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JLL: Sandy’s impact worse than we thought

Hurricane Sandy has left a third of lower Manhattan’s Class A and Class B office space closed for business, according to an on-the-ground survey by Jones Lang Lasalle.
Of downtown’s 101,175,754 s/f of rentable office space, 32.8 percent — 33,222,387 s/f — is currently closed, the company reports.
Some of the closed buildings are waiting for ConEd services to come back online, while others have been shut down by water than penetrated the building and damaged internal infrastructure, according to John Wheeler, JLL managing director and head of the company’s downtown office.

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Gallery: 123 Third Avenue Broker Appreciation Cocktails

123 Third Avenue hosted an evening of cocktails and hors d’oeuvres to thank the brokerage community for their support of the East Union Square condominium, now 95 percent sold.
Agents from firms across the city gathered to enjoy the panoramic views from the large private terrace of the final residence left for sale, a duplex top floor Penthouse 18 features two large terraces, a balcony, four exposures and floor-to-ceiling windows that offer unobstructed views of some of the world’s most iconic landmarks – including the Empire State Building, the Chrysler Building, …

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Hot shot manager always hits her target

By Al Barbarino

Julia Bryzgalina walks and talks with an air of confidence that defies her mere 25 years.

Dressed to the nines all the way down to a pair of spotless black leather heels, the Platinum Properties’ manager states matter-of-factly that they are no different from the heels she wore as a member of Yale University’s Pistol and Rifle Club.

“It’s pretty much the only sport you can do while still wearing heels, which I liked a lot,” she said, grinning slightly, adding that she was the only female member of the team, and quickly erasing any doubt that she is someone who knows what she wants, and that she, well, sticks to her guns.

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Stonehenge throwing a party

After two weeks of misery, Stonehenge Real Estate is throwing a party.
The real estate company run by Ofer Yardeni and Joel Seiden will host a block party this Saturday (Nov. 10) in a bid to cheer up tenants and raise money for victims of Hurriciane Sandy.
“Just a week ago, all of lower Manhattan went dark,” said Michael Stern, creative director at Stonehenge. “As the lights have come on, our tenants, neighbors and friends want to get involved with relief efforts and need a little diversion from all the bad news.

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