News Archives: 2013

Commercial Observer

Emily Thompson Flowers Signs Lease at South Street Seaport

December 18, 2013

Ownership at 211 Front Street passes up higher rents to add balance, not another late night bar, to the neighborhood, brokers said.

Emily Thompson Flowers, a... More »

Foodies flocking to West Eighth Street

November 15, 2013

A French macaron maker will spend the next decade at a 400-square-foot shopfront on the corner of Fifth Avenue and West Eighth Street.

Foodies’ appetite... More »

Art store begets art store on Fourth Avenue

September 30, 2013

Jerry’s Artarama is coming to New York. The 15-store discount art-supply chain, which is headquartered in Raleigh, N.C., has signed a 10-year lease for 4,500... More »

Ghermezian Brothers To Open America’s Biggest Mall In New Jersey In 2014

September 23, 2013

The Canadian Ghermezian brothers, whose Triple Five development company developed and operates two of the most lucrative destination retail centers in the world, finally acquired... More »

A new Norway opens at Mall of America

September 9, 2013

The new Moods of Norway store at the Mall of America has disco balls, pink suits (for men), tractor motifs and waffle mix.

With nary... More »

American Dream leasing ‘nothing shy of spectacular,’ broker says

August 29, 2013

The broker leading a team tasked with signing up tenants for the American Dream mall told Real Estate Weekly that “leasing has been nothing shy of... More »

American Dream Mall to Add New Tenants


EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ-While its court battle with neighbors the Jets and Giants continues, Triple Five, the owner of the American Dream Meadowlands mall, is reportedly in advanced negotiations... More »

Developer Of $3B Meadowlands Mall In Talks For Big Leases


The developer of the $3 billion American Dream Meadowlands mall and amusement park in New Jersey is close to reaching a number of significant deals... More »

Real Estate Weekly

Secret Sinvin signing Dream tenants

August 28, 2013

Hip downtown retail brokerage Sinvin Real Estate has been quietly signing up tenants for what will be the nation’s biggest mall when it finally opens... More »

Retail chains plan N.J. stores to outshine NYC’s

August 27, 2013

The new American Dream Meadowlands mall is close to signing a host of big-name retailers, some of which are committing to their largest spaces... More »

Real Estate Weekly

Joseph moving up on Madison

August 15, 2013

The London-based fashion retailer Joseph has signed a lease for approximately 1,750 s/f of retail space at 1061 Madison Avenue.

The store is moving uptown from... More »

Move up Madison yields huge savings

July 30, 2013

British fashion chain Joseph shifts a dozen blocks north to a location just above East 80th Street.

Rising rents on Madison are pushing one long-time... More »

Real Estate Weekly

Rappaport gets a pizza the action

July 24, 2013

Sinvin Real estate Steve Rappaport has just sold the lease for 145 Atlantic Avenue in Brooklyn Heights.

Currently a Sostaa pizza place, the property offers 1,100... More »

Another furniture seller pulls up a chair in TriBeCa

July 17, 2013

Dumbo-based David Weeks Studio will open its first shop in Manhattan at 38 Walker St.

Another furniture seller is pulling up a chair in TriBeCa.... More »

Commercial Observer

Sleep Studio Awakens in SoHo

July 9, 2013

Need a good night’s rest?  A stroll into SoHo might be in order now that Sleep Studio has opened a 3,700-square-foot store at 73 Wooster Street.

The shuteye specialist... More »