Between upscale fitness chains and consignment shops to even e-commerce monster Amazon, the city’s retail leasing market saw it all in the month of July.
The 10 biggest retail lease deals signed last month totaled 219,942 square feet, up 46,370 square feet from May’s total, 173,572 square feet. And the largest lease happened to be inked in Brooklyn.
Check out the top 10 list below:
1) Chelsea Piers, 300 Livingston Street, Downtown Brooklyn – 52,000 square feet
The sports and entertainment company inked a lease for a new fitness club with 52,000 square feet of retail space at 300 Livingston Street. This new location will be the company’s second, with the first being — yep, you guessed it — Chelsea Piers in West Chelsea. Steve Gonzalez of TF Cornerstone represented the landlord in-house, along with a Winick Realty Group team comprised of Steven Baker, Aaron Fishbein and Daniyel Cohen. Chelsea Piers represented itself in-house.
2) Fotografiska, 281 Park Avenue South, Gramercy Park – 45,000 square feet
Tack, tack! The Swedish photography center inked a lease for 45,000 square feet of retail space at 281 Park Avenue South, also known as the Church Missions House. Fotografiska’s Gramercy lease in the six-story building is its first outside of Stockholm. JLL represented the landlord, RFR Realty in the transaction.
3) Blink Fitness; Michaels, 1633 East 16th Street, Midwood – 40,000 square feet
The fitness center and craft store signed 10-year leases for 20,000 of retail space each, totaling 40,000 square feet, at 1633 East 16th Street. The…