Empire State Realty Trust announced the addition of industry veteran Ryan Kass as senior vice president and director of leasing and marketing. Mr. Kass will join Fred Posniak, senior vice president of leasing and marketing, to build the in-house leasing and marketing team. Read More
TechSpace has leased out another office in Manhattan.
The office-space provider for tech-related companies is now opening another space at 18 West 18th Street, aptly marketed as “Silicon Alley” by the company. The new space will add approximately 16,345 square feet to its portfolio in the city. Read More
Comint Leather Goods has renewed its lease at the fully occupied Outerwear Building.
The family owned and operated outerwear manufacturer will continue to call its 6,739-square-foot office at 463 Seventh Avenue home. The term of the lease was not disclosed, but Comint Leather Goods plans to continue to utilize its space for general offices and a showroom for its products. Read More
Mundi Westport Group is renewing its lease in Midtown.
The manufacturer and distributor of leather goods for labels such as Mundi, Kenneth Cole, Timberland, Joseph Abboud and Marc New York has added an additional 10 years to its 15,592-square-foot lease at 183 Madison Avenue. Read More
Univision Communications Inc. continues to expand its presence at 605 Third Avenue.
The media company serving Hispanic Americans will add the entire 19,000-square-foot 14th floor to its office space, bringing its total square footage to 194,601 square feet in the Fisher Brothers’ building. Read More
The future of commercial real estate debt and equity is safe with this, the second class of Mortgage Observer’s rising stars. This year, we opened the nominations up to include professionals from coast to coast, and the results represent just that, with some new California and New Jersey faces joining some more familiar to the Read More
Fresenius Medical Care North America will be opening an office in the Bronx.
The provider of kidney dialysis service and renal care products will take 17,000 square feet of Simone Development‘s Metro Center Atrium. The office will act as both a treatment space and medical office to support the wide range of services. Read More
Virginia Dare, a food flavoring and extract manufacturer that has called 882 Third Avenue home for 90 years, will renew its lease at the Industry City building, ensuring the company marks its 100th birthday in Sunset Park. Read More
Kynikos Associates has renewed its lease at 20 West 55th Street.
Known for its early suspicion of Enron in the early 2000s, the firm will add another 10 years to its lease at the Skyline Developers-owned building. The firm will also increase its presence to encompass the entire seventh, eighth, and ninth floors for a total of 20,000 square feet. Read More
Loyalkaspar, a branding agency focused on the entertainment industry, is moving its office to the Financial District, the Commercial Observer has learned. Read More
Leerink Swann & Co. will take another sublease at 299 Park Avenue.
The consulting firm, which specializes in equity research, investment banking and asset management services, will add another floor to its portfolio in the Fisher Brothers-owned building. The firm will take the 21st floor of the property from UBS, spanning 28,643-square-feet.
Gruss Capital Management is moving to the 16th floor of 510 Madison Avenue.
The capital management firm will jump from Class A building to Class A building in Midtown East, leaving the Lady Liberty-guarded 667 Madison Avenue to Boston Properties’ building a few blocks down the street. Read More
HC Wainwright will relocate offices in Midtown East.
The investment bank dedicated to corporate finance and strategy advisory services will move from its offices at 570 Lexington Avenue to a 16,400-square-foot sublease in Midwood Properties’ 430 Park Avenue. Read More
Equinox Fitness’ lower-market Blink Fitness gym continues its expansion with a lease at Savanna-owned 31 Penn Plaza, the Commercial Observer has learned.
The new gym will span 27,832 square feet on the second floor of 31 Penn Plaza. There will also be some space allotted on the first floor to serve as an outside entrance. Read More
Dewberry Engineers is relocating its New York office to 31 Penn Plaza, the Commercial Observer has learned.
The professional services firm specializing in architecture, engineering, and management services has signed a 10-year deal to take a 20,958-square-foot office on the third floor of Savanna‘s building. With its relocation from 15 East 26th Street to 31 Penn Plaza, Dewberry now operates out of more than 20 offices throughout the United States. Read More