NEW YORK — Winick Realty Group has completed retail leasing for TF Cornerstone's East Coast Development, a mixed-use project on the Long Island City Waterfront. The large project consists of six buildings with approximately 3,000 apartments and the largest retail development in Long Island City.
Eight retail leases cover retail space in five of the buildings: 4545 Center Boulevard, 4540 Center Boulevard, 4610, 4615 and 4630 Center Boulevard.
At 4545 Center Boulevard, the newly signed tenants reflect the changing demographics of the area with a focus on health and wellness and family. I Love Kickboxing leased a 2,967-sq. ft. studio. Mimi & Mo, a children's salon and clothing store, will occupy 1,239 sq. ft. RKF represented I Love Kickboxing, while Winick represented Mimi & Mo. Winick also represented European Wax Center, which took 1,252 sq. ft. at the complex. These tenants will join New York Kids Club, which will open a 5,003-sq. ft. classroom and gym space in 2014.
At 4610 Center Boulevard, an as-yet-unnamed Italian Restaurant from TD Restaurant Group signed a lease for a 7,733-sq. ft. ground floor restaurant. Signature Partners represented the restaurant, which will also occupy a 2,200-sq. ft. outdoor terrace overlooking the East River.
Winick has acted as TF Cornerstone's exclusive broker at the development, previously helping to bring the Latin fusion restaurant, Blend, Sweetleaf Coffee and Espresso Bar and Crank Cycling Studio to the complex.
TF Cornerstone Inc is a family-owned and operated real estate company focused on the acquisition, development, construction and management of fine residential, commercial and retail properties in New York and Washington, D.C.