NEW YORK — Hit makers in the TV and movie business are making real estate blockbusters too.
New Williamsburg and Long Island City luxury residential developments owned by the heads of Steiner Studios and Silvercup Studios are selling briskly, according to recently released figures.
80 Metropolitan, a 123-unit condominium in Williamsburg developed by Steiner Studios chairman Doug Steiner, recently sold its last remaining unit, and The Industry LIC, luxury condos developed by Silvercup Studios owners Alan Suna and Stuart Match Suna, recently passed the halfway mark in its sales.
Brooklyn's Steiner Studios is where Hollywood hits like "Spiderman 3" and "Mr. Popper's Penguins" were filmed. Silvercup Studios in Long Island City is where TV shows like "Gossip Girl" and "30 Rock" are filmed, as well as feature films like "Tower Heist."
Amenities at 80 Metropolitan and its sister building 58 Metropolitan — both on Metropolitan Avenue — include a Zen garden, a yoga room, an indoor pool, and fitness center. There are also private rooftop cabanas available for purchase.
Units at 80 Metropolitan include lofts ranging from 529 square-feet studios to 1,483-square-foot three-bedrooms, all of which have 10-foot ceilings. The property also has nine townhouses with three bedrooms and two-and-a-half bathrooms each.
At The Industry LIC, studios start at $414,750, one bedrooms at $462,000 and two bedrooms at $749,000. Special features include oversized windows, "designer Italian kitchens," and washers and dryers, according to a statement from the development company. Some units have private outdoor space.