News Archives: 2015

Commercial Observer

Sneaker Retailer Kicking Off With First Location In Soho

October 19, 2015

A new sneaker store is opening in Soho today at 305 Canal Street after the retailer took 5,500 square feet, the sole broker in the deal told... More »

Commercial Observer

New Clothing Store Signs Deal At Nolita Building

October 13, 2015

Leyton Astor Clothing Co., a new high-end men and women’s apparel store, has inked a deal for a retail location at 199 Mott Street in Nolita, Commercial Observer... More »

Commercial Observer

Caffé Bene Sets Its Sights on Greenwich Village Site

September 28, 2015

Caffé Bene continues its push to grab a following amongst New York City’s java junkies.

Commercial Observer has learned that the South Korean coffee... More »

Real Estate Weekly

Long-closed lounge goes to the dogs

July 2, 2015

A longtime lesbian bar and lounge in the West Village is going to the dogs.

Retail broker Steve Rappaport recently closed on a deal to lease... More »

The Real Deal

NYC Restaurants Feel The Heat

May 4, 2015

New York City restaurants are feeling the heat in their kitchens, in the form of rising rents and competition from other well-funded retailers.

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Real Estate Weekly

Chinatown staple now in East Village

April 1, 2015

Chinatown staple, Ho Yi Hot Pot, is now on the menu in the East Village.

Sinvin Realty’s Steve Rappaport just signed a 15-year deal with the... More »

Commercial Observer

French Fashion House Coming to Soho in U.S. Entry

February 18, 2015

Balmain, which recently opened a London flagship, is preparing to establish its U.S. presence at Crown Acquisitions‘ 100 Wooster Street.

Women’s Wear Daily first reported news of the haute... More »

Commercial Observer

Moschino to Open New Soho Store

February 10, 2015

Italian luxury fashion house Moschino is opening a new store at 73 Wooster Street between Broome and Spring Streets in Soho.

As Fashion Times first reported, Moschino will take 3,700 square... More »

Commercial Observer

Greek Yogurt Company Relocating to Larger Space in Soho

February 4, 2015

Chobani, which is headquartered in upstate New York, is moving to larger digs in Soho, the New York Post reported, although the size of the space for... More »

New York Post

Between The Bricks | Chobani is moving into the top two floors of 200 Lafayette St.

New York State’s favorite-son yogurt, Chobani, is moving into the top two floors of 200 Lafayette St.

You may recall this was the amazing renovation that... More »

At Reed Krakoff’s New SoHo Boutique, the Art and Design Are as Compelling as the Fashion

January 30, 2015

From the moment a customer enters Reed Krakoff’s new SoHo boutique to find lamps that appear to have burst in right through the sheetrock,... More »

Commercial Observer

Japanese Hair Salon Signs Lease on West Houston Street

Mirai Creations, a Japanese hair salon, is slated to open its first location at 178 West Houston Street between Bedford and Bleecker Streets, according to Crain’s New York Business.

According to... More »

Japanese hair salon to bow on Houston

The owners of Mirai Creations have inked a deal for their first location, an 850-square-foot location in the West Village.

The owners of a Japanese... More »

Real Estate Weekly

Cronut inventor planning second store

January 15, 2015

Cronut-crazed fans of baker Dominique Ansel’s famous hybrid of a croissant and a donut will be disappointed to hear that the food wizard’s newest outpost... More »

The New York Times

Recent Commercial Transactions

January 8, 2015



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21 Seventh Avenue South (at Leroy... More »