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MANHATTAN NEW DEVELOPMENT MARKET REPORT

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MANHATTAN NEW DEVELOPMENT MARKET REPORT ARCHIVE

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  1. Intro
  2. Market Snapshot
  3. Neighborhood Price Trends
  4. The Report Explained

INTRODUCTION

MNS IS PROUD TO PRESENT THE FIRST QUARTER OF 2020 EDITION OF OUR NEW DEVELOPMENT MARKET REPORT.

New Development Sales data, defined as “Arms-Length” first offering transactions where the seller is considered a “Sponsor”, was compiled from the Automated City Register Information System (ACRIS) for sponsor sales that traded during the first quarter of 2020 (1/01/20 – 3/31/20). All data summarized is on a median basis.

MARKET SNAPSHOT

manhattan

4.5%

YEAR-OVER-YEAR

MEDIAN PPSF

3.5%

QUARTER-OVER-QUARTER

MEDIAN PPSF

22.9%

YEAR-OVER-YEAR

MEDIAN SALES PRICE

1.3%

QUARTER-OVER-QUARTER

MEDIAN SALES PRICE

MANHATTAN NEW DEVELOPMENT SPONSOR SALES

13.0% from last quarter

NEIGHBORHOOD WITH THE MOST NEW DEVELOPMENT SALES

UPPER WEST SIDE

21.3% of Manhattan New Dev Sales

TOTAL NEW DEVELOPMENT SALES VOLUME

23.9% to $1,145,278,650 from $1,504,440,967 in 4Q19

LARGEST QUARTERLY UP-SWING

MURRAY HILL

PPSF $1,825/SF from $1,347/SF

Sales Price $1,936,675 from $1,425,000

LARGEST QUARTERLY DOWN-SWING

MIDTOWN WEST

PPSF $2,425 from $3,383

Sales Price $3,418,618 from $1,988,478

HIGHEST NEW DEVELOPMENT SALE PPSF

220 Central Park South 57B $8,920 PPSF

HIGHEST NEW DEVELOPMENT SALE

220 Central Park South 62 $52,185,313

MARKET SNAPSHOT

manhattan

MARKET SUMMARY

Quarter-over-quarter, the total number of sponsor sales in Manhattan decreased by 13.0%, from 346 total sales in 4Q19 to 301 sales this past quarter. In that same span, total sales volume fell 23.9%, from $1,504,440,967 to $1,145,278,650. The median price per square foot increased by 3.5%, from $1,946 during 4Q19 to $2,014 this past quarter. Additionally, the median sales price fell by 1.3%, from $2,329,640 during 4Q19 to $2,300,000 this past quarter. Year-overyear, median price per square foot is down 4.5%, from $2,110 during 1Q19 to $2,014 during this past quarter. In that same span, median sales price fell by 22.9%, from $2,982,399 during 1Q19 to $2,300,000 this past quarter.

Out of all the neighborhoods tracked by this report, the Upper West Side had the highest number of sponsor sales this past quarter. Out of 301 total sales, 64 or 21.3% took place in the Upper West Side. The next highest number of sales took place in Harlem, where 58 or 19.3% of all sponsor sales took place.

Through 1Q20, both the highest price per square foot and highest price paid for a sponsor unit took place at 220 Central Park South. For the price per square foot record, unit 57B was sold for $28,640,950 or for $8,919 per square foot and for the highest price paid, unit 62 was sold for $52,185,313 or $8,792.81 per square foot.

MARKET UP-SWINGS

The largest quarterly upswing was observed in Murray Hill, where the median price per square foot increased by 35.5%, from $1,347 to $1,825. Additionally, the median sales price in Murray Hill increased by 35.9%, from $1,425,000 to $1,936,675.

MARKET DOWN-SWINGS

The largest quarterly downswing was observed in Midtown West, where the median price per square foot fell by 28.3%, from $3,383 to $2,425. Additionally, the median sales price in Midtown West increased by 71.9%, from $1,988,478 to $3,418,618.

INVENTORY ANALYSIS

Out of 301 total sponsor units sold in Manhattan during 1Q20, 2% or 5 were studios, 42% or 125 were one-bedrooms, 31% or 94 were two-bedrooms, and the remaining 26% or 77 units were three-bedrooms or larger.

NEIGHBORHOODS WHERE THE MAJORITY OF EACH UNIT TYPE WAS SOLD IN 1Q20

manhattan

80%

STUDIO

HARLEM

23.2%

ONE-BEDROOM

HARLEM

26.6%

TWO-BEDROOM

UPPER WEST SIDE

31.2%

THREE-BEDROOMS+

UPPER WEST SIDE

MARKET SNAPSHOT

manhattan

1Q20 MEDIAN PRICE PER SQUARE FOOT (PPSF) BY NEIGHBORHOOD

Battery Park City
Chelsea
East Village
Finacial District
Gramercy
-
$2,202
$1,834
$1,288
$1,894
Greenwich Village
Harlem
Lower East Side
Midtown East
Midtown West
$2,275
$1,096
$1,923
$2,032
$2,425
Murray Hill
SoHo
Tribeca
Upper East Side
Upper West Side
$1,825
$2,468
$1,891
$1,604
$2,291
manhattan

1Q20 MEDIAN SALES PRICE BY NEIGHBORHOOD

Battery Park City
Chelsea
East Village
Finacial District
Gramercy
-
$5,013,566
$2,562,500
$1,675,000
$2,300,000
Greenwich Village
Harlem
Lower East Side
Midtown East
Midtown West
$4,972,092
$910,000
$1,422,760
$1,825,000
$3,418,618
Murray Hill
SoHo
Tribeca
Upper East Side
Upper West Side
$1,936,675
$2,267,133
$2,935,040
$1,752,500
$3,213,641
manhattan

1Q20 % OF TOTAL SPONSOR SALES BOROUGH-WIDE

Battery Park City
Chelsea
East Village
Finacial District
Gramercy
0.00%
2.33%
0.66%
0.33%
5.65%
Greenwich Village
Harlem
Lower East Side
Midtown East
Midtown West
2.66%
19.27%
7.97%
2.33%
14.95%
Murray Hill
SoHo
Tribeca
Upper East Side
Upper West Side
1.00%
7.31%
10.30%
3.99%
21.26%
manhattan

NUMBER OF UNITS SOLD IN 1Q20

Battery Park City
Chelsea
East Village
Finacial District
Gramercy
0
7
2
1
17
Greenwich Village
Harlem
Lower East Side
Midtown East
Midtown West
8
58
24
7
45
Murray Hill
SoHo
Tribeca
Upper East Side
Upper West Side
3
22
31
12
64
BATTERY PARK CITY
CHELSEA
EAST VILLAGE
FINANCIAL DISTRICT
GRAMERCY PARK
GREENWICH VILLAGE
HARLEM
LOWER EAST SIDE
MIDTOWN EAST
MIDTOWN WEST
MURRAY HILL
SOHO
TRIBECA
UPPER EAST SIDE
UPPER WEST SIDE

THE REPORT EXPLAINED

INCLUDED IN THIS RESEARCH ARE WALK-UP AND ELEVATOR NEW DEVELOPMENT CONDOMINIUM BUILDINGS, AS WELL AS NEW CONVERSION CONDOMINIUMS IF THE SALES WERE APPLICABLE SPONSOR TRANSACTIONS. EXCLUDED FROM THE REPORT ARE ALL COOPERATIVE SALES.

Unit types such as studios, one-bedrooms, and two-bedroom units are grouped by square footage ranges. Typically, studios are under 550 square feet, one-bedrooms range from 500-750 square feet, two-bedrooms from 800-1,000 square feet and three-bedrooms+ from 950 square feet to in excess of 1,500 square feet. Presented with a quarter-over quarter and year-over-year comparison, both city-wide and by neighborhood, MNS New Development ReportTM tracks the market trends throughout Manhattan and Brooklyn. MNS offers a unique insight into the new development market by tracking stalled construction sites on a quarterly basis, a great indicator of where development in general is moving. MNS is your source to find neighborhood price per square foot analysis, average sale prices, unit type sales trends, overall price movement, neighborhood inventory comparisons, and absorption rates.

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Note: All market data is collected and compiled by MNS’ marketing department. The information presented here is intended for instructive purposes only and has been gathered from sources deemed reliable, though it may be subject to errors, omissions, changes or withdrawal without notice.

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