A True Hamptons Grande Dame is Going Condo

Southampton’s wonderful old Village Latch Inn has finally been sold, after a number of years on the market. (Six, we think.) It’s been acquired by developers George Benedict and Steven Dubb, who built the Bishops Pond complex in the village. We were worried about the fate of the lovely main building; Steven told Curbed, “We […]

For Some East Enders, Just One Summer Home Doesn’t Cut It

Gone are the days when a mighty mansion was the ultimate in Hamptons real estate. Today there’s a focus on the compound —multiple large structures on one buyer’s plot of land — and these expansive retreats are making big waves this selling season. “It’s exclusivity, space, privacy and the ability to have multiple dwellings — […]

Condominiums Bring Easy Living To The East End

An optimized living experience is a trend that’s here to stay as homes are outfitted with myriad amenities that are no longer the exception, but rather the rule—think swimming pools and tennis courts, or finished basements transformed into at-home movie theaters or jaw-dropping wine cellars.The customizable lifestyle in luxury condominiums and townhouses has burrowed its […]

Another Bishops Development Rises In Southampton Village

Four new luxury homes will rise on a 4-acre pocket of wooded land off North Main Street in Southampton, just south of County Road 39. Bishops Grant is the next foray into Southampton Village by the Beechwood Organization, the developers of the Bishops Pond luxury condominiums on Bishops Lane, which went on to expand in […]

No-Fuss Hamptons Living

The intimidating wish list flaunted by discriminating house hunters in the Hamptons is nothing new. These shoppers are like diners who blithely order dishes nowhere in sight on the restaurant menu: Their sense of entitlement is accompanied by a desire for a totally customized experience. The latest residential trophy for these buyers is an elegant […]

Home building boom returns to the Hamptons

In the Hamptons, New York City’s financial elites are scooping up gleaming new mansions as fast as builders can construct them. New home permits are being issued at their quickest pace since before the housing bust that began in 2007. Last year, developers got approval to construct about 555 homes across the Hamptons — the […]

Bishop’s Grant: Four New Luxury Homes in Southampton Village

The Beechwood Organization, known for the Bishops Pond luxury condo development, will be building four new traditional homes at Bishops Grant. This wooded property is part of the original land grant to the Bishop family in 1678 and is changing hands for the first time. Starting at $4.5 million, each of the four Bishops Grant […]

In Southampton, Bishops Pond Adds New Units To Development

The recently opened Bishops Pond subdivision in Southampton Village is expanding, with construction already started on two new buildings on the Magee Street property.Construction got under way in December on the new buildings, which sit on 2.78 acres purchased in the fall of 2013 by the subdivision owners, project manager Steven Dubb confirmed. Southampton Town […]

Condo Sales Also Brisk in Southampton

Yesterday, we posted about the torrid sales pace of Sag Harbor condos. Not to be outdone, Southampton is also seeing a surge of interest in luxury condominiums. Bishops Pond is 90% sold out now; with 69 units, 63 are sold; there are just a few units left, priced from $999K to $2.3M. The clubhouse with fitness center (above) […]

Hamptons, Without Houses: East End Developers Turn To Condos

Residential real estate in the Hamptons brings to mind sprawling farmland estates, waterfront mansions, or even quaint bungalows. But a number of developers are now bringing a very Manhattan type of housing to Long Island’s East End: condos and townhouses. The bet is that both longtime Hamptons residents looking to scale down and Manhattanites looking […]

Hamptons Homes Get the Turn-Key Touch

By David Kaufman – via New York Post   Sag Harbor’s Watchcase is just one example of a recent spate of luxury developments in The Hamptons. Photo: McAuley Digital   In last week’s season finale of “Million Dollar Listing,” Fredrik Eklund — the now-famous Douglas Elliman broker who co-stars in the Bravo series — toured […]

Bishops Pond Developers Honored

The Jericho-based company won Residential Developer of the Year and Top Residential Development for the Bishops Pond townhouse development in Southampton Village. The annual award recipients are selected by the editorial staff of Long Island Business News based on local economic impact of various commercial and residential projects. Within their first six months on the […]