Nike signs for 17K sf space at Empire Outlets on Staten Island

Rendering of Empire Outlets in Staten Island (inset: Nike’s Swoosh logo) Sports apparel giant Nike is the latest retailer to commit to BFC Partners’ Empire Outlets development on Staten Island after signing on for 17,000 square feet of space at the outlet mall. At a Staten Island Economic Development Corporation conference, BFC principal Joseph Ferrara announced the deal,[…]

VIDEO: This floating park is finally coming to NYC

Pier55, the park that will float above the Hudson River, is slated to start construction this summer, after receiving approval from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The 2.7-acre park was funded by the Hudson River Park Trust, led Barry Diller and Diane Von Fürstenberg, which put up $113 million for the project. Diller and Von Fürstenberg (who also contributed $35[…]

DAB Investments, partners buy vacant Tribeca rental building

51 White Street in Tribeca (inset: David Friedman) R.A. Cohen & Associates sold a five-story Tribeca loft building to a partnership led by real estate broker and investor David Friedman for $22 million. The 20,670-square-foot, 13-unit rental property at 51 White Street, located between Broadway and Church Street, was delivered vacant and traded for just[…]