Berenik Boutique & Talenthouse N.Y. to Open in SoHo
NEW YORK—RKF, the country’s leading independent real estate firm specializing in retail leasing, investment sales and consulting services, announced today that it has arranged a 9,000-square-foot lease with Berenik Boutique & Talenthouse N.Y., a first-of-its-kind curated retail and creative workspace concept store. The location will open in July at 419 Broome Street, in the heart of SoHo’s vibrant fashion market.
RKF Executive Vice President Beth Rosen and Associate Emily Simmonds represented landlord Broad Broome LLC in the transaction. Berenik Boutique & Talenthouse N.Y. was represented by Storefront.
Located on the south block between Lafayette and Crosby Streets, 419 Broome Street is an iconic cast iron building ideally situated in the heart of SoHo, home of the most well-recognized names in global fashion and specialty retail. Neighboring retailers include Bloomingdale’s, Indochino, Madewell, Necessary Clothing, NikeLab21M, Supreme, The Reformation SOHO, and Topshop.
The space consists of 4,500 square feet on the ground floor and 4,500 square feet in the lower level, and features a 15-foot ceiling, a skylight and original scrollwork accented columns, as well as 35 feet of frontage on Broome Street.
Berenik Boutique & Talenthouse N.Y. provides small, independent specialty retailers with sections of its space, along with staff, furniture and point-of-sale systems. The Broome Street space will feature a creative workspace area and communal meeting space for readings, performances and screenings.
“SoHo continues to appeal to global and luxury retailers to open their first-to-market stores, and 419 Broome Street is getting a truly first-of-its-kind concept with built-in shop units and workspaces,” said Rosen. “Berenik’s unique positioning reflects the trends at play in the fashion industry, with a focus on creating meaningful experiences for shoppers and providing retailers flexible options to showcase their brand.”
The leading independent real estate firm in North America specializing in retail leasing, investment sales and consulting services, RKF serves a broad spectrum of domestic and global clients in services ranging from national tenant and owner representation to advisory, consulting and dispositions. With approximately $30 billion in aggregate real estate transactions to its credit, RKF has been responsible for identifying scores of real estate opportunities throughout the United States for leading American and international chains, retailers, developers and institutional clients. RKF is headquartered in New York with offices in Chicago, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Miami, Northern New Jersey, San Francisco, Tokyo and Toronto. RKF operates in Canada as RKF Group Canada Realty, a retail brokerage.
RKF’s New York City office is located at 521 Fifth Avenue, Floor 7, New York, NY 10175.
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