Private: Hudson Yards – Next NYC Art Gallery District?

First, there was SoHo. Then followed Chelsea and the Lower East Side. Aspiring artists have always had a home throughout Manhattan, and now it seems the emerging Hudson Square neighborhood is being positioned as an art gallery district. Development projects in Hudson Square may eventually earn the neighborhood the nickname “Chelsea North.” This neighborhood covers the area west of Eighth Avenue from 28th Street to 43rd Street. For years it has boasted parking lots, low-rise buildings and parking garages, but recent developments such as Hudson Yards aim to deliver an influx of enormous commercial office buildings and residential structures scheduled for completion by 2020. Additionally, the No. 7 subway line will be extended to 34th Street and Eleventh Avenue in 2014, and… Continue reading

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How to Secure the Best NYC Retail Space

Are you looking to rent NYC retail space for a store, boutique or restaurant? You probably already are aware that Manhattan retail rents are much greater than in other U.S. cities, with asking prices as high as $1,000 per square foot for retail space in a high-traffic avenue location. Strong Demand in SoHo & The Plaza District Two of the most desirable retail corridors in Manhattan are located in The Plaza District, at Fifth Avenue between 49th and 59th streets, and in SoHo, on Broadway. Luxury brands such as Bergdorf Goodman, Louis Vuitton and The Apple store have large stores on Fifth Avenue in the high 50s, and prestigious national chains such as Hugo Boss, Steve Madden, Sephora and Kenneth Cole… Continue reading

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