The reason the maintenance is so high is because this building is on landlease. In other words, unlike most co-op or condo buildings, the land underneath is not owned by the building and rent must be paid for the right to occupy that land. All of Battery Park City is this way, and scattered other buildings around the city. In general, the apts. in such buildings are priced lower to offset the high monthly cost. I hope this helps.... more
The description says Contract signed. I checked our system and it may be on the 11th floor. The pictures don't match, but the floor plan is the same. The listing broker has another apartment for sale on the 3rd floor, but that's not the same floor plan. It is a bit confusing.
There are a couple of listings available in the building, I counted 5 open houses. I think its best to have a look Sunday and check out the availabilities.... more
That's a good question! You should work directly with an agent who can help you learn more about that specific property (and probably will know a lot about similar properties in the area). To find an agent, just click on the yellow button on the property's listing and you will be able to start a dialogue.
Please let me know if you have any questions or if I can help with anything else. I am happy to be a resource for you. Good luck with the search!
Ali, Trulia Voices Community Manager... more
It really varies. Many buyers are under the impression that co-op maintenance fees are exorbitant, but here are just some of the expenses and services co-op maintenance payments cover that justifies the cost, for example heat, hot water, cooking gas, garbage pick up, maintenance workers salaries, pest control, building cosmetic up keep etc.... more
Sorry for the delay - we posted the data the day the report was released but due to technical problems we had to pull them down. I am told we will have the charts up by monday and the data should be up soon as well. Thanks for your patience!... more