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2017

April 26

Power 100

There are few people in real estate who would question just how bad the last 12 months has been for retail—except, perhaps, if your name is Jeff Sutton.

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March 10

Jeff Sutton secures $125M to refi Harlem retail building

Jeff Sutton’s Wharton Properties locked down $125 million to refinance its six-story retail building on West 125th Street in Harlem.

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February 21

Jeff Sutton raises $233M on Tel Aviv bond market

Jeff Sutton completed an institutional tender on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange, raising $233 million at an interest rate of 3.9 percent. The retail mogul began with a $100 million bond offering, and then more than doubled that to $243 million after demand from investors reached almost $500 million. In the public tender, which is slated to occur in the next week, Sutton can raise an additional $30 million.

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January 31

Swarovski Returning to Times Square

If you think Times Square doesn’t boast enough glam and glitter, have a crystal heart. Swarovski is returning to the center of the bow-tie area — where Seventh Avenue and Broadway cross — with a new store coming to 1565 Broadway on the southwest corner of West 47th Street. The bling maker quietly leased the former Roxy diner in...

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January 27

SL Green, Sutton bag $235M loan at 724 Fifth Avenue

SL Green and Jeff Sutton’s Wharton Properties pulled off a $235 million loan to refinance 724 Fifth Avenue, a 12-story building in the heart of the Plaza District that is home to Prada’s flagship in New York. Aareal Capital Corporation provided the loan, which replaces a $235 million loan from Goldman Sachs in 2014, loan documents show.

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January 20

Sutton refis Times Sq. retail building with $60M loan

A group of investors led by Jeff Sutton refinanced a Times Square retail property occupied by Duane Reade with a $60 million loan from Bank of China. The bank is replacing a $60 million note securitized by Wells Fargo on the property at 661 Eighth Avenue that was set to mature on Jan. 11, the Commercial Observer reported. That loan carried an interest rate of roughly 5.9 percent. The new loan has a three-year term with a Libor-based floating rate that currently sits at 3 percent.

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January 19

From Nike to Zara, NYC shopping has never been better

The imminent ascendance of New York real estate titan Donald Trump to the White House hasn’t just boosted the stock market. It also opened the deal-making floodgates as certainty returned to the city’s retail marketplace. “It’s Trump-enomics,” says Faith Hope Consolo, chairman of Douglas Elliman Retail. “Most companies, whether foreign or local, are going forward [to sign leases] — and that was from the day after the election. I got this flurry of interest.”

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January 31

Nike built city’s largest retail store of 2016

Earlier this year, we revealed that TJX leased a store at 140 West St., which at 68,400 square feet was the largest retail deal completed Downtown in 2016. But the largest retail deal in the city was Nike’s at SL Green and Jeff Sutton’s 650 Fifth Ave., which squeaked by with an extra 814 square feet topping the year at 69,214 feet, and exceeding the all-time retail pricing at $700 million over the life of the lease.

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2016

DECEMBER 7

Sutton lands $101M Signature loan for 34th St. retail building

UPDATED, Jan. 5, 12:23 p.m.: Jeff Sutton’s Wharton Properties obtained a $101 million loan from Signature Bank to refinance its retail building at 21 West 34th Street, property records filed with the city Wednesday show.

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NOVEMBER 30

Nike Swooshing Into New 70K SF Mega-Store on Fifth Avenue [Updated]

Nike has sealed a 15-year deal for a 69,214-square-foot store that spans seven floors at 650 Fifth Avenue near West 52nd Street (including the lower level), Commercial Observer has learned. The asking rent for the 7,000-square-foot ground floor was $4,000 per square foot, with a total starting rent of $34 million, a source with knowledge of the deal told CO. (Victoria’s Secret next door has 9,200 square feet at grade, with a starting rent of $31 million, the source noted.)

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OCTOBER 6

Skechers ties up new Soho location

Retail landlord Jeff Sutton has tied a bow on a deal with the shoe shop Skechers to lease a prime corner on Broadway in Soho.

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SEPTEMBER 09

Sutton, Aurora Capital Sign 99-Year Lease for 511 Fifth Avenue

Nike is swooshing into a huge, 70,000 square-foot store at 650 Fifth Ave. on the southwest corner of West 52 Street — across from Cartier and Olympic Tower.

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MAY 11

Sutton, Maguire in talks to sign Frye at 144 Fifth: sources

UPDATED, 6:45 p.m., May 11: These boots are made for Sutton.
The Frye Company, a high-end leather boot retailer and manufacturer, is in late-stage negotiations to lease a ground-floor retail space at 144 Fifth Avenue, sources told The Real Deal. Jeff Sutton and partner Maguire Capital Group acquired the leasehold on the Flatiron District property less than a month ago.

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APRIL 20

Power 100

Jeff Sutton Founder and President of Wharton Properties Last Year's Rank: 12 Previous 11/101 Next Last year, Jeff Sutton's Wharton Properties completed one of the biggest and most talked about purchases in New York City real estate: the Crown Building at 730 Fifth Avenue, a shining star in the firmament of New York's most coveted and luxurious strip of retail. The price tag was an unfathomable...

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March 16

Canadas Goose migrates to Jeff Sutton's 101 Wooster Street

UPDATED, March 16, 12:26 p.m.: Toronto-based parka maker Canada Goose will take Patagonia’s old space at Jeff Sutton’s 101 Wooster Street in Soho.
The retailer signed a lease for a 4,400-square-foot space at the early 1900s-era property, where asking rent was about $550 per square foot, the New York Post reported...

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MARCH 15

Apparel brand sets down between Spring & Prince

Quiet Soho is getting fluffed up with news of a new premium retailer landing at 101 Wooster St. between Spring and Prince streets.

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March 02

Zegna to open flagship store t the Crown Building

Ermenegildo Zegna plans to open a new flagship store, right on Billionaires’ Row.
The luxury Italian clothier took 9,000 square feet across the lower two floors of the Crown Building at 730 Fifth Avenue, which is owned by Jeff Sutton’s Wharton Properties and Sandeep Mathrani’s General Growth Properties, the New York Post reported.
The firm’s CEO, Ermenegildo "Gildo" Zegna, grandson of the founder with the same name, negotiated the deal...

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2015

DECEMBER 09

Jeff Sutton inks new deal with Bulgari at 730 Fifth

Jeff Sutton’s Wharton Properties and General Growth Properties re-signed luxury retailer Bulgari to a new, 15-year deal at the Crown Building at 730 Fifth Avenue in Midtown, GGP said in its third-quarter earnings call last week.
Bulgari signed a new...

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NOVEMBER 10

Bulgari ’s 730 Fifth lease sets new NYC retail record

Luxury retailer Bulgari’s new, 15-year lease at Wharton Properties and General Growth Properties’ 730 Fifth Avenue set a new city record with rents in excess of $5,000 per square foot, according to industry sourcesSources said the deal’s total value, once free rent and other considerations are ...

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SEPTEMBER 09

Sutton, Aurora team on 99-year lease at 511 Fifth Avenue

Retail giant Jeff Sutton teamed with Bobby Cayre’s Aurora Capital to seal a 99-year triple net lease at 511 Fifth Avenue in Midtown....

The 17-story, 160,000-square-foot office building — located between East 42nd and East 43rd streets near Bryant Park and Grand Central Terminal – features roughly 20,000...

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MAY 01

Observer - The Power 100

The media-exclusive king of New York retail, Jeff Sutton oversees a vast real estate kingdom: from...

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APRIL 29

Sutton Closes on Crown Building

Last Friday, Jeff Sutton closed on the jewel of his Fifth Avenue empire - the Crown Building at 730 Fifth Avenue, which he purchased for a jaw-dropping $1.78 billion, with a $1.25 billion mortgage, that he bought with General...

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JANUARY 12

Jeff Sutton pays $86M for Lower Fifth Ave. retail co-op

Less than a month after purchasing the Crown Building, Jeff Sutton’s Wharton Properties has purchased a lower Fifth Avenue retail co-op near Union Square for $86 million.

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JANUARY 09

Skechers inks lease at Jeff Sutton’s 509 Fifth

Shoe brand Skechers inked a 15-year lease to take up 3,500 square feet at Jeff Sutton’s 509 Fifth Avenue. Two blocks south, Japanese design store Muji has inked a deal for 15,500...

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2014

DECEMBER 19

Sutton, GGP ’s $1.75B Crown Building buy sets world record

Jeff Sutton and General Growth Properties are buying the Crown Building at Fifth Avenue and 57th Street for $1.75 billion, only a day after it hit the market. The price comes down to $4,490 per square foot, which sets a new world record for the price of an entire office building, according to Real Capital Analytics data cited by Bloomberg News. The nearly 400,000-square-foot tower includes roughly 50,000 square feet of highly valuable retail space, where Bulgari and Mikimoto are located. Bank of America and Piaget also have locations in the...

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MAY 01

Jeff Sutton, SL Green pocket $150M in Prada store refi

Retail investor Jeff Sutton, along with his frequent partner SL Green Realty, obtained approximately $150 million in proceeds from a mega-refinance of 724 Fifth Avenue, according to city property records and industry sources. The building is the Midtown flagship location for Italian luxury brand Prada...

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APRIL 30

Power 100, 19 (29)

Mr. Sutton owns stakes in more than 120 properties citywide, including 717 Fifth Avenue and 650 Fifth Avenue (in which he, along with SL Green Realty Corporation, acquired a 49-year leasehold in the retail portion last November), and has signed names like Giorgio Armani and Abercrombie & Fitch into flagship stores. He reportedly told a group of Baruch College students recently that his real estate career took off following a chance encounter with a ...

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APRIL 04

How a leaky roof jump-started Jeff Sutton’s real estate career

Jeff Sutton, the founder and president of retail giant Wharton Properties, made a rare public speaking appearance yesterday at Baruch College, addressing students as part of a management series.
The real estate mogul, who owns over 120 properties citywide including 717 Fifth Avenue and 650 Fifth Avenue, and has signed major leases for flagship stores like Giorgio Armani, American Eagle and Abercrombie & Fitch, spoke about his own personal history, the goals of his company and his keys to....

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2013

DECEMBER 11

Sutton, Givenchy revealed as 747 Madison buyer and tenant

Jeff Sutton has been unmasked as the buyer of the remaining 33.3 percent stake in the retail co-op at 747 Madison Avenues Colony House, and French fashion brand Givenchy was revealed as the mystery tenant taking space at the propertys base.

Formerly occupied by Valentino, the 2,800-square-foot block at 747 Madison at East 65th Street will be...

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DECEMBER 11

Givenchy returning to Madison Avenue

If she were alive, Audrey Hepburn would have breakfast at Givenchys when it returns to Madison Avenue next fall.
Between the Bricks has learned the haute couture designer has inked a deal to inhabit a ritzy corner at 747 Madison next to its own former designer, Alexander McQueen.
The upcoming 2,800-square-foot storefront at the southeast corner of...

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NOVEMBER 21

Stephen Green & Jeff Sutton Buy Out 650 Fifth Avenue Tenant Juicy Couture for $51 Million

New York commercial real estate company SL Green Realty is a major publicly listed real estate investment trust (REIT), founded in 1997 as the public successor corporation to SL Green Properties which had earlier been set up, in...

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NOVEMBER 12

SL Green, Jeff Sutton Acquire Retail Leasehold at Controversial 650 Fifth Ave

The court-appointed federal monitor and interim trustee of the controversial commercial tower at 650 Fifth Avenue has negotiated a deal for the retail space at the building.
SL Green Realty has partnered with Jeff Sutton to acquire a 49-year leasehold interest in the retail portion of the Midtown property which has previously been linked to the...

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SEPTEMBER 18

Sutton pays Sitt $327M for 530 Broadway

Retail mogul Jeff Sutton is in contract to buy a three-building site at 530 Broadway from frequent collaborator Joseph Sitt for $327 million, extending his dominance in Soho. The 11-story, 40,000-square-foot property was expected to fetch north of $300 million, when Sitt hired the Eastdil Secured duo of Douglas Harmon and Adam Spies in February to oversee the...

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SEPTEMBER 17

Sutton is Broadway Bound

Retail magician Jeff Sutton is in contract to buy the three-building package at 530 Broadway from Joseph Sitt’s Thor Equities for $327 million, tucking yet another piece of Soho into his portfolio, we’ve learned.
Nearby, Sutton already owns No. 599; No. 560 with Jeff Gural of Newmark; and the redevelopment site at No. 529 with Bobby Cayre and Alex Adjmi’s Aurora Capital, where there is a proposal to develop a six-story historically sensitive 34,000-square-foot retail project. Sutton also owns...

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AUGUST 30

529 Broadway plans revealed

Cayre, Sutton, Sitt, Adjmi propose six-story retail building at Soho site.
A group of high-powered investors that includes Bobby Cayre and Jeff Sutton is planning to clear the lot at 529 Broadway in Soho and put up an eye-catching six-story retail building that resembles a hotel that stood there in the mid-1800s, The Real Deal has learned exclusively.
The site, at the intersection of Broadway and Spring Street, has a two-story commercial building from 1935. The developers want to replace it with a...

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MARCH 06

‘Urban’ revival

Urban Outfitters is staking out a 21,000-square-foot spot in the base of the brand-new 180 Broadway — right next to the new Fulton Transit Hub.
The fashion retailer has leased 1,500 square feet on the first floor as well as 6,700 square feet on each of the entire second and third floors and a lower level of 6,000 square feet, sources said.
The economics make the deal worth...

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FEBRUARY 20

Roxy : Sutton's Place

Retail maestro Jeff Sutton has scooped up another piece of the Times Square bow tie.
Sources tell us the premier orchestrator of his own retail development deals has picked up the Roxy Deli building at 1565 Broadway.
The four-story, 21-foot wide by roughly 70-foot deep property — which is almost completely covered with valuable signage — is opposite Times Square’s...

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JANUARY 30

McQueen Moves to Madison Ave

Alexander McQueen is moving from the Meatpacking District to Madison Avenue.
Sources say the designers digs will encompass roughly 3,300 square feet at 747 Madison Ave. In a newly created double-height storefront.
The Escada store was temporarily located in the north corner of the space, formerly occupied by designer Valentino, while its new...

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2012

OCTOBER 17

Whole Foods to 125th Street

In what will be a game changer for the neighborhood, Whole Foods has inked a deal to open in Harlem at 100 W. 125th St. on the southwest corner of Lenox Avenue.
The organic grocery chain also signed to open on the corner of...

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OCTOBER 16

Whole Foods Plans New Stores for Harlem, Upper EastSide

Harlem's main shopping strip on 125th Street has attracted an H&M, an Old Navy and a smattering of trendy eateries, but the area still doesn't have a major grocery store. Now it is getting a Whole Foods.
The high-end grocery story is making a push uptown with plans to...

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JULY 24

Sign of the Times

Sutton’s Place – Last Summer, few real estate experts believed paying $9,100 per square foot for a stocky two-story building was worth the risk. This year, nobody’s second guessing Jeff Sutton

By Daniel Geiger

Before Jeff Sutton and SL Green formed a partnership to acquire 1552 Broadway last summer, the diminutive landmark was best known for the...

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MAY 29

Express to Times Square

Express Inc., the Midwestern fashion brand that has been searching for a foothold in Times Square, has walked away from a deal to lease the former ESPN Zone space in Times Square and picked a different location instead, according to people familiar with the matter.
Express has leased roughly 30,000 square feet at 1552 Broadway, at 46th Street, in a space currently occupied by a T.G.I. Friday's restaurant, according to...

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APRIL 29

Power 100 2012

Even in this gluttonouse city, few people have the apetite for real estate that Mr Sutton has. The Brooklyn-born, Wharton School-educated Mr Sutton got his start in the outer boroughs (he famously began by writing leases for Payless Shoes in buildings he did...

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2011

SEPTEMBER 12

Venture Expands Retail Portfolio

Venture Expands Retail Portfolio, by Craig Karmin and Peter Grant.
An investment team that is landlord to some of the world's most elite fashion companies has struck one of its most ambitious deals yet, scooping up Prada and Giorgio Armani stores as part of a 10-building acquisition, according to...

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SEPTEMBER 01

Big Retail Block To Times Square

Big retail block to Times Square, by Lois Weiss.
Retail-leasing king Jeff Sutton has cut a deal with neighboring Times Square owner Jeff Gural to combine portions of the office building at 1560 Broadway with Sutton and SL Green Realty Corp.’s recently purchased retail corner property at...

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AUGUST 24

Unconventional strategy propelled Sutton to top of retail real estate world

Fresh off his joint $136 million purchase with SL Green of 1552 Broadway, the Times Square commercial property that houses TGI Friday's, Jeff Sutton has become one of the most prominent retail landlords in the city, The New York Observer said. According to the...

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AUGUST 23

Sutton 's Place

Sutton 's Place by Tom Acitelli.
Mr. Dolce makes time for him, American Girls love him, Herald Square owes him—and you can bet Jeff Sutton has no comment. If you've ever gone shopping in New York City, you've likely been an unwitting guest of Jeff Sutton. He is a discreet host, but an expansive one. Among other properties, he controls: the 33,000-squarefoot American Eagle at the corner of Broadway and Houston Street; the 40,000-squarefoot Armani flagship in 717 Fifth, soon to house an...

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JULY 21

Sutton Loves Valentino Site

Sutton Loves Valentino Site, by Lois Weiss The steamrolling team of Jeff Sutton and SL Green Realty Corp. has just contracted to buy yet another high-profile fashion spot. This one is the Valentino-occupied southeast corner of East 65th Street at 747 Madison. According to CoStar data, the store at the base of the Colony House residential building has 6,700 square feet on the first floor and a 3,100-square-foot lower level currently used for storage. Sources say the purchase price is close to $65 million. The store has magnificent high ceilings due to an...

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JULY 20

Jeff Sutton, SL Green buy Madison Avenue store for $65M

Prominent Manhattan landlord Jeff Sutton and SL Green Realty have just entered into a contract to buy another high-profile fashion store at 747 Madison Avenue, the New York Post reported. The purchase price is close to $65 million, sources said..
The store, which is at the base of Colony House residential building near East 65th Street and currently houses fashion label Valentino, has 6,700 square feet on the first floor and a 3,100-square-foot lower level currently used for...

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JULY 16

Dolce and Gabbana to 5th

Dolce & Gabbana to 5th, by Lois Weiss.
Glam fashion powerhouse Dolce & Gabbana is making its first foray into the heart of tony Fifth Avenue.
The Post has confirmed the Italian fashion house has just leased a massive 18,400-square-foot store at 717 Fifth Ave., taking over the space from...

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JULY 20

SL Green, Sutton Believe in Luxury Consumer

SL Green, Jeff Sutton Believe in the Luxury Consumerby Tom Acitelli

Rip! SL Green and Jeff Sutton continue their collective tear through New York commercial real estate, contracting to buy the Valentino store at 747 Madison Avenue for nearly...

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2010

DECEMBER 01

Hiding in Plain Sight

Jeff Sutton’s buildings are everywhere and his portfolio may be worthy $1 billion, but you ’d never know it.

By Adam Pincus
When asked last month about investor Jeff Sutton, a spokesperson for a major commercial brokerage innocently responded: "Who’s that?"
The question is a telling one for someone who has in the last two decades built up a portfolio, mostly of New York City retail properties, that may be worth upward of $1 billion.
While Sutton is well known to the...

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FEBRUARY 03

Eagle has Landed in SoHo Space

Eagle has Landed in Soho Space, by Lois Weiss.
Popular teen clothier American Eagle is moving its nest in SoHo into a bigger and more prominent space.
After company executives' eyes bulged at the numbers from the retailer's Times Square store, they decided location matters and signed for 20,000 square feet at 599 Broadway on the southeast corner of Houston Street.
Sources said the deal will include...

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2009

NOVEMBER 18

Aeropostale Makes Entrance on 34th Street

Aeropostale Makes Entrance on 34th Street, by Sharon Edelson.
New York – Aeropostale’s first street front flagship here, on West 34th Street steps from Herald Square, drew a crowd Tuesday for its soft opening.
The 5,700-square-foot unit – the chain’s mall units average 3,500 square feet – is taking up residence in one of the city’s busiest retail districts, near 15 subway lines, Penn Station, Madison Square Garden, and Macy’s.
"We’re doing over...

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AUGUST 10

Escada Hits Broadway

Escada Hits Broadway, by Lois Weiss.
Escada is coming to SoHo. The fashion firm just scored the former 7,000 square-foot Ann Taylor space at 560 Broadway.
While the deal was approved by building owner Jeff Gural, it is retail deal maker Jeff Sutton who now controls the space.
Sources tell us that Sutton bought out Ann Taylor's lease himself, and then subleased the space to Escada.
Sutton, you might recall, is responsible for a...

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JUNE 08

Power 100

The Power 100.
Barack Obama, President of the United States.
The chief executive of chief executives has come to dominate an era in real estate when government largesse means the difference between deals and no deals. TARP, TALF, PPIP, OMFG!-the feds' breathlessly watched efforts to loosen credit markets and therefore get capital moving here and around the globe places this Chicagoan securely (he h) atop our list as the most powerful person in...

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Founder and President of Wharton Acquisitions Corp.

Mr. Sutton has collected more than 100 city properties, by himself or with...

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2008

DECEMBER 19

Glass Cube Look of Armani Flagship

Glass Cube Look of Fifth Ave. Armani Flagship, by Alessandra Ilari.
Milan – New York’s retail scene is about the get a bright new cube: Giorgio Armani’s sprawling Fifth Avenue flagship is set to open Feb. 18. Armani describes the concept store, which brings under one roof his Giorgio Armani, Emporio Armani, and Armani Jeans lines, as "a special project requiring a degree of courage."
"I was determined to send out a clear message of change, interpreting the current trend for...

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FEBRUARY 20

The City's Top Movers and Shakers

The City’s Top Movers and Shakersby Lois Weiss.
They hold the whole city in their hands – the realtors, owners, and managers of New York’s skyscrapers, shops and warehouses. They keep the wheels of the city's economy turning, and revitalize the city from downtown to Times Square to the Meat packing District. Who are these people The Post rounds up the top wheelers and dealers who are shaping New York.
JEFF SUTTON, Wharton Acquisitions Corp
Every few months, developer, owner and...

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FEBRUARY 20

Mr. Sutton Shops SoHo

Mr. Sutton Shops SoHo, by Lois Weiss.
Four-story superstore to anchor Topping’s 599 B’way
The SoHo International Arts Building at the "Gateway to SoHo" will soon see some restoring and signage.
Retail maestro Jeff Sutton signed a 49-year lease venture with owner David Topping for the building's lower levels, 40,000 feet of 599 Broadway at the southwest corner of Houston Street.
The building is known for the battle over its now-landmarked Forest Myers artwork on its...

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FEBRUARY 19

New SoHo Boss

New Soho Boss Retailer Moving into Scholastic Building, by Lois Weiss Fashion house Hugo Boss is moving into a SoHo building owned by Scholastic, The Post has learned. Sources say the high-end retailer will take over the approximately 9,000 square foot retail store at 555 Broadway between Spring and Prince streets, which is now occupied by women's clothier Ann Taylor. The 12-year deal was orchestrated by developer Jeff Sutton. Sutton bought out Ann Taylor's lease himself, arranged an extension with...

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2007

DECEMBER 05

American Eagle Lands in Times Square

American Eagle Lands in Times Square, by Lois Weiss.
The long vacant former Howard Johnson Restaurant in Times Square is finally coming back to life in one of the city's richest retail deals ever.
The Post has learned that American Eagle Outfitters is flying into the prominent spot on the northwest corner of Broadway and 46th Street.
The Pittsburgh, Pa.-based American Eagle will occupy a huge, 26,500 foot, three-level glass box that includes another level of...

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JUNE 19

SL Green/Sutton 15-Year Lease with Armani

SL Green/Sutton Joint Venture Signs 15-Year Lease with Giorgio Armani at 717 Fifth Avenue.
Joint venture partners SL Green Realty Corp. and Jeff Sutton today announced a 15-year lease with Giorgio Armani for more than 40,000 square feet at one of Manhattan’s premier retail locations -- 717 Fifth Avenue – for the Italian fashion house ’s world wide flagship.
Today’s announcement marks the latest in a series of high profile retail investments and...

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MAY 16

Armani to Alter Boss Site

Armani to Alter Boss Site; Fashion Designer Plans "Total Experience" on Fifth Ave, by Lois Weiss.
FASHION designer Giorgio Armani has signed a lease for a massive store of more than 40,000 feet at 717 Fifth Ave., the former site of the Hugo Boss store on the southeast corner of 56th Street.
Along with its world-class shopping, our spies say the retailer plans a "total experience" that will include a restaurant club when it opens a full year from now.
We hear the 15-year Armani deal - worth...

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2006

APRIL 12

Doll 's House is a Real Estate Gold Mine

Doll’s House is a Real Estate Gold Mine, by Lois Weiss.
JEFFREY Sutton has waved his magic money wand and created $182 million in value at the American Girl Place building.
To make each of its 157,571 feet worth $1,155, Sutton brought in a $66 million contribution from SL Green Realty Trust.
That recapitalizes 609 Fifth Ave. essentially based on American Girl's long-term retail lease for 46,000 feet.
Sutton is retaining the majority stake while SL Green takes on property management of the 12-story plus penthouse property at 49th Street.
Sutton and SL Green have many other joint ventures. At 141 Fifth Ave., a 75 percent interest in the third through 12th floors was recently...

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2004

AUGUST 11

A&F Plans New 5th Avenue Store

A&F PLANS NEW 5TH AVE. STORE by Lois Weiss.
ABERCROMBIE & Fitch is opening a flagship on Fifth Ave., taking the location currently held by Fendi.
The youth leading retailer, which has only a South Street Seaport location in Manhattan, will have new digs at 720 Fifth Ave.
Sources said the deal came to fruition because active retail investor, Jeff Sutton, just completed a long-term pact to net lease the entire 113,000 square-foot building.
Fendi has wanted to downsize and apparently Sutton was also able to...

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MARCH 17

Eagle HQ Lands on West 34th Street

Eagle HQ Lands on West 34TH – Teen Retailer’s Lease Anchors $16.4M Building Purchase, by Lois Weiss.
AMERICAN Eagle Outfitters is flying into new headquarters in a West 34th Street building purchased by Jeff Sutton for $16.4 million two weeks ago, sources told The Post.
Sutton, who moved American Girl into his 609 Fifth Ave. building last year, pulled off the new 34th Street purchase and...

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