SL Green Signs Three Retail Leases in Manhattan

by Scott Reid

New York — “We are pleased to attract such prestigious, well-known retail anchors in these three strategically-located properties,” says Brett Herschenfeld, managing director of SL Green Retail.

SL Green Realty Corp. has signed leases totaling 71,547 square feet with three separate national retailers in three Manhattan submarkets — Times Square, The Plaza District and Chelsea. Equinox, a holistic fitness center, has signed a 25-year, 32,000-square-foot four-level lease for a portion of the retail component of 10 East 53rd Street. Situated in New York’s Plaza District, the club will open in 2016. Lowe’s Home Improvement, a home improvement company with more than 1,835 locations nationwide, has signed a 15-year lease for a Chelsea flagship store comprised of 36,000 square feet on multi-levels at 635-641 Sixth Ave. Joe Mastromonaco and David Smookler of the Dartmouth Company represented Lowe’s, while RKF’s Ariel Schuster, Gary Alterman and Ross Berkowitz acted on behalf of SL Green. Skechers USA, a footwear retailer, has committed to a 3,519-square-foot, 10-year lease at the iconic 1515 Broadway buildling in Times Square. Skechers was represented by Gene Spiegelman of Cushman & Wakefield, while Jeffrey Roseman of Newmark Grubb Knight Frank acted on behalf of SL Green.

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