Gyms maintained a strong presence in January’s retail leasing scene, securing two of the top spots.
The rest of the list is a bit of a mixed bag, featuring wildcards such as museums and marijuana dispensaries.
All together, January’s top 10 retail leasing deals totaled more than December’s in terms of square footage.
The 10 biggest retail lease deals signed last month totaled 229,700 square feet, up 80,900 square feet from December’s total of 148,800 square feet. The largest retail lease in January was inked in the Financial District.
1) Life Time, 1 Wall Street, Financial District – 74,000 square feet
The gym signed a lease for 74,000 square feet of space at 1 Wall Street, it’s second location in Manhattan. Life Time Fitness will open alongside a Whole Foods at the base of the building. Joe Mastromonaco and Fritz Kemerling of Dartmouth Company represented the tenant while Peter Whitenack, Jackie Totolo and Scott Zinovoy of RKF represented the landlord, Macklowe Properties.