Commercial Observer

Ice Cream Shop Morgenstern’s to Open Second Manhattan Location

April 10, 2018
Morgenstern’s Finest Ice Cream will open its second location in Manhattan in a 3,230-square-foot space at 490 LaGuardia Place in Greenwich Village, according to the... More »
Real Estate Weekly

Vintage Watch Shop Opens Second Outpost

April 10, 2018
JWatch, an online vintage watch store and repair shop, penned a deal for their second brick-and-mortar location at 88 Seventh Avenue. The 720-square-foot spot is expected... More »
Commercial Observer

E-Commerce Brand Parachute Home Opening First NYC Store in Soho

March 30, 2018
Online linens brand Parachute Home is opening its first brick-and-mortar store in New York City at 129 Grand Street in Soho, Commercial Observer has learned. Parachute... More »
Real Estate Weekly

Georgian bakery Chama Mama inks lease in Chelsea

February 20, 2018
A Georgian bakery and restaurant has inked a lease for a 2,200 s/f space on 14th Street in Chelsea. Chama Mama, an all-day bakery and restaurant... More »

Glossier Unveils a Fabulous New Brick-and-Mortar Space

November 29, 2017
In its meteoric rise to cult fandom, beauty brand Glossier may have its already iconic branding to thank as much as its products themselves. Since... More »

Desperate for tenants, retail landlords are letting leases get shorter and shorter

November 20, 2017
When Jay Goltz decided last year to bring his four-decade-old Chicago furniture store to New York City, he was put off by the risk of... More »
The New York Times

Recent Commercial Real Estate Transactions

October 11, 2017
RECENT SALE $3.2 MILLION 137 Hudson Street (between Beach and Hubert Streets) Manhattan A local private investor has bought this vacant single-story commercial condominium in TriBeCa, with a 1,500-square-foot... More »
New York Post

NYC commercial real estate scene thriving 16 years after 9/11

September 12, 2017
On this 16th year of commemorating the horror and heroism of 9/11, all’s well on the Manhattan office scene — an outcome that seemed impossible... More »
Commercial Observer

E-Commerce Luggage Brand Away Travel Opening First Permanent Store at 10 Bond Street

June 23, 2017
Online luggage retailer Away Travel is opening its first permanent brick-and-mortar location at 10 Bond Street in Noho after agreeing to take nearly 2,700 square... More »
The New York Times

Recent Commercial Transactions

May 11, 2017
FOR LEASE $108.98/SQ. FT. $564,000 approximate annual rent 221 West Broadway (between White and Franklin Streets) Manhattan A 10-year lease is available, starting in June, for a 5,175-square-foot recently renovated... More »
Commercial Observer

Fendi, Herno to Dress Up Greene Street

March 1, 2017
Luxury retailer Fendi and Italian outerwear brand Herno will be the latest high-end brands to set up shop on Greene Street in Soho, Commercial Observer has learned. Fendi, which has... More »

Blu Dot Opening Largest Store In New York

February 16, 2017
MINNEAPOLIS — Modern home furnishings retailer Blu Dot will open its second New York showroom and largest store to date on Madison Avenue this spring. At... More »
Real Estate Weekly

Pizza Stars Right Fit For Village Space

February 16, 2017
Detroit-style square pizza specialist, Emmy Squared, is set to open in the former Blue Ribbon Bakery space at 33 Bedford Street in the West Village. Steve... More »

Even The Light Fixtures In Monica Vinader’s New Soho Store Are Gold

December 2, 2016
Jewelry lovers will find a slice of heaven in this brand new boutique Working out of a 16th century barn in the English countryside, jeweler Monica... More »

A First Look Inside Mansur Gavriel’s New York Pop-Up Shop

November 18, 2016
Since launching Mansur Gavriel in 2012 with a selection of leather handbags, designers Rachel Mansur and Floriana Gavriel have grown their brand rapidly. They’ve added... More »