Macy’s has inked a lease extension with Vornado Realty Trust for its 646,000-square-foot space at 11 Penn Plaza, GlobeSt.com reported
The retailer — which is the 1.1 million-square-foot building’s anchor tenant — signed a deal that will keep it there through 2035. According to the New York Post, Scott Gottlieb, Michael Laginestra, Michael Wellen,Ken Meyerson and Patrick Nelson of CBRE represented Macy’s on the deal.
The Cincinnati, OH-based Macy’s reported on Tuesday that 2012 marked its fourth consecutive year of double-digit growth in earnings per share. “Going into 2013, our team is moving ahead with new plans and actions to sharpen our approach to localized merchandise assortments and marketing,” Terry Lundgren, Macy’s chief executive, said in a statement.
Earlier this year, Vornado completed a $330 million refinancing of the building — located at 150 West 32nd Street across from Madison Square Garden — with HSBC. The real estate investment trust owns about nine million square feet of commercial space in the Penn Plaza District. [GlobeSt.com and NYP, 5th item] –Hiten Samtani