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  • 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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  • Cohen-Murphy

    From left: Michael T. Cohen and James Murphy

    Manhattan office landlords raked in slightly more per square foot from their leases last quarter than in the previous three months, but those effective rents remain stuck below their 2008 peak, commercial brokerage Colliers International reported.

    The effective rent in Midtown was $58.15 per square foot, while the rate in Midtown South was $47.37 per foot and $38.10 per foot Downtown, the company reported in a quarterly media briefing held in Midtown. All were up over the past quarter. [more]

  • Colliers' Doug Frye (inset) and 666 Fifth Avenue

    666 Fifth Avenue (inset: Colliers’ Doug Frye)

    Commercial leasing brokerage Colliers International is relocating the company’s New York headquarters from 380 Madison Avenue to 666 Fifth Avenue. [more]

  • Left, Maureen Kelly, 1375 Broadway

    Maureen Kelly and 1375 Broadway

    Tarte Cosmetics is moving its headquarters into 1375 Broadway. The cosmetics company founded by Maureen Kelly is leaving its current office at 224 West 35th Street to occupy 15,439 square feet on the eighth floor of Savanna’s building. [more]

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  • Figures from Cassidy Turley

    Figures from Cassidy Turley

    Manhattan office leasing continued to recover in the third quarter, although some segments of the market began to stratify, per reports from leading commercial brokerages, released today.

    Class B rent increases outpaced those for Class A space, while the very high-end of the leasing market held strong – more than 50 leases with taking rents over $100 per square foot have now been signed in 2013, Cassidy Turley’s numbers show. [more]

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    Kara Ross, Stephen Ross and 655 Madison Avenue

    Kara Ross, a jewelry designer and wife of Related Companies’ chairman Stephen Ross, signed a 600-square-foot lease at 655 Madison Avenue, where she plans to open a flagship store for her line.

    Asking rent was $800 per square foot for the space, located on the East 60th Street side of the 24-story tower. Colliers International’s Andrew Roos and Michael Cohen, tri-state vice chairman and president respectively, represented landlord Plaza Madison Associates, while Laura Pomerantz of Pomerantz Real Estate represented Ross. [more]

  • Joe Harbert

    Joe Harbert

    The president of the Eastern Region of Colliers International is looking to nab top brokers from his former firm Cushman & Wakefield.

    Joe Harbert, who left Cushman in 2012 after eight years, wants to expand his team so Colliers can win big-ticket projects. “If you’re a 76-broker shop and you try to compete with a behemoth that has 187 or 246 brokers, you need to add brokers, and that’s one thing that we’re about to do,” he told the New York Times. [more]

  • 469 Seventh Avenue (Credit: PropertyShark)

    469 Seventh Avenue (Credit: PropertyShark)

    Colliers International is leasing 66,800 square feet in a building it owns near Penn Station to the New York Police Department.

    The NYPD’s Manhattan South Traffic Enforcement Division will move into the 267,000-square-foot 469 Seventh Avenue from its current office further west on 34th Street. The 15-year lease starts Jan. 1. Asking rents for the space were $49 a foot, according to the New York Post. [more]


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