October 28, 2019 –Peter Carillo, Principal/Senior Managing Director of HKS Real Estate Advisors and Ben Tapper, Senior Managing Director of Lee & Associates NYC, have negotiated a 99-year leasehold at 777 Eighth Avenue, between West 47th and West 48th Streets. Carillo and Tapper represented the property owner, 777 Eighth LLC, and Joseph Genovese of Lee Odell Real Estate represented the tenant, TSGL Eighth Avenue LLC, a developer who plans to erect a 200-key hotel. This is the second leasehold that Carillo and Tapper have created for this owner in this neighborhood in the last three years.
“Located only one block from the heart of Times Square, this development opportunity is ideally situated for hotel use, with numerous shopping, dining, and theater options within walking distance,” explains Mr. Tapper.
“We were very excited to negotiate this transaction as we believe the hotel will perform exceptionally well in this location, and working with the team from TSGL was an absolute pleasure,” says Mr. Carillo.
Surrounding flagship and destination shopping options include H&M, Forever 21, MAC Cosmetics, and M&M’s World store. 777 Eighth Avenue is conveniently located near the A, C, E, N, R, W, and 1 subway lines.