Check Out Restaurant Space Hitting the Market Near Flatiron District


1CO3000A0528When Winick Realty quietly began marketing a pair of high-end retail spaces at 28 West 20th Street eight months ago, potential suitors lined up quickly with hefty offers.

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The properties, which can be combined for a total of 12,000 square feet, once housed a nightclub and are packed with lounge and amenity spaces. It’s been used as the backdrop for several big-screen productions, but while the sleek interior is fit for a range of high-end uses, with ceiling heights hitting 16 feet, the ownership group is waiting for a tenant who is not only willing to hit the competitive asking rents but carry a reputation that will brand the building and prosper for years.

“We have the luxury of not only looking for the dollar, but we want the experience,”
Winick broker Ross Burack told The Commercial Observer last week, confirming that “big name restaurants” have put in offers, but also that he’s “marketing to fitness use, health club use… really everyone,” as long as they fit the bill.

Mr. Burack sat down with The Commercial Observer for a sneak peak on the lay of the sprawling retail condo.