This article is not about stock market or financial moguls; or Wall Street as New York City’s financial anchor and a home to the world's two largest stock exchanges. This article is about the aggressively developing residential part of the area known as the Financial District.
The Financial district attracts such large developers like Time Equities, with it’s immaculate 50 West street; The GFI Development Company , with its combo development at 5 Beekman street; and one of the best priced developments all over Manhattan 101 Wall street.
From the rise of One World Trade Center, to the rebuild of the Fulton Street subway station, that connects almost all major lines. To the restaurants and retail going in at the renovated Brookfield Place, FiDi has seen more than $30 billion in public and private investment over the last decade.
With all the new restaurants, coffee shops and cafés that are being opened, last but not least, is total game-changer of the area. Mega-chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten and his partner Phil Suarez are planning a 10,000 square-foot casual restaurant similar to ABC Kitchen in Pier 17, which is now under construction down in the Seaport.
Vongerichten and Suarez are also working on a 40,000 square foot seafood market in the historic Tin Building next to Pier 17, which will feature counters for "chowders, raw bars, sushi, shrimp" and other delicacies. Perhaps most notably, iconic chef Nobu Matsuhisa’s Nobu will move to FiDi in 2017. Additionally, restaurants from Tom Colicchio and Keith McNally are slated to open at The Beekman this fall.
Financial District became a neighborhood more and more people are requesting about.
If you or your friend would consider to move to the area below you will find highly anticipated new condos 2015-2016.
Among the most impressive new developments is GFI and GB Lodging’s The Beekman, a 68-unit condo tower (prices from $1.650 million to $15.3 million) attached to a 287-room Thompson Hotel at 5 Beekman Street.
A life of indulgence, inside and out. The private residences, designed by Thomas Juul-Hansen, start at one hundred and seventy-two feet in the sky. The Beekman Penthouses and one, two, three bedroom residences are modern canvases showcasing unparalleled three-hundred-sixty-degree views of Manhattan - from river to river, downtown landmarks, to uptown parks. With just a quick elevator ride or phone call away are exclusive services offered by The Beekman: In-residence dining by Tom Colicchio’s restaurant; Personal training in the state-of-the-art fitness center; And priority reservations at Tom Colicchio and Keith McNally's restaurants, to name a few and also a luxury Concierge services are available.
Immaculate Time Equities’ 50 West Street, a 191-unit condo tower (prices from $1.8 million to $22.6 million) designed by architect Helmut Jahn; With only 4 apartments per floor and about over 20’ ceilings heights in living rooms this condo changes Downtown’s skyline and brings ultimate luxury to the area
Now let’s talk about the best priced new condo conversion - 101 wall street 52 apartments with unique layouts. designed by Internationally renowned Dutch designer Piet Boon. Expert craftsmanship and tailored details are hallmarks of Studio Piet Boon’s understated aesthetic. Constructed in 1931, 101 Wall’s glazed brick façade and newly landscaped setback terraces reflect the strong geometric lines characteristic of the Art Deco era. Within the lobby, original decorative elements have been preserved as part of a comprehensive and thoughtfully envisioned renovation.
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Written By: Lara Schecter and Veronika Khen