Wildflower, the company behind Robert De Niro’s Wildflower Studios in Queens, bought this industrial site in Hunts Point from a Long Island company. The sites were last purchased for about $2.3 million in 2003, according to property records. The lots total 55,000 square feet and allow for 110,000 square feet of buildable space.
Bronx, NY Skyline Properties sold 1340 Lafayette Ave., 749 Whittier and 745 Whittier St. in the Hunts Point section of the Bronx to Wildflower Ltd. for $10.85 million. The combined lots total 55,000 s/f with a total of 110,000 buildable s/f.
The Kaufman Organization closed on a newly formed ground lease at The Haymarket Building in Manhattan’s NoMad, valued at $34.5 million, Commercial Observer has learned. Kaufman signed a 99-year ground lease with owner MFM Properties for the 12-story office building at 135 West 29th Street between Seventh Avenue and Avenue of the Americas, according to Kaufman.
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The Feil Organization is buying an office building in Chelsea that is home to several art galleries for about $72 million, according to sources familiar with the deal. The property is located at 530 West 25th Street between 10th and 11th avenues and spans 95,000 square feet across seven stories. The Feil Organization partnered on the purchase with Peter Armstrong of Rigby Asset Management.
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Wildflower bought the adjacent properties at 1340 Lafayette Ave., 749 Whittier St. and 745 Whittier St. in Hunts Point from a Long Island-based limited liability company, which had bought the sites for about $2.3 million in 2003, according to sources and property records. The lots span 55,000 square feet and include 110,000 buildable square feet.
One of the biggest “deal killers” during ground lease negotiations circles around the issue of whether or not to include a rent reset in the ground lease. In general, rent resets are used to protect the landlord (lessor) from inflation which in turn can increase future ground rent paid by the ground tenant (lessee). As a consequence, the lessee is reluctant to accept a rent reset whereby “killing the deal.” However, crafting language to protect both the landlord and tenant can help keep the deal
The Kaufman Organization continues to expand in Midtown South after closing on a $34.5 million ground lease at the Haymarket Building. The organization signed a 99-year ground lease with MFM Properties for the 12-story office building at 135 West 29th Street, the Commercial Observer reported.
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This six-story apartment building in the Clinton Hill neighborhood was built in 1939. It has seven one-bedroom units, eight two-bedrooms, 21 three-bedrooms and four four-bedrooms, as well as 16 parking spaces. The building last changed hands in 2012.
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The New York Real Estate Journal caught up with Robert Khodadadian, Skyline Properties’ founder, and CEO, for an overview on why the current market conditions have led to the recent resurgence of ground leasing in the city.
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The commercial building, at 135 W. 29th St., stands 12 stories tall and spans 82,000 square feet. It is about 70% occupied, with roughly 25,000 square feet of space available for lease, according to the Kaufman Organization. The company plans to renovate and reposition the building, which it acquired from MFM Properties.
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with its move to the 31st floor in SL Green’s “Daily News Building” to accommodate more space for the firms growing investment sales team
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The declining retail market coupled with the COVID-19 pandemic has left many real estate investors in limbo. Buyers are uncertain what the future may bring and are thus not inclined to buy in this market.
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Which project, deal, or transaction was the “game-changer” in the advancement of your career? The sale of 516-530 West 25th St. was a game changer because this was the largest transaction Skyline Properties sold using their customized canvassing services. How do you contribute to your community or your profession? Myself and my firm have donated to various organizations to help those in need. I also, make myself available as a source to those who need guidance in any transaction.
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Year in Review 2018: Robert Khodadadian, Skyline Properties - Since inception Skyline Properties has prided itself on strictly off-market deals and our ability to efficiently and effectively customize canvass for our clients. For Skyline, 2018 was the year that we honed the customized canvassing tools we have developed which enabled us to close successful transactions for our clients, which in turn created an organic expansion of our Investment Sales Team.
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What year did you discover the NYREJ and how has been a beneﬁt to you and/or your business? I was ﬁrst made aware of NYREJ when their publishing director, Kristine Wolf reached out to me in 2013 to congratulate me on opening Skyline and to inform me that she was on our new company website and noticed a typo on the word “syndication.”
Who or what do you attribute to your success?..I attribute my success, to my ability to think outside of the box. In an industry set with many standards, I have been able to find new ways to make deals happen and solve the many problems that arise. Many people will follow a simple path, but every seller and buyer have their own unique interests which must be settled to come to a mutual agreement between the parties. Once you figure that out, the job becomes much easier.
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Robert Khodadadian and Daniel Shirazi of Skyline represented both the seller, 711 Brighton, LLC and purchaser, 711 BBA LLC on this off-market transaction. Skyline’s customized canvassing tool enables buyers to focus on purchasing assets that meet their acquisition criteria as opposed to waiting for them to become available on the open market and thereby bypassing the time consuming process of bidding on properties that are marketed.
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by more than three times with its move to the 31st floor in SL Green’s “Daily News Building” to accommodate more space for the firms growing investment sales team
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Skyline Properties has hired Daniel Shirazi to spearhead the firms expansion.
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