The average sales price of a Manhattan apartment has eclipsed $US1.8 million ($A2.34 million), a new high.

The appraisal firm Miller Samuel says in a report for Douglas Elliman Real Estate that its figure – $US1.87 million – compares to $US1.77 million reached in the first quarter of last year. The Corcoran Group puts the average Manhattan sales price at $US1.81 million. Corcoran says the median sales…