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Brooklyn’s Top 10 Best-Selling Buildings in 2015

Where are the buildings Brooklyn buyers love most?

While property prices may be substantially lower compared to the most popular buildings in Manhattan, Brooklyn’s trendy rebirth has certainly driven a substantial amount of real estate activity in the last year.

Dive into Property Shark’s countdown of the most in-demand buildings in Brooklyn based on the number of units sold!

10. Trump Village, Coney Island

Units Sold: 21
Median Price: $310,000

 

While significantly less glamorous in design and amenities than The Donald’s glitzy SoHo apartments, Fred Trump’s 60’s construction is still in high demand. Just moments from Brighton Beach and trending NYC neighborhood Manhattan Beach, Trump Village offers location and affordability.

9. 143 Classon, Bedford-Stuyvesant

Units Sold: 22
Median Price: $678,000

Completed by a NJ developer who obtained the property in a short sale, this prime Bed-Stuy project was quickly snapped up by eager buyers.

8. MeadowWood East at New York, Spring Creek

Units Sold: 26
Median Price: $276,000

 

Credited with becoming “the next Williamsburg,” East New York may be NYC’s next hottest neighborhood. Yet, rather than banishing current residents with unaffordable prices, the Daily News credits MeadowWood with becoming a national model for home ownership.

7. One Brooklyn Bridge Park, Brooklyn Heights

Units Sold: 27
Median Price: $1,300,000

360 Furman St, Brooklyn, NY 11201, ©PropertyShark
360 Furman St, Brooklyn, NY 11201, ©PropertyShark

Dave Ratner of Warren Lewis Sotheby’s, and formerly of MNS, who handled the sales of One Brooklyn, describes this development as “Loft living redefined. The most amazing loft condo building in Brooklyn, with breathtaking views of the Manhattan skyline.”

6. Flagg Court, Bay Ridge

Units Sold: 29
Median Price: $258,000

190 72 St, Brooklyn, NY 11209, ©PropertyShark
190 72 St, Brooklyn, NY 11209, ©PropertyShark

Historic pre-war architecture, and one of the few NYC co-ops not requiring board approval.

5. The Bergen House, Crown Heights

Units Sold: 31
Median Price: $491,000

The new Bergen House is an eclectic batch of condos sporting bright red kitchens, with prices ranging up to around $1M.

4. Clinton Hill, Clinton Hill

Units Sold: 35
Median Price: $527,000

185 Clinton Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11205, ©PropertyShark
185 Clinton Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11205, ©PropertyShark

Operated by Time Equities, Clinton Hill Co-ops offers a pet-friendly, park like community, with up to 90% financing for Brooklyn buyers.

3. Concord Village III, Downtown Brooklyn

Units Sold: 35
Median Price: $527,500

175 Adams Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201, ©PropertyShark
175 Adams Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201, ©PropertyShark

Tied with Clinton Hill for number of units sold in 2015, Concord Village offers a dated yet well curated community for buyers of all ages. Amenities include children’s play activities, yoga, karate, youth soccer, seniors groups, a vegetable garden, and  a group for entrepreneurs.

2. Oceana Condominium and Club, Brighton Beach

Units Sold: 44
Median Price: $799,000

50 Oceana Dr W, Brooklyn, NY 11235, ©PropertyShark
50 Oceana Dr W, Brooklyn, NY 11235, ©PropertyShark

With its prime spot on this list Brighton Beach’s Oceana is a firm reminder of just how popular this part of NYC is becoming with buyers. It is about as close as New Yorkers can hope to get to the Caribbean without being disconnected from Wall St.

1. 388 Bridge, Downtown Brooklyn

Units Sold: 88
Median Price: $1,326,000

The premium price tag of units at 388 Bridge clearly did not hamper sales over the last 12 months, and it became the best-selling building in Brooklyn! As one of 3 places on this year’s list for Downtown Brooklyn, property prices here could soar even higher in the months ahead as the neighborhood heats up. 388 is Brooklyn’s tallest tower, offering spectacular Manhattan views, with both rentals and condos boasting design features rivaling the very best in NYC.

Andra Rus

Andra Rus

With 10+ years of experience at PropertyShark, Andra covers the latest product updates and market reports for our blog. Her work has been featured in The Real Deal, Curbed, TimeOut, The Daily Mail, Business Insider, Crain’s New York.

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