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RETAIL ROUNDUP: St Tropez brand comes to The Hamptons; Restaurant space available at City Point.

St. Tropez swimwear stars make a splash in The Hamptons

MANHATTAN Skyline Management Corp. announced that Vilebrequin, the St. Tropez-based luxury swimwear and clothing brand, is opening its newest location at 30 Main Street in East Hampton, New York.
This will be the retailer’s second location in the Hamptons.
Vilebrequin signed a long-term lease for the 315 s/f, ground floor space, which comes with an additional 300 s/f storage mezzanine. The store has over 20 feet of frontage on Main Street in the village of East Hampton.
Joshua Roth, Vice President, Retail Leasing for Manhattan Skyline Management Corp. represented the landlord on the deal and the tenant was represented by Joel Isaacs and Greg Flood of Isaacs & Company.
“Retail space along this luxury corridor of East Hampton’s Main Street is very sought-after, receiving a lot of foot-traffic from a high-end clientele,” said Roth.
“We are thrilled to have the Vilebrequin brand continue to grow its presence in the Hamptons and for this esteemed retailer to become a part of the thriving retail community of East Hampton.”

Liebeskind Belin opens second New York store

General contractor Stalco Construction has completed the construction of the new Liebeskind Berlin store in the Tanger Outlets mall in Riverhead on Long Island.

Stalco constructed the new store
Stalco constructed the new store

This is the second U.S. location of the trendy German leather accessories and fashion brand. Liebeskind’s American flagship store – and its first location – is in Manhattan’s SoHo neighborhood.
The new store is at 503 Tanger Mall Drive. Tanger Outlets is owned and operated by Tanger Factory Outlet Centers, Inc.
“The 2,000 s/f interior reflects Liebeskind’s signature industrial chic esthetic. Designed by the brand’s in-house architectural team in Germany, with support from the architect of record L2 Studios, the store features exposed ceilings, a manufactured wood planks floor, and concrete-finish and metal display fixtures manufactured in Germany,” said Stalco president Alan Nahmias.

Luxury perfumery moves onto Madison Avenue

RKF has secured a 746 s/f lease for luxury perfume retailer By Kilian, at 944 Madison Avenue.
Executive Vice President Beth Rosen and Associate Benjamin Zack represented By Kilian in the transaction. The landlord was represented by CBRE’s Richard Hodos, Daniel Alesandro and Joseph Hudson.
By Kilian’s new store, part of the remerchandising of the Shops at 944 Madison Avenue, is situated on the west side of Madison Avenue between 74th and 75th Streets on the Upper East Side, directly across from the recently opened Met Breuer, the Metropolitan Museum’s second Manhattan location.
By Killian joins neighboring international fashion and accessories retailers Moynat, Roland Mouret, IRO and Acne Studios, which have all recently signed leases on this heavily trafficked stretch of Madison Avenue.
“By Kilian was drawn to this location on Madison Avenue due to the high end customer base and luxury retail co-tenancy. This was also a unique opportunity to be directly across from the Met Breuer,” said Rosen.
“Madison Avenue has become a top destination for modern luxury fashion and art, as well as boutique hotels, which makes By Kilian the perfect addition to this elegant retail corridor.”

Japanese fashion label signs Bleecker Street lease

The Japanese retailer is opening its first stand-alone store in the US

Japanese fashion label, Enföld, is coming to Bleecker St.
Opening its first stand-alone retail location outside Japan, the store will occupy a 920 s/f retail space at 411 Bleecker Street. The property also offers a 500 s/f basement.
Nick Cowen and Joel Isaacs, Isaacs and Company represented Enfold, which was previously available within Barneys New York. Enföld is a subsidiary of Asian apparel giant Baroque Japan Limited.
William Abramson & Matthew Olden, Buchbinder & Warren Realty Group, LLC represented the landlord in the lease.
NGKF completes Edison campaign

Newmark Grubb Knight Frank (NGKF) Retail has completed the retail leasing campaign at the base of the Edison Hotel in Times Square.
Bond 45, the popular eatery owned by Shelly Fireman, will occupy 10,000 s/f on the 46th Street side of the hotel, while Friedman’s Restaurant, the quick-serve concept, will be opening its fifth outpost on the 47th Street side of the hotel, comprising approximately 4,500 s/f in the space formerly occupied by the Edison Café.
NGKF Executive Vice President Jeffrey D. Roseman along with Managing Director Gregg Gropper and Associate Director Mark Utreras represented ownership in both transactions.
“NGKF Retail has had a very successful track record in bringing retail and restaurants to Times Square and we are thrilled to have been able to attract such great food operators as Bond 45 and Friedman’s to the Edison Hotel,” said Roseman.

Resort brand books into New York

RKF has secured two new locations for resort wear fashion retailer Orlebar Brown, in New York City and East Hampton, NY.
The transactions mark the brand’s newest U.S. locations after executing a series of successful pop-up concept stores in East Hampton and Bal Harbour, Fla.
Executive Vice President Joshua Strauss and Associate Benjamin Zack represented Orlebar Brown in both transactions.
In the Manhattan transaction, Orlebar Brown signed a lease for 395 s/f at 451 Broome Street at Mercer Street in SoHo.
Directly adjacent to James Perse’s Flagship, the new Orlebar Brown store is also surrounded by a strong mix of co-tenants, including Bloomingdale’s Soho, IRO, Isabel Marant and Alexander Wang.
Sinvin’s Christopher Owles represented the building’s co-op board in this transaction.
The second lease signed by Orlebar Brown was for 1,650 s/f at 55 Newtown Lane in East Hampton.
This corner retail space is situated between Park Place and Barns Lane, steps from Oliver Peoples, Theory, Brunello Cucinelli, John Varvatos and SoulCycle.
“SoHo is among the strongest retail markets in Manhattan, with major luxury and fashion brands opening flagship stores. It has become a shopping and dining destination for New Yorkers and tourists alike while preserving its artistic appeal with world-renowned art galleries. Meanwhile, East Hampton is one of America’s most famous summer destinations, with white sand beaches, spectacular estates and affluent residents, which makes it an ideal location for the brand’s long-term national expansion.” said Strauss.

Chance to grab slice of DoBro action

A 7,700 s/f mezzanine-level restaurant space with an outdoor dining terrace is available for lease at City Point.
Acadia Realty Trust and Washington Square Partners, co-developers of the 1.8 million-square-foot Downtown Brooklyn said the location offers prospective restaurateurs the unique opportunity to be housed in Brooklyn’s largest mixed-use development.
“With City Point leading the way, Downtown Brooklyn is becoming one of New York’s premiere food destinations,” said Chris Conlon, co-developer.

The restaurant space has an outside terrace
The restaurant space has an outside terrace

“The DoBro market is experiencing high demand as developers, retailers, and home owners have identified the neighborhood as an area of opportunity. This mezzanine restaurant space will provide its prospective operator the opportunity to be a part of the neighborhood’s continued growth, amidst DoBro’s renaissance and revival of Fulton Street.
City Point’s architect-of-record, COOKFOX Architects, spearheaded the design of the open concept restaurant space that will have 12-foot ceilings and sviews of the newly constructed Willoughby Square Park.
The new restaurant tenant will join Fortina, the Bronx-based Italian restaurant by Food Network’s, Christian Petroni. The restaurateur signed a 15-year, 4,612 s/f lease earlier this year, rounding out City Point’s designated restaurant spaces.
Other tenants include DeKalb Market Hall, City Point’s 30,000 s/f hall that consists of noted vendors such as Katz’s Deli, Ample Hills Creamery, Eight Turn Crepe, and Cuzin’s Duzin. National retailer Trader Joe’s will serve as the project’s sole grocery anchor tenant.
Anchor tenants, including Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, Century 21 and Target are scheduled to open summer 2016.
The development is currently 80 percent leased

All American retail

Sabre Real Estate Group arranged a lease in the Willow Wood Shopping Center in Wantagh for Long Island’s first Stewart’s All American restaurant.
Stewart’s leased 3,000 s/f at 1187 Wantagh Ave. and is expected to open in the fall.
Jayson Siano and Douglas Bomzer represented Stewarts. Bob Delavale represented the landlord, Breslin Realty Development Corp., in-house.

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