The Howard Hughes Corporation will donate 50 percent of rent proceeds from the South Street Seaport SEE/CHANGE pop-up program to the neighborhood’s post-Hurricane Sandy recovery efforts, the development company announced earlier today.
“We are making this donation to ensure that the essential small businesses that form the fabric of Lower Manhattan community continue to recover from Superstorm Sandy,” said David Weinreb, chief executive officer, in a prepared statement. “We look forward to helping these businesses thrive once again as part of a vibrant South Street Seaport District that can be enjoyed by residents, local workers and visitors.”
Off The Wall Frozen Yogurt recently procured four Manhattan leases with the help of RKF Vice President Joshua Strauss and Director Zach Winkler.
The chain, which originated in Cedarhurst, NY, opened its first city outpost last spring at 1053 Second Avenue between 55th and 56th Streets. (RKF’s Michael Worthman assisted with that deal) That 2,050-square-foot shop was joined last week by a 2,000-square-foot location at 248 West 23rd Street in Chelsea.
A 1,700-square-foot store is due to open at 4 West 14th Street next month, followed by a 2,500-square-foot outpost at 11 Times Square.
The purveyor of low-calorie frozen yogurt, Pinkberry, is set to open its second Brooklyn location in Dumbo.
Pinkberry will serve its light and tarty yogurt at a 1,000-square-foot space in the 55 Washington Street building at 117 Front Street. The area, nestled between the Brooklyn and Manhattan Bridge, is a few minutes away from the Read More