Real Estate

Size of West Water Street Condos Questioned

Sag Harbor’s Board of Historic Preservation and Architectural Review on Thursday told developer Jay Bialsky and architect Dave Harvey they would likely face an uphill battle for their proposed town house complex at 2 West Water Street.

Joel Renovation on Bay Street Finds Favor

Representatives of musician Billy Joel on Thursday presented plans for the renovation of his house at 20 Bay Street that are more in tune with what the Sag Harbor Board of Historic Preservation and Architectural Review usually likes to hear, though one neighbor’s opposition made for a familiar chorus.

Second Quarter Numbers; Saks Fifth Avenue; Douglas Elliman

The total number of South Fork sales dipped just over 12 percent, as compared to last year’s second quarter numbers — 478 from 545, according to Brown Harris Stevens — and the total dollar volume decreased about 6 percent, to $859.5 million.

Business: Real Estate Numbers, Week of Hope, Jewelry Show

The second quarter of 2018 Hamptons home sales was “a bit like a Jackson Pollock painting,” according to Town & Country Real Estate. Of the 12 monitored markets, five saw an increase in the number of home sales, five saw a decrease and two were flat.

Inn at East Hampton Closes for $5 Million

A team from Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International Realty recently handled both sides of a transaction that sold the Inn at East Hampton to World Properties LLC for $5 million.

The Way Montauk Used to Feel

n a former life, the 4,000-square-foot home was the Ditch Plains Coast Guard Station, built in 1930 and decommissioned in 1954. The colonial revival-style building was moved to its current location on Benson Drive in Montauk two years later.

Sag Harbor Yacht Club Closes on Camp Lucy Property

The Sag Harbor Yacht Club closed on the Bay Street property known as “Camp Lucy” on Tuesday. According to Douglas Elliman, the property sold for $2.9 million.

Business: Lladró Grows, SoulCycle Hops Off, Heart Treatment

Spanish luxury porcelain firm Lladró recently announced the appointment of brand marketing and sales expert Sandra Jordan as the company’s new CEO of the Americas — and one of her first initiatives was securing its first-ever summer pop-up shop in Southampton.

Morpurgo House Hits the Market

The historic house at 6 Union Street in Sag Harbor, known as the Morpurgo house after its most recent inhabitants, is officially back on the real estate market.

April Gornik and Eric Fischl To Buy Former Sag Harbor Methodist Church

When artist Eric Fischl walked into the former Sag Harbor United Methodist Church building on Madison Street earlier this year, he was captivated.

An Agent’s Guide for Where to Park Your Yacht

In the boating-saturated culture of the Hamptons, waterfront properties with deepwater docks are prime real estate, and in high demand.

Beach Bakery Hits the Market

The East End hotspot and social hub of Westhampton Beach, The Beach Bakery Grand Café— located in the heart of Main Street — is on the market.

Saltbox Searches for Fourth Owner in 300 Years

Built in the mid-1700s, the Conklin House is one of the most important historic homes on the East End

Town & Country Real Estate Welcomes Wendy Miller

New to the real estate profession, Wendy Miller has joined Town & Country as its newest salesperson.

Deal Is Struck and Sag Harbor Village Will Get New Park

Southampton Town has struck a deal with Sagaponack developer Jay Bialsky to buy a portion of the West Water Street property long slated for condominiums and instead preserve it for development as the John Steinbeck Waterfront Park.

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