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LeFrak signs Nautica owner to 100K sf renewal in Midtown

December 04, 2013 12:52PM

Richard LeFrak and 40 West 57th Street

Richard LeFrak and 40 West 57th Street

The LeFrak Organization has signed clothing manufacturer VF Corporation to a 100,000-square-foot renewal deal at 40 West 57th Street.

VF, which owns brands such as Nautica and Kipling, will downsize its presence at the 34-story, 712,000-square-foot building from roughly 125,000 square feet, a leasing executive at LeFrak told The Real Deal.

Cushman & Wakefield’s Dan Preate and Ed Donnery represented VF in the transaction, the New York Observer reported, while their colleague Charles Borrok represented the landlord.

LeFrak CEO Richard LeFrak topped a recent list of the city’s biggest real estate moguls, with a personal net worth of $4.9 billion. [NYO] – Hiten Samtani

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