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Vanguard Wine Bar Signs Upper West Side Lease


Vanguard Wine Bar has signed a 12-year, 1,000-square-foot lease at 189 Amsterdam Avenue on the Upper West Side. The new location, Vanguard’s second in New York, is expected to open on May 8.

As reported by Commercial Observer, owner Stefan Mailvaganam opened the first Vanguard Wine Bar location at 530 Second Avenue in East Midtown in late 2012. Mr. Mailvaganam is also the co-owner of Bar Veloce in Greenwich Village and Custom American Wine Bar in Williamsburg. Read More

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Natuzzi Leaves Soho for Nomad

Natuzzi Americas will be relocating to Nomad.

The Italian furniture retailer will leave its space at 101 Greene Street and move uptown to 105 Madison Avenue. The new lease, set to extend through 2023, will span 4,900 square feet on the ground floor of the building. 

“With this lease, Natuzzi Americas has moved from one furniture district to another, Read More

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Men’s Wearhouse Signs Upper East Side Lease


Men’s Wearhouse has signed a 10-year, roughly 8,800-square-foot lease at 1219 Third Avenue in the Upper East Side, The Commercial Observer has learned.

The menswear company is taking a 6,665-square-foot ground floor space and 2,100 square feet in the basement, said Gary Alterman of RKF, who represented both the tenant and owner, Fraydun Realty, in the transaction. Read More

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Whole Foods Inks Upper East Side Deal

Courtesy of Whole Foods

Whole Foods is set to open a new location on the Upper East Side.

The natural and organic supermarket has inked a long-term deal for a 39,000-square-foot space at 1551 Third Avenue. The store will span three stories that consist of a lower level, first and second floor.

“We’ve been looking for the right store Read More

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Fairway Set to Open Fourth Location

Courtesy of Off The Broiler

Fairway has inked a lease deal in Kips Bay Plaza for its fourth Manhattan location.

The grocery store will grab a 42,000-square-foot corner lot at 542-580 Second Avenue. The space will occupy 2,000 square feet on the ground level and escalators and glass elevators will bring shoppers to a massive 40,000-square-foot lower level with 20-foot Read More