New York City-based tech company Fresh Planet has reportedly signed a four-year, 12,500-square-foot lease at PRD Realty’s 19 West 34th Street.
The venture capital-backed startup, which created Song Pop, a music trivia game that lets users send challenges to other users, will more than double its space and more than triple its staff to 80 Read More
Non-profit Callen-Lorde has signed an 11-year, 10,500-square-foot lease at Hakim Organization’s 230 West 17th Street.
The organization, which specializes in providing health care and related services to New York’s lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender communities, will occupy the fifth floor and half of the fourth.
The non-profit was looking for a space close to the Read More
Bernard Chaus will be moving around the block in the Garment District.
The fashion accessories company for women will be leaving its office at 530 Seventh Avenue, between 37th and 38th Streets, to 148 West 37th Street. The new office will span 7,200 square feet.
Verigold Jewelry will be moving to a new office in Midtown.
The jewelry trading company, previously located on the ninth floor of 501 Madison Avenue, will be moving to an 11,735-square-foot office at 3 East 54th Street. The company is a subsidiary of Mumbai-based Renaissance Group and designs, manufacturers, and sells diamond and gem jewelry. Read More
St. Lukes Roosevelt Hospital signed a 15-year, 12,500-square-foot lease at the Starrett Development-owned 733 Amsterdam Avenue. A source informed The Commercial Observer that the hospital paid in the high $50s per square foot for the space.
Starrett will build a two-story annex, separate from the rest of the largely residential building, said hospital spokesperson, Jim Mandler. The hospital will take the second Read More
Clothing company Perry Ellis International has inked a new lease to take a total of 39,000 square feet at the 530 Seventh Avenue, it was announced earlier today.
The company will be relocating a chunk of its operations from 1411 Broadway to the Fashion District building, which is owned by the Savitt Partners.
Global marketing and technology firm LBi has signed a lease to expand their presence at 11 West 19th Street to 78,000 square feet.
“We have grown exponentially in both New York and across North America over the past two years,” said Judith Carr, president of LBi, in a prepared statement. “As a result we required Read More
Onward Kashiyama! said all involved parties last Thursday, as the Japanese fashion house by that name renewed its lease at 530 Seventh Avenue for three years.
Tokyo-based Onward Kashiyama distributes a number of men’s and women’s apparel lines, including preppy men’s clothier J. Press. The Connecticut-born retailer is perhaps best known for selling sweaters emblazoned with the logo of Skull and Bones, Yale University’s most notorious fraternal organization. Onward also owns top ballet shoe makers Chacott and Freed of London, and designs custom clothes for brands such as Calvin Klein and Sonia Rykiel.
The Commercial Observer: You just celebrated the one-year anniversary of Savitt Partners. How has it been? Everything you hoped it would be?
Mr. Savitt: It’s been great. It really has worked out well. Things are going very well. It’s been a lot of fun. And no complaints. We wish the economy was Read More