Lease Beat

Banana Republic Signs for 12,245 Square Feet on Prime Upper West Side Corner

2373 Broadway

RKF has arranged a 12,245-square-foot lease for retailer Banana Republic at 2373 Broadway, a source tells The Commercial Observer. The national apparel brand’s new space on the ground and second floors of 22-story luxury residential building The Boulevard features 150 square feet of wraparound corner frontage on the northwest corner of Broadway at 86th Street.

The Boulevard is owned by Boulevard West LLP, a unit of Texwood Investments, Inc. RKF represented the building owner and tenant. Banana Republic, a division of The Gap, Inc., will close an existing store across the street at 2360 Broadway and plans to open the new location in early 2013, sources said. Read More