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Fora Financial Expands Presence in Midtown with 16,000-SF Lease

519 Eighth Avenue.

Fora Financial, which provides working capital solutions to small businesses and entrepreneurs across the country, has signed a seven-year lease for 16,000 square feet at the Kaufman Organization’s 519 Eighth Avenue.

Commercial Observer has learned that Fora Financial will occupy the 11th floor at the property, which sits between West 35th and West 36th Streets. This brings Fora Financial’s total square footage in Midtown to 27,000 square feet (it also occupies space at 242 West 36th Street). Read More

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IT Consultants Get New Lease at Old Home

242 West 36th Street

For one information technology management firm, the grass was not greener on West 37th Street. Now Precision IT Group will move a block south to its former building at Kaufman Organization‘s 242 West 36th StreetCommercial Observer has learned.

The company, which provides personalized IT and consulting, will grow later this month from its 4,000-square-foot headquarters at 237 West 37th Street to a 6,317-square-foot space on the third floor of the Garment District property. The company signed a seven-year, four-month lease for space in the building, which carried asking rents of roughly $40 per square foot, Kaufman officials said. Read More

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Paramount Merchant Funding Grabs 3K More in Garment District

Courtesy of NYRej

Paramount Merchant Funding has increased their presence in New York.

The capital funding services firm will be taking an additional 3,037 square feet at the Kaufman Organization-owned 242 West 36th Street. The firm had previously occupied 6,500 square feet in the building, bringing their total square footage to 9,537. The design of the new space will be an open floor plan with individual offices.  Read More