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Foot Locker Runs Into 330 West 34th Street

330 West 34th Street.

Foot Locker has been running leases all over the city.

After inking a deal for a mega store at the recently-renovated 8 Times Square, the athletic wear giant is moving its corporate headquarters to 145,000 square feet at 330 West 34th Street. The national retailer is believed to have signed a 15-year lease at the Vornado Realty Trust building between Eighth and Ninth Avenues, according to JLL, which represented Foot Locker.   Read More

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Foot Locker Signs 36,000-SF HQ Deal at 1460 Broadway

A rendering of 1460 Broadway.

Foot Locker, the global athletic footwear and apparel company, has signed a 15-year lease for the entire 36,000-square-foot retail space at 1460 Broadway, The New York Post reported.

The store will be a flagship location for Foot Locker, which also recently re-signed a lease at 112 West 34th Street for 34,200 square feet. The all-glass storefront at 1460 Broadway is designed by MdeAS and will include 4,500 square feet of LED signage. Read More

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Foot Locker Re-Signs Lease for Smaller Flagship on West 34th Street

112 West 34th Street.

Footwear and sports apparel retailer Foot Locker has re-signed a lease to retain its flagship location at 112 West 34th Street between Avenue of the Americas and Seventh Avenue, according to The New York Post. However, it will be shrinking the size of the store by 25,785 square feet.

Though the Post noted that Foot Locker will be shedding square footage on the third floor, it has committed to 34,200 square feet at the property, where asking rents are $1,200 per square foot on the ground floor $250 per square foot on the second floor. The store now occupies 59,985 square feet. Read More


34th Street Partnership Eyes Ambitious Retail Makeover


This week, as brokers and retailers descend upon Manhattan for the International Council of Shopping Centers’ conference in New York, retail consultants John Harding and Richard Cohan, of the 34th Street Partnership, will be meeting with eight to 10 representatives of brands, restaurants and stores each day to convince them to seek locations in the 34th Street area. Given the retail and brand presence already in place along the retail corridor, they may not have to try very hard.

Mr. Cohan, one of the organization’s retail specialists, lists B&H, Gap, Victoria’s Secret, H&M, Foot Locker and Zara as brands that have found a home in the area. There are also newcomers—Joe Fresh and Vince Camuto have set up shop between Seventh and Eighth Avenues, and Timberland landed in the area last year, as did Uniqlo. Read More


Fulton Maul: Culture Clash Ensues in Downtown Brooklyn

Armani Exchange at the City Point Development

With the long-awaited Barclays Center open and new residential and mixed-use development projects popping up across Downtown Brooklyn, a retail conundrum is growing along the 17-block Fulton Mall.

The national and in some cases high-end retailers moving onto the strip paint a stark contrast to the long list of mom-and-pops, local discounters and jewelry shops that once almost exclusively lined the street. Read More