Chen Mishael grew up in Raanana, Israel and experienced a lifetime of exciting ventures at a very young age.
After graduating high school, he served in the Israeli Army, was an investigator for the Israeli Military Police and backpacked his way across South American for six months. Chen wanted to see the world and thought Manhattan would be a great place to start. He moved to New York City at the age of 23 and began his studies at Baruch College (CUNY), ranked as one of the nation’s top colleges. Living in the heart of Midtown Manhattan, he embraced... Read More
Why Your Next Place May Cost More by The New York Times Company Manhattan’s Prime Luxury Developments: Lucida, Georgica, Brompton and Laurel Show Little to No Inventory Remaining in 2011 In several of my previous blogs, I’ve written about how New York real estate would once again realize an upsurge, despite dire predictions and the blight of financial failures that dominated the market in recent years. What goes down always comes back up and according... Read More
HSBC Financing to Strengthen the Upper East Side Luxury. Residential Building’s Successful Sales Efforts Azure, the spacious 34-story luxury residential building at 333 East 91st Street at First Avenue on the Upper East Side, has arranged a new financing facility of $145.1 million from HSBC and its participating lenders. A joint venture between The Mattone Group and The DeMatteis Organizations, Azure recently welcomed its first residents. The sponsors... Read More
The Fourth Quarter and Its Impact on Sales – How to Focus on Sales Goals and Finish 2010 with Positive Results
It’s that time of year when everyone is busy with holiday plans and preparations. It’s also the time of year when historically, the real estate market slows down. That’s always been the case, but we’re in unpredictable times this season. The same rules don’t apply because the game has changed. We’ve experienced a surge in this quarter and now, more than ever, it’s crucial we ride on that momentum. Strategies to Increase Sales Be prepared.... Read More