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Executives of the Month: Wacht, president, and Herskowitz, chief operating officer, of Lee & Associates NYC; A culture of collaboration and cooperation, while maintaining the spirit of independent thinking
Elizabeth Haukaas, managing director corporate communications of Lee & Associates NYC recently sat down with two of the founding principals of Lee & Associates NYC: ...

Question of the Month: How are new residential destinations transforming Brooklyn retail corridors?
Whether you're a resident of Bedford-Stuyvesant, Bay Ridge, Brighton Beach, or any other Brooklyn neighborhood, there is a borough-wide intrigue over which retail amenities will ...

Property of the Month: Luysterborghs of AVANT Capital Partners originates $1.4 million bridge loan for condo portfolio; 13-story building consists of vacant ground floor retail condo and 38 residential condos
AVANT Capital Partners, a leading commercial real estate bridge lender, has originated a $1.4 million bridge loan secured by a condominium portfolio. The 24 month ...

Is the sky the limit for retail rents? Creating whole new districts for retail
How high is up for retail rents? The recent announcement that Hermes renewed its 691 Madison Ave. lease for a reported $1,700 per s/f set a ...

Polsinelli of Eastern Consolidated: Retail driven deals will be extremely popular
Name: Adelaide Polsinelli Senior Director Eastern Consolidated 355 Lexington Avenue New York, New York 10017 Direct: 646.658.7327 Office: 212.499.7700 Fax: 212.499.7718 Mobile: 646.418.7695 Email: ap@easternconsolidated.com www.easternconsolidated.com/people/adelaide-polsinelli Years with company/firm: 27 years ...

Rizzuto of Transwestern: NYC retail always an anomaly
Name: Richard P. Rizzuto (Rick) Title: Vice President | Northeast Region Company/Firm: Transwestern Years with company/firm: 2 Years in field: 7+ Years in real estate industry: 7+ Telephone: 973-947-9204 Email: Rick.Rizzuto@transwestern.net URL: www.Transwestern.net ...

Singer of Cushman & Wakefield discusses NYC retail
Name: Brandon Singer Title: Director, Retail Services Company/Firm: Cushman & Wakefield, Inc. Years with company/firm: 2+ Years in field: 7 Years in real estate industry: 10 Telephone: 212-841-7837 Email: Brandon.Singer@cushwake.com ...

Trending in retail real estate: Keeping your property leased at high rents with quality tenants
Regarding what's happening in retail real estate today, to borrow from Bob Dylan, "The times, they are a changin." Traditional retail is harder to come ...

Portelli of Highcap Grp.: Focus on distressed debt and REO sales
Name: Christen Portelli Title: Managing Principal Company/Firm: Highcap Group Years with company/firm: 5 years Years in field: 11 Years in real estate industry: 12 Telephone: ...

Ross of Highcap Group: Staying ahead of the curve
Name: Larry Ross Title: Managing Principal Company/Firm: Highcap Group Years with company/firm: 5 Years in field: 28 Years in real estate industry: 28 Telephone: 646-546-5112 Email: lr@highcapgroup.com URL: www.highcapgroup.com Real Estate Associations/Affiliations: What are you ...

Bronster of Windels Marx discusses social media
Name: Bruce Bronster Title: Partner Company/Firm: Windels Marx Lane & Mittendorf, LLP Years with company/firm: 5 years Years in field: 22 years Years in real estate industry: 22 years Telephone: 212.237.1067 Email: ...

Goldflam of Highcap Group: Time to ramp up operations
Name: Josh Goldflam Title: Managing Principal Company/Firm: Highcap Group Years with company/firm: 5 Years in field: 10 Years in real estate industry: 10 Telephone: 646-546-5880 Email: jg@highcapgroup.com URL: www.highcapgroup.com Real Estate Associations/Affiliations: In the ...

Company of the Month: The Massey Knakal Way - Past, present, and future; Company celebrates 25 years of success
November will mark a quarter century that Massey Knakal has provided high-quality brokerage and advisory services for commercial real estate owners in the New York ...

Jawdat of NYCRE: Going out of the way to meet clients needs
Name: Jack Jawdat Title: President Company/Firm: New York Commercial Real Estate, LTD Years with company/firm: 4 Years in field: 15 Years in real estate industry: 15 Telephone: 631-366-6267 Email: jackjawdat@nycommercialrealty.com URL: www.nycreli.com Real Estate ...

Meyn of Bohler Engineering: Sprinkle in perseverance
Name: Eric Meyn Title: Project Manager Company/Firm: Bohler Engineering Years with company/firm: 10 Years in field: 15 Years in real estate industry: 15 Telephone: 631-738-1200 Email: emeyn@bohlereng.com What are you hoping to accomplish ...

Nicholson of Genesis: New Yorkers find a way to thrive
Name: Christopher Nicholson Title: President Company/Firm: Genesis Real Estate Advisors, Inc. Years with company/firm: 3 Years in field:14 Years in real estate industry:14 Telephone:631-GENESIS (631-436-3747) Email: chris@genesisrea.com URL: www.genesisrealestateadvisors.com Real Estate Associations/Affiliations: CIBS ICSC What are ...

Lowry of Levin Management discusses ICSC benefits
Name: Joseph M. Lowry Title: Director of Acquisitions & Business Development Company/Firm: Levin Management Years with company/firm: 5 Years in field: 26 Years in real estate industry: 26 Telephone: ...

There will be Blood: Why lenders are unleashing the floodgates
The debate rages. Has the market recovered sufficiently? Or is it just being artificially propped up by the cabal at the Federal Reserve? Ask a ...

Bold New York leases 50 North First Street; 46-unit mid-rise building
Bold New York, the full-service real estate consulting and brokerage firm, has completed the lease-up of 50 North First St. (the Property) in the North ...

Portelli and Weiss of Highcap Group sell Upper East Side building for $3.9 million
Christen Portelli, managing principal, and Jeff Weiss, sales associate, of Manhattan based investment sales firm Highcap Group,arranged the sale of 1464 First Ave. between East ...

Czarniak of Sabre Real Estate Group secures 5,450 s/f
Sabre Real Estate Group, the newest retail real estate firm in the metropolitan area has filled two retail spaces totaling 5,450 s/f in the Stop ...

Rapuano of Winick Realty Group arranges lease for Big Drop's third New York City storefront
Big Drop, the trendy women's clothing store with locations in Manhattan and Florida's Miami Beach, leased its third New York City storefront at 253 Columbus ...

Goldschmidt of Goldschmidt & Associates brokers sale of former DiCicco Market
Eric Goldschmidt, senior partner at Scarsdale-based Goldschmidt & Associates has brokered the sale of the former DiCicco Marketplace property, 505 New Rochelle Rd., Bronxville to ...

Andersen of MADGI: Optimism in retail and real estate
Name: Steven Andersen Title: Principal Company/Firm: MADGI Montroy Andersen DeMarco Architects Years with company/firm: 24 Years in field: 33 Years in real estate industry: 33 Telephone: (212) 481-5900 Email: sandersen@madgi.com URL: www.madgi.com Industry/Professional Associations/Affiliations: ...

Nicholson of SBLM: Opening offices in expanding markets
Name: David Nicholson, AIA, LEED AP O&M Title: Principal Company/Firm: SBLM Architects Years with company/firm: 15 Years in field: 30 Years in real estate industry: 30 Telephone: 212-995-5600 Email: dnicholson@sblm.com URL: www.sblm.com Real Estate ...

Debbas and Arad of Romer Debbas discuss social media
Name: Pierre Debbas and Guy Arad Title: Partners Company/Firm: Romer Debbas, LLP Years with company/firm: Firm is 3 years old. Years in field: Combined 25 Years in real estate ...

Siano of Sabre Real Estate Group: Built for the new normal
Name: Jayson Siano Title: Managing Principal Company/Firm: Sabre Real Estate Group Years with company/firm: Three years Years in field: Thirteen years Years in real estate industry: Thirteen years Telephone: 516-874-8070 Email: Jayson@sabreny.com URL: ...

Pliskin of Pliskin Realty discusses the recession
Name: Jeffrey Pliskin Title: President & CEO Company/Firm: Pliskin Realty and Development, Inc. Years with company/firm: 25 (Founder) Years in field: 30 Years in real estate industry: 30 Telephone: 516-997-0100 Email: Jeff@pliskinrealty.com URL: www.pliskinrealty.com Real Estate ...

Consolo of Douglas Elliman: Going back to the basics
Name: Faith Hope Consolo Title: Chairman, The Retail Group Company/Firm: Douglas Elliman Real Estate Years with company/firm: 8 Years in field: 25+ Years in real estate industry: 25+ Telephone: 212-418-2000 ...

Cronin of Cronin & Cronin discusses the impact of Sandy
Name: Brad Cronin Title: Partner Company/Firm: Cronin & Cronin Law Firm Years with company/firm: N/A (Because firm recently changed) Years in field: 32 years. Years in real estate industry: 32 ...

Goldschmidt of Goldschmidt & Associates: Keep following up
Name: Eric Goldschmidt Title: Partner Company/Firm: Goldschmidt & Associates Years with company/firm: 22 Years Years in field: 45 Years Years in real ...

Abrams of The Lansco Corp.: The market is hot, hot, hot now!
Name: Robin Abrams Title: Executive Vice President Company/Firm: The Lansco Corporation Years with company/firm: 34 Years in field: 34 Years in real estate industry: 34 Telephone: 212-644-2222 Email:rabrams@lansco.com URL:www.lansco.com Real Estate Associations/Affiliations:Served as Chairperson ...

Langer of Zelnik & Company discusses the retail market
Name: Adam Langer Title: Director Company/Firm: Zelnik & Company Years with company/firm: 6 Years in field: 6 Years in real estate industry: 6 Telephone: (212) 223 2200 Email: adam@zelnikco.com URL: www.zelnikco.com Real Estate Associations/Affiliations: ...

Valenza of Pop-Up Artists discusses pop-up shops
Are retailers happy with the sites they are finding right now and are tenants happy with the sites available to them? With the advent of ...

Schmidt of Schmidt Construction: Retail rents setting records
Name: Barry Schmidt Title: President Company/Firm: Schmidt Construction Consulting Years with company/firm: 13 years Years in field: 27 years Years in real estate industry: 27 years Telephone: 212-495-9117 Email: barryschmidt@schmidtconcon.com URL: www.schmidtconcon.com ...

JMC Holdings purchases 40-07 73rd Street in Jackson Heights for $20 million from developer Vig Properties
JMC Holdings LLC has purchased 40-07 73rd St., a newly-built residential and retail property located in Jackson Heights for $20 million from, the developer, Vig ...

Political, building giants to talk "Building The Boroughs"At ICSC NY National Conference; Women's SIG will host officials from Queens and the Bronx
The municipal and development powerhouses helping to build the latest retail projects in New York City's outer boroughs will join "Queen of Retail" Faith Hope ...

Clemens of Massey Knakal secures 2,100 s/f lease for Bedford Stuyvesant retail space at 1407 Fulton Street
Massey Knakal Retail Leasing Services has secured a new retail tenant for 1407 Fulton St., located between Tompkins and Marcy Aves. in the boroughs's Bedford ...

Stieber's Sweet Shoppe opens first New York City location
Stieber's Sweet Shoppe is opening their first N.Y.C. location modeled after their family owned CA flagship. Located at 195 Bleecker St., the building totals 775 ...

Banana Republic unveils newly redesigned interior
Banana Republic's flagship location unveiled a newly redesigned interior. Located in the one of the world's most iconic shopping destinations, the Banana Republic Rockefeller Center ...

Bartel joins Schimenti Construction Company as vice president of operations
In response to its continued growth, Schimenti Construction Company revealed Gregg Bartel as its VP of operations. In this role, Bartel will oversee the company's ...