429 Kent Avenue and 243 Fourth Avenue (Romy Chiarotti of the Mike&Marta Team, Compass; Parlour Brooklyn)Brooklyn’s luxury market saw strong deal activity despite a slip from the prior week.Last week, 15 deals went into contract for a combined value of $39 million, according to Compass’ weekly luxury report on contract activity for properties asking $2 million or more. That was down from 18 deals valued at nearly $55 million during the first week of August.Read moreBrooklyn’s luxury deal totals rise for 3rd straight weekBrooklyn’s luxury market reaches new pandemic highBiggest week of pandemic for Brooklyn’s luxury market Last week’s deals consisted of 10 condos, four townhouses and one co-op unit. The median asking price for the properties was $2.65 million with an average price per square foot of $1,389. The average days on market was 126, and none of the properties reported a listing discount.ADVERTISEMENTThe most expensive contract was for a three-bedroom condo at 429 Kent Avenue in Williamsburg. The home is nearly 3,500 square feet and was last asking about $3.3 million. The building, dubbed the Oosten, was built in 2015 by Xinyuan Real Estate.The second priciest property is a Park Slope condo developed last year by Brodmore Management. The four-bedroom apartment at the Parlour, or 243 Fourth Avenue, spans 1,900 square feet, and has a private terrace. It was last asking $3.1 million.Over the three prior weeks, townhouses consistently nabbed the top spot in Compass’ weekly report. The most expensive townhouse to go into contract last week was also in Park Slope. The three-story home at 119 Windsor Place was last asking $2.8 million, making it the fourth largest deal inked.Write to Erin Hudson at [email protected] This content is for subscribers only.Subscribe Now
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Swedish production company DreamHack has announced that the next DreamHack Masters tournament will be held in Dallas, Texas.DreamHack will also bring its festival to Dallas, with a BYOC LAN area, cosplay competitions, music acts, tournaments, and more.DreamHack Dallas will take place over May 31st to June 2nd in 2019, coinciding with the DreamHack Masters playoffs. Prior to this, the tournament will have a closed-to-public group stage on May 28-30th. There will be $250,000 (£190,516.25) up for grabs.Marcus Lindmark, CEO of DreamHack discussed the event: “We are delighted that we now can bring the DreamHack experience to Dallas as we know that we that we have a good following in the city. Dallas is, for me, a city well known for its many sports teams and being a central hub for esports as well in the state of Texas but also for the whole of the U.S. The Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center is an inspiring venue, and we are positive that it will help us create an even better event for our North American visitors with the biggest footprint in the US yet.”The playoffs will take place in the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center Arena, just next door to the DreamHack Dallas festival. Monica Paul, Executive Director of the Dallas Sports Commission added: “We’re excited to bring DreamHack to Dallas. This event is a new event for the city of Dallas which has many tiesto the e-sports and gaming world. We are happy to present three-days of esports tournaments, cosplay and live music for gaming and digital fans.”In September, DreamHack announced both DreamHack Rotterdam and DreamHack Mumbai. The former will take place in October 2019, whereas the latter will arrive much sooner on December 21st-23rd of this year.DreamHack Masters was launched in 2016 as the company’s first large-scale event series, hosted in different cities and countries across numerous titles. So far, all iterations of the competition have been on Counter-Strike: Global Offensive with 16 teams facing off against each other.Esports Insider says: DreamHack is quickly building up a roster of solid events for late 2018 moving into 2019. DreamHack Masters events almost always full of entertaining competition and it rewards winners well, Dallas locals are in luck.Subscribe to ESI on YouTube