– Swedish Lifestyle and Apparel Brand to Open 4,200-SF Store in April –
NEW YORK, NY – February 22, 2012 – (RealEstateRama) — RKF recently arranged the first New York flagship location with Swedish lifestyle and apparel brand ACNE at 33 Greene St., located on the northwest corner at Grand Street in SoHo. The 4,200-square-foot corner store, formerly occupied by De La Espada, consists of 3,000 square feet on the ground and 1,200 square feet in the basement, and is scheduled to open in April.
RKF Senior Director Caleb Petersen and Associate Christopher Johnson represented the landlord, Jonas and Ursula Hegewisch. ACNE was represented by Joshua Lewin of Isaacs and Company.
“ACNE sought a rare corner location with strong visibility and found this at 33 Greene Street around the corner from its other SoHo location, with strong co-tenants Alexander Wang, Vivienne Tam, DQM for Vans, Ted Baker, among others,” said Petersen. “With significant frontage on Greene and Grand Streets, the new store will feature 10 showcase windows that will provide an incredible branding opportunity for the brand’s U.S. flagship.”
ACNE was established in 1996 as a creative collective. It is best known for its denim unisex jeans and features a diverse assortment of products from both its men’s and women’s collections including apparel, footwear and accessories. ACNE currently operates stores and projects internationally across nine countries.
The country’s leading independent real estate firm 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 disposition. With approximately $20 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 Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Miami, Northern New Jersey, and San Francisco. www.rkf.com
RKF is located at 521 Fifth Avenue, Floor 7, New York, New York 10175, T: 212.599.3700. www.rkf.com.
Dan Bullock / Quinn & Co. / 212.868.1900 x362 / dbullock (at) quinnandco (dot) com