…If sold at the asking price, the deal would be a Manhattan record for a property below 34th Street, according to Jonathan Miller, president of New York-based appraisal firm Miller Samuel Inc….
…“It’s a surprising number,” Miller said of the Battery Park City listing price. “But many sellers are emboldened by past benchmarks that have been set.”…
…“It’s really just a handful of sales that everybody points out,” Miller said in an interview….
…“It’s a new marketing strategy for the super-luxury market,” Miller said….