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Verizon Wireless Signs Long-Term Lease At Stonehenge Partners’ 555 6th Avenue

May 14th, 2015Stonehenge Partners - a fully-integrated owner, operator and developer of premier residential and commercial real estate – announces that Verizon Wireless, the phone service provider and phone accessory distributor, has signed a 700-square foot lease at 555 6th Ave. in the Union Square/Village area. 

Established in 2007, Stay Connected is the premier Verizon Wireless Authorized Retailer in the NY Metro area. Whether a customer is interested in the latest mobile technological advances or has a question pertaining to a particular product, Stay Connected is the consumer go-to.  Commended for their excellent customer service with professional and knowledgeable employees, consumers will most certainly appreciate the convenience of the thirteenth NY metro location for Stay Connected Wireless.

“We are thrilled to welcome Verizon Wireless to the retail we have created on 6th Avenue, where we already have two successful operators, BFX and FIKA ,” said Ofer Yardeni, Chairman and CEO. “We look forward to continuing our efforts to attract thriving businesses to this beautiful, brand new retail on 6th Avenue between 15th and 16th Streets.”

The retail at 555 6th Avenue was created by Stonehenge as part of a complete restoration and repositioning of the property. The transformation at 101W15 included gut-renovations to 163 residential apartments and the creation of a state-of-the-art amenity space that is comprised of multiple lounges, a courtyard, and a gym. The retail gallery is currently the home of BFX, Town Sports International’s first Boutique Fitness Experience gym, and FIKA, a Swedish based espresso and coffee bar that specializes in artisanal chocolates and Swedish treats. Both corners are available for immediate occupancy (approximately 3,500SF each) and feature glass storefronts on Sixth Avenue with full-block frontage from 15th to 16th streets. The retail property is located steps away from the Union Square, the West Village, and Chelsea with access to public transit on the block.  

Stonehenge was represented by Richard Skulnik, Andrew Mandell, and Jason Maurer at Ripco, the brokerage that is also handling the remaining available retail space along the retail corridor.  The team at Ripco can be reached at (212) 750 – 6565 or RSkulnik@Ripcony.com.

For more information about Stonehenge’s available retail spaces, visit www.stonehengenyc.com or contact Jason Gohari at 646-381-7711.

About Stonehenge Partners

Stonehenge, founded by Chairman & CEO Ofer Yardeni, is a vertically integrated, private real estate company with expertise in investment management, property management, development, design, construction, leasing and financing. Stonehenge’s core growth strategy is focused on New York City real estate opportunities. Stonehenge owns and manages a portfolio valued at $3.1 billion (based on values performed by independent third party appraisers) comprised of 25 income-producing properties with more than 3,000 residential apartment units. Recognized for its above-and-beyond customer service platform and five-star lifestyle programming, Stonehenge provides a residential experience that is second to none.

For more information about Stonehenge Partners, visit www.stonehengenyc.com or call 646-878-2004.