From the monthly archives: "January 2007"

Massive Retail Space Being Assembled on Brooklyn’s Myrtle Avenue

Duane Reade Confirmed; Supermarket, Restaurants Sought

“There is a ton of retail at this site,” said Amanda Scoblick, a director with Winick Realty. The site she is speaking of is the Myrtle Avenue development of John Catsimatidis and Red Apple Real Estate, where Winick is handling the leasing.

“It is one of the largest retail sites we’re handling and definitely one of Brooklyn’s largest right now,” added Scoblick, who is working as part of a team with CEO Jeff Winick and Frank Terzulli, another director.

As previously reported in the Eagle, the project, at 162-184 Myrtle Ave., between Flatbush Avenue Extension and Ashland Place, is a mixed-use development combining approximately 500 luxury residential units, more than 200,000 square feet of retail space plus underground parking.

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Brooklyn Daily Eagle – January 4, 2007 – Massive Retail Space Being Assembled on Brooklyn’s Myrtle Avenue

Winick Realty Group Brings Restaurant & Boutique to New Gansevoort South Hotel

Bringing the best of New York to Miami, Winick Realty Group, a leading retail brokerage firm in New York, announced it has secured 9,000 sq ft for Philippe Restaurant to be located outside the new posh Gansevoort South Hotel. Philippe Chow and Stratis Morfogen, co-owner of Philippe Restaurant, a contemporary Chinese Restaurant in New York City, are slated to open their second restaurant on the corner of Collins Avenue and 23rd Street in South beach Miami.

Lori Shabtai, Director of Luxury & Brand Retail, and Jeff Winick, CEO of Winick Realty Group, represented the landlord, Sandy Lane Retail and Philippe Restaurant by Philippe Chow in the transaction. In addition, Shabtai also represented the landlord, Gansevoort South Hotel, and retailer Inca World Wide, to secure 1,000 sq ft to open their first US store that specializes in collection of bags, swimwear, resort wear and accessories for men, women and children.

The chic company, launched in 1998 by Stephanie Hirsch, NYC style cognoscenti, gained immediate recognition from her jet set clients, celebrities, and trendsetters alike. To meet the growing demands of expansion, Hirsch teamed up with long-time friend Stacy Deutsch, who now serves as partner in Inca World Wide brand.

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Winick Realty Group Announces Duane Reade Signs Prime Manhattan Leasehold

Winick Realty Group is pleased to announce that it is the exclusive real estate broker in the tri-state area for Duane Reade, who currently has 249 stores in metropolitan New York area. Duane Reade has recently signed several leases for prime Manhattan locations, as well as leases for additional locations in the metro area. This is a result of the company’s intense and ongoing effort to maintain its superior real estate position throughout the greater New York area and Manhattan, in particular.

As part of it’s ongoing commitment to save the health, beauty, and wellness needs of New Yorkers, Duane Reade is constantly seeking additional attractive locations to support the company’s plans for continued growth.

Founded in 1960, Duane Reade has been a New York institution for over 40 years. Importantly, the company continues to thrive, boasting the leading market share amongst drug retailers in New York, 249 convenient locations, and almost $2 billion in annual sales.

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Mann Report – January 2007 – Winick realty group Announces duane reade signs prime manhattan leasehold