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Hudson Market to open second location at Durst’s Helena

Grocery store leases 10K sf at 57th Street rental building

September 20, 2016 08:30AM

From left: 601 West 57th Street and Hudson Market in Chelsea

From left: 601 West 57th Street and Hudson Market in Chelsea

High-end specialty grocery store Hudson Market is opening its second Manhattan location at the Durst Organization’s rental building Helena 57 West.

The farm-to-table store signed a 15-year, 9,889-square-foot lease on the ground and lower level of the 552,239-square-foot building at 601 West 57th Street, according to the New York Post. It will share a block with the Durst Organization’s Bjarke Ingels-designed rental development, Via 57 West, at 625 West 57th Street.

Via57 has a Landmark Theaters cinema complex and a restaurant with Greek-focused, Mediterranean cuisine, Ousia, set to open in the fall.

Hudson Market’s original location is in Chelsea on 10th Avenue and 28th Street.

The store was represented by Cosmo Montemurro of Murro Realty, while Durst was represented in-house by Ashley Gee and by Steven Baker and Kenneth Hochhauser of Winick Realty GroupTRData LogoTINY.

Durst completed the Helena — named after company executive Helena Durst — in 2003. [NYP] — Konrad Putzier