January 22, 2020
Penthouse Rihanna rented still on market after a decade

A penthouse in Chinatown that singer Rihanna rented is back on the market for $15.95 million.

The duplex unit at 129 Lafayette St. has been for sale on and off since 2009, according to StreetEasy, and at one point asked as much as $18.75 million.

The singer and cosmetics mogul lived here starting in 2013, renting the pricey pad for $39,000 a month. By the time she left in 2017, she shelled out closer to $50,000 a month.

The listing broker is Dana Power, of Corcoran.

December 16, 2019
Broker group’s first holiday video is a ‘beaut’

A group of New York City residential agents has made its first holiday video, spoofing the Oscar-winning actress’ “American Beauty” character, and it’s funnier — and less cringe-worthy — than the Blackstone Group’s annual production.

The New York Residential Agent Continuum’s video depicts its own members as Bening’s character, real estate agent Carolyn Burnham, trying to sell an apartment. Eight agents take turns channeling Burnham in the cleverly written four-minute video.

May 2, 2018
Where Are They Now?
We Track the Movements of 400 TOWN Agents Looking For a New Firm

Two weeks after being run out of TOWN, 400 agents have been looking to hang their licenses with brokerage firms across New York. Former Ford model Dana Power and her team have also joined Corcoran’s Chelsea office. Corcoran president and CEO Pamela Liebman said, “Dana is a powerhouse agent who does incredible business without breathing a word of it to anyone. Her discretion, sharp mind and incredible connections in the Manhattan real estate industry are an amazing asset to her clients.“We are thrilled to have an agent of Dana’s caliber and extraordinary track record join us and are extremely happy to welcome her to Corcoran.”

July 07, 2017
New Chapter: Publisher Jason Binn Buys $7M Condo at 100 Barclay

Magazine publisher Jason Binn — who just sold his condominium at 92 Laight Street in Tribeca for nearly $11 million — is the new owner of a pad at 100 Barclay Street. Binn, founder of DuJour magazine and Niche Media, paid just under $7 million for the four-bedroom unit at developer Ben Shaoul’s condo conversion, reported the New York Post. The 2,870-square-foot condo was asking $6.825 million, or $2,378 per square foot. Featuring 10-foot ceilings and custom stained white oak floors, the apartment has a grand foyer and great room and chef’s kitchen. Shaoul’s Magnum Real Estate Group  and CIM Group are behind the project, which is being marketed by Corcoran Sunshine Marketing Group. Town Residential’s Dana Power brought the buyer.

September 28, 2016
Spin City: DJ Khaled Shops for a Duplex in New York City

DJ Khaled is in nesting mode. He and his pregnant fiancée Nicole Tuck are the latest music industry stars to check out 234 E. 23rd St.’s penthouse, which Adele’s reps recently inquired about as she was looking for a short-term rental to stay in while she was in town. We have first-time photos of the renovated four-bedroom duplex, which will soon hit the market for $12.5 million. Building amenities include a gym, library with a pool table, a garden, and a rooftop space with an outdoor kitchen. The listing brokers are Town Residential’s Steve Gold and Dana Power.

June 26, 2015
An Elite Group Named Among America's Top Real Estate Professionals

TOWN Residential, New York’s leading luxury real estate services firm, congratulates Danny Davis, Susan Green, Anouk Nora, Judi Lederer, Dana Power, Claudia Saez-Fromm, Roberto Cabrera and Stephen Ferrara—each named one of America’s top real estate professionals by REAL Trends, as advertised in The Wall Street Journal. The elite group joins the ranks of the top one half of 1 percent of more than 1,100,000 real estate professionals nationwide as the newest members of the “The Thousand Top Real Estate Professionals,” a prestigious national awards ranking sponsored annually by the two respected publications. REAL Trends America's Best Real Estate Agents rankings will be released in July.

January 1, 2019
There's a big difference between what 'penthouse' used to mean and what it actually means now

When most people think of a penthouse, it's the top-floor unit of a luxurious residential building that typically comes to mind.

But in 2019, the definition of a penthouse has become murkier. In New York City in particular, prospective buyers must navigate terms such as "triplex penthouse" and "sky loft" and figure out why a unit called a "penthouse" might actually have floors above it. 

May 2, 2018
In the West Village, a Penthouse With a Pool for $43.5 Million

Featuring Dana Power’s sale at 160 Leroy Street, West Village and Laura Rozos’ sale at 9 College Place, Brooklyn Heights:

Michael Rubin, the billionaire sports merchandiser and part owner of the Philadelphia 76ers and New Jersey Devils, has picked up a sprawling new penthouse in Manhattan’s West Village.

The price for this apartment, at the Herzog & de Meuron-designed 160 Leroy Street, was $43.5 million, which was the most expensive closing in New York City for the month of August, according to public records. Monthly carrying charges total $24,942.

May 03, 2018
Here’s Where Town’s Agents Have Landed

While Compass — with its hundreds of millions in venture capital money — attracted the most agents, Corcoran seized Town’s stars. Corcoran picked up Steve Gold, a co-star of “Million Dollar Listing: New York,” who claims to have sold $200 million in real estate last year. It also hired Danny Davis, who reportedly did $147 million in deals in 2017, and Dana Power, who Corcoran said sold more than $100 million over the past 12 months. As of Thursday, Corcoran’s tally of Town hires numbered 43. Other agents to join the firm include Nichole Hechter, Asaf Bar-Lev, Carol Hagen-Holt and Fabienne Terwinghe.

Press Release, July 18, 2017
Town Residential Congratulates 
Prestigious Group of Representatives Named Real Trends America’s Best Real Estate Agents

TOWN Residential, New York’s leading luxury real estate services firm, congratulates Danny Davis, Susan Green, Nicole Hechter, Debra Stotts, Dana Power, Sacha Mobarak, Anouk Nora, Michael Bejak, Roberto Cabrera; The Gold Group—Steven Gold, Bradley Cooper, Chris Whelan, Ian Peters, Jessica Gomberg, Scott Hernandez, Viktoria Wiberg; The Saez+Fromm Team - Claudia Saez-Fromm, Mark David Fromm, Gage Rand, Michele Bednarsh, Ned Hudson; Aeen Avini and Sean Hughes—each named among America’s most productive agents as a part of REAL Trends America’s Best Real Estate Agents, the newly issued ranking report produced by REAL Trends.

NOVEMBER 04, 2016
Puck Penthouse IV
Hits the Market Again, Now For $35 Million

If a top-floor penthouse in one of Midtown Manhattan’s sleek skyscrapers doesn’t quite appeal to  you, now there’s a chance to snatch one that’s just as lavish, but in a low-rise in Nolita, instead, just steps from SoHo. Penthouse IV, one of the six bespoke penthouses in the Puck Building, a Romanesque Revival style architecture designed by Albert Wagner in 1885, has returned to the market after a two-year hiatus, with a higher price tag and a different broker, too. The 6,000-square-foot residence is now listed for $35 million by Town Residential. Public records show that it last hit the market for $27.5 million in 2014 by Douglas Elliman. It was listed as a $85,000-per-month rental earlier this year.

November 04, 2016
Lavish Puck Penthouse Returns with $35M Asking Price

Way back in 2013, one of the opulent Puck Penthouses entered contract for $27.5 million, though it’s not clear if a sale in Penthouse IV—the second-largest of the lavish apartments atop Nolita’s iconic Puck Building—ever closed. Now, nearly three years later, only a few of those lavish pads are still available to buyers—including, as of recently, Penthouse IV, which is back and asking $35 million. It was (and still is) recently listed by Town as an $85,000/month rental.

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