Top Dealmakers Race to the Finish Line at REBNY’s Retail Deal of the Year Awards
The retail community drove out in force for the announcement of the Real Estate Board of New York’s (REBNY) 2015 Retail Deal of the Year Awards, which was held at Club 101. Selected from a highly competitive roster of 13 deals submitted by the industry’s top retail brokers for the 18th annual competition, the winners were:
Neil Goldmacher and Brian Goldman, of Newmark Grubb Knight Frank, who won The Most Ingenious Retail Deal of the Year, which demonstrates exceptional broker accumen (ingenuity and creativity) for their deal: “History Meets Innovation on 11th Avenue: Securing a New Dealership for Jaguar Land Rover Manhattan” – 787 11th Avenue, New York, NY.
Eric Gelber, of CBRE, Inc., who was awarded The Most Significant Retail Deal of the Year, which recognizes the most significant retail deal in its overall characteristics and importance to the New York City retail market for “If the Shoe Fits…Foot Locker’s Flagship Megastonre at 8 Times Square.”
“The two impressive deals honored today demonstrated tremendous foresight, acumen, dedication and creativity, which attest to the caliber of talent among our retail community,” said Andrew Mandell, managing partner of Ripco Real Estate and chair of REBNY’s Retail Committee.
Sponsors of the 18th Annual Retail Deal of the Year Awards Cocktail Party included: Cushman & Wakefield, Eastern Consolidated, Empire State Realty Trust, Jack Resnick & Sons, Inc., Manhattan Skyline, Ripco Real Estate, Rose Associates, Tishman Speyere and Vornado Realty Trust.
Pictured: Richard Kaye, Lee & Associates; Steven E. Baker, Winick Realty Group; Christopher Owles, Sinvin Real Estate
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