Real Estate Listing

Returning to the Bowery ‘Bunker,’ Where Yet Another Brokerage Tries to Rent the Retail

Posted November 30, 2017 at 5:00 am

Another year, another attempt to pitch the retail unit at 222 Bowery. More than two-and-a-half years after Green Depot departed the storied “Bunker” building, the former environmentally-concious hardware store remains a vacant shell of itself. At least two different brokerages tried to make a deal here, most recently RKF. However, it was under the tutelage […]

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Prohibition-Era Funeral Home on Madison Street Hits the Market for $12.5M

Posted November 29, 2017 at 5:00 am

A former Lower East Side funeral home with colorful gangster roots just hit the market as a multimillion-dollar “investment opportunity.” Robert “Roxie” Vanella was a gangster-cum-undertaker who ran in the same circles as Johnnie Torrio and Al Capone. Later in life, the outlaw (and convicted murderer) went straight, and founded his namesake funeral home. Now, […]

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September Wines Addresses Closure Talk, Says its Amidst ‘Lease Renewal’

Posted November 22, 2017 at 5:15 am

On Monday, we reported that September Wines & Spirits on Stanton Street is potentially on shaky ground. Several real estate listings surfaced that pitched the twelve-year-old booze shop as available for rent, leading to speculation of an imminent closure. September Wines responded to the news, however, noting that the store is not closing. At least […]

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September Wines Might Not be on Stanton Street Much Longer [Updated]

Last modified November 20, 2017 at 11:16 pm

[Updated Below] The Lower East Side appears poised to lose one of its cherished businesses in the coming months. Hell Square is eating its own. September Wines & Spirits – the local mom-and-pop situated at Ludlow and Stanton Streets – might soon depart the neighborhood after more than a dozen years on the block. There […]

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‘Kopitiam’ on Canal Street Crowdfunds for Survival After 25% Rent Hike

Posted November 14, 2017 at 5:11 am

Canal Street snack shop, Kopitiam, is headlong into its search for a new space. Its brief tenure near the corner of Orchard Street will soon conclude, thanks in large part to increasing rents. At the time we first broke the story, ownership informed us that a larger location was necessary. And while that might be, […]

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‘A. Feibusch’ Might Get Unzipped from Allen Street as 2-Story Property Hits Market for $6M

Posted November 10, 2017 at 5:00 am

It’s one of our favorite buildings in the area, and might meet the wrecking ball in the not-too-distant future. The A. Feibusch Corp. zipper supplier (aka Zipperstop) – located on the Lower East Side for over seventy years – is probably counting down the days. Indeed, a real estate listing just hit the market that […]

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‘Simply Hooked’ Might Get Fished out of Clinton Street After 7 Months

Posted November 7, 2017 at 5:07 am

If the glut of listings swimming downstream is any indication, it appears one Clinton Street newcomer might soon be on its way out. Seven-month-old Simply Hooked – the fish-and-chips joint with aspirations of ocean conservancy – is apparently on the market. The 900 square-foot restaurant is pitched in real estate listings as a catch for […]

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‘Prema Hair’ Salon is Staying Put on Stanton Street

Posted November 7, 2017 at 5:04 am

Back in September, Prema Hair salon was operating on borrowed time. Its new landlord – the combo of Penn South Capital, Conway Capital, and Rudd Realty Management that snapped up the property for $12.9 million – had apparently been looking to clear out the ground level retail. An enormous Misrahi Realty banner arrived around that […]

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Rat Castle Retail Hits the Market for $4M

Posted September 19, 2017 at 5:09 am

The notorious “Rat Castle” building on Ludlow Street is back in the news. This time for something as innocuous as a real estate listing. Indeed, the owner of the ground-floor commercial condo at 179 Ludlow Street is looking to sell. The 1,650 square-foot space, currently home to national salon chain Drybar, is going for just […]

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‘Kopitiam’ to Depart Canal Street in Quest for Larger Space

Posted September 14, 2017 at 5:06 am

It won’t be long before Kopitiam quits Canal Street. The Malaysian coffee shop, on the block since September 2015, is on the precipice of expansion. Ownership tells us that a move is in the works for Kopitiam, and that the new location will be “around the area.” They might also run a crowdfunding campaign to […]

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