The Ultimate Luxury: a Doorman

Latest WSJ illustration for an article dealing with the NY real estate phenomenon:
Luxury condo owners in New York City pay 65% more per square foot in buildings that have a doorman

New Yorkers want doorman service at their luxury condo buildings, and they’ll pay a premium for the privilege, according to recent sales data.

The average price a square foot for apartments in doorman buildings was $2,958, roughly 65% more than in non-doorman buildings, which sold for $1,797 a square foot. CityRealty, a real-estate data site, looked at 2014 sales through the third quarter of the year in 200 luxury condo buildings in New York City—half with doorman service and half without.

Read the res here.

The doormen.jpg

The Doormen.jpg

The Ultimate Luxury: a Doorman

The Ultimate Luxury: a Doorman

And an additional rough idea:

The doorman's-real estate enhancement

The doorman’s real-estate enhancement

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