Urban Space, the food hall manager behind Mad. Sq. Eats, Broadway Bites and Dekalb Market, has signed a long-term lease for 10,000 square feet of retail space at 230 Park Avenue.
The tenant is expected to transform 230 Park Avenue’s pedestrian passageway into a showcase for between 20 and 30 chefs and food purveyors. Eldon Scott, president of Urban Space, told The New York Times the food hall will open in approximately one year.
Speeches were casually ignored, drinks were spilled and bonds were formed at last Thursday’s 116th annual Real Estate Board of New York Gala, which this year drew an estimated 2,000 brokers, owners, advertising buyers and real estate reporters to the New York Hilton for an evening of conviviality, honorifics and hushed deal making. Among the fray was Commercial Observer staff writer Daniel Geiger, who during the course of the evening saw his stenopad tossed by an irate real estate broker and who unabashedly accosted Studley’s Woody Heller in the hotel’s bathroom, all for the sake of the story. Below, a timeline of gala comings and goings, from the innocuous gossip down to the downright obnoxious.
Amira Yunis, a top retail leasing broker in Manhattan, is leaving Newmark Knight Frank for CBRE several sources say.
Ms. Yunis brokered a number of notable transactions with major retailers during her tenure at Newmark, where she rose to the rank of executive vice president within the company’s retail leasing arm.
From her enviable perch above Park Avenue, Amira Yunis enjoys a perfect view of the Chrysler Building and, in particular, its iconic art deco spire. For the executive vice president of Newmark Knight Frank, the towering beauty serves as a constant and daily reminder of one of the more laudable achievements of her Read More