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Lin-Manuel Miranda writes new ending for bookstore that could no longer afford its rent
January 12, 2019 12:00PM
Lin-Manuel Miranda is not throwing away his shop. Miranda and three of his collaborators from “Hamilton” have purchased the Drama Book Shop in Times...
Top retail leases for 2018 by annual rent
December 27, 2018 01:45PM
Retail is no longer in a free fall, but New York City’s market remained subdued in 2018, compared with the boom years of 2015...
PHOTOS: Brookfield celebrates retail division with annual ICSC bash
December 07, 2018 09:30AM
Rich Bockmann & Erin Hudson
Brookfield Property Partners, just one $6.8 billion deal away from becoming the city’s largest commercial landlord, celebrated the retail side of the its business...
Retail rents in Brooklyn are a mixed bag. These corridors saw the biggest changes
November 28, 2018 01:05PM
Are retail rents going up or down in Brooklyn? Well, it depends on where you are. A new report from the Real Estate Board...
That empty feeling: Shopping mall vacancies hit a 7-year high
October 03, 2018 02:00PM
Despite all the doom and gloom over shopping malls, one key figure remained fairly strong. Nationwide, average rents have either stayed the same or...
Amazon opens new brick-and-mortar concept store in Soho
September 30, 2018 01:00PM
The e-commerce giant’s love affair with brick-and-mortar continues with a new store concept, Amazon 4-Star. The store, which opened its doors Thursday in Soho,...
The literati’s favorite West Village hangout has just been seized
September 19, 2018 05:10PM
Cafe Loup, the famous literary fixture in the West Village, has been seized by the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance. It’s...
Why one fifth of Manhattan storefronts are vacant
September 09, 2018 11:12AM
Despite a boom in development and tourism, life for NYC’s retailers is getting worse and worse. Douglas Elliman’s head of retail leasing, Faith Hope...
Here’s why retail is making a comeback
August 23, 2018 11:00AM
The retail sector may be bouncing back. In the face of challenges, companies like Walmart, Target, Nordstrom and Best Buy have expanded their services....
Here are the quiet tricks NYC retail landlords use to boost rent rolls
June 29, 2018 10:45AM
Konrad Putzier and Mark Maurer
UPDATED, Sep. 21 , 3:13 p.m.: In New York City’s retail world — which serves residents’ around-the-clock needs from late-night pad thai to Gucci...
These are the top leasing brokerages in the country’s four major markets
May 23, 2018 10:40AM
Property owners seem to be willing to get a bit unconventional these days to keep rent payments rolling in amid the ongoing waves of...
Major attendance shrinkage at the Wynn pool kicks off ICSC 2018: PHOTOS
May 21, 2018 07:00AM
The New York City real estate players who made their annual pilgrimage to the Wynn pool in Las Vegas encountered a subdued scene on...
Online luggage retailer Away takes big office, showroom in Soho
May 15, 2018 03:35PM
Away, an e-commerce luggage startup, has landed one of Soho’s largest leases in recent months. The company signed a lease for 56,500 square feet...
Retailers experience another drop in asking rents
April 26, 2018 05:40PM
Retailers who have balked at soaring Manhattan rental costs may have noticed some reprieve this year, with reported asking prices dropping by almost a...
Brookfield to incubate new retail ideas with Bleecker Street portfolio
April 23, 2018 10:00AM
Brookfield Property Partners is planning on conducting something of a retail experiment with the portfolio of properties on Bleecker Street it bought from New...
Forever 21 is taking over H&M’s former digs in Penn Plaza
April 20, 2018 01:35PM
Rich Bockmann and Mark Maurer
Forever 21 is relocating its Herald Square-area store to a space nearby that was once home to rival retailer H&M. The fast-fashion powerhouse inked...
Retail asking rents fell in 10 out of 11 submarkets: report
April 10, 2018 08:00AM
Retail asking rents for direct space on prime Fifth Avenue fell nearly 20 percent at the start of 2018 from a year before, according...
De Blasio to retail landlords: Fill the space or prepare to pay the tax
April 02, 2018 02:30PM
Vacancy rates along Manhattan’s prime shopping corridors have exploded in recent years, as rents stagnate and building owners would rather wait out the market...
Manhattan retailers threatening to get out of Dodge if landlords don’t cut rent
February 27, 2018 10:05AM
Facing high costs and lower than expected profits, retailers on some of Manhattan’s most expensive thoroughfares are trying to get landlords to give them...
Hermès to open Soho store
February 20, 2018 12:05PM
Luxury retailer Hermès is close to signing a lease for a 4,800-square-foot Soho store. The French luxury accessories company is close to inking a...
PHOTOS: REBNY’s 123rd annual gala
Knotel has quietly inked 160K sf in leases since December
These are some of the most notable resi sales of the week
Breather taps former mattress startup executive for CEO role
Inside REBNY’s 2019 gala
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