Förena, the newest downtown condominium, begins its closings
Landsea Homes Corporation (Nasdaq: LSEA), a publicly traded residential home builder based in Newport Beach, Calif., and DNA Development, a vertically integrated private real estate investment and development company based in New York, announced today Closings began today at FÖRENA, a Scandinavian-inspired condominium located on the northeast corner of Sixth Avenue and 14and Manhattan downtown street. With interiors and architecture designed by Morris Adjmi Architects, FÖRENA offers warm, welcoming homes and a curated amenity program that has redefined luxury living at the intersection of one of Manhattan’s most desirable neighborhoods. .
“After launching sales last year, we couldn’t be happier to reach this exciting milestone at FÖRENA and welcome residents to their much-anticipated new homes,” said Jed Lowry, Divisional Vice President at FÖRENA. Landsea Homes, developer of FÖRENA with DNA. Development. “Residents have New York’s finest elements right outside their door, but also receive the ultimate sense of relaxation in the serene homes and selection of amenities.”
In addition to beginning closures, the building recently unveiled two model residences on the third floor. Designed by Urban Casa, the New York-based interior design and staging studio specializing in residential spaces, FÖRENA’s two model homes feature a modern aesthetic with deep textures, richly colored wallpapers, different finishes wood and a multitude of custom artwork. Urban Casa’s interior design complements Morris Adjmi’s Scandinavian sensibility in the building which is soothing yet elegant and refined. The building will unveil another model residence on the tenth floor later this spring as well as the expansive Penthouse B, which is a 2,052 square foot three-bedroom residence complete with a 634 square foot private terrace.
Named after the Swedish word for “to unite”, FÖRENA is located at 540 Sixth Avenue at the intersection of Greenwich Village, Chelsea, Union Square and Flatiron. The 12-story building offers 50 luxury residences optimized for modern living, ranging from one to three bedrooms.
“Our team loved selling to FÖRENA because there really is no other building like it and the response has been amazing,” said Glenn Davis of The Tuinstra | Davis team. “One of the building’s main selling points is its unique and exquisite Scandinavian design and cascading terraces which buyers really appreciate. In the city that never sleeps, buyers want to feel that their homes offer a sense of tranquility, and FÖRENA homes do just that.
FÖRENA residences evoke a Scandinavian sensibility, with an understated, soothing palette and materials that are both luxurious and inviting. Homes feature flowing layouts with graceful proportions that fit any lifestyle, with ceiling heights of up to 13 feet and oversized tilt-and-turn windows that flood each residence with sunlight, while many residences also offer a spacious private terrace for outdoor dining and open spaces. – aerial relaxation. Bespoke open kitchens create the heart of every home, with a full suite of Miele appliances, Calacatta Regina marble slab countertops and backsplashes, and lacquered Italian cabinetry hand-finished by artisans outside of Venice. Tranquil and bright bathrooms feature Calacatta Regina and Montagna D’Argento marble and a custom designed oak vanity with brushed nickel fixtures and oil rubbed bronze accents.
FÖRENA will provide residents with a well-curated selection of amenities that contribute to the building’s seamless and peaceful lifestyle. Offering a soothing respite from the busy city, residents have access to a lush Zen garden that is perfect for meditation practices with its soothing ambience. Optimal health and well-being are also encouraged with a modern fitness center bathed in natural light and equipped with Technogym equipment on the second floor. FÖRENA will also offer a resident lounge and kitchen equipped with secure private appetizer lockers, as well as an expansive landscaped rooftop escape with alfresco dining and lounge areas, including a kitchen and gas grill. The building also offers bicycle storage and additional storage space available for purchase.
FÖRENA residents have the best of New York City right outside their doorstep. Just minutes away are some of the city’s finest dining establishments, cultural institutions such as the Whitney Museum of American Art, and endless shopping along Fifth Avenue. Residents also have access to plenty of green space with Union Square Park, Washington Square Park, and Madison Square Park all nearby. A variety of convenient transportation options are also nearby.
FÖRENA sales and marketing are handled exclusively by Douglas Elliman Development Marketing, The Tuinstra | Davis Team and The Eklund | Team Gomes at Douglas Elliman. Pricing starts at $1.575 million. For more information, please visit www.forenanyc.com.
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