RIPCO Real Estate has leased 10,450 s/f of retail space at Meadow Partners’ 426-430 East 14th Street in the East Village.
Gorillas, the on-demand grocery delivery startup , took 7,050 s/f across the ground floor and basement for 10 years;
European Wax Center leased 1,700 s/f for 10 years and Wingstop, the chain of nostalgic, aviation-themed restaurants specializing in chicken wings alos leased 1,700 s/f for 10 years.
“New York City continues to see demand for delivery services and quick service restaurants, and both Gorillas and Wingstop are examples of these industries expanding,” said Richard Skulnik, Vice Chairperson at RIPCO, who represented the landlord, Meadow, along with Lindsay Zegans.
“In addition, European Wax Center saw the uptick in the population in the neighborhood and wanted to get in early before the rents increased due to great contingency on the block. We are confident that the addition of these three new tenants will further attract brands and benefit the neighborhood.”
Alex Beard and Estelle Pederson of RIPCO represented Gorillas; Hal Shapiro of Winick Realty Group represented European Wax Center; and Ryan Feldman of AR Realty represented Wingstop.