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Mar26, 2018

WBENC Certified Newcastle Realty Services, LLC

On March 23rd, 2018 Newcastle Realty Services, LLC was awarded Women Owned Business Enterprise Certification by the Women President's Educational Organization.

Dec15, 2017

Student Housing Trades near Indiana University in Bloomington Multi-Housing News

An affiliate of Newcastle Realty Services has purchased Knights Landing, a 198-unit student housing community in Bloomington, Ind. The seller was an affiliate of Foresite Realty Partners, which Tikijian Associates represented in the transaction. Knights Landing is a six-building community located at 2036 N. Walnut St. and comprises 333 beds [...]

Oct2, 2017

Newcastle Realty Services selected for 2017 New York Small Business Excellence Award New York Small Business Excellence Award Program

Newcastle Realty Services selected for 2017 New York Small Business Excellence Award New York,NY - September 25, 2017 — Newcastle Realty Services has been selected for the 2017 New York Small Business Excellence Award in the Real Estate Services classification by the New York Small Business Excellence Award Program. Various [...]

Aug22, 2017

Here’s what the $10M-$20M NYC investment sales market looked like last week The Real Deal

In the world of mid-market New York City investment sales last week, Steve Kassin sold a retail building in Sheepshead Bay, and a famous architect sold a six-unit Tribeca townhouse for $18 million. 1.) Steve Kassin’s Infinity Real Estate sold a one-story retail building in Sheepshead Bay for $12 million. [...]

Aug10, 2017

After renovation, Chumley’s-topping duplex rents for $17.5K/month Curbed New York

Earlier this year, a renovated duplex situated atop a historic West Village building—which just so happened to be home to Chumley’s, the reborn speakeasy—hit the market with a rather high price tag of $12.75 million. And while it hasn’t found a buyer, it’s now off the market; it was rented, and [...]

Aug9, 2017

Speakeasy-turned-townhouse rented for nearly $18K per month NY Post

We’re not quite sure what Simone de Beauvoir and other writers, like F. Scott Fitzgerald, would make of the current status of their favorite former speakeasy. After closing in 2007 for nine long years, Chumley’s, located at 86 Bedford St., reopened last year in a townhouse rebuilt from the ground up. [...]

Aug6, 2017

How to create an outdoor oasis in a small NYC apartment Curbed New York

If you’re one of the lucky New Yorkers who has a private outdoor space, there’s a good chance you have struggled to figure out how to make it your own—especially if it’s small, as balconies and backyards in your average New York apartment tend to be. But landscape architect Steve [...]

Jun26, 2017

More Student Housing Coming To Whitney New Haven Independent

By the time Yale University opens its new $120 million science building, more students might be able to walk out of their apartments and across the street to get to class. The City Plan Commission unanimously approved at its regular monthly meeting a site plan that allows Newcastle Connecticut LLC [...]

May8, 2017

100 Clark St: A Case Study in Building Codes, Gravity, and Preservation The New York Times

Brooklyn Historical Society | May 8, 2017 Coming Up Today: A discussion on local landmarks and how to save abandoned city buildings, at the Brooklyn Historical Society. 6:30 p.m.: Join us for a behind-the-scenes discussion with Margaret Streicker Porres, owner of the long-abandoned mansion at 100 Clark Street (also listed [...]

May1, 2017

Bill Murray and F. Scott Fitzgerald Have This New York Literary Haunt In Common Architectural Digest

Kathryn Romeyn | May 1, 2017 With Hollywood on the verge of a very possible writers’ strike (the Writers Guild of America just voted in favor of it), it’s worth recalling a place where these wordsmiths were celebrated and venerated. Since its inception, the West Village literary haunt Chumley’s—opened in [...]

Apr13, 2017

Brooklyn Heights eyesore begins major makeover Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Lore Croghan | April 13, 2017 Here's a piece of promising news for Brooklyn Heights Historic District residents: Work is underway in earnest to reconstruct a pre-Civil War house that is one of the area's few eyesores. Look up on the roof of 100 Clark St. the next time you're [...]

Mar29, 2017

Everything you know about the Village is wrong New York Post

James Nevius | March 29, 2017 April Fool’s Day, a holiday dedicated to all things phony, is a great time to explore the Village, where many of the stories linked to famous former residents are, alas, pure hokum. Right now, many buildings on the sales and rental markets in Greenwich [...]

Mar1, 2017

Next Generation Property Management Event Delivers Powerful Insights cre.tech

Travis Barrington | March 1, 2017 Mdern property management is at a crossroads where old methodologies meet new efficiencies and improved levels of customer service via technology. So how does our increasing ability to monitor and respond to issues remotely sync up with traditional hands-on expectations? That was one of the [...]

Feb27, 2017

Historic West Village building, home to Chumley’s, seeks $12.75M Curbed New York

Amy Plitt | February 27, 2017 A decade after part of the building caved in, it’s ready for a new owner If you’ve ever dreamed of living atop a piece of New York City history, now’s your chance—provided you have $12.75 million to drop on a house, that is. A 19th-century townhouse [...]

Jan31, 2017

The New Chumley’s Raises the Culinary Bar The New York Times

Pete Wells | January 31, 2017 If you heard that Chumley’s is open again, you were misinformed. The dim, spare, beer-scented hideaway in the West Village is gone, torn down, not coming back. At its old address is a restaurant that has nothing in common with the original except a name, a [...]

Nov19, 2016

Chumley’s Is Back, and the Burger Might Be the Best In New York GQ

John Lockett | November 19, 2016 The legendary West Village speakeasy once frequented by Fitzgerald and Hemingway is back from the dead and better than ever. Chumley’s has always been that quintessential neighborhood haunt, the type of bar budding writers and romantics dream of when they first move to New York [...]

Oct18, 2016

The Reborn Chumley’s Speakeasy Has a Burger Worthy of Hemingway Bloomberg

Kate Krader | October 18, 2016 One of New York's most historic bars is back, with the help of the Sushi Nakazawa team. Here's what they've got on the menu. A s I was growing up in New York, Chumley’s had legendary status for me. The hidden, historic West Village bar [...]

Sep22, 2016

Church To Be Resurrected As Housing New Haven Independent

Markeshia Ricks | September 11, 2016 A A former State Street church and rectory are set to become home to six new apartments or condos next year. The City Plan Commission gave its unanimous OK with conditions at City Hall Wednesday night to developer Michael Zauberman of Newcastle Connecticut LLC to [...]

Aug29, 2016

Here’s what the $10M-$20M NYC investment sales market looked like last week The Real Deal

Kyna Doles | August 29, 2016 HUBB NYC buys in Tribeca, while Newcastle Realty Services sells in Washington Heights 1.) Real estate investment firm HUBB NYC purchased a 10-unit mixed-use building at 121 Chambers Street for $16.2 million, rounding out its Manhattan portfolio to 30 properties. The Tribeca building is five [...]

Aug15, 2016

Tattered Brooklyn Mansion Has a Blueprint for Rebirth The New York Times

Sarah Maslin Nir | August 14, 2016 Once upon a time, a mansion stood at the corner of Clark Street and Monroe Place in Brooklyn Heights. Built in 1872, it was stately and corniced, bedecked in stone scrollwork and intricate ironwork, a credit to its architect. Its more recent history has [...]

Aug8, 2016

Iconic West Village speakeasy Chumley’s is reopening this fall Time Out New York

Abby Carney | August 8 2016 After nearly a decade out of the game, Chumley's is set to reopen September 6, helmed by Sushi Nakazawa restaurateur Alessandro Borgognone. It's been a long time coming, since 2007 to be exact, when the 1922-born West Village pub—a literary haunt with esteemed regulars like E.E. Cummings, Edna St. Vincent [...]

Aug7, 2016

Sushi Nakazawa owner to reopen Chumley’s The Real Deal

Christopher Cameron | August 7, 2016 C humley’s, the 1830s-era bar at 86 Bedford in the West Village, has been closed ever since one of its exterior walls collapsed in 2007. Delays and lawsuits from noise-sensitive neighbors have kept the bar closed – presumably for good. But now it seems the legendary [...]

Aug7, 2016

Chumley’s Is Set to Come Back, and It Still Won’t Be Easy to Find The New York Times

James Barron | August 7, 2016 It is a question that has been asked before: Whatever happened to Chumley’s? You read that very same question, in those very same words, in these pages four years ago, and that was not the first time it had come up since an attached [...]

Aug5, 2016

Landmarks Approves Reconstruction Of Residential Building At 100 Clark Street, Brooklyn Heights New York Yimby

Evan Bindelglass | August 5, 2016 A pre-Civil War corner building in New York City’s first historic district will be restored to its former glory. On Tuesday, the Landmarks Preservation Commission approved a plan to rebuild 100 Clark Street, which is also known as 1 Monroe Place. As indicated, the site is [...]

Aug4, 2016

Landmarks Preservation Commission approves reconstruction plan for Brooklyn Heights eyesore 100 Clark St. Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Lore Croghan | August 4, 2016 It's déjà vu all over again. On Tuesday, the city Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) approved a reconstruction plan for one of the Brooklyn Heights Historic District's rare eyesores, 100 Clark St., which has been sitting half-demolished since 2008. If this news sounds familiar, it's because [...]

Jul18, 2016

Here’s what the $10M-$20M NYC investment sales market looked like last week The Real Deal

Kyna Doles | July 18, 2016 E&M sells a Harlem rental building; Shamah picks up a multifamily building in Hamilton Heights 1.) Irving Langer’s E&M Associates sold a 55-unit rental building at 148 West 142nd Street for $16.5 million less than two years after buying it for $10.6 million. Investor Shaul [...]

Nov2, 2015

Upper West Side rental property sells for $50M The Real Deal

Zachary Kussin | January 15, 2013 A 70,000-square-foot Upper West Side property, located at 380 Columbus Avenue at West 78th Street, has traded hands for $50 million, city records filed late last week show. Newcastle Realty Services purchased the building from Joben Realty Associates in a deal that closed on Dec. [...]

Sep30, 2015

Newcastle buys Washington Heights rental building for $23.1M The Real Deal

Ariel Stulberg | September 30, 2015 Newcastle Realty Services purchased an 88-unit multifamily building at 658 West 188th Street in Washington Heights, paying $23.1 million. The seller, the Stadtmauer family’s Mauer Bach Realty has owned the six-story, 98,000-square-foot building since at least 1972, according to property records. Newcastle, led by Margaret Streicker [...]

Sep21, 2015

MetaProp NYC MetaProp NYC

Aaron Block | September 21, 2015 Iterview with Margaret Porres, Founder and President of Newcastle Realty Services: What are your day-to-day responsibilities in your organization? Being the President, I oversee all aspects of the business. Describe how you became interested in real estate technology and innovation. To my mind, it is [...]

Sep1, 2015

Urban beekeeper Andrew Coté MoMA

September 1, 2015 Newcastle is proud to be in collaboration with New York City urban beekeeper Andrew Cotés, as part of the revitalize green urban movement.  Honey made on select roofs from our portfolio will soon be available at local farmers markets, and grocery stores.  Andrew’s hives grace the roofs [...]

Mar16, 2015

Newcastle buys Washington Heights rentals for $42M The Real Deal

Mark Maurer | March 16, 2015 MMargaret Streicker Porres’ Newcastle Realty Services picked up a pair of Washington Heights rental properties from Neil Rubler’s Candlebrook Properties for a total of $42 million, according to property records filed with the city today. The properties at 4101 and 4113 Broadway, between 173rd and [...]

Sep26, 2014

An Upper West Side Boomlet The New York Times

C. J. Hughes | September 26, 2014 Downtown may be enjoying more buzz. But the Upper West Side, that not-too-edgy, not-too-bland land of large parks and elegant prewar facades, is holding up its end of the conversation. Lines snake out the door during open houses in the neighborhood, which by many [...]

Mar19, 2014

Renovation set for half-demolished 100 Clark St. Brooklyn Daily Eagle

By Lore Croghan  | March 19, 2014 You heard it here first. Help is on the way for one of the ugliest buildings in Brownstone Brooklyn, the half-demolished eyesore at 100 Clark St. in Brooklyn Heights. Newcastle Realty Services, which has owned the partly torn-down apartment building on the corner of [...]

Feb28, 2014

Ditch the Snow Shovel The New York Times

Michelle Higgins | February 28, 2014 As heavy, wet snow blanketed New York City last month and then quickly turned to slush, the sidewalks in front of some luxury apartment buildings remained pristine. As if by magic, snowflakes melted as they touched the ground in front of these upscale [...]

Feb27, 2014

Keeping it in the multi-family has these real estate players at the top of their game Real Estate Weekly

By Holly Dutton | February 27, 2014 The Real Estate weekly Women’s Forum panel “Women who run the (Multi) Family” will feature executives from commercial real estate firms that focus on multi-family sales and development. Susan Hewitt, partner at The Cheshire Group, real estate investment firm that specializes in New York [...]

Mar30, 2013

Why City Investors Say Now is Great Time to Sell Real Estate Weekly

REW Staff | March 06, 2013 In the first of a new series of quarterly roundtable discussions, Massey Knakal partner James Nelson talks with Margaret Streicker Porres, president, Newcastle Realty Services; Martin Nussbaum, managing principal, Silverstone Property Group; Jordan Vogel, co-founder Benchmark Real Estate Group and; Joe Taylor, associate, Equity Residential, [...]

Mar27, 2013

Meet the Landlord The Real Deal

Katherine Clarke | March 27, 2013 Featured interview with Margaret Streicker Porres, President of Newcastle Realty Services, LLC. view original article

Feb1, 2013

Architectural Ambition Avenue Magazine

Haley Friedlich | February 01, 2013 MMargaret Streicker Porres has a natural knack for real estate and architecture. A long way from her first “archi- tectural interventions”—that is, building out of Legos and moving boxes as a child—Streicker Porres went on to Princeton, then Columbia and in 2004, [...]

Jan15, 2013

Upper West Side rental property sells for $50M The Real Deal

Zachary Kussin | January 15, 2013 A 70,000-square-foot Upper West Side property, located at 380 Columbus Avenue at West 78th Street, has traded hands for $50 million, city records filed late last week show. Newcastle Realty Services purchased the building from Joben Realty Associates in a deal that closed [...]

Jan1, 2013

Slow Return for a Former Speakeasy That Crumpled The New York Times

Elizabeth Harris | January 01, 2013 It was a restaurant where F. Scott Fitzgerald had a tryst with a woman in a booth — supposedly. It was a bar with front steps that were built expressly to trip up Prohibition-era policemen who would periodically rush in to spoil the party — [...]

May22, 2012

Historic Chumley’s on track for Spring re-awakening West Village News

May 22, 2012 An eager Greenwich Village neighborhood and City can expect Chumley's much-anticipated, and at times troubled, return "in Spring to late-Spring of '09," said owner Jimmy Miller. Construction has progressed since an April 5, 2007 chimney collapse closed the storied former speakeasy and haunt of literary legends F. [...]

Apr29, 2012

Years Roll By as Famed Tavern Struggles to Reopen The New York Times

James Barron | April 29, 2012 It is a question that has been asked before: Whatever happened to Chumley’s? It has been five years and three weeks since a wall collapsed and the famous bar in a 19th-century building in Greenwich Village closed for repairs. Days turned into months, months into [...]

Jan23, 2012

84 Bedford Hits 75% Sold Curbed.com

 Sara Polsky | January 23, 2012 The interior renderings for the apartments at 84 Bedford Street were lovely (if confusing), so we're not especially surprised to hear the building is 75 percent sold. That actually means there's only one apartment left in the townhouse-turned-condo, the $2,124,250 unit 1N. view original article

Sep21, 2011

The Incredible Shrinking Condo Project The Wall Street Journal

Laura Kusisto | September 21, 2011 In March 2006, Ron Moelis cut the ribbon on Northside Piers, one of Brooklyn's largest-ever condominium projects, with a planned 1,000 units. It will be a long time before he has that experience again, he says. "You're going to be very, very hard [...]

Sep7, 2011

Sales Start at W. Village Conversion Real Estate Weekly

September 07, 2011 MMargaret Streicker Porres, president of Newcastle Realty Services, announced that the offering plan has been accepted at 84 Bedford and the building is open for sales. 84 Bedford is an 18th century West Village brick townhouse restored and reconfigured into nine studio, one-bedroom plus home office, and [...]

Aug25, 2011

An Extended Wait for a Bar’s Return The New York Times

James Barron | August 25, 2011 It was the bar whose name everybody knew, even though it had no sign: Chumley's, in Greenwich Village. A speakeasy during Prohibition and a destination for tourists seeking a snapshot or New Yorkers seeking a nightcap, Chumley's has been closed since a wall collapsed in [...]

Aug2, 2011

84 Bedford Street’s Nine Units Now Officially on the Market Curbed.com

Sara Polsky | August 02, 2011 An easy way for a new development to earn our respect: sticking to its schedule. We learned last week that the nine-unit condo at 84 Bedford Street, on the corner of Bedford and Barrow, was just waiting for attorney general's office approval to begin sales. [...]

Jul28, 2011

56 Leonard and Other Stalled Projects Plan Major Comebacks Curbed.com

Sara Polsky | July 28, 2011 Spring was a big season for new developments hitting the market, including some we'd left for dead several years ago. Fall, judging by the roundup in today's Post, will see the trend continue—and this time, the projects for sale will be even pricier. Here now, [...]

Jul27, 2011

Up & at ’em New York Post

Max Ross | July 27, 2011 For nearly three years, most residential developers have been shuffling around an empty stage like Vladimir and Estragon in “Waiting for Godot” — hoping that some form of capital will eventually show up. Prices stabilized (sort of), but banks didn’t budge. The [...]

Jan1, 2011

Pre-War West Village Condo Opens for Sales New York House Magazine

January 01, 2011 Margaret Streicker Porres, president of Newcastle Realty Services, announced that the offering plan has been accepted at 84 Bedford, a boutique, pre-war West Village condominium that opened for sales August 2. Situated in the heart of the West Village, 84 Bedford is an 18th century brick townhouse, [...]