Rezoning laws passed in May 2005 are turning manufacturing and shipbuilding center Greenpoint into a hotbed of development and luxury living. Nestled in the northernmost section of Brooklyn and surrounded by waterways on three borders, Williamsburg’s neighbor to the north lies only a short distance from both Manhattan and Queens.

Greenpoint’s rezoning permits luxury highrises on both its East River and Newtown Creek borders. Multiple developers have jumped at the opportunity to build hi-end condos and retail spaces. To restructure the vast tracts of land filled with vacant manufacturing buildings, a waterfront park and riverfront promenades have also been proposed. With these improvements, the projected increase in the area’s population is estimated to be 40,000 in the next few years with an expected correlated increase in property values and real estate tax revenue.

A multi-ethnic neighborhood that includes Polish, Puerto Rican, Russian, Dominicans, the community has seen a recent influx of artists and bohemians who have flocked to the area’s low rents and proximity to hipster central — Williamsburg. The G subway line connects Greenpoint to Queens and Brooklyn and the L train into Union Square may be a 15 minute walk from certain parts. Historic structures include the Russian Greek Orthodox Church of the Transfiguration of Our Lord, a Byzantine style structure with onion-shaped towers and The Brooklyn Pratt Works of the Socony-Vacuum Oil Company built in 1867.

Long-time Greenpoint residents have worked over the years to clean up the waterways alongside the Riverkeeper conservation group. Its efforts are paying off and the area is primed for its current revitalization.

Commercial loft for RENT$1,800
High Traffic Greenpoint Location: Two Ground Floor Space's Available for Lease$2,700
FREE RENT SPECIAL, 2BR 2 Bath Open Space in Stunning Greenpoint Luxury Building$6,270
No Fee 2 Bed/2 Bath Apartment in Greenpoint New Development, W/D in unit, 2 Months Free!
No Fee One Bedroom Greenpoint Apartment in New Development Building, W/D in unit, 2 Months Free!$3,798
No Fee Brand New One Bedroom in Greenpoint, W/D in unit, 2 Months Free!$3,663
No Fee Greenpoint One Bed Apartment, W/D in unit, 2 Months Free!$3,343
No Fee Studio Apartment In Greenpoint New Development, W/D in unit, 2 Months Free!$2,968
Luxury Studio in the heart of Greenpoint! No Fee!$2,864
Stunning Studio in Brooklyn**Large Windows****Manhattan Views**$2,560
No Fee Greenpoint Studio Apartment, W/D in unit, 2 Months Free!$2,529
Open Houses every sunday by appointment.$11,458
This is one of only 3 condo penthouses in the building !$9,900
Set foot into a stunning, multi level, townhouse style loft with a leisurely Californian vibe, where no expense was spared to achieve this phenomenal yet functional residence.$8,900
Boutique Condo duplex in fashionable Greenpoint Brooklyn, on the most beautiful tree line block.$8,450
Situated at the apex of Williamsburg and Greenpoint, 888 Lorimer is brand new, 5 unit luxury building that epitomizes elegant minimalism and offers unobstructed green views.$7,000
Thoughtful details of this massive 3 bedroom converted to a 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom, home make the most of its spacious floor through layout.$6,500
No Fee ! 2 Free Months on a 12 Month Lease !$6,042
We are offering private, by appointment, virtual presentations and on site tours 7 days a week !$5,623
Not your run of the mill renovations !$5,600
Brooklyn waterfront living at The Greenpoint !$5,500
Welcome to The Bayard House This 1, 077 sq.$5,225
We are offering private, by appointment, virtual presentations and on site tours 7 days a week !$5,055
Unit 2 offers three bedrooms and two full baths with an expansive living and dining space, tons of natural light with Southern and Northern exposures and two balconies.$4,900
We are offering private, by appointment, virtual presentations and on site tours 7 days a week !$4,629
Great opportunity to lease a space on a nice block with a spacious basement.$4,620
UNFURNISHED two bedrooms, two bathrooms, with a balcony available in the heart of Brooklyn's historic Greenpoint neighborhood.$4,572
No Fee No Board Approval Easy Application 18 Month Lease Free private parking and storage space for 11 1 move in Duplex 2 Private Outdoor Spaces Washer Dryer in unit ...$4,500
Minutes from Manhattan A.$4,500
The McCarren$4,400
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