Manhattan, NY Joseph P. Day Realty Corporation has signed a lease with salad chain Just Salad at 437 Fifth Ave.
“437 Fifth Ave. continues to appeal to successful consumer-facing chains and top-notch operators like Just Salad looking to expand in the center of Midtown and profit from the heavily trafficked area,” said Joseph P. Day Realty Corp. senior vice president Richard Brickell. “The neighborhood is sure to benefit from the addition of Just Salad. The unique food chain demonstrates unparalleled dedication to customer service, healthy eating and the environment. We look forward to advancing our relationship with them.”
Just Salad signed a lease to occupy 1,800 s/f on the ground floor for 12 years. Amira Yunis and Anthony Stanford of CBRE represented building owner Joseph P. Day Realty Corp.
“The bustling Bryant Park area is the ideal neighborhood to open up our next Just Salad location. Our Healthy For Everyone approach, and world’s largest restaurant reusable program, will resonate quickly in this high profile, NYC neighborhood,” said Just Salad Founder and CEO Nick Kenner. “Joseph P. Day has been excellent to work with on this project as we embark upon our long-term tenancy.”
The fast-casual restaurant chain offers salads, wraps, toast boxes and more, with nearly all of their menu items, including organic and local options, at 500 calories or less.
Located within walking distance of Bryant Park and The New York Public Library at the southeast corner of 39th St., 437 Fifth Ave. offers access to city buses, subways, Grand Central Terminal, Penn Station and Port Authority.
Originally built in 1906, the 11-story commercial building features expansive windows, a lobby attendant and individual 24/7 key access. Designed by notable architect C.P.H. Gilbert, best known for his work on townhouses and mansions in the Gilded Age, 437 Fifth Avenue was referred to as the Knabe Building for decades after its longtime tenant the Knabe Piano Company. Today’s notable office and retail tenants include Summit Golf Brands, Bridal Reflections, Charitybuzz, Onward Search and Recruitics.