The Barak/Blackburn Team closed over $140M in closed sales in 2017
The Barak/Blackburn Team has in excess 1B since 2006.
Recognized The Wall Street Journal as one the 250 Top Teams in the Nation in 2017.
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Specializing in North Brooklyn and Lower Manhattan, Lior works effectively with individual buyers and sellers as well as developers with whom he’s forged strong relationships, helping all parties make good decisions and sound investments. His diverse experience has included renting and selling hundreds properties, from new construction sites and condominiums to multi-family houses, brownstones and commercial properties. Working in partnership with Christine Blackburn, the Barak | Blackburn Team has delivered astounding results since its inception in 2006.
Since selling out their first project, Roebling Square, at the highest price per square foot, the Barak | Blackburn Team has worked on an array Brooklyn’s most prominent new developments. The team out 201 N. 11—a spectacularly building outfitted Atelier New York, and the most expensive condo to date in the Williamsburg waterfront region. Also in Williamsburg, the team jumpstarted sales at 55 Berry Street, a “dead ,” selling out 31 units in a condo conversion in Williamsburg; launched The Jacksonia, 56 townhouse-style condos that out in five months in a down market; launched 129 Metropolitan Avenue, a 12- new that out in three months; handled 5-15 Roebling St., a 20- condo they moved in a down market, achieving $100 more per square foot than the competitor across the street; and out an 8- new , 868 Metropolitan Avenue, in a record seven weeks. The Barak | Blackburn Team also launched 111 Kent, an ambitious ground-up the team has consulted on from the very beginning. They found the site, its developer, the land, and worked with architects and designers on maximizing stability and designing for the market. Elsewhere in Brooklyn, the Barak | Blackburn Team launched Clermont Greene, a 74- condo in Fort Greene, Brooklyn, as well as 228 16th Street, an 8- new in Park Slope.
Prior to entering real estate, Lior spent 12 years in the food business. He is originally from Israel, and has lived in Williamsburg with his family for the past 15 years. Both his kids attend public schools here, and he loves being an member this vibrant neighborhood.
The Bath Haus
Originally constructed in 1903 as one of 13 Public Bath Houses in New York City, this architectural jewel has now been reimagined for 21st century living. Unique and distinctive, the facade of the Bath Haus preserves architect Louis H. Voss' original vision, maintains and restores its original architectural elements, and pays homage to the spirit of the City Beautiful movement in New York of which it was born. With only 9 residences, the Bath Haus offers a rare opportunity to purchase a home with architectural provenance in the heart of Greenpoint- quickly emerging as one of the most desirable neighborhoods in all of New York City.
Designed by award-winning NYC design firm Meshberg Group- the residence interiors at the Bath Haus are elegant and minimalist. Natural Carrara and Bello marble reference the building’s history, while 7" PID European Oak flooring and oversized custom windows bring warmth and sunlight into each home. Kitchens feature a fully integrated Bosch and Leibherr appliance package with matte white and brushed metal finish cabinetry, and each residence comes with a Bosch Washer and Dryer. There is a common roof deck, available storage, and a common recreational room for resident's use. Closings anticipated early 2021.
169 Eagle Street
Welcome to 169 Eagle Street- a beautifully appointed new boutique condominium in prime Greenpoint, Brooklyn. Designed and built by local firm Mortar Architecture and Development, these carefully crafted homes offer timeless design and thoughtful details. 169 Eagle features studio, 1 bedroom, 2 bedroom and 3 bedroom residences- including select homes with private gardens and penthouses with sunny roof decks and keyed elevator access. Nearly every home offers some amount of private outdoor space whether it's a balcony, terrace, or yard in addition to a common roof deck.
The interior finishes at 169 Eagle are bespoke and subtle- grey lacquer custom cabinetry, wide plank oak flooring from PID floors, oversized floor to ceiling windows, modern open kitchens with Caesarstone countertops, and baths featuring LaCava sinks, and Kohler and Grohe fixtures.
169 Eagle's brick facade references Greenpoint's history as a working class neighborhood for dock workers- yet updates it with a modern twist by incorporating floor to ceiling glass, custom ironwork and matte black detailing. Today, Greenpoint's arts and culture scene is second to none in NYC- and there are countless notable shops and restaurants where one can discover a new treasure daily. 169 Eagle is just 3 blocks to the waterfront, and close to the East River Ferry at India Street, the G train, and the E/V trains in Long Island City, as well as a CitiBike dock around the corner.