In October 2018, Linda Gerstman signed a contract for her dream house, a $4.6 million duplex unfold at One Seaport, a gleaming new 57-story glass constructing below building alongside the East River within the Monetary District close to the Brooklyn Bridge.
Ms. Gerstman took a hard-hat tour of the development web site. “I fell in love,” she stated. “The views have been insane.” Ms. Gerstman, 51, an government at a retail providers firm, deliberate to maneuver into her new house inside a couple of yr when the constructing was anticipated to be accomplished. 4 years later, the constructing sits unfinished and though she has gotten her deposit a refund, she’s in a authorized battle with the builders to get again cash she paid for upgrades to the unit.