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    Laura Pomerantz and Edward Forst

    Laura Pomerantz, founder of the tenant-focused commercial and investment firm brokerage Laura Pomerantz Real Estate, has joined Cushman & Wakefield as a vice chair and head of strategic accounts, according to a spokesperson for Cushman.

    Pomerantz will head up the strategic accounts department at Cushman. She was a founding partner of boutique commercial brokerage PBS Real Estate before starting a namesake firm last year. PBS Real Estate merged with ABS Partners Real Estate around the time of her departure, as The Real Deal reported. [more]

  • Hollister at 600 Broadway

    Hollister at 600 Broadway

    Southern California-inspired apparel maker Hollister has put its 42,000-square-foot space at 600 Broadway on the sublease market.

    Hollister’s 20-year lease for the five-level Soho building ends in May 2026. The landlords are Aurora Capital, Bobby Cayre and the Adjmi family. [more]

  • NYC retail pros offer predictions for 2012

    December 30, 2011 01:46PM

    From left: Bradley Mendelson of Cushman & Wakefield, Faith Hope Consolo of Prudential Douglas Elliman and Laura Pomerantz of PBS Real Estate
    Compiled by Adam Pincus

    This year retail pricing improved broadly, including reaching a record $3,000 per foot asking rent on Upper Fifth Avenue. At the same time, landlords and their agents ramped up leasing at large mall-like sites in Lower Manhattan. Yet weak areas such as stretches of the Upper East Side were a drag on the market. As the year comes to a close, The Real Deal asked some of Manhattan’s leading retail leasing brokers what they expect for 2012. See what they had to say after the jump. … [more]

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    Ray Kelvin, founder of Ted Baker, commonly keeps his face hidden from the public and the store at 595 Fifth Avenue
    British clothing brand Ted Baker has inked a lease for 12,000 square feet of space at 595 Fifth Avenue, a five-story building on the Northeast corner of 48th Street, according to Cushman & Wakefield, which represented the landlord in the deal. Ted Baker will open a flagship store at the site, Cushman said, replacing the previous tenant Sprint.

    Ted Baker currently has two other locations in the city — at 107 Grand Street and 32-34 Little West 12th Street.

    “Ownership is thrilled that Ted Baker chose their property, which is one of the best corner, flagship retail buildings on Fifth Avenue,” said Andrew Kahn, a Cushman & Wakefield senior director who led the team which represented the landlord along with colleague Jonathan Scibilia. Laura Pomerantz and Betty Ende of PBS Real Estate represented the tenant. — Katherine Clarke[more]

  • Madison Avenue draws eclectic tenants

    March 02, 2011 05:55PM

    The tenant mix on Upper Madison Avenue is becoming more diverse, with the arrival of Australian boot maker Ugg and designer Michael Kors, according to a new report from PBS Real Estate, which highlights new trends in retail real estate in New York City, Crain’s reported. The report also shows that a growing number of foreign retailers are seeking to expand in Manhattan, including British retailer Topshop, Spanish brand Desigual and the British brand All Saints. “2011 will see big changes on the streets of Manhattan,” said Laura Pomerantz, principal of PBS. She also noted that West 34th Street, which currently has few vacancies between Fifth and Sixth avenues, is also attracting new tenants. … [more]

  • Timberland inks deal near Herald Square

    February 17, 2011 05:25PM
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    From left: From left: Newmark’s Jason Pruger and Kenji Ota; Laura Pomerantz of PBS Real Estate; and 28 West 34th Street (source: PropertyShark)

    Trendy boot and clothing manufacturer Timberland signed a lease last week to open a store on West 34th Street off Herald Square, on the same block where Japanese apparel giant Uniqlo has been eying space for a new location.

    The company known for its rugged footwear inked the 10-year lease for 2,400 square feet of ground floor space (and 2,000 square feet of non-retail cellar space) at 28 West 34th Street Feb. 11, brokers who worked on the deal said. The space was formerly occupied by Prato Fine Men’s Wear. … [more]