Winick secures long-term lease on Amsterdam Ave. for security retailer
Winick Realty Group has announced that Basics Plus, a full-service security provider, hardware and house-wares retailer, has signed a long-term lease at an undisclosed rental for its 8th location in Manhattan.
The tenant will occupy 900 s/f at 671 Amsterdam Avenue, between West 92nd and West 93rd Streets.
Joseph Isa of Winick Realty Group represented the tenant. The landlord was represented by Ross Kaplan and Stu Morden from Newmark Knight Frank.
Established in 1989 in the Village as a local locksmith and security store, Basics Plus has been expanding since; opening six Hardware stores since 1997 – at 121 University Place, 845 Second Avenue, 2315 Broadway, 194 Third Avenue, 149 Church Street and 1621 First Avenue.
Winick Realty Group has also announced that Pita Grill, a restaurant chain specializing in middle eastern cuisine, has signed a lease for its 10th location in Manhattan.
The tenant will occupy a 1,700-square-foot space at 291 Seventh Avenue, between West 26th and West 27th Streets, across the street from the Fashion Institute of Technology. The space was previously home to Samurai Sam’s restaurant.
Joseph Isa of Winick Realty Group represented the tenant, which will join Chipotle, BRGR, Dunkin Donuts, Whole Foods Market, Buy Buy Baby and other retailers in the neighborhood this fall.
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