It hasn't been an easy few months at One Brooklyn Bridge Park (a Brownstoner advertiser), what with the slow sales market and question marks surrounding the future of the park itself, but the 449-unit loft conversion on the Brooklyn Heights waterfront got a little psychological and symbolic boost yesterday with the news that Elizabeth Stribling, whose eponymous firm is the exclusive agent on the property, closed on her highly-publicized deal to buy two adjacent penthouse apartments for a record-setting $6,600,000. In addition to views of lower Manhattan, the pad has 3,442 square feet of indoor space and 1,900 square feet of outdoor space. Stribling used the occasion to put some positive spin on where we are in the sales cycle: "An uptick in activity is noticeable all over, and certainly at open houses. Prices have come down, and buyers smell opportunity in the air," she told The Real Deal. Developer Robert Levine is helping the process along by picking up closing costs and helping buyers with financing, though listing price reductions have been few and far between.
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