Striding SL Green Touts 17 Deals; Includes Six in Graybar



GRAYBAR BLDG NYC.JPG  225x300 Striding SL Green Touts 17 Deals; Includes Six in GraybarWell, then. SL Green, the city’s biggest commercial landlord, is apparently not content to merely bag more buildings (it announced deals earlier this spring for 125 Park and 600 Lexington).

The REIT also has just negotiated 17 new deals, totaling 62,201 square feet, throughout its New York portfolio. The deals include six at the Graybar Building, the gem above Grand Central, at 420 Lexington Avenue (pictured).

Johnson Associates Inc. signed a 3,415-square-foot renewal for seven years, occupying the fifth floor of 19 West 44th Street. Robert Gastel of Cushman & Wakefield represented the tenant. Amy Schustek represented SL Green in-house.

Taxpayers for Wilson signed a new 1,874-square-foot, nine-month lease at 19 West 44th Street. Dan Segal of Newmark Knight Frank represented the tenant. Amy Schustek and Denise Rodriguez represented SL Green in-house.

Behar Brothers Inc. signed a 1,265-square-foot renewal for one year on the eighth floor of 1350 Sixth Avenue. Howard Tenenbaum and Gary Rosen represented SL Green in-house.

Tom Scheerer Inc., a boutique architectural and interior design company, signed a new five-year extension for 1,866 square feet at 215 Park Avenue South. Jordan Mandel of the Vortex Group represented the tenant. Howard Tenenbaum and Gary Rosen represented SL Green in-house.

Veronica & Josephine Corp. signed a new 15-year, 4,681-square-foot lease on the store and mezzanine levels at 120 West 45th Street. Jeffrey Roseman of Newmark Knight Frank represented SL Green.

Channel Capital Group Inc. renewed in 420 Lexington. The deal was for a 5,257-square-foot space for three years on the 14th floor.

Miller Tabak & Co., LLC renewed its 16,000-square-foot lease for the entire fourth, fifth and 14th floors at 331 Madison Avenue. Eric Deutsch, Brad Nedleman and Silvio Petriello of CB Richard Ellis represented the tenant.

CFC Real Estate Corp. signed a five-year renewal for 2,791 square feet on the fifth floor of 16 Court Street in Brooklyn. Gary Kamenetsky of CB Richard Ellis represented SL Green.

Clear Harbor Asset Management LLC signed an expansion lease and five-year renewal, totaling 3,492 square feet, on the 20th floor at 420 Lexington.

DiNapoli 2010 signed a new lease for 2,448 square feet on part of the ninth floor at 317 Madison.

UENO Fine Chemicals Industry (USA) Inc. renewed its 1,454-square-foot lease for five years on the second floor of 420 Lexington. Charles Olsen from Redac Inc. represented the tenant.

Berkley Asset Protection Underwriting Managers LLC renewed its 4,590-square-foot lease for six years on the 11th floor of 317 Madison Avenue. William Mendelson of Newmark Knight Frank represented the tenant.

Sierra Capital renewed its 1,498-square-foot lease for three years on the 24th floor of 420 Lexington.

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies at the United Nations signed a new lease and relocated its office space to 420 Lexington. The deal was for 3,209 square feet for 10 years. Robert Friedman of Norman Bobrow & Co. represented the tenant.

Quantbot Technologies Inc. signed a new, one-and-a-half-year lease for 4,057 square feet on the 16th floor of 420 Lexington.

Traffic Buyer.Com Inc. signed a new 3,383-square-foot, one-year extension at 215 Park Avenue South. Steven Marvin of Olmstead Properties represented the tenant. Howard Tenebaum and Gary Rosen represented SL Green in-house.

E.C. Capital signed a new 921-square-foot, five-year lease at 317 Madison. Elliot Forest of Crosstown Commercial Properties represented the tenant.

rli@observer.com