New York is filled with tons of pre-war apartment buildings. Although they provide a certain charm, there is something to be said for living in a brand new complex as well. Here are five brand new buildings for a fresh start in NYC.
1. Hunters Point South, LIC, Queens
Located on the water’s edge of Long Island City, Queens, Hunters Point South is a complex that, once opened, will be the star of the area. Best known for its involvement in NYC Housing Connect’s affordable housing lottery, the buildings will be open for move-in in Spring 2015. Some of the building amenities include 24 hour attended lobby, rooftop gardens, terraces, Internet cafes, top of the line laundry facilities, and fitness centers. Two and three bedroom units will have the added luxury of in-unit laundry machines. Studios, one, two, and three bedrooms are all available. Rent prices are dependent on the applicants’ income with both low-income and moderate-income brackets.
2. Avalon- West Chelsea, Manhattan
Located in northwest Chelsea, this Avalon building is packed with amenities fit neatly into a newly constructed package. Construction was completed in 2014, and units have been available for less than a year. Residents will enjoy a smoke free atmosphere and an environmentally friendly Green complex. Amenities include a fitness center, residents’ lounge with kitchen, bike storage, and the unique pet washing station for those residents’ who have a muddy pooch after a rainy walk. Apartment perks include in-unit washers and dryers, cherry cabinets, and Quartz countertops. Studios, one, and two bedrooms are available starting at $2,980/month.
3. 60 Water Street, Dumbo, Brooklyn
Located a breath away from the Brooklyn Bridge and the western wedge of Dumbo, 60 Water Street has a lot for residents to be excited about. Move-ins just began on December 1st, 2014, making this one the newest possible places to rent in NYC. Every unit contains laundry machines, dishwashers, and hardwood floors. Building amenities include 24-hour concierge, fitness center, bike storage, and spectacular views from the rooftop terrace. Studios, one, and two bedrooms are available starting at $2,964/month. Apartments with terraces, in all sizes, begin at $3,054/month.
4. Gotham West, Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan
Located on 45th Street and 11th Avenue, Gotham West has some of the most unique amenities in New York. Residents will enjoy a curated art gallery, building provided cooking classes in the lobby’s test kitchen, a game room, and a fitness center complete with yoga and spinning classes offered. There is also Gotham West Market on the ground floor for the ultimate in convenience. The unit amenities are just as luxurious with a Bosch washer and dryer, KitchenAid equipped kitchen, black granite countertops, and oak hard wood flooring. Studios, alcove studios, one, and two bedrooms available starting at $3,065/month.
5. Two Sutton Place North, Murray Hill, Manhattan
Located on the corner of Sutton Place and 57th Street, this building is the sister complex of One Sutton Place, and has only been open since October 2014. There’s one thing that NYC real estate usually lacks and that’s swimming pools. This building has a beautiful indoor pool available to all of its residents as well as a privately landscaped park, and shuttle service to nearby transportation. This building is also 100% smoke-free, which makes it a good choice for families and health conscious tenants. In-unit amenities include floor to ceiling windows with solar panels, full sized washers and dryers, as well as state of the art kitchens. Studios, one, and two bedrooms are available starting at $3,250/month.