The Barak/Blackburn Team has sold in excess of $800 million since 2006.
2013 President`s Council; 2011-2013 Williamsburg Team of the Year; 2012 Wall Street Journal Real Estate Top 200; 2013 NRT Top 100 Teams.
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A top-producing, multiple award-winning agent, Lior is a 25-year NYC resident and longtime investor in several properties in North Brooklyn and Lower Manhattan, fueling his vast knowledge and expertise. Key to Lior’s success in helping clients is his thorough, comprehensive knowledge of New York real estate.
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 of 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 of Brooklyn’s most prominent new developments. The team sold out 201 N. 11—a spectacularly designed building outfitted by Atelier New York, and the most expensive condo development to date in the Williamsburg waterfront region. Also in Williamsburg, the team jumpstarted sales at 55 Berry Street, a “dead development,” selling out 31 units in a condo conversion in Williamsburg; launched The Jacksonia, 56 townhouse-style condos that sold out in five months in a down market; launched 129 Metropolitan Avenue, a 12-unit new development that sold out in three months; handled 5-15 Roebling St., a 20-unit condo development they moved in a down market, achieving $100 more per square foot than the competitor across the street; and sold out an 8-unit new development, 868 Metropolitan Avenue, in a record seven weeks. The Barak | Blackburn Team also launched 111 Kent, an ambitious ground-up development the team has consulted on from the very beginning. They found the site, its developer, sold 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-unit condo development in Fort Greene, Brooklyn, as well as 228 16th Street, an 8-unit new development 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 of his kids attend public schools here, and he loves being an active member of this vibrant neighborhood.
Bringing Bedford Avenue Finishes to Eastern Williamsburg, 139 Meserole is the first of its quality and design in a neighborhood booming with development. This boutique 8 unit Condominium offers one bedrooms, one bedrooms w/ home offices, 2 bedrooms, and unique Penthouse units. The larger full floor unit features keyed elevator access and the luxurious ground floor loft features private parking and a massive garden. 139 Meserole fits seamlessly into the neighborhood with a modern facade which pays homage to the surrounding mid century buildings. Apartments feature wide plank white oak floors, oversize windows, Bertazzoni ranges, Carrara marble counters, Toto toilets, custom vanities, and central a/c. Wonderful location just a few blocks from the Montrose L station and steps away from cafes, restaurants, and coffee shops.
Absolute Heaven in Park Slope. This 25' wide single family home has been carefully crafted down to the smallest detail. Modern and grand, 361 13th Street is truly an ideal home for the buyer who needs space and convenience.
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Welcome to 764 Metropolitan, a six story elevator building, offering ten unique residences, perched in the heart of Williamsburg. Built for today's discerning buyer, 764 Metropolitan's carefully curated light-filled interiors feature floor-to-ceiling windows, oversized terraces and an elegant palate of finishes.