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Retail Deals: SLICED sandwiches lands space in Garment District, DUMBO gets a new restaurant

JPO sandwich concept signs Garment District lease

SLICED, a quick service restaurant featuring open-faced artisanal sandwiches from JPO Concepts, has opened in a 650 S/F ground floor space at 264 West 35th Street in the Garment District.

Brad Cohen

Eastern Consolidated senior director Brad Cohen and associate director Jon Kamali represented the landlord in the transaction. Moshe Pinsky of Douglas Elliman Real Estate represented the tenant.

“As the Garment District has transitioned from being a manufacturing hub to a center for tech companies, architectural firms, financial businesses, and others, the ground floor retail has become an amenity for the office tenants upstairs,” Cohen said.

“SLICED will be an ideal addition to the property as building owners here are increasingly looking to bring similar energized concepts and high-end QSR’s to this neighborhood.” Kamali added.

JPO Concepts was founded by Helah Kehati in 2009 as an events company. Today, JPO Concepts owns several eatery’s including Hill & Dale, The Folly, and The Brooklyneer.

New DUMBO restaurant

Hospitality House arranged a lease for Dumbo’s latest waterfront restaurant, Celestine.

The eatery occupies the ground floor of Alloy Development’s condominium building at 1 John Street in Brooklyn.

The deal also included contract advisory services and was negotiated by Hospitality House founding partner Karma McDermott.

The restaurant, which offers Mediterranean-inspired fare and wine, can seat 85 guests in its 2,837 s/f interior, in addition to an 830 s/f outdoor space which seats 45.

The 1 John Street building offers access to Brooklyn Bridge Park and local public events hosted there. Celestine joins existing tenant Brooklyn Children’s Museum Studio.

Goop opens for holidays

Actress Gwyneth Paltrow’s goop has opened another pop-up store in a 2,170 s/f space at 25 Bond Street in NoHo.

The store is part of a Goop GIFT pop-up series that the retailer is staging in New York, Miami and Newport Beach for the 2017 holiday season.

Richard Skulnik

Isaacs and Company broker Nick Cowan represented goop. Richard Skulnik and Lindsay Zegans from Ripco represented the landlord.

Isaacs and Company has been busy in NoHo recently. The firm’s David Baker represented the landlord at 10 Bond Street where Boglioli and AWAY took space and he represented Heyday at Lafayette and Great Jones.

Other retailers recently arriving in the neighborhood include Kith, Ulla Johnson and Hatch.
goop GIFT will be open until December 24.

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