REBNY Announces Ingenious Deal Nominees

The submissions are in! The Real Estate Board of New York has announced the nominees for its Ingenious Deal of the Year awards (the Ingenies, perhaps?) in leasing, sales and finance.

Here is a breakdown for number of submissions, by firm:

Leasing
Cushman & Wakefield: 6
CB Richard Ellis: 6
Jones Lang LaSalle: 1
Grubb & Ellis: 1
ABS Real Estate Partners: 1

Sales
Studley: 2
Massey Knakal: 1
CB Richard Ellis: 1

Finance:
The Singer & Bassuk Org: 1

All in all, CB Richard Ellis put together one more submission (7) than Cushman & Wakefield (6). But you see how much that helped Dreamgirls!

There will be three winners, one from each category, to be announced April 17.

All the deals, brokers and nominees after the jump.

- John Koblin

The Lease Submissions are:

Metlife Lease, 1095 Avenue of the Americas
Brokers: Peter Riguardi, Jones Lang LaSalle

Clear Channel, 32 Avenue of the Americas
Brokers: Michael R. Laginestra, Gregory Tosko, CB Richard Ellis

Consolidation of Limited Brands, 1740 Broadway
Brokers: Eric Deutsch, Ken Meyerson, Jason Pollen, Mary Ann Tighe, CB Richard Ellis

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett’s Breakthrough Expansion, 405 Lexington Avenue and 666 Third Avenue
Brokers: James Ackerson, Casey Hirschhorn, Christopher W. Mansfield, Kenneth D. Rapp, CB Richard Ellis

Planning Politics and Performance: Aon’s Downtown Homecoming, 199 Water St. and Park Avenue Plaza
Brokers: Jonathan Cope, Timothy J. Dempsey, David Kleinhandler, Christopher W. Mansfield, Kenneth D. Rapp, CB Richard Ellis

The Unlikely Extension of Atari’s Lease, 417 Fifth Avenue
Brokers: Laurence Briody, Ken Meyerson, CB Richard Ellis

Hidden Giant: The Renegotiation of Shearman & Sterling’s Headquarters Lease, 599 Lexington Avenue
Brokers: John Powers, Leonard DiMicelli (CBRE) Edward J. Weiss, Robert W. Thuss, Jr.(C&W), CB Richard Ellis and Cushman & Wakefield

A Grand Slam on Park Avenue, 245 Park Avenue, Major League Baseball
Brokers: Jonathan R. Serko, Barry Zeller, Cushman & Wakefield

Relocation of WNYC, 10 Hudson Square
Brokers: Franklin Speyer, John Moxley, Cushman & Wakefield

KDDI’s Disposition & Acquisition, 375 Park Avenue/825 Third Avenue
Brokers: Barrett Stern, Daniel Conway, Ph.D., Grubb & Ellis

Moody’s Corporate Headquarters Relocation, Seven World Trade Center
Brokers: John M. Cefaly, Augustus B. Field, IV, Cushman & Wakefield

Relocation of the Menswear Industry, 641 Lexington Avenue
Brokers: David Rosenbloom and Robert A.B. Baraf, Cushman & Wakefield

Jefferies Expansion, 520 Madison Avenue
Broker: Dale Schlather, Cushman & Wakefield

The General Society/G&B Societies Lease, 20 West 44th St.
Broker: Clinton W. Blume, Jr., ABS Partners Real Estate, LLC

Horizen Hotel, 653 11th Avenue
Brokers: Lawrence D. Ackman, Russel Schildkraut, The Ackman-Ziff Real Estate Group

The Sales Submissions are:

Creation of a New Home for NYLS via the sale of its development site at 240 Church St.
Brokers: Woody Heller, Howard Nottingham, Studley, Inc.

The Assemblage of the Westerly Blockfront of Avenue of the Americas between 30th and 31st Streets.
Brokers: Robert A. Knakal, John F. Ciraulo, David A. Kalish, Massey Knakal Realty Services

RMB Sale of 2 Park Avenue, 2 Park Avenue
Broker: Rama Bassalali, RMB Properties, LLC

Purchase of Development Site at 8th Ave and 42nd St., Eleven Times Square
Brokers: Stephen B. Siegel, Scott L. Gottlieb, CB Richard Ellis

Sale of the Development at 39 East 29th St., 39 East 29th St.
Brokers: Woody Heller, Will Silverman, David Endelman, Studley, Inc.

The Finance Submissions are:

20 Exchange Place Development Financing, 20 Exchange Place
Brokers: Andrew J. Singer, Kathleen McSharry, The Singer & Bassuk Org.