BNY Mellon Signs for 350K at Brookfield Place

Source: Commercial Observer Bank of New York Mellon Corp. signed a 20-year, 350,000-square-foot lease to move its sought-after headquarters to 225 Liberty Street at Brookfield Place in Lower Manhattan, the bank and its new landlord, Brookfield Office Properties, announced today. The news of the seven-floor lease ends a bidding fight between New York and New [...]

SL Green Inking Leases at 215 Park Avenue South

Source: Commercial Observer SL Green Realty racked up 43,678 square feet worth of new leases and renewals at 215 Park Avenue South in the past two months, the company announced yesterday. Howard Tenenbaum and Gary Rosen of SL Green represented the building manager in-house on three different transactions with public affairs firm Global Strategy Group, [...]

California Disney estate sells for $74M

Source: The Real Deal Walt Disney’s southern California estate has sold for a whopping $74 million, a source confirmed to the New York Daily News. The massive Holmby Hills property includes the iconic S-shaped tunnel through which the movie mogul’s miniaturized steam train – the “Carolwood Pacific Railroad” — ran. Read full story

Lido Buys East West Bank Condo for $12.3M

Source: Commercial Observer Lido Realty has picked up the East West Bank‘s Chinatown condominium in the East West Bank Building at 77 Bowery for about $12.3 million, property records indicate. “77 Bowery fit well into our long term strategy to acquire high credit retail in prime locations,” said Adam Mayer, a portfolio manager for Lido. [...]

Sweetgreen Signs Lease at 100 Kenmare Street

Source: Commercial Observer SCG Retail has brokered a 10-year, 2,400-square-foot lease for health food chain Sweetgreen at 100 Kenmare Street, Commercial Observer has learned. The Nolita quick-service eatery’s newest restaurant is scheduled to open this fall, and marks the chain’s fourth location in New York City. Sweetgreen’s New York entry strategy, in partnership with SCG, [...]