TRD Profile:UPDATED February 12, 1:45 p.m.: Madison Realty Capital, a real estate investment firm that did about $900 million worth of deals last year, was almost a sushi restaurant.
In 2005, Josh Zegen, the firm’s co-founder, was envisioning a sushi joint with the vibe of a New York nightclub. He and his business partner Brian Shatz even drew up a lease for an East 22nd Street location. “It’s the best deal we never did,” Zegen told the The Real Deal during a recent interview at his Midtown East office. [more]