Ullink

Global financial technology firm Ullink is leaving Third Avenue for SJP Properties’ 11 Times Square. Ullink, which provides multi-asset trading technology and infrastructure, just signed for 14,177 square feet.

The 1.1 million square-foot tower, a joint venture of SJP and Prudential Real Estate Investors clients, is 85 percent leased. It recently achieved a street-level milestone with the leasing of 26,000 square feet of retail space to the Urbo dining complex.

Key Brand Entertainment

Another Broadway producer has opted to remain on the Great White Way. Key Brand Entertainment which develops, produces, distributes and markets Broadway theater worldwide, is not only staying, but doubling in size at the iconic Brill Building at 1619 Broadway.

Key Brand Entertainment Broadway firm doubles space at Brill Building

Key Brand Entertainment, the developer and producer of Broadway shows around the world, is doubling its size at the Brill Building at 1619 Broadway.
The entertainment firm, which is responsible for hit-shows such as Kinky Boots and Beautiful, signed a new 14-year lease. Key Brand will now take up 33,774 square feet, after adding the entire 16,887-square-foot eighth floor.

Verragio Jewelry A Jeweler Heads East With Fifth Avenue Lease

A designer of high-end diamond engagement rings and wedding rings is moving to Fifth Avenue from a side street in the Garment District.
Verragio Ltd. has signed a lease for 13,586 square feet in a 14-story building at 330 Fifth Ave.; asking rent was $48 a square foot.

Omnivista

Since David Tawfik of Princeton International Properties bought 104 W. 40th St. by Bryant Park for $103 million, he has signed 70,000 feet of leases.
The 6th and 7th floors totaling 28,000 feet with a beautiful terrace were leased by Gotham, part of ad giant Interpublic. Scott Panzer and Robert Romano from Jones Lang LaSalle repped the tenant.

Another 30,000-foot lease with Regus for the 4th and 5th floors of 15,000 feet each was completed through Jim Wenk and Patrick Heeg also of JLL.

Paramount Properties
Paramount Properties

LeadDog Marketing Group has signed a 10-year, 24,929-square-foot lease at 440 Ninth Avenue. Asking rents were $45 per square foot.

“It was the right balance; nicer than what we currently have, but not super corporate,” Donna Providenti, chief operating officer at LeadDog, said of the space. “We are coming from old loft spaces that aren’t really suited for office use.”

440ninthCurrently located at 159 West 25th Street, LeadDog expects to move in to its space on the two top floors of the 18-story building by November 1 following a build out being done by the landlord, Paramount Group, Inc.

Golf & Body City gets first ‘country club’

By Linda O’FLanagan

The City That Never Sleeps now has its own country club where it can at least chill out for a while.

Golf & Body NYC will open a 25,000 s/f outpost at Atlantic Realty Development Corp’s new apartment building at 883-885 Sixth Avenue.

“CEO and owner Tom Schiff had a vision to develop an urban country club in the city and made it happen,” said Newmark Grubb Knight Frank director Daniel Hassett, who was set to the task of finding the first site for a private golf club in Manhattan.

Tweedy Browne New York firm moving to Stamford

Companies are moving within Fairfield County taking advantage of landlords’ incentives to fill vacant space, but Malkin Properties has gone beyond the state’s borders to welcome a venerable New York City investment advisory firm to its Metro Center complex adjacent to the Stamford Transportation Center.
Tweedy, Browne Co. LLC, established 92 years ago, is relocating its headquarters from 350 Park Ave., in Manhattan to a 24,421-square-foot suite at Metro Center, said Jeffrey Newman, executive vice president of Malkin Properties, marketing and management agent for the building.

The Winter Organization

Although Two Trees Management is best known for making DUMBO one of Brooklyn’s hottest residential neighborhoods, it also has office space there. And according to leasing director Caroline Pardo, 78 tenants extended their commitments at 45 Main St., 55 Wash ington St. and 20 Jay St. in 2010, a whopping 113,000 square feet of renew als. Only 21,100 square feet re mains available of a combined 1.2 million square feet at the three addresses.

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The Collective

Its the grown-up equivalent of convincing your parents to let you buy a drum set. Finally, the citys most prominent drum school, The Collective, has found a landlord willing to give it a new home.

The Winter Organization

Its no Hat Creek Cattle Company and Livery Emporium, but a penthouse atop
Columbus Circle will simply have to do for RHI Entertainment.