Just two weeks after the facade at 250 Bowery was revealed, with Anthropologie‘s name dominating the exterior, the retailer has reportedly backed out of its 10,000-square-foot location at the new Lower East Side building.
The apparel maker broke its contract on Thursday following months of rumors that the company had been displeased with an unspecified aspect of the new property’s buildout. Its ground floor space is now back on the market, with an annual asking rent of $1 million.
RWN Real Estate Partners paid $3.8 million for a retail condominium at 328 Bowery, where the firm has appointed RKF as exclusive leasing agent for the space, The Commercial Observer has learned.
RWN will redevelop the 4,114-square-foot space and the existing storefronts, giving one to two prospective tenants 100 feet of wraparound frontage at the corner Read More
The times continue to change on the once-scruffy Lower East Side.
Last month, the Leather Gallery of New York, a vestige of Orchard Street’s historic discount shopping district, moved down the block from 194 Orchard Street. Now, filings with the Department of Buildings indicate that a new 9,225-square-foot, six-story mixed-use building might rise in its place, Bowery Boogie reported.
Much has been made of the metamorphosis of the Bowery from one time skid row to trendy runway. Boutique hotels, apartment buildings, the New Museum and residential developments have landed and it seems retail is realizing the street’s potential.
“I really think it’s coming together down there,” said Faith Hope Consolo, chairman of the retail Read More
By now there is no better place than the Meatpacking District to oggle and be oggled. All the more reason, of course, to do so in some stylish eyewear.
High-end Maxim Eyes Optical is opening a 1,400-square-foot, ground-floor shop at 805 Washington Street, just across the street from Intermix’s new digs and not too far Read More