Top retail brokers compete for Deal of the Year
The brokers behind 11 of best retail deals closed on New York’s streets last year are lining up to compete for the The Real Estate Board of New York (REBNY) coveted Deal of the Year award.
REBNY announced this week that the task of selecting the best of retail real estate is now underway.
The awards highlight the most inventive and noteworthy New York City retail deals of the past year.
The winners will be announced at the Retail Committee’s annual cocktail party on June 12, at the 101 Club.
“We recognize the level of ingenuity, creativity, and skill needed to achieve these remarkable transactions,” said Steven Spinola, REBNY president.
“Last year brought in some exciting deals and it’s going to make for some stiff competition. High praise is extended to all the nominees and we look forward to celebrating the winners of the Retail Deal of the Year Awards this June.” The two awards presented will be The Most Creative Deal in Manhattan and The Retail Deal Which Most Significantly Benefits the Manhattan Retail Market.
The submissions are:
55 Fulton Street: “55 Fulton Street – Key Food.” Broker: Scott M. Bloom, Bloom Real Estate Group LLC
30 West 8th Street: “Lease of 30 West 8th Street to Stumptown Coffee.” Brokers: William Abramson and Annie Yao, Buchbinder & Warren Realty Group LLC
311 W. 43rd Street: “Hakkasan NYC, LLC Represented by Cushman & Wakefield.” Brokers: James S. Downey and Eric Le Goff, Cushman & Wakefield.
810 Washington Street: “A New Luxury Retail Market/Extending the Meat Packing District to the South / The Redevelopment of 810 Washington Street.” Broker: Karen Bellantoni, RKF.
215-219 West 42 Street: “The Leasing of the Times Square Theatre.” Brokers: C. Bradley Mendelson and Alan Schmerzler, Cushman & Wakefield.
1972 Broadway: “Deal of the ‘CENTURY.’” Brokers: Gene P. Spiegelman and Michael J. O’Neill, Cushman & Wakefield.
140 West 57th Street: “Could You Tell Me How to Get a Food Market to Carnegie Hall?” Broker: Scott Edlitz, NAI Global New York City.
229 West 43rd Street: “Times Scare – Jekyll and Hyde Comes to Times Square W – The NY Times Building.” Broker: Jeffrey D. Roseman, Newmark Knight Frank Retail.
499 Park Avenue: “Unearthing a Hidden Gem.” Broker: Jonathan Krivine, Newmark Knight Frank Retail.
46 East 57th Street & 810 Madison Avenue: “The Crowning Jewel of Dual Transactions.” Brokers: Faith Hope Consolo and Joseph A. Aquino, Prudential Douglas Elliman.
14 Wall Street: “The Successful Leasing Effort and Opening of TJ Maxx.” Brokers: Darrell Rubens, Winick Realty Group LLC; Peter Ripka, Ripco Real Estate.
Tickets for the event on June 12 at the 101 Club, 101 Park Avenue, are $60. For tickets and sponsorship opportunities, please contact Desiree Jones, email@example.com.
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