This weekend in Living Here, we have a special feature about noise in the suburbs. Check it out in Sunday’s Journal News and take our poll to let us know what noises you find to be the most annoying in your neighborhood. What noises do you find the most annoying?
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After some research I’ve decided to stick with the pros and go with a high-quality AC unit from PC Richard and Sons. Man, they’re moving a lot of units this week! Cheaper ones were certainly available at Wal-Mart, but I had to buy a particular model that complied with building... Read More →
In addition to covering real estate for The Journal News and LoHud.com, I own a rental property in Yonkers. The apartment is a small one-bedroom overlooking the Hudson, and it’s sort of my version of a dream home because of the waterfront views and resort-style amenities. OK, that’s the extent... Read More →
YONKERS – In several short weeks, Ridge Hill will welcome three new restaurants: the perennial Subway chain and local favorites Elevation Burger and Lefteris Gyro. Kathy Welch – developer for Forest City Ratner, the company – confirmed Thursday that those three tenants are almost done with their build-outs and should... Read More →
ARMONK – Addressing Westchester’s employment and office vacancy problems at the same time, a local cloud-computing company has moved to a larger office – and they’re hiring. Autonomic, which customs cloud-based media solutions, has outgrown its Armonk headquarters and upgraded to a larger 8,000-square-foot facility at 28 Kaysal Court, the company announced Thursday. All... Read More →
I visited 500 Mamaroneck Ave this morning and took this shot. It’ll be interesting to see how this property fares in the upcoming ESB REIT.
This mega-house off of Purchase Street in Harrison is coming together nicely, and it’s located just across the street from Latrell Sprewell’s old pad. It’s good to see that the problems with his place haven’t slowed development too badly.
Last month, I wrote about local intergenerational housing and how the trend was becoming more popular in the Lower Hudson Valley. Today, the U.S. Census Bureau issued fresh data supporting the the rise in such living arrangements. Some of the key drivers of the demand are societal issues like the... Read More →
Good news on the homebuilders’ front: a national housing index reported this morning that confidence is at the highest levels since before the market collapsed in 2007. There’s still way too much supply on the market in the Lower Hudson Valley to bet on a local building boom, but this... Read More →
LARCHMONT – The Spandrel Grouphas come up north and opened a local office on Boston Post Road. The company, which has been a key player in the real estate jungle of New York City, will use the village office to focus opn the markets of Westchester and Connecticut, according to its founder... Read More →