These were some of New York’s top retail leases last month

Amongsome of the largest leases in NYC last month, Ferrari signed a new lease at 568 Broadway in SoHo

Ferrari's John Elkahnn 568 Broadway (Getty, Ferrari, Jenel Management)
Ferrari's John Elkahnn 568 Broadway (Getty, Ferrari, Jenel Management)

Last month saw an unusually eclectic mix of tenants for some of New York City’s largest retail leases. Some of the top leases, as per The Real Deal’s finds, ranged from a purveyor of musical instruments to a craft shop, from a restaurant to a luxury car manufacturer:

1) Bedford Stuyvesant New Beginnings Charter School | 217 North 10th Street | Williamsburg — 51,498 sf

The charter school signed a new lease in the Williamsburg building. Josh Berger of Norman Bobrow & Company represented the school, while Jason Frazier and Jesse de la Rama of CBRE represented the landlord, Largo Development.

2) Hobby Lobby | 280 Marsh Avenue | New Springville — 42,000 sf

The craft store inked a new lease in the New Springville area of Staten Island, making for a rare appearance from the borough on this monthly list. Brian Katz and Daniel DePasquale of Katz & Associates represented the tenant alongside Graeme Keith of Keith Group. The building’s landlord is Brookfield Properties.

3) National Museum of Mathematics | 225 Fifth Avenue | Flatiron — 27,158 sf

The museum signed a new, short-term lease in the Flatiron building. A 4-member Open Impact Real Estate team including Stephen Powers and Lindsay Ornstein represented the tenant, while Peter Whitenack of Newmark represented the landlord, CIM Group.

4) Revel | 90-10 Ditmars Boulevard | Jackson Heights — 26,520 sf

The electric mobility company inked a new lease at the Jackson Heights building for an EV charging station. Mark Gallucci and George Skaliarinis of Kassin Sabbagh Realty represented the tenant. The building’s landlord is Barone Management.

5) Guitar Center | 540 Fulton Street | Brooklyn Heights — 19,289 sf

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The musical instrument retailer signed a new lease in Brooklyn Heights, relocating from their underground space in Atlantic Terminal Mall. A 3-member Ripco Real Estate team including Hymie Dweck and Abraham Dayan represented the landlord, Jenel Real Estate.

6) Ferrari | 568 Broadway | Soho — 7,000 sf

The luxury automaker signed a new lease in the Soho building. Jonathan Anapol of Prime Manhattan Realty represented the tenant, while Jared Epstein and Jake Bank of Aurora Capital Associates represented the landlord in house.

7) Trends Dispensaries | 27-25 44th Drive | Long Island City — 6,000 sf

The dispensary signed a new lease in the Long Island City building. Eric Fisher of Ripco Real Estate represented the tenant. The building’s landlord is Greystar.

8) Blue Mezze | 19 West 31st Street | Garment District — 2,944 sf

The restaurant signed a new lease in the Garment District building. Shai and Tamir Baradarian of eRealty Advisors USA represented the tenant, while Danny Volk of Vantage Real Estate Advisors represented the landlord, Capstone Equities.

9) WatchHouse | 405 Lexington Avenue | Grand Central — 2,000 sf

The coffee chain inked a new 200-year lease in the Grand Central building. Brandon Singer of Retail by MONA represented both the tenant and the landlord, RFR.

10) 24 Hour Deli and Grocery | 1938 Nostrand Avenue | Flatbush — 1,500 sf

The tenant inked a new lease in the Flatbush building. Josh Augenbaum of Augenbaum Realty represented both the tenant and the landlord, Blue Bell.