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  • Craig Robinson Jr.

    Craig Robinson Jr.

    Since starting his job as the president of Colliers International’s U.S. operations, Craig Robinson Jr. has made some changes to try to curtail infighting in the company. Robinson has started new programs and has added financial incentives to improve coöperation, the Wall Street Journal reported.

    “We are removing the friction,” Robinson told the newspaper. “These aren’t simply aspirations. We’re investing in and organizing our business accordingly.” [more]

  • Colliers Office Leasing 1Q15

    Manhattan office leasing activity (credit: Colliers International)

    Average asking rents in the Manhattan office market jumped 6.3 percent year-over-year to $67.62 per square foot, while the availability rate fell to 10.7 percent, according to new research from commercial brokerage Colliers International. [more]

  • William Cohen Sven Sykes

    From left: Newmark Grubb Knight Frank’s William Cohen and Colliers International’s Sven Sykes

    Infrastructure consulting firm HNTB Corporation will move into the Empire State Building before the end of the year.

    The company, now located at 5 Penn Plaza, inked a 78,000-square-foot lease for 10 years and five months, according to the New York Observer. HNTB will occupy three floors — the 56th through the 58th — in the iconic tower. [more]

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  • Suzy Reingold lands at Colliers

    February 11, 2015 03:15PM
    Suzy Reingold and Joseph Harbert

    Suzy Reingold and Joseph Harbert

    Suzy Reingold, who left her position as chief operating officer of Cushman & Wakefield’s tri-state region amid accusations of age and gender discrimination, has secured a new position at rival commercial brokerage Colliers International.

    Colliers’ Eastern Region president Joseph Harbert confirmed to the New York Observer that Reingold will be consulting on the firm’s educational programs. [more]

  • From left: Doug Frye and Jay Hennick

    From left: Doug Frye and Jay Hennick

    Colliers International is planning to break free from its Canadian parent company FirstService Corp.

    The Seattle-based commercial brokerage is looking to focus on acquisitions and expansion in the commercial property market, Bloomberg reported. The firm, which is a publicly traded company, will change its name to Colliers International Group. [more]

  • From left: 28-40 West 23rd Street and Estée Lauder

    From left: 28-40 West 23rd Street and Estée Lauder

    Estée Lauder has inked a lease for an additional 100,000 square feet at 28-40 West 23rd Street. [more]

  • From left: Kimberly Brennan and Joseph Harbert

    UPDATED, Feb. 9, 4:56 p.m.: Colliers International hired Kimberly Brennan, a former Cushman & Wakefield executive, as its chief operating officer for the New York and Tri-State regions, the brokerage announced today.

    Brennan previously served as market leader for Cushman & Wakefield’s New Jersey region, and was a top-ranking female commercial real estate executive in New Jersey. In her new role, she will be responsible for profit and loss, business development, expanding market share and providing strategic direction to the New York, New Jersey and Connecticut offices. [more]

  • Melissa Lee and Tamir Shamesh (via CNBC)

    Melissa Lee and Tamir Shemesh (via CNBC)

    Russian investors are among the big-pocketed foreigners flocking to the New York City real estate market. Donald Lutt of Colliers International and Tamir Shemesh of the Corcoran Group told CNBC that the city is the safest place for foreigners’ investments. [more]

  • CBRE veteran Eric Yarbro jumps to Colliers

    December 16, 2014 01:40PM

    From left: Eric Yarbro and Michael Cohen

    Long-time CBRE senior vice president Eric Yarbro has joined Colliers International as executive managing director.

    Yarbro spent 27 years at CBRE, arranging more than $500 million in real estate transactions and representing clients such as General Motors, AOL, Eastman Kodak, Prudential Financial, Fifth Third Bank and Western Union. In his new role at Colliers, Yarbro will focus on representing, among others, institutional owners, corporations, landlords and developers. [more]

  • Massey Knakal sale faces headwinds

    November 11, 2014 03:45PM

    From left: Robert Knakal and Paul Massey

    The potential sale of Massey Knakal Realty Services — New York City’s most active investment sales firm — is the talk of the local industry, with insiders weighing the pros and cons of either a full or partial sale. The catch, however, is that there are major impediments to a large firm buying a full or even minority stake in the firm, insiders said. And that could reduce the company’s sale price to an private investor. [more]

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  • Goldberg-Breslin-200-Mathrani

    From left: Andrew Goldberg, Patrick Breslin, 200 Lafayette Street and Sandeep Mathrani

    The San Diego-based luxury home decor chain Pirch is in late-stage negotiations to take more than 30,000 square feet at General Growth Properties’ 200 Lafayette Street in Soho, several industry sources said. If the deal closes, Pirch will have its first store on the East Coast and GGP will have a tenant to replace space that J.C. Penney once planned to occupy. [more]

  • The MTA renews at 469 Seventh Avenue

    August 27, 2014 01:20PM

    From left: 469 Seventh Avenue, Eric Meyer and Marty Meyer

    The Metropolitan Transportation Authority is staying put at 469 Seventh Avenue, near West 36th Street. [more]

  • Adam Neumann and 79 Madison Avenue

    Adam Neumann and 79 Madison Avenue

    UPDATED, 5:55 p.m., March 26: Adam Neumann’s shared office space provider WeWork is taking 108,000 square feet at 79 Madison Avenue in Nomad, The Real Deal has learned. [more]

  • one-NYP

    One New York Plaza

    Macmillan Science and Education group is the latest New York City publisher to head for new digs in Lower Manhattan.

    The privately-held company has inked a long-term, 176,121-square-foot lease for a new headquarters spot at Brookfield Properties’ One New York Plaza, according to a release from Colliers International, whose Leon Manoff arranged the deal on behalf of Macmillan. The entire Science and Education Group will migrate to the new spot by mid-2015, and will occupy the building’s entire 46th through 48th floors, as well as part of the 45th floor. A total of 950 employees will eventually work in the space. [more]

  • From left: Colliers' Michael Cohen and 485 Madison Avenue

    From left: Colliers’ Michael Cohen and 485 Madison Avenue

    Bevmax Office Centers, an office space provider currently based at 75 Rockefeller Plaza, has inked a 10-year deal for more than 15,000 square feet at Jack Resnick & Sons’ 485 Madison Avenue.

    Dennis Brady and Fran Delgorio represented the landlord in-house, while Michael Cohen and Phil Amarante of Colliers International represented the tenant in the 15,736-square-foot lease. [more]

  • 110-william

    Jonathan Dean and 110 William Street

    Developer Kent Swig has signed Microsoft recruitment agency Nigel Frank International at 110 William Street in the Financial District.

    The England-based Nigel Frank, which recruits job candidates for Microsoft, grabbed a five-year lease for 14,000 square feet. Colliers International broker Seth Hecht represented the staffing specialist. Swig’s investment and development firm Swig Equities has been looking to sell the 900,000-square-foot office property, after tapping Eastdil Secured to market it in August. [more]

  • weill-cornell

    413 East 69th Street and Colliers’ Peter Kozel

    Weill Cornell Medical College opened its new $650 million, 480,000-square-foot Belfer Research Building on the Upper East Side today.

    Last month, Hunter College of the City University of New York paid $65 million for the fourth floor of the building, located at 413 East 69th Street between First and York avenues, as The Real Deal reported. The 18-story building will play host to research into health challenges such as cancer, cardiovascular disease, children’s health, neurodegenerative diseases such as Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s, and global health and infectious diseases. [more]

  • brookfield-200-liberty

    200 Liberty Street and David Cheikin

    Instead of landing a new tenant at 200 Liberty Street, Brookfield Office Properties agreed to hang on to law firm Richards Kibbe & Orbe and allow the law firm to renew its lease early.

    Richards Kibbe & Orbe will continue to occupy 60,000 square feet on both the 28th and 29th floors at the 40-story building through 2020. Asking rent for the space was in the $60 per square foot.  [more]

  • brooklyn-army-terminal

    140 58th Street in Brooklyn

    Document storage company Alliance Transfer has signed a 10-year lease for 37,500 square feet at the Brooklyn Army Terminal’s Sunset Park facility.

    The two-building facility, at 140 58th Street in Sunset Park, holds 4 million square feet of space and is operated by the New York City Economic Development Corporation. Other tenants at the Terminal include furniture company Urban Green, chocolatier Jacques Torres and medical research group IAVI.  [more]

  • Jared Kushner, Gary Barnett and 80 West End Avenue

    Jared Kushner, Gary Barnett and 80 West End Avenue

    Nonprofit organization United Cerebral Palsy of New York City has inked a deal for 218,000 square feet of office space at 80 West End Avenue, an industrial building on the Upper West Side owned by Extell Development and Kushner Companies. [more]

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