Jsong and 7th Avenue Stationers to Manhattan Garment Center
New York — Winick Realty Group has announced two lease transactions that will relocate two long-time tenants in Manhattan’s Garment Center.
Twenty-year-old Chinese contemporary sportswear designer Jsong International signed a lease for 1,900 sq. ft. at 149B West 36th Street, between Broadway and Seventh Avenue. The brand, which had previously operated a showroom at nearby 499 Broadway, moved to introduce a retail component to its business.
Winick represented both Jsong and the landlord, Zone 26 Fashion.
Winick also assisted 7th Avenue Stationers in a relocation effort following the demolition of its previous location on 35th Street between Seventh and Eight Avenues. The store moved one block to a 1,200-sq.-ft. space on 147 West 35th Street between Seventh Avenue and Broadway.
Choza Taqueria to open third Manhattan location
New York — Choza Taqueria, a Manhattan-based Mexican restaurant, has signed a lease for its third location at 100 Park Avenue, between 40th and 41st Streets. The new location will reach a lunchtime crowd from the area’s many Class A offices and the business commuters and visitors passing through Grand Central Station.
Winick Realty Group represented Choza, which currently operates storefronts on Madison Avenue and 27th Street and Macdougal Street and Bleecker Street.
Newmark Grubb Knight Frank represented the landlord, SL Green Realty Corp. in the long-term lease transaction.
SRS appoints Adam Baxter as first VP
Dallas — SRS real Estate Partners has appointed Adam Baxter as first VP in the Birmingham office. He will focus on tenant and landlord representation in the Birmingham market.
Baxter brings 11 years of experience in commercial real estate to SRS. He previously worked with Harbert Realty Services, where he handled site selection, lease review, lease negotiation, lease and land acquisitions, dispositions, financial analysis and strategic planning. While there, he completed more than a million square feet and $20 million in transactions.