Lightstone's pioneering new development on the Gowanus Canal attracts professionals, young families
BROOKLYN, New York, June 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S.-based real estate investor and developer Lightstone, which opened 365 Bond Street, the pioneer luxury residential rental development on the Gowanus Canal in Brooklyn, New York, is reporting that leasing at the property has greatly exceeded expectations. In less than two months it has leased over 100 apartments.
"We are proud to have had the vision and foresight to develop the first residential development on the Gowanus Canal Waterfront," said Mitchell Hochberg, President of Lightstone. "Our immediate success affirms that Gowanus is the hottest new neighborhood in New York City."
Scott J. Avram, Senior Vice President at Lightstone, stated that, "In addition to offering a waterfront property in a fantastic neighborhood, our authentic high-end design and robust amenity offering clearly resonates with our customer."
Designed by Goldstein Hill & West Architects and interior architect Mark Zeff, 365 Bond is a 430-unit residential rental development at the heart of Gowanus. Located on the new waterfront esplanade park, 365 Bond is uniquely surrounded by more than 30,000 square feet of green space. The waterfront park, designed by Weintraub Diaz Landscape Architects, provides an abundance of open green space, public seating, a long esplanade, fishing, and boat access, offering an amenity for both 365 Bond residents and neighboring communities to enjoy.
365 Bond also features approximately 40,000 square feet of unparalleled indoor/outdoor amenity space, including 24-hour doorman concierge; on-site valet service including dry cleaning, apartment cleaning and dog walking; an interior garden courtyard; landscaped rooftop terraces with sundecks and BBQs; a world-class fitness center with yoga and spin studios managed by an on-site lifestyle director; library and club room with fireplaces; resident lounge; gourmet kitchen with private dining; game room; children's playroom; and on-site indoor valet parking.
Apartment interiors feature expansive industrial casement-style windows that showcase tranquil views of the Gowanus waterfront park, the beautiful tree-lined streets of Carroll Gardens, and the spectacular Manhattan Skyline. Interior finishes also include custom Italian kitchen cabinetry, Bosch kitchen appliances, and quartz stone countertops. Bathrooms are beautifully tiled and offer Kohler and Symmons fixtures. Apartment flooring is wide plank white oak, and all residences have in-unit Bosch washers and dryers.
Prospective tenants should visit 365Bond.com.
Lightstone is one of the most highly-regarded and diversified real estate companies in the United States. Since 1988, founder David Lichtenstein has grown Lightstone to one of the largest privately-held real estate companies in the country, with holdings in 24 states. Operating in all sectors of the real estate market, Lightstone's $2 billion portfolio currently includes over 6 million square feet of office, retail and industrial commercial properties, 11,000 residential units and 3,500 hotel keys. It also owns over 12,000 land lots across the country. Headquartered in New York City, Lightstone continues to grow its local presence with $2.5 billion worth of projects currently under development in the residential and hospitality sectors.