Louise Phillips Forbes, a top producing agent at Brown Harris Stevens successfully closed more than $151,000,000 of Manhattan residential real estate in 2021. This total is comprised of over 50 sales transactions, which includes thirty-three properties where Louise exclusively represented the seller, and many transactions where Louise represented the buyer.
Among the year’s recent highlights is 534 Hudson Street, Apartment 6A, a former taxi garage made famous by the Emmy-winning TV show Taxi. The newly renovated 1,530 square foot two-bedroom, two-full bathroom home was listed at the end of November for a competitive price of $3,095,000. Louise’s strategic decision resulted in immediate interest and significant attention, garnering seven qualified offers, accepting several hundred thousand dollars over ask.
For over three decades, Louise has been an industry leader in New York City’s residential real estate market. With career sales exceeding $4.7 billion, she is considered one of the city’s elite Power Brokers. Louise was named the Residential Agent of the Year by the Real Estate Board of New York in 2020 for her consistent achievements and leadership within the industry and is regularly acknowledged as the firm’s top listing broker and sales team. She has developed a significant following among developers, buyers, and sellers throughout Manhattan, proudly serving prominent New Yorkers.
Looking ahead into the new year, Louise will be introducing a number of new exclusive sales listings and will also be launching 393 West End Avenue at the end of the first quarter. The avenue’s last conversion, 393 West End Avenue will offer studio to four-bedroom luxury rental residences that masterfully infuse pre-war details with contemporary design and exquisite finishes.