North Bergen, NJ
Dave Carswell, managing director for Largo Capital, provided financing for a 7,800 s/f mixed-use property. Carswell was able to secure a $1 million bridge loan for 18 months interest only and close the transaction within three weeks. Additionally, Carswell secured two loans totaling $1.58 million for an investor of residential condo units in Manhattan and the Hudson Valley.Brooklyn, NY
Arbor Realty Trust, Inc. funded three Freddie Mac Small Balance loans. The multifamily properties received a total of $14.2 million in refinancing, with a 10-year fixed rate through the program. Vincent Chiodo of Arbor’s New York City office originated the loans. “These transactions exemplify Arbor’s commitment to meeting all of our clients’ needs no matter the environment or unique circumstances,” Chiodo said.Manhattan, NY
According to The Durst Organization, Starbucks Corporation has signed a 10-year and three-month lease for 1,192 s/f on the ground floor of the Bank of America Tower at One Bryant Park. Starbucks signed their first lease at the LEED Platinum office tower in 2011, shortly after the building’s completion. Starbucks was represented by David Firestein, partner, at TSCG. Brooklyn, NY
Two Trees Management today announced that Evil Twin Brewing, a cult craft brewery and taproom, will open a new location on the ground floor of 45 Main St. in the DUMBO neighborhood. The 1,950 s/f space will be Evil Twin Brewing’s second location in the city, expected to open early 2021. Alex Beard and Jason Pennington of RIPCO Real Estate represented both Two Trees and the tenant in the transaction.Manhattan, NY
According to Rockefeller Center and chef Ignacio Mattos, owner and head chef of the Michelin-starred restaurant estela, Altro Paradiso, and Flora Bar, announced the planned opening of chef Mattos’ newest creation, Caffè Lodi. The all-day Italian caffé, bara bakery, and alimentari at 1 Rockefeller Plaza will serve breakfast, lunch, aperitivo, and dinner to-go. Caffè Lodi is expected to open in early 2021.
New York, NY
Zuul has launched Zuul Market, a virtual food hall delivery experience fueling New Yorkers’ return to work. Zuul Market provides scheduled food deliveries to specific drop points, enabling tenants, employees and residents to order from multiple restaurants in the same delivery. Zuul has partnered with some of NYC’s largest property developers including Silverstein Properties and Broad Street Development to launch partnerships that include a white-label online ordering portal and custom website for a bespoke experience.Brooklyn, NY
The developers of Industry City withdrew their application to rezone a development site, which will result in nearly 20,000 good-paying jobs at a time when 400,000 New Yorkers have lost their jobs due to the ongoing Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Real Estate Board of New York (REBNY) president James Whelan issued the following statementFlushing, NY
Crystal Window & Door Systems is pleased to offer another online learning opportunity for the design and construction community.
The COVID-19 Pandemic is still with us and, despite recessionary pressures, the stock market excluded, self storage appears to be holding its own as in the last recession of being “recession resistant.” Queens, NY
According to Adam Hajibai, vice president of acquisitions at Klosed Properties, the firm closed the sale of