Company News | TOWN Residential’s Series of Holiday and Seventh Anniversary Celebrations Continues with TOWN Astor Place

Ian Schrager’s PUBLIC hotel served as the perfect location for toasts of gratitude and success with its iconic views of New York City’s storied skyline.

TOWN Residential, New York’s leading luxury services firm, continued its series of holiday and seventh year anniversary celebrations with TOWN Astor Place’s intimate and elegant event Thursday evening. PUBLIC, Ian Schrager’s buzzing and exclusive Downtown hotel, served as the perfect backdrop for TOWN Astor Place to celebrate its many successes of the past year and to look towards more to come in 2018.

Recognizing their many achievements with unrivaled appreciation, TOWN Residential founder and CEO Andrew Heiberger welcomed the office’s Representatives and associates, firm executive leadership, and VIP guests including Jamie Heiberger, Heiberger & Associates; Steven Merdinger, KRM LLP; Bonnie Desimone,Melissa Sinsi and Frank Micali, Citibank; and Benjamin Seiter andRon Reimer, Citizens Bank, throughout the evening. While enjoying the nearly 360-degree inspiring views of the city, all toasted their contributions towards the firm’s successes; including the introduction of the newly imagined townresidential.com, the significant expansion of the firm’s West Side footprint through the opening of 888 Seventh Avenue, and the further extension of the firm’s dynamic network to more than 3,600 professionals within more than 185 offices across five continents.

Reigning as one of Manhattan’s most exclusive destinations, PUBLIC is known for its lounge and rooftop areas with prime photogenic views of the city skyline. Offering such inspiring vistas of the many memorable properties and new developments that TOWN’s Representatives successfully sold this past year, the location seamlessly allowed for an evening of toasts to more success to come.

The third in a series of six intimate gatherings, this event followed TOWN Upper East Side’s celebration at the iconic St. Regis, the 18-story French Beaux-Arts building that has well-earned its status as a world-class destination for luxury and service; as well as TOWN Flatiron’s celebration at Norwood, one of Manhattan’s most elite and influential private clubs housed inside its hallmark historic 14th Street brick brownstone.

These celebrations will continue in the new year, as TOWN New Development, TOWN Marketing and Leasing, TOWN Corporate, TOWN West Side, TOWN Financial District and TOWN Brooklyn each enjoy gatherings to ring in 2018.

A complete photo gallery can be viewed through: Event Photos.

About TOWN Residential, townresidential.com 
Founded by Andrew Heiberger in 2010, TOWN Residential has cemented its position as New York’s foremost luxury real estate services firm with seamless execution of best-in-class customer service by more than 500 local experts within strategic Manhattan and Brooklyn office locations. Completing more than 21,550 transactions totaling over $12.4 billion since inception, the firm celebrates success in luxury residential sales; leasing; the marketing, sales and leasing of property developments; commercial and retail. 

Prioritizing genuine relationships with best-in-class local experts, TOWN Residential created a powerful network of more than 3,600 professionals within more than 185 offices spanning five continents. Clients and customers benefit from seamless interaction with Fortune International Group, South Florida’s pre-eminent fully integrated real estate firm with a reach that extends into Latin America; Chestertons, one of the premier real estate firms in London and the Middle East; Gilmar, Spain’s largest real estate network headquartered in Madrid; Forest Hill Real Estate, Inc., Toronto’s leading real estate firm specializing in the sale of luxury homes and commercial properties; The Fite Group Luxury Homes, the market leading independent luxury real estate firm in Palm Beach, Florida; AVENUE Residential, the leading Hoboken-based brokerage serving Hoboken, Jersey City, Weehawken and surrounding areas; Alpine Homes, the most sought after firm specializing in destination homes in Switzerland with a reach that extends into France, Austria and Italy; Towne Realty Group, the inside expert for residential homes in North Central, New Jersey; and Dream Town, the leader in online Chicago real estate and an expert within the marketplace. TOWN Residential is also a proud member of Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate, the world’s most prestigious network of brokerages who transact within the top 10% of their market.

The firm’s endeavors are backed by TOWN Connect, a fully integrated real estate technology platform that exemplifies the firm’s commitment to providing its representatives, clients and customers with the most innovative and comprehensive applications to exceed all technology, listing and marketing needs.

Company News | TOWN Residential’s Series of Holiday and Seventh Anniversary Celebrations Continues with TOWN Flatiron

Norwood’s prominent 14th Street brick brownstone served as the perfect backdrop for an elegant evening of toasts of gratitude and success.

TOWN Residential, New York’s leading luxury services firm, continued its series of holiday and seventh year anniversary celebrations with TOWN Flatiron’s intimate and elegant event Monday evening. Norwood, one of Manhattan’s most elite and influential private clubs housed inside its hallmark historic 14th Street brick brownstone, served as the perfect backdrop for TOWN Flatiron as it celebrated its many successes of 2017 and looked towards an exciting new year. 

Mirroring the unrivaled atmosphere of gratitude that preceded the event at the TOWN Upper East Side celebration at the St. Regis last week, TOWN Residential founder and CEO Andrew Heiberger welcomed the office’s Representatives and associates, firm executive leadership, and VIP guests including Jamie Heiberger, Heiberger & Associates; Steven Merdinger, KRM; Ron Riemer and Ben Seiter, Citizens Bank; and Bonnie Desimone, Melissa Sinsi and Frank Micali, Citibank, throughout the evening. While enjoying the evening and accompanying jazz band, all toasted their contributions towards the firm’s successes; including the introduction of the newly imagined townresidential.com, the significant expansion of the firm’s West Side footprint through the opening of 888 Seventh Avenue, and the further extension of the firm’s dynamic network to more than 3,600 professionals within more than 185 offices across five continents.

Reigning as one of Manhattan’s most exclusive clubs, Norwood is known to cultivate its prominent New York City members’ commitment to the arts and collaborative energy, two sentiments deeply rooted within TOWN’s founding ethos. With such an alignment of core values, the location served as a seamless continuation of the firm’s ongoing toasts to its seventh anniversary and the new year to come.

The holiday celebrations will continue this week with TOWN Astor Place at Ian Schrager’s Public Hotel, a buzzing Downtown destination known for its exclusive lounge and rooftop areas with prime photogenic views of the city skyline; with TOWN New Development, TOWN Marketing and Leasing, TOWN Corporate, TOWN West Side, TOWN Financial District and TOWN Brooklyn’s celebrations scheduled to ring in the new year.  

A complete photo gallery can be viewed through: TOWN Flatiron Holiday Celebration

About TOWN Residential, townresidential.com
Founded by Andrew Heiberger in 2010, TOWN Residential has cemented its position as New York’s foremost luxury real estate services firm with seamless execution of best-in-class customer service by more than 500 local experts within strategic Manhattan and Brooklyn office locations. Completing more than 21,550 transactions totaling over $12.4 billion since inception, the firm celebrates success in luxury residential sales; leasing; the marketing, sales and leasing of property developments; commercial and retail.

Prioritizing genuine relationships with best-in-class local experts, TOWN Residential created a powerful network of more than 3,600 professionals within more than 185 offices spanning five continents. Clients and customers benefit from seamless interaction with Fortune International Group, South Florida’s pre-eminent fully integrated real estate firm with a reach that extends into Latin America; Chestertons, one of the premier real estate firms in London and the Middle East; Gilmar, Spain’s largest real estate network headquartered in Madrid; Forest Hill Real Estate, Inc., Toronto’s leading real estate firm specializing in the sale of luxury homes and commercial properties; The Fite Group Luxury Homes, the market leading independent luxury real estate firm in Palm Beach, Florida; AVENUE Residential, the leading Hoboken-based brokerage serving Hoboken, Jersey City, Weehawken and surrounding areas; Alpine Homes, the most sought after firm specializing in destination homes in Switzerland with a reach that extends into France, Austria and Italy; Towne Realty Group, the inside expert for residential homes in North Central, New Jersey; and Dream Town, the leader in online Chicago real estate and an expert within the marketplace. TOWN Residential is also a proud member of Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate, the world’s most prestigious network of brokerages who transact within the top 10% of their market.

The firm’s endeavors are backed by TOWN Connect, a fully integrated real estate technology platform that exemplifies the firm’s commitment to providing its representatives, clients and customers with the most innovative and comprehensive applications to exceed all technology, listing and marketing needs.

Company News | A Look Inside TOWN Upper East Side’s Holiday and Seventh Year Anniversary Celebration

The historic St. Regis Hotel was the perfect backdrop for an elegant evening of toasts of gratitude and success.

TOWN Residential, New York’s leading luxury services firm, kicked off the holiday season and the firm’s seventh year by hosting the first of a series of intimate and elegant celebrations for TOWN Upper East Side. The timeless glamour of the iconic St. Regis Hotel served as the perfect backdrop for TOWN Upper East Side to celebrate its many accomplishments and look towards an exciting future.

With an unrivaled atmosphere of gratitude, TOWN Residential founder and CEO Andrew Heiberger welcomed the office’s Representatives and associates, firm executive leadership, and VIP guests including Steven Merdinger, KRM Certified Public Accountants and Advisors, Ron Riemer and Ben Seiter, Citizens Bank, and Francis Cossey, Heiberger & Associates throughout the evening. Together, all toasted their contributions towards the firm’s successes; including the introduction of the newly imagined townresidential.com, the significant expansion of the firm’s West Side footprint through the opening of 888 Seventh Avenue, and the further extension of the firm’s dynamic network to more than 3,600 professionals within more than 185 offices across five continents.

Built in 1904 by John Jacob Astor IV, the iconic 18-story French Beaux-Arts building has well-earned its status as a world-class destination for luxury and service. At the time of its inception, the St. Regis was the tallest building in the city, and situated at the most exclusive intersection of the city, no less. With steadfast grace, this five-star hotel has ingrained itself within the rich history of New York City, much in the same way as TOWN has cemented itself into the landscape of its real ever-evolving real estate market.

This week will bring the holiday celebration with TOWN Flatiron at Norwood, one of Manhattan’s most elite and influential private clubs housed inside its hallmark historic 14th Street brick brownstone; and TOWN Astor Place at Ian Schrager’s Public Hotel, a buzzing Downtown destination known for its exclusive lounge and rooftop areas with prime photogenic views of the city skyline; with TOWN New Development, TOWN Marketing and Leasing, TOWN Corporate, TOWN Financial District and TOWN Brooklyn’s celebrations ringing in the new year.

A complete photo gallery can be viewed through: TOWN Upper Side Holiday Celebration 

About TOWN Residential, townresidential.com
Founded by Andrew Heiberger in 2010, TOWN Residential has cemented its position as New York’s foremost luxury real estate services firm with seamless execution of best-in-class customer service by more than 500 local experts within strategic Manhattan and Brooklyn office locations. Completing more than 21,550 transactions totaling over $12.4 billion since inception, the firm celebrates success in luxury residential sales; leasing; the marketing, sales and leasing of property developments; commercial and retail.

Prioritizing genuine relationships with best-in-class local experts, TOWN Residential created a powerful network of more than 3,600 professionals within more than 185 offices spanning five continents. Clients and customers benefit from seamless interaction with Fortune International Group, South Florida’s pre-eminent fully integrated real estate firm with a reach that extends into Latin America; Chestertons, one of the premier real estate firms in London and the Middle East; Gilmar, Spain’s largest real estate network headquartered in Madrid; Forest Hill Real Estate, Inc., Toronto’s leading real estate firm specializing in the sale of luxury homes and commercial properties; The Fite Group Luxury Homes, the market leading independent luxury real estate firm in Palm Beach, Florida; AVENUE Residential, the leading Hoboken-based brokerage serving Hoboken, Jersey City, Weehawken and surrounding areas; Alpine Homes, the most sought after firm specializing in destination homes in Switzerland with a reach that extends into France, Austria and Italy; Towne Realty Group, the inside expert for residential homes in North Central, New Jersey; and Dream Town, the leader in online Chicago real estate and an expert within the marketplace. TOWN Residential is also a proud member of Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate, the world’s most prestigious network of brokerages who transact within the top 10% of their market.

The firm’s endeavors are backed by TOWN Connect, a fully integrated real estate technology platform that exemplifies the firm’s commitment to providing its representatives, clients and customers with the most innovative and comprehensive applications to exceed all technology, listing and marketing needs.

Company News | TOWN Residential Continues Expansion Into Thriving Chicago Market Through Strategic Alliance With Dream Town

This powerful alliance marks the tenth relationship TOWN has forged with leading domestic and international real estate firms this year alone.

From Left: Andrew Heiberger, Founder and CEO, TOWN Residential; Luciane Serifovic, International Sales, Corporate and Relocation Services Director, TOWN Residential; Yuval Degani, Founder and President, Dream Town

In an exciting collaboration, TOWN Residential, New York’s leading luxury real estate services firm, has forged a strategic alliance with Dream Town, the leader in online Chicago real estate focusing on buying, selling and relocation. This association will serve to unite the respective industries of two of our nation’s most culturally rich and historically significant cities, both respected on a global scale for their robust real estate markets.

TOWN Residential and Dream Town boast leading marketing platforms and are known to focus on constant technological innovation within their markets, while maintaining a business model centered around collaboration and best-in-class luxury service. Rooted in these corresponding core values, this alliance will serve to benefit the two firms’ clients and customers on both a national and global scale.

Founded by Yuval Degani in 1998 with a mission to revitalize Chicago real estate sales by integrating the new internet frontier, Dream Town quickly built the most robust property listings search engine on the web, developing proprietary software that gave brokers and their clients an edge in locating the best deals to match their needs. Along with its mission to remain at the forefront of technology, the firm created a unique culture of collaboration and growth, centered around service, integrity and creativity.

Today, Dream Town maintains a well-earned reputation within the Chicago area for both its impressive sales volume and its dedication to personal, attentive service, and has grown to include over 400 brokers within five full-service offices. Selecting only the top 15% of those residential consultants who apply to be a part of the Dream Town team, the firm maintains an expert status within the marketplace; its consultants close twice as many transactions per year on average compared to other Chicago real estate agents.

The addition of Dream Town further expands TOWN Residential’s dynamic network to include more than 3,600 professionals within more than 185 offices across five continents. Prioritizing genuine relationships with best-in-class local experts, Dream Town joins Fortune International Group, South Florida’s pre-eminent fully integrated real estate firm with a reach that extends into Latin America; Chestertons, one of the premier real estate firms in London and the Middle East ; Gilmar, Spain’s largest real estate network headquartered in Madrid; The Fite Group Luxury Homes, the market leading independent luxury real estate firm in Palm Beach, Florida; AVENUE Residential, the leading Hoboken-based brokerage, serving Hoboken, Jersey City, Weehawken and surrounding areas; Alpine Homes, the most sought after firm specializing in destination homes in Switzerland with a reach that extends into France, Austria and Italy; and Towne Realty Group, the inside expert for residential homes in North Central, New Jersey. TOWN Residential is also a proud member of Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate, the world’s most prestigious network of brokerages who transact within the top 10% of their market.

TOWN Residential has cemented its position as New York’s foremost luxury real estate services firm with seamless execution of best-in-class customer service by more than 500 local experts within prime Manhattan and Brooklyn locations. Completing more than 21,550 transactions totaling over $12.4 billion since inception, the firm celebrates success in luxury residential sales; leasing; the marketing, sales and leasing of property developments; commercial and retail.

The firm’s endeavors are backed by TOWN Connect, a fully integrated real estate technology platform that exemplifies the firm’s commitment to providing its representatives, clients and customers with the most innovative and comprehensive applications to exceed all technology, listing and marketing needs.

Architecture News | New York City from the Sky

At TOWN Residential, we are big supporters of #LookUpNY, our celebration of those hidden architectural gems that make this city so special, whether atop buildings, written on street signs or inside iconic structures. But for artist Jeffrey Milstein, the sky is just the beginning. Equipped with a pilot license, he leans out of helicopters and trains his camera lens down towards the Concrete Jungle. The awe-inspiring results may just change the way you think about New York City forever. He recently published his work featuring both New York and Los Angeles in LA NY. Check out some highlights of his work below, and be sure to see the full portfolio here.

Hudson Yards trains
Governors Island
Stuyvesant Town
Columbus Circle
Statue of Liberty
Museum of Natural History
Thanksgiving Day Parade

For more aerial photographs, view the full portfolio here.

Neighborhood Spotlight | A Midtown Manhattan Holiday

Often broken down into many micro-neighborhoods, Midtown Manhattan from its widest boundaries comprises the area between the Hudson and East Rivers, and from Central Park South down to 14th Street. Though constantly buzzing, this area is never more alive than it is during the holiday season. Below, we’ve mapped out just how you can maximize this neighborhood’s many offerings over the course of the next few exciting weeks.

1. Indulge in tradition

Image Courtesy Jake Rajs

There’s a reason Midtown is so heavily populated by tourists; it’s the place to be! While you won’t be able to avoid crowds at some of these seasonal standouts, they’re definitely worth the trip. Ice skate at Rockefeller Center beside the spectacular 75-foot Christmas Tree, witness the historic ball drop on New Year’s Eve at Times Square; and satisfy your showtime fix by seeing a show or two on Broadway!

2. Take a break from holiday baking

Image Courtesy La Grenouille

Ice skating, listening to show tunes and carrying shopping bags can certainly work up the appetite. Your time in Midtown need not go without a good meal! Some neighborhood favorites include Sushi Ginza Onodera where two Michelin stars meet upscale Japanese cuisine, Ellen’s Stardust Diner where the waitstaff doubles as Broadway stars, Marea where high-end seafood meets housemade pastas, Benares where vegetarian dishes and Indian favorites abound and La Grenouille where French delicacies are presented as art.

3. Send the bill to Santa

Images Courtesy of Bergdorf Goodman

Just one stroll up or down Fifth Avenue can take care of just about everyone on your holiday gift list. The strip has been known far and wide as one of the most luxurious stretches of retail in the nation for over 100 years, and continues to welcome fashionistas day in and day out. Pop into high-end household names like Bergdorf Goodman, Louis Vuitton, Gucci and Dolce & Gabbana; splurge on jewels at Tiffany & Co., Bulgari and Cartier; find the perfect toys at the LEGO Store and the American Girl Place; or stop in the main branch of the New York Public Library to give the gift of reading. Even if you’re not shopping, Fifth Avenue’s elaborate holiday window displays can make for a very entertaining afternoon.

Music & Theater | Holiday Happenings

Many attest that the holiday season is the best time of year for the family, and a plethora of feel-good musicals and theatrical events throughout the city definitely supports the sentiment. In between your holiday shopping, decorating and baking this season, be sure to pencil in time to witness the splendor of these shows, whether a timeless favorite or a newcomer on the scene!

1. Elf The Musical

December 13th through December 29th
Madison Square Garden Theater, 4 Penn Plaza

Image Courtesy New York City Theatre

Based on the beloved comedy, this musical features songs by Tony Award nominees Matthew Skylar and Chad Beguelin. Follow Buddy on his journey to meet his real dad, one syrup-soaked plate of spaghetti at a time!

2. The Nutcracker

Through December 31st
Lincoln Center, 20 Lincoln Center Plaza

Image Courtesy New York City Ballet

Choreography by George Balanchine

This holiday season, witness the grandeur of George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker as the New York City Ballet performs it on stage. Comprised of 90 dancers, 62 musicians, 32 stagehands and two casts of 50 students from the School of American Ballet, this performance features Peter Ilyitch Tchaikovsky’s captivating music as the backdrop for the timeless story of a young girl, toy soldiers and mischievous mice.

3. Radio City Christmas Spectacular

Through January 1st
Radio City Music Hall, 1260 Avenue of the Americas

Image Courtesy Karen Rubin via News & Photo Features

Prepare to be dazzled by the annual Christmas spectacular, each year more flawless than the last! With their seamless choreography and festive costumes, the Rockettes will certainly kick you into the holiday spirit during the show. Bring the whole family to this timeless event!

4. A Christmas Carol

December 11th
The Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College, 68th Street between Park and Lex

Image Courtesy Playbill

For one night only, a roster of Tony Award-winners will reenact Charles Dickens’ famous A Christmas Carol in a benefit reading. Directed by Joe Dowling, the reading will be led by industry all-stars David Hyde Pierce, John Glover, Harriet Harris and Julie White. Don’t miss this adaptation; all proceeds will benefit The Acting Company.

5. Bagels from Benny, The Musical

December 8th through 17th
Weill Art Gallery, 92nd Street Y, 1395 Lexington Avenue

Image Courtesy 92Y

92Y and PJ Library present this joyful adaptation of Aubrey Davis’ charming children’s book, Bagels From Benny. Perfect for children and the whole family, this performance features a young Jewish boy named Benny and his charming journey to build a sense of community and find joy in giving thanks.

TOWN Attaché | Holiday Gift Guide

Create more meaningful memories this holiday season with TOWN Attaché’s hand-selected collection of gift inspiration. From special gifting suggestions to once-in-a-lifetime experiences, these fun and unique ideas will make memories for friends and family that last a lifetime, and what better way to celebrate the true joy of the season? View the guide here.

Image Courtesy Luxury Attaché

Food News | Top 5 Standouts of the Season

There are plenty of ways to get into the holiday spirit, but tasting holiday treats and sweets may just be the best way. Whether it’s a meal inside a venue decked out in 15,000 ornaments, a chance to vote for the Best Latke in NYC or a sip of a hot cocoa out of a hug mug, opportunities to indulge abound across New York City. Check out our list of the top five standouts of the season below!

1. Rolf’s German Restaurant

281 Third Avenue

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For holiday decor like you’ve never seen it before, head to Rolf’s German Restaurant in Gramercy. During the season, the space is as populated with people as it is with decorations (15,000 ornaments!), so prepare for a cozy experience! The menu includes tasty schnitzels and signature Holiday Smoothies. And, if you don’t have a chance to pencil it in during the month of December, never fear: the Christmas decorations will be on display until May!

2. The Ninth Annual Latke Festival

December 18th
Brooklyn Museum, 200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn

Image Courtesy Latke Festival

This festive holiday tasting event is the ultimate celebration of potato pancakes in New York City. Join revelers and a panel of celebrity judges to sample some of the best and most creative latkes in the city, to ring in the holiday season and to vote Best Latke in NYC. Proceeds will benefit The Sylvia Center, a nonprofit dedicated to educating children and families about healthy eating habits.

3. Max Brenner’s Signature Drinks and Desserts

841 Broadway

Image Courtesy Max Brenner

At Max Brenner, take hot chocolate to the next level in this signature hug mug, shaped to be scooped with both hands to create the ultimate sipping experience! Enjoy flavors ranging from Original Chocolate and Marshmallow to Italian Thick and Mexican Spicy. Other signature drinks and desserts that go hand in hand with the holiday season include the Alice Cup, the Chocolate Fondue Tower and the Banana Split Waffle.

4. The Pie Counter by Four & Twenty Blackbirds

634 Dean Street, Prospect Heights

Image Courtesy Four & Twenty Blackbirds

The original Gowanus pie shop has opened a 10-seat pie counter in Prospect Heights, where patrons can taste the famous pies and purchase them whole or by the slice. Go green with the Matcha Custard, or sample some holiday favorites including Cranberry Sage, Egg ‘n’ Grogg and Bittersweet Chocolate Pecan!

5. The LIC Flea & Food Spiked Mug Fest & Holiday Market

December 15th through 17th
The Ravel Hotel, 8-08 Queens Plaza South, LIC

Image Courtesy LIC Flea

Let Santa, live music and unlimited winter cocktails be the backdrop for your holiday shopping and browsing this season! LIC Flea & Food presents the Spiked Mug Fest & Holiday Market, the biggest holiday market in Queens hosted at the Ravel Hotel. Sample favorite drinks like “Igloo Meter” and “Holiday Mule” to truly get into the holiday spirit!