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Surgeon Signs Lease at 485 Madison Avenue


David B. Samadi, M.D., chief of robotics and minimal invasive surgery at Mount Sinai School of Medicine, has signed a lease for 8,179 square feet on the 21st floor of Jack Resnick & Sons485 Madison Avenue. Asking rent in the building is $54 per square foot.

Dr. Samadi, a urologic surgeon trained in oncology and robotic surgery, performed the first robotic prostate cancer surgery at Columbia Presbyterian Hospital and has performed over 3,800 prostate surgeries. Dr. Samadi has made a number of television appearances, including as a member of the Fox Medical A-team panel, and will use the 485 Madison Avenue office for patient consultations. Read More

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Univision Expands Lease at 605 Third Avenue

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Univision Communications, Inc. has expanded its lease with Fisher Brothers at 605 Third Avenue to include the 25th and 26th floors, or 39,742 square feet.

The extended lease was signed in December 2012 and now totals over 175,000 square feet, according to a statement provided to The Commercial Observer by a Fisher Brothers spokesperson. The initial lease, signed in May 2012, included 135,697 square feet across the 8th, 11th, 32nd and 33rd floors. Read More

Univision Renews, Expands at 485 Madison Avenue, Now Fully Occupied


Univision renewed a long-term lease and expanded by 5,500 square feet at 485 Madison Avenue, giving the broadcaster a 21,234-square-foot presence there and pushing the building to 100-percent occupancy.

America’s largest Spanish-language radio company now leases the entire third floor and part of the second floor of the Jack Resnick & Sons-owned building on Madison Avenue at 52nd Street. Dennis P. Brady and Fran Delgorio represented Jack Resnick & Sons in-house. Michael Gottlieb and Martin Cottingham of Avison Young represented the tenant. Read More