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Jewelry Business Expands at the Falchi Building

The Falchi Building at 31-00 47th Avenue in Long Island City.

Unique Settings of New York, a bridal jewelry business, has expanded by 31,133 square feet at Jamestown PropertiesFalchi Building in Long Island City. The tenant has nearly doubled its footprint on the second floor and now occupies approximately 65,000 square feet.

“They have an assembly component, sales offices and a large internet component and now they occupy roughly half of the northern part of the second floor,” said Mitch Arkin, executive director at Cushman & Wakefield, who represented the landlord. Read More

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LJAF Opens Office in New York

Courtesy of Malkin Properties

The Laura and John Arnold Foundation, a Houston-based nonprofit, is set to open an office in New York in September.

Forbes-listed billionaire John Arnold established the foundation to support criminal justice, education, and public accountability. Their latest work includes the ERIN Project, a powerful tool that analyzes K-12 education in the United States.

LJAF has signed Read More