Desigual Finds a Fifth Avenue Outpost


Fashion retailer Desigual has nailed down a Fifth Avenue store.

The Barcelona-based clothier will replace Sunglass Hut at 605 Fifth Avenue, between East 48th and East 49th Streets in Midtown, The New York Post reported. The company signed a three-year lease for 5,200 square feet spread between the ground and lower levels, with 2,300 square feet on the first floor. 

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Asking rent for the space wasn’t disclosed. Sunglass Hut, meanwhile, is moving across the street, per The Post

The clothing chain, which means “uneven” in Spanish, also has a flagship at 958 Avenue of the Americas in Midtown South and a store at 598 Broadway in Soho. 

Jason Greenstone, Michael O’Neill and Taylor Reynolds of Cushman & Wakefield represented Desigual in the transaction. Roy Dervich of Breakwater Holdings handled the transaction for the landlord, Optimum Properties. Neither brokerage immediately responded to a request for comment.