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Bernhardt Furniture takes space at 136 Madison Avenue

Asking rent for the space was $55 dollars

December 02, 2015 01:40PM

Michael Cohen 136 Madison Avenue

From left: Michael Cohen and 136 Madison Avenue in NoMad

Bernhardt Furniture, one of the largest family-owned furniture companies in the U.S., is moving its offices and showroom to NoMad, taking 20,000 square feet at 136 Madison Avenue.

The North Carolina-based firm signed a 10-year lease, with plans to occupy the entire third floor of the of the 17-floor, 150,000-square-foot building.

Asking rent at the space was $55 per square foot, according to CoStar. 

Bernhardt will relocate from its current space at 58 West 40th Street when the new office is built out, the New York Post reported.

The building’s owner, according to property records, is Colliers International. Ed Wartels and Jim Pirot of Cresa New York represented Bernhardt. Michael Cohen and Andrew Roos of Colliers represented the company in-house in the transaction.

Peter Pennoyer Architects signed a lease in February to occupy 18,500 square feet at the building. [NYP, 3rd item]Ariel Stulberg