the landscaped roof deck at 1 Flatbush is the perfect place to end the day – above the heart of Brooklyn.  The building also offers the convenience and security of a 24-hour lobby concierge and on-site super. 

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Located at the triangle where Flatbush Avenue and Fulton Street intersect, 1 Flatbush is for those who want to live at the center of all New York’s hottest borough has to offer.  The Barclays Center, Ft. Greene Park and The Brooklyn Academy of Music are in the immediate vicinity – and Brooklyn Heights, DUMBO and Boerum Hill are just moments away.

“We selected this location because of its unparalleled access to transit.  There are no fewer than 10 subway lines nearby,” explains Martin Nussbaum, Principal at Slate Property Group

The entire city – and region – are at the residents’ doorstep via the B,Q and R trains at Dekalb Ave., the 2,3,4 and 5 at Nevins St., and the A, C and G trains at Hoyt-Schermerhorn station.  The nearby Atlantic Terminal also provides access to the Long Island Railroad.

“With new destination retail and entertainment venues – including Whole Foods, Trader Joe’s, The Apple Store, Century 21 and Alamo Drafthouse – now open, the area surrounding 1 Flatbush has experienced a renaissance in recent years.  It’s the best place to explore the best of both old and new Brooklyn”  says Citi Habitats’ EVP of New Developments for Brooklyn and Queens, David Maundrell. 

The starting monthly rents below reflect the current incentive of no broker’s fee and 2 months free on a 14-month lease – with immediate move-ins available. 

  • Studios starting at $2250 (net)
  •  1 bedrooms starting at $2895
  • 2 bedrooms/1bath starting at $3415
  • 2 bedrooms/2baths starting at $3915

For more information on these new luxury rentals, visit www.1flatbush.comCiti Habitats New Developments is the exclusive marketing agent for the building.

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Our Favorite Listing This Week 173 Concord Street Downtown Brooklyn

Located in Downtown Brooklyn, 173 Concord Street, is a thoughtfully renovated single family townhouse spanning four floors and offering five bedrooms, 6 bathrooms, a private garden and a finished roof deck.  Built in the 1820s, this 22-foot wide, meticulously transformed home still boasts its historic, pre-civil war exterior. 

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What To Do If Your Moving To Ditmas Park

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Tucked away from the hustle and bustle of the Manhattan streets and in between the chill, urban setting that is Brooklyn is Ditmas Park, a neighborhood in Brooklyn striking with small town appeal. Victorian houses line the streets on each side, each shaded by a tree reaching above the roofs remind the inhabitants and visitors of suburban America. That small town appeal continues in the main public streets with edge to edge restaurants of different cuisines and shopping stores of different cultures. Because there’s so many, visitors are often compelled to return.

            One of the best places to hang out near Ditmas Park is actually Lakeside in Prospect Park. Besides the regular picnic in the park adventure, Lakeside offers activities that residents can engage in during each season. In the spring and summer time, residents can boating on the lake in one of the paddleboats, biking around the trails, and kids can hang out in the splash pad. There’s also a skating rink where every Friday the rink is open, Ditmas Park resident Lola Star hosts a roller skating party. During the wintertime, residents can go ice skating, go curling or practice their figure skating.

If you're looking to move to Ditmas Park you may want to check out 416 Marlborough Road. This large, 2,500 sq.ft., legal 2 family Ditmas Park, Victorian house, contains 3 floors, plus a full basement of original details including hardwood floors, stained glass windows, pocket doors, fireplaces, and 4 separate outdoor porches.  Sitting on a tree lined block, this home offers both historical charm, plus all the modern and trendy accessibility of Cortelyou Road.  This 100 year old, 2 family house, has 7 bedrooms, 3 baths and has been lovingly cared for by the same family for over 25 years.  It preserves an abundance of original details and is in strong mechanical condition.  

The home rests on 4,000 sq.ft. of land with a beautiful backyard highlighted by a free-standing meticulously built gazebo that easily seats more than a dozen guests.  In addition, for many options to personalize this beautiful house, there is also room to add a driveway for private parking.  Priced to sell, with low annual taxes and with two legal apartments that can be rented, this house would yield a highly desirable cap rate return in excess of 4.5%.  


The Brooklyn Center for Performing Art in Brooklyn College is an art place for music and theatre performance. They deliver performances with reflection to Brooklyn’s communities as well as encourage creativity with exposure to different cultures. The building hosts four different spaces for performances and practices, though the Walt Whitman theatre is closed for repairs until June 2018.

            With so many restaurant favorites from the residents as well as visitors that stop by Ditmas Park, it’s hard to mention just one, so here’s a few. Grab a slice of tres leches cake at the La Nueva Union bakery or head for brunch at Hunger Pang serving dishes like Shrimp Po’ Bao or Okonomiyaki. For curry and roti with Caribbean influences, head to Shayna’s where most of her food is super affordable. Lastly, check out Cafe Tibet for favourites like dumplings and thenthuk, a Tibetan soup. These are just a few restaurants to check out at Ditmas Park. You should head there yourself to see what you can find!

Moving To Park Slope Has Now Become Easier

Douglas Elliman Park Slope

While you may be moving into Brooklyn for the first time or wanting to try out a new area, one always has many questions as they figure out a new area. While brokers are always helpful they may not be located in the area you want or as knowledgeable as you would like. For those looking into Park Slope they can now look to Douglas Elliman, as they continue to expand into Brooklyn.

Douglas Elliman Real Estate announced the opening of their new Park Slope office located at 187 Seventh Avenue, which has two times the space of the firm’s original 154 7th Avenue, Park Slope office.  The new office will be filled with 50-60 talented giving you the insights you need for finding your new Park Slope home.

“We are thrilled to be able to move into a larger, more dynamic space that will allow our agents to thrive and to be active, engaged members of the community.” said Molly Townsend, Executive Manager of Sales, Brooklyn. 

“187 Seventh Avenue is in the heart of Park Slope, and we’re sure that this prime location will be ideal for Douglas Elliman’s new office,” added Max Dobens, Senior Regional Executive Manager of Sales, Brooklyn. 

Douglas Elliman was represented in the transaction in-house by Louis Puopolo and Peter Gross of Douglas Elliman Commercial, while Joshua Gettler and Matthew Gorman of New Street Realty Advisors represented Sugar Hill Properties.

Top Open Houses This Weekend

Looking for a new place to live or just curious about what's on the market? Check out our top open houses this weekend. 

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WHERE: 30 Orchard St. PHA

SIZE: 2 Beds | 2.5 Baths 

COST: $3,145,000 

WHEN: Sunday, September, 03  |  11:00AM - 12:00PM

ABOUT: This spectacular 2 level luxury penthouse is all about the indoor and outdoor living. It is continually glowing with light featuring a stunning 14 feet height wall of windows. There are 2 outdoor spaces on the living room floor; a huge 500sf terrace that is perfect for enjoying a sunset cocktail with breathtaking views from the Freedom Tower up to the Empire State building and beyond.

There is also a large balcony facing east to enjoy your morning coffee. The gourmet kitchen has custom cabinetry, crystallized glass countertops, Carrera marble backsplash, Miele, Delonghi and Subzero stainless steel appliances.

 30 Orchard Street was designed by award winning team from Ogawa Depardon Architects. This stylish and unique building is intimate with only 9 residences and features a virtual doorman and private storage cages.

For more information click here


Hamilton Heights

WHERE: 594 West 152nd St.

SIZE:  5 Bedroom| 3.5 Baths

COST: $1,995,000

WHEN:  Sunday, September, 03  |  1:30PM - 3:00PM

ABOUT:  594 West 152nd Street is a beautiful single family 16 ft. wide, 5 floor limestone townhouse in the heart of Hamilton Heights. This home originally built in the late 1910’s, offers its owner the charm of a beautiful brownstone in its original glory.

This brownstone has over 3300 square feet living space with a large outdoor space, 5 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms and finished basement. 

Joseph Mosley of Keller Williams is the listing agent. For more information click here


Midtown West

WHERE:  635 West 42nd St. 45th FL

SIZE: 2 Beds | 2 Baths 

COST: $85,000,000

WHEN: Sunday, August 27, 11:30AM - 12:30PM

ABOUT:  Owner Daniel Neiditch and River 2 River Realty is offering a FULL FLOOR in the one of a kind Atelier Condo. Included in the sale is a 2 million dollar construction credit, a 1 million dollar Yacht with docking fees for 5 years as well as two Rolls Royce Phantoms (1 convertible,1 hardtop), a Lamborghini Aventador Roadster , Dinner for 2 weekly at Daniel Bolud's Resteraunt Daniel for 1 year, Courtside season tickets to the Brooklyn Nets for a year, A Hamptons mansion rental for a Summer, live in butler services for 1 year as well as private chef. The Atelier has become a Manhattan luxury landmark. 

The building amenities are 24-hour concierge/valet, tennis court, golf driving range , large lap swimming pool , sauna, residents' multi-media lounge and billiards room on the 47th floor, valet services ( laundry and dry cleaning on site) , state-of-the-art fitness center , yoga/pilates studio , fully-landscaped terraces/sundeck , building-wide wireless Internet system , on-site storage available , bike storage , pet friendly , valet parking available , basketball courts, bocci ball , free bicycle Usage , BBQ Grills , free daily breakfast and a cross town shuttle bus.

For more information click here

Top Open Houses This Weekend

Looking for a new place to live or just curious about what's on the market? Check out our top open houses this weekend. 

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WHERE: 135 West 52nd St, 17A

SIZE: 2 Beds | 3 Baths 

COST: $4,100,000 

WHEN: Sunday, August 27th, By Appt Only

ABOUT: Gracious 1,783 square foot, 2-bedroom plus home office, 3-bathroom residence with outdoor wrap terrace situated in the heart of Midtown Manhattan at 135 West 52nd Street. Expertly conceived by esteemed CetraRuddy to reflect the glamour and energy of New York City.

Rich finishes and luxurious design elements abound, including rift-sawn 5 inch-wide plank white oak flooring throughout. Beyond the entry foyer, the sprawling, window-wrapped Great Room is flooded with ambient light through south and west exposures. The Molteni kitchen showcases Italian walnut and custom white back-painted glass cabinetry with bronze satin mirror detailing, Calacatta Vision polished marble countertops, Watermark fixtures, and premier appliances by Miele. 

The Master Suite, with ample closet space and Northern exposures features a lavish Master Bath with radiant-heated Siberian White marble floors, a custom white back-painted glass vanity with a polished nickel frame topped with Siberian Mink stone countertops with imported Italian Fantini fittings and fixtures, a soaking tub, and separate stall shower. The second bedroom also offers north-facing views and light, generous closet space, and an en suite bath. A library, a powder room and utility closet with Miele washer and dryer complete this elegant residence.

Frances Katzen of Douglas Elliman is the listing agent. For more information click here


Prospect Heights

WHERE: 117 Underhill Avenue

SIZE:  3 Bedroom| 3 Baths

COST: $1,800,000

WHEN: Sunday, Aug.27, 2017 11:00AM - 12:00PM

ABOUT:  Be the first to live in this currently being constructed and uniquely placed 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom almost 1,400sqft single family residence tucked behind Underhill Avenue and set among a few neighboring backyards with lush tree top views. Must be seen to truly understand the novelty of this level of privacy, particularly in this premiere Prospect Heights location. The remarkable architecture can be seen inside and out, as the home has been designed like a work of art, while emanating a crisp, peaceful simplicity.

Floor-to-ceiling folding glass walls look out onto the front of the property and open up completely to a manicured yard and outdoor kitchen replete with built in pizza oven and grill. Three exposures allow for consistent natural light while the interior white oak hard wood flooring creates a nice contrast to the exterior polished concrete stairs. Floating staircase leads to the top floor with two well sized bedrooms, full bathroom and gas/vented washer dryer hook-up.

Brooke Safford of Corcoran is the listing agent. For more information click here



WHERE:  540 Ocean Parkway Apt. 4F

SIZE: 2 Beds | 2 Baths 

COST: 575,000

WHEN: Sunday, August 27, 11:30AM - 12:30PM

ABOUT:  A rare, spacious and inviting layout of over 1200 square feet. Two full size, sun-drenched bedrooms, 2 baths, a brand new, eat-in kitchen, that is designed to inspire your culinary grandeur, glazing by the sunlight from a full sized window! Features Stainless Steel Appliances, Granite Countertop, Porcelain floor tiles, Brand new cabinetry, and recessed LED lighting.
Enjoy a private balcony with east facing exposure, letting you enjoy the morning sunrise.
Building is located on a prime tree-lined block of Kensington, just 4 minutes away from the famous Ditmas Park and cortelyou road corridor! Walking distance to prospect park, Q,B and F trains

Salomon Danielov at Corcoran is the listing agent. For more information click here

People Are Now Paying $2 Million For An Apartment in Greenwood Heights

324 Twenty Facade

324 Twenty Facade

HPI Development, LLC and Stribling Marketing Associates announced that 324 Twenty, a boutique luxury residence, is now 100% sold with the penthouse setting a neighborhood price record. The 4th floor three-bedroom residence was purchased for $2.07 million, the highest price ever paid for a condominium in Greenwood Heights, being the most expensive yet in Greenwood Heights. Sales launched in late September of 2016, with the final unit going into contract just six months later.

The spacious 1,775 SF Penthouse boasts an elevator-access private foyer and 800 SF of private outdoor space with unobstructed views of the Lower Manhattan Skyline, the Statue of Liberty and the Harbor. 

“We are excited, but not at all surprised, that 324 Twenty sold out at such a brisk pace. The generous floorplans and sleek, modern finishes are rare in this area and proved to be an extremely attractive product for buyers,” said Cornelia Henning Van Amburg, of Stribling Marketing Associates, who handled sales and marketing for the residences.

Greenwood Heights is very popular right now, and the neighborhood will only continue to become more sought after as time goes on. These homes have amazing resale potential
— Millie Perry, Stribling Marketing Associates,