Category: The Real Deal

Inside Metro Loft’s new design for 175 Water Street

AIG’s longtime Financial District headquarters is getting a major overhaul from a company best known for converting offices to residential properties.  Nathan Berman’s Metro Loft Management and prolific office architects Gensler unveiled plans for the 31-story office building at 175 Water Street, which AIG has occupied for more than 20 years. Read the full story… Read more »


New York’s top 10 residential sales of 2017

Price matters. That’s the takeaway from a look at the 10 priciest residential sales of 2017. Like years past, the list was dominated by new developments. But 2017’s most expensive deals also included several resales with major price chops. Take the Pierre’s triplex penthouse that finally sold for $44 million after asking $125 million, and… Read more »


The Closing: Nathan Berman

Nathan Berman is the managing principal of the Manhattan-based Metro Loft Management, which he founded in 1997. The developer — who’s been called the King of FiDi — has been a pioneer in Lower Manhattan since then, converting more than 3 million square feet of office space into residential rentals. Those properties have included high-profile buildings… Read more »