Kips Bay micro units now available

Kitchen area of one micro unit (Photo by Michelle Deal Winfield)

Kitchen area of one micro unit (Photo by Michelle Deal Winfield)

By Sabina Mollot

New York City’s first micro-unit development, known as Carmel Place, is now officially open for leasing.  Located at 335 East 27th Street, market-rate studios at the building are available for a June 1 move-in.  Developer Monadnock and leasing agent Citi Habitats New Developments made the announcement on Monday.

Apartments at Carmel Place range in size from 265 to 360 square feet, and feature 9’6’’ ceilings, 8’ tall picture windows with Juliet (small) balconies, and modern kitchens and bathrooms. Some units even include private outdoor space. Rents at the apartments will range from $2,500-$2,900. While 40 percent of the building’s 55 units have been set aside for affordable housing, those apartments have already been leased.

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