From the monthly archives: "November 2009"


Tarnished Gold

New York’s luxury corridor loses its luster, but less expensive areas hold their own.

The stretch of Madison Avenue starting at 57th Street and continuing through the upper 60s has not historically been associated with hard times. Yet the current downturn has hammered the corridor, making it one of the hardest-hit areas in New York City.

Meanwhile, Manhattan’s less ritzy retail areas, including Times Square, Union Square, Herald Square, lower Fifth Avenue and SoHo welcome new tenants.

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REBNY’s Retail Committee Welcomes New Members

(left to right): New REBNY Retail Members: Row 1 – Amira Yunis – Newmark Knight Frank, Nicole LaRusso– Alliance for Downtown New York, Natalia Macias – Tishman Speyer; Row 2 – Ariel Schuster – Robert K. Futterman & Associates, Jason Pruger – Newmark Knight Frank, Jeff Winick – Winick Realty Group, Eric Gelber – CB Richard Ellis, Inc., Scott Klatsky – Time Equities, Inc., Gary Trock – CB Richard Ellis, Inc.

Nine new members were recently admitted to the REBNY Retail Committee. Candidates must have a minimum of five years experience, committee sponsors, and must receive 90 percent of the votes tabulated.

Members of the committee are retail brokers, owner representatives and other industry professionals active in learning and providing store space in New York City. Its mission is to bring together active industry professionals in an environment where members share information, offer support and work to uphold the highest moral and ethical standards in the retail leasing community.

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Perspective NY-November 2009