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The top 10 NYC retail leases in October

Top deal was for a supermarket in the Bronx
By Lucas McGill | November 02, 2018 07:00AM

From left: 610 Exterior Street, 144 West 34th Street, 808 Columbus Avenue, and 1865 Broadway

The top 10 retail deals made public in October totaled over 353,000 square feet, well above the 98,300 square feet seen the prior month. The big difference last month? Big box retail, which took the top six spots in the ranking.  The largest retail lease in October was inked in the Bronx, where a massive supermarket is coming to Related Companies’ 610 Exterior Street. Other top deals were signed by Old Navy, TJ Maxx, Target and Michael’s Arts & Crafts. Check out the full list below:

1) Food Bazaar Supermarket, 610 Exterior Street, Concourse Village – 80,000 square feet

The supermarket signed a lease for 80,000 square feet of space at 610 Exterior Street. Brian Schuster and Peter Ripka of Ripco Real Estate represented the landlord, Related Companies.

2) Old Navy, 144 West 34th Street, Penn Plaza – 78,000 square feet

The clothing retailer renewed its 5-year lease for 78,000 square feet of space at 144 West 34th Street. Ariel Schuster and Justin Fantastia of RKF represented the tenant. The building’s landlord is Vornado Realty Trust.

3) TJ Maxx, 808 Columbus Avenue, Upper West Side – 40,550 square feet

The clothing store renewed its lease for 40,550 square feet of space at 808 Columbus Avenue. The landlord, UDR, was represented by Winick Realty Group.

4) Target, 1865 Broadway, Lincoln Square – 35,601 square feet

The retail giant inked a 15-year lease for 35,601 square feet of space at 1865 Broadway. Richard Skulnik of Ripco Real Estate represented the tenant while Patrick Smith, Matt Ogle, Corey Zolcinski and Erin Grace of JLL represented the landlord, AvalonBay Communities.

5) Michael’s Arts & Crafts, 808 Columbus Avenue, Upper West Side – 34,424 square feet

The art supplies store renewed its lease for 34,424 square feet of space at 808 Columbus Avenue. The landlord, UDR, was represented by Winick Realty Group.

6) Home Goods, 795 Columbus Avenue, Upper West Side – 27,019 square feet

The store renewed its lease for 27,019 square feet of space at 795 Columbus Avenue. The landlord, UDR, was represented by Winick Realty Group.

7) Zero Bond, 0 Bond Street, Noho – 20,000 square feet

The private social club inked a 15-year lease for 20,000 square feet of space at 0 Bond Street. Adam Henick and Brandon Charnas of Current Real Estate Advisors represented the tenant while Paramount Group represented the landlord, Paramount Group.

8) The Compleat Sculptor, 110 West 19th Street, Chelsea – 13,500 square feet

The supply store inked a 10-year lease for 13,500 square feet of space at 110 West 19th Street. Jake Bank and Joseph Italiaander of ABS Partners Real Estate represented the tenant while Andy Udis of ABS Partners Real Estate represented the landlord, Wasserstein Enterprises.

9) CVS, One Soho Square, SoHo – 13,266 square feet

The pharmacy signed a lease for 13,266 square feet of space at One SoHo Square. Ariel Schuster, Brandon Eisenman and Thomas Cholnoky of RKF represented the tenant while David LaPierre, Kristen Crossman and Gabby Sement of CBRE represented the landlord, Stellar Management.

10) Buzzfeed, 110 Fifth Avenue, Flatiron – 11,000 square feet

The media company signed a lease for 11,000 square feet of space for a toy store at 110 Fifth Avenue. Greg Taubin of Savills Studley represented the tenant while Richard Hodos and Dan Alesandro of CBRE represented the landlord, Loblaw Companies.