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A Mall Grows in Bushwick?

Could 82 Bogart Street attract... these hipsters?

For more than five years, an exodus of the young and hip from the aluminum-siding-studded homes of Williamsburg, Brooklyn, has been flowing southeast into neighboring Bushwick.

But now a nascent 80,000-square-foot retail and nightlife complex at 82 Bogart Street threatens to cement the neighborhood’s imminent transformation from underground hipness to mainstream retail success once and for all. Read More

Lease Beat

Avantus Renal Therapy Leases 23,000 Square Feet in Harlem

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Avantus Renal Therapy has signed a 15-year, 23,000-square-foot at 1361 Amsterdam Avenue, a 130,000-square-foot, 5-story office building in the Manhattanville section of Harlem.

The kidney dialysis company — part of largest kidney dialysis corporation in the country — is building out the entire 2nd floor and a portion of the ground floor, where a separate entrance and reception area will be located, said Arthur Draznin, an executive managing director with Newmark Grubb Knight Frank who represented owner Janus Properties. Read More