According to a study released this week by the realtor Douglas Elliman , the average rent for an apartment in Brooklyn arrived in July 3000 to U.S. $ 35, 8.2 % more than the same month last year.
This increase makes Brooklyn continue its approach to Manhattan, the most expensive neighborhood in the Big Apple , and where the average rent is $ 822 per month 3000 .
The improving economy , but also the permanent flow generated in the city 's financial sector , large corporations and diplomatic (UN and consulates ) is combined with limited space to push prices up .
The annual rise in Manhattan has been only 1.7 % through July, but at that level prices have taken a little break though, with only 1.28 % of empty homes on the island, apartment owners know that if a potential tenant rejects the price, then another will accept it.
" No apartments to teach. Everything is rented many customers who do not find anything " " Jiang Jinjin , a real estate agent Hecht Group, who added he has regrets . "
The increase in Brooklyn is even greater in the most demanding areas like Greenpoint , Williamsburg, Cobble Hill and Brooklyn Heights, after Park Slope and Carroll Gardens- feet very fashionable for several years - has long ceased to be accessible for the average citizen .
Jiang also drawn to Dumbo, a very trendy area of Brooklyn where some areas near the river are already more expensive than Manhattan, where a study can be rented for up to $ 3,000.
Brooklyn apartments considered luxury , which are those that are in the 10% more expensive, have an average rent of U.S. $ 6.007 , 8.8 % higher than a year ago , the study of Douglas Elliman .
People fleeing the island of Manhattan for the impossible free market prices can not be considered for subsidized public housing and is the origin of the meteoric rise of Brooklyn, but we must not dismiss the " fashion factor " , as this neighborhood is becoming in recent years the most dynamic area of the city .
For example , rents in Park Slope rose 32 % between April 2011 and March 2012.