Big Broadway shows may be the namesake of Manhattan’s popular Theatre District, but thanks to a resurgence in new construction, the area has quickly become a hot-spot for potential homebuyers.

Encompassing the blocks between West 40th Street and West 54th Street, the Theatre District is located in the heart of Midtown. The area offers a wealth of mass transit options, as well as diverse dining and retail opportunities. It has long been a “prime” location for pre- and post-show dining, with many New York staples like Sardi’s and Lindy’s drawing in locals and tourists alike for generations.

New construction, particularly along Eighth Avenue, has soared in recent years and helped transform the neighborhood from drab to fab. Luxury rentals and residences with high-end amenities have sprouted seemingly overnight as competition heats up.

Here’s a brief round-up of what’s available in the new condo market in the Theatre District:

1. Fifty Third and Eighth

Developed by HFZ Capital Group, Fifty Third and Eighth houses 252 units in total, with sizes ranging from 667 square feet to 1,650 square feet. It was designed by BP Architects.

Residences feature modern design touches, in-unit Bosch washers and dryers, Bertazzoni gas ranges and Kohler fixtures.

Amenities include: a spa, as well as men’s and women’s steam rooms and saunas, concierge service, a 24-hour attended lobby, valet dry cleaning and on-site parking.

Sales for available units start at $1.2 million.

2. 318 West 47th Street

Developed by By Shore Assets and PILOT Real Estate Group LLC, 318 West 47th Street has a total of five units that range in size from 1,840 square feet to 3,586 square feet. It was designed by William Leggio Architect LLC with interiors by Katch I.D.

The site of a former theatrical lighting wholesale supply company, the building was carefully repurposed utilizing the existing load bearing walls and showcasing the original wood joists in select areas.

The full-floor residences feature private outdoor space, wide oak flooring throughout and in-unit washers and dryers.

Amenities include: virtual doorman, bike storage, keyed elevator access and a private resident storage area.

Pricing for available units starts at $3.9 million.

3. 135 West 52nd Street

135 West 52nd Street was developed by Clipper Equity and Chetrit Group and designed by CetraRuddy. It houses a total of 109 units, with sizes ranging from 2,121 square feet  to 4,373 square feet.

Comprising of one- to four-bedroom residences, gracious full-floors, and a penthouse collection of four duplexes and a triplex, the residences of 135 West 52nd Street offer an oasis of luxurious modern living in the heart of Midtown.

Amenities include: a golf simulator, an outdoor yoga deck, spa, and a steam room and sauna.

Pricing for available units starts at $4.6 million.

4. The Bryant

Located opposite iconic Bryant Park, bordering on the Garment District and the Theatre District, is The Bryant. Developed by HFZ Capital Group, The Bryant has 57 units in total, ranging in size from 1,067 square feet to 2,707 square feet.

The Bryant is the first residential condominium built on Bryant Park and the first ground-up residential tower in the US designed by celebrated architect David Chipperfield Architects. Residences boast floor-to-ceiling windows, oak herringbone flooring and tall ceiling heights.

Triplex penthouse units feature a private roofdeck with adjoining sunroom.

Amenities include: porter service, cold storage, in-building dining, and a full bar on-site.

Pricing for available units starts at $2.5 million.

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