On the Market

Former 7-Eleven Hits the Market on St. Mark’s Place

“Retail for lease” signs went up yesterday at the just-closed 7-Eleven on St. Mark’s Place.

EV Grieve reported the branch closure on November 30, begetting a chorus of “good riddance” sentiments from the site’s largely anti-chain commenters. It was a rare setback for the quintessentially suburban convenient store behemoth as it continues to gobble up Manhattan real estate. Last year, the company opened 27 stores in the five boroughs, bringing it to 124 locations.

Photo: EV Grieve

Photo: EV Grieve

Winick Realty Group is once again marketing the corner retail space at 87 St. Mark’s Place. The current listing is not online, but a Winick listing from March included it as one of five retail spaces–two of them leased–at the address totaling 8,525 square feet.

This 7-Eleven location opened in April of 2012, shortly before East Villagers began fulminating against an incoming Slurpee station at 170 Avenue A.

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