New Orleans, LA Real Estate News

By Jason Lapene
(Jason Lapene Real Estate)
New Orleans, synonymous with vibrant culture, delightful cuisine, and architectural charm, is home to the Federal Fibre Mill Condos – an epitome of luxury living amidst a historic setting. Nestled in the heart of the city's famed Warehouse District, these condos offer more than just a place to live; they offer an upscale lifestyle surrounded by the city's rich history and modern comforts.Originally built in 1900, the Federal Fibre Mill served as a rope factory until the 1980s. This historic building was then converted into a residential condominium in 1987, ingeniously preserving the industrial elements and architectural grandeur of the original structure. Today, it stands as a beacon of New Orleans' rich history, promising a unique and luxurious living experience.The condos at Federal ...
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By Jason Lapene
(Jason Lapene Real Estate)
New Orleans, known for its unique charm and vibrant culture, is also home to a fascinating blend of residential architectures. One of these remarkable developments are the Bakery Condos, located at 1111 S Peters Street in the heart of the city.Bakery Condos is a testament to the city’s knack for infusing historical charm with modern comforts. The name comes from its origins as a bakery and biscuit company in the late 19th and early 20th century. This historic industrial building has been skillfully transformed into a luxurious condominium complex while still preserving many of its original, distinctive features.The Bakery Condos offers a range of one to three-bedroom units, each brimming with unique details such as exposed brick walls, tall ceilings, and expansive windows that flood the...
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By Jason Lapene
(Jason Lapene Real Estate)
Tucked away in the vibrant Warehouse District of New Orleans, Julia Place Condos offers a taste of luxury urban living amidst the city's rich cultural tapestry. The complex boasts a blend of historical charm and modern convenience, making it a coveted residential space for those desiring to experience the Big Easy's diverse lifestyle.Once a 19th-century warehouse, the building has been expertly converted into a chic condominium complex, preserving much of the original industrial character. The exposed bricks, high ceilings, and large windows echo the property's past, while the modern interiors ensure comfort and style. The condos range from cozy one-bedroom units to spacious two-bedroom layouts, all featuring fully equipped kitchens, hardwood floors, and in-unit laundry facilities. Resi...
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By Jason Lapene
(Jason Lapene Real Estate)
New Orleans, the vibrant city known for its lively music scene, unique cuisine, and distinctive culture, is home to one of the most historic and charming neighborhoods in the United States - the French Quarter. At the heart of this neighborhood, condominium living offers an exciting glimpse into the vibrant life of the Big Easy.The French Quarter, or 'Vieux Carré,' is the oldest district in the city, characterized by beautiful Creole townhouses, winding streets, and historic landmarks. It's here that residents and visitors alike can immerse themselves in the multicultural history of New Orleans, from its French and Spanish colonial past to its present as a melting pot of unique cultures.Opting for a condo in the French Quarter allows you to live in the center of the city's cultural hear...
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By Jason Lapene
(Jason Lapene Real Estate)
Nestled in the vibrant heart of New Orleans, the Rotunda Condos are a symbol of modern luxury, comfort, and convenience. Known for their distinctive architecture, these condominiums represent a harmonious blend of history and contemporary lifestyle, making them an irresistible attraction for those seeking a unique living experience in the city.The Rotunda Condos boast not only an aesthetically pleasing exterior but also a meticulously designed interior. Each unit is a testament to sophistication, featuring modern fittings and finishes, spacious floor plans, and large windows that beautifully frame the city's picturesque skyline. The condos are fully equipped with amenities that cater to every need of the residents, ranging from fully furnished kitchens and bedrooms to state-of-the-art f...
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By Jason Lapene
(Jason Lapene Real Estate)
New Orleans, the vibrant heart of Louisiana, is known for its unique blend of cultures, flavors, and architectural styles. One of its hidden gems is the Kalorama Condos, a quintessential embodiment of New Orleans' charm and elegance.Located in the heart of the city, the Kalorama Condos cater to a variety of lifestyles and tastes. The condominium community is housed in a beautifully restored building, exuding a strong sense of history and heritage. The majestic brick exterior complements the carefully curated interiors, which blend modern amenities with classic design elements.Stepping into a Kalorama condo, you are greeted with high ceilings, spacious living areas, and hardwood floors, all basking in an abundance of natural light. The open-plan design ensures that each condominium feels...
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In the bustling metropolis of New Orleans, the Cotton Mill Condos make a distinctive mark. This former cotton factory, reinvented into a contemporary living space, exhibits a harmonious mix of heritage and comfort that is uniquely its own. Established in 1882 and in operation until the 1970s, the Cotton Mill Condos was once one of the world's most substantial mills. Today, it has been painstakingly revitalized into loft residences, offering a distinct lifestyle.The Cotton Mill Condos standout feature is the retention of authentic architectural elements. The lofts are a testament to the past, with original wood flooring, towering 17-foot ceilings, and large, arched windows, coupled with exposed brickwork. Each loft narrates a tale of its vibrant history.The Cotton Mill's prime location i...
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By Jason Lapene
(Jason Lapene Real Estate)
Nestled in the heart of New Orleans, the Jax Brewery Condo building is a testament to the city's rich history and vibrant culture. Once a bustling beer production facility in the late 1800s, the Jax Brewery has been meticulously refurbished into a modern residential building that offers the best of both worlds: historic charm and modern convenience.The Jax Brewery Condo building, with its brick exterior and industrial design, is a stark reminder of the city's past. The building showcases original architectural elements such as exposed brick walls, arched windows, and towering beams that reflect its industrial origins. Coupled with these historical features are the modern amenities like stainless steel appliances, granite countertops, and hardwood floors, designed to cater to the comfort...
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By Eric Bouler, Listening to your Needs
( Gardner Realtors, Licensed in La.)
Listing Your CondoWith an Experienced Agents Means a LotEric has sold over 200 UnitsExposure of the Condo ! Take Good Photos     I take a lot of nice photos of the condo and the complex. I write some of the things people like on the photos so they will know the positives. Best to take photos of all the positive common areas. It is also OK to take photos of the nearby neighborhood. Many people who look at condos in New Orleans may be buying them as second homes. That is why the common areas and neighborhoods help.      I write some of the more positive issues of the condo on the photo. Best to write the one best for a particular photo. Buyers can see these easily.       Recently started putting the flyers, blogs and pages of the listings on Facebook as I have about 17,000 friends that se...
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By Eric Bouler, Listening to your Needs
( Gardner Realtors, Licensed in La.)
The Rotunda Condos330 Julia Street, New Orleans, 70130New Orleans Warehouse District The Corner of Julia Street, Emerils      The Rotunda condos at 333 Julia Street are located in the heart of the New Orleans Warehouse District. The condos cover the entire block between Commerce and Tchoupitoulas Street. The first floor is a combination of parking, art galleries, offices, Emerils on the corner.      The 68 units were apartments before becoming condos. The building was converted into apartments in 1989 from a grocery warehouse built about 1910. Then into condos around 2006. There is a combination of one,two and a few units. There are four floors of condos with the fifth floor being penthouses of all shapes and sizes.     The garage has only 30 spots so half the owners lease a spot across...
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By Eric Bouler, Listening to your Needs
( Gardner Realtors, Licensed in La.)
Second Home Condo BuyersMany Buyers are Looking for Second Home Condos     A vast number of condo buyers are looking for second homes. It is good for them to know all the New Orleans neighborhoods that might be their favorite places. Many want to start in a specific neighborhood like the French Quarter. Once they review their ideas with me, they often change to find things that meet their desires.     Then we talk about all the other neighborhoods and what the complexes have to offer.  Many want the complexes and amenities that are offered. There are a lot of neighborhoods and streets that meet their needs.      The buyers want to know what the various neighborhoods have to offer. Where can they walk and what things are unique for the area.      The buyers want certain things in the com...
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By Eric Bouler, Listening to your Needs
( Gardner Realtors, Licensed in La.)
The Sugar Plantation Condos840 Tchoupitoulas Street New Orleans 70130New Orleans Warehouse District The Sugar Plantation Condos are near the corner of Julia Street     The Sugar Plantation Condos were completed as condos in 2005 in the heart of the New Orleans Warehouse District. The warehouse was completely gutted making the units essentially new condos. The complex sold out in a matter of 48 hours.    The 43 units had a lot of character with wood beams, some units having exposed brick, some having patios and some having balconies.  The parking garage is on Commerce and all the units have garage parking. There are several elevators that lead to the upper floors.      The Sugar Plantation has a lot of amenities for a medium size complex.  The condos have a courtyard, swimming pool, gym,...
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By Eric Bouler, Listening to your Needs
( Gardner Realtors, Licensed in La.)
2512 Magazine Street #G CondoNew Orleans Garden DistrictTop Floor 2 Bedrooms /2 Baths1300 Sq. ft. LivingHistoric Top Floor CondoSecure Parking in Rear Reduced to $234,512Cheapest 2 bedroom Condo      This is a large Condo on the top floor of a historic home. It has gated parking in the rear. The secure gate and front door has security. The front porch is a common area for the condo association.      The Floor plan is open with the kitchen. The vaulted ceiling and large room makes the condo seem larger. The Master Bedroom is also large. There is a large laundry room also. Between 2nd and 3rd StreetSecure Entrance with gate and front Door, Common PorchThe entry to the only top Floor Unit GThe Open Kitchen, Tile and Wood Floors Vaulted Ceilings and Open Kitchen,Large Living Area Towards th...
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By Eric Bouler, Listening to your Needs
( Gardner Realtors, Licensed in La.)
3915 St. Charles Avenue Condo #713Priced  $339,713, Many With Recent Updates New Orleans, La. 70115St. Charles Gardens ComplexLots of Amenities for Condo Complex         The condo #713 is on the top floor one unit from the corner. Two Bedrooms and Two Baths with 950 sq. ft. of living. The unit has a balcony and 2 master bedroom windows with some great views. The balcony has seats and great views. It is an easy walk to both elevators and 20 ft. to trash dump. It has assigned parking spot #44 near the building.      The unit has all nice wood floors and no carpet. There is a hall bathroom and laundry in second bedroom. The kitchen and living room is very open and feels large 13x22. The open kitchen has nice counters and cabinets.  There is a large hall bathroom with tub. The Master bath h...
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By Eric Bouler, Listening to your Needs
( Gardner Realtors, Licensed in La.)
The Henderson Condos700 Commerce StreetNew Orleans Warehouse DistrictNew Orleans, La. 70130      The Henderson was origionally a sugar warehouse in New Orleans for the Godchaux Sugar Refinery.The building is constructed of heavy timber and brick. The units were converted into apartments in 1987. The apartments were converted into condos about 10 years later. There were few updates done when they were sold as condos.       The Henderson Condos on Commerce was one of the first conversions of apartments into condos in 1996. The 60 units vary greatly in floor plan and size. Most of the units are one bedroom units with some tow bedroom units. The sizes range from 550 sq. ft. to about 1200 Sq. ft.       The condo fees are moderate as the only include a rooftop area and party room. There is ve...
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By Eric Bouler, Listening to your Needs
( Gardner Realtors, Licensed in La.)
Condo Association Knowledge Important!  Value of the Common AreasRecent Updates and AssessmentsThe Budget and Condo FeesThe Management Company      Buyers like to value the common areas and know what the condo fees cover. Best to let them see the budget and let them know about past assessments and reserves are. Often great to put the budgets in the unit so they can see all what the condo fees cover.The Condo Association BudgetCommon AreasPlaces to Enjoy Inside and Outside
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By Eric Bouler, Listening to your Needs
( Gardner Realtors, Licensed in La.)
The Loft Condos 402 Julia StreetNew Orleans Warehouse District  The Lofts on Julia Street are next door to the Childerns MuseumThe first floor is an art gallery and entrance to the loftsLove the larger Warehouse Windows that the outside units have...  The Lofts Condos at 402 Julia Street       The condo association has 24 units. There are 6 two bedroom units and 18 small one bedroom units. The entire first floor is an art gallery and entrance to the Lofts Condos from Julia Street. The Building was converted into condos in 2006 from apartments.        Parking is available on a contract basis in the lost behind the building. None of the units own a parking spot. Many of the units were upgraded in 2006 while some unit were purchased in "as is" and now would be very dated.       The gated e...
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By Eric Bouler, Listening to your Needs
( Gardner Realtors, Licensed in La.)
The Hawthorne Condos4239 St. Charles Avenue CondosNew Orleans,70115 Secure entrance and parking on first floor        The Hawthorne Condos were once apartments dating back to the 1920's and 1930's.  They were converted into condos in the 90's as it is a great location on St. Charles Avenue. The entire first floor is parking and storage. Every unit has garage parking. The parking and entrance is secure.        The 18 condos are all about 650 sq. ft. of living with a small kitchen, wood floors, lots of windows and plenty of natural light. There is a large courtyard that all the units open to. You go up a stairway to the 3rd floor units.       One of the nicest features is all the windows that each unit has. The hardwood floors are original and still look very good. The living areas are ni...
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By Eric Bouler, Listening to your Needs
( Gardner Realtors, Licensed in La.)
St. Elizabeth's Condos1314 Napoleon AvenueUptown New OrleansHistoric Condo Conversion Corner of Napoleon Avenue and Prytania StreetLike Taking a walk into the past...Very Historic Condo Conversion       St. Elizabeth's was built as a boarding school in 1865 and later turned into an orphanage for girls in 1870. The Daughter's of Charity closed the school in 1989 and moved the program to Marrero, where they already operated a similar program for boys. The place was put on the market and almost became upscale apartments and senior citizen housing before Anne bought it in 1993. St. Elizabeth's is an immense three-story brick edifice of 55,000 square feet. The three buildings that comprise St. Elizabeth's are the largest cluster of Second Empire design architecture in the city of New Orleans...
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By Eric Bouler, Listening to your Needs
( Gardner Realtors, Licensed in La.)
French Quarter Condos and Balconies       French Quarter Balconies are one of the most sought out features of condos in the New Orleans French Quarter Condo Market.  The numbers do not show up in the square footage prices but they are worth thousands of dollars.  Its the feel and views to have a street balcony that tops the list. There are 2 types of balconies...The Gallery and a standard balcony. Many times they are just grouped togeather.       A Gallery is connected to the ground which allows them to be larger and have roofs. They are supported by columns and can be as high as three stories. Just open your window and hop out. Most condo units that face the street do not have doors to get out. Just crawl out the window.  Many of the interior balconies do have french doors to exit tha...
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