The Real Deal New York

Price relief for Midtown South?

Brokers say the purchase of St. John’s Center could inject needed office space into the market
By Adam Pincus | February 01, 2013 04:30PM

From the February issue: The recent sale of a hulking, three-block-long office building straddling the border of Soho and the Meatpacking District may provide relief to tenants priced out of the famously tight Midtown South leasing market. That’s because the buyers — a partnership of Fortress Investment Group, Atlas Capital Group and Westbrook Partners who purchased the property from long-time investor Eugene Grant — could get more aggressive about wooing new tenants in with competitive leasing prices. [more]