Greenpoint Landing sets an exceptionally high bar for master-planned urban developments.
BROOKLYN, N.Y. (PRWEB) June 10, 2019
Capricorn Retail Advisors’ Jason Richter, principal, Andrew Schulman, principal, and Ryan Schimel, director, are exclusively marketing multiple retail spaces at Greenpoint Landing. ranging from 500- to 5,000 square feet. The locations include One Blue Slip and Two Blue Slip, plus two future sites being developed by Brookfield Properties, in partnership with Greenpoint Landing’s master developer, Park Tower Group.
Greenpoint Landing is a 22-acre residential and mixed-use site, which extends the neighborhood into a formerly under-utilized zone along the northern Brooklyn waterfront in the Greenpoint neighborhood of the borough. Nearby stores and restaurants include Achilles Heel, Glasserie, Eagle Trading Co., Oak, Greenpoint Bikes, Beacon’s Closet, Paulie Gee’s, Van Leeuwen Ice Cream and Lobster Joint.
“Greenpoint Landing sets an exceptionally high bar for master-planned urban developments,” says Mr. Richter. “To support the overall concept, we are focusing on retail and restaurants that can speak to the needs of this burgeoning community and add great amenities to these buildings.”
When completed, Greenpoint Landing will transform a half-mile stretch along the East River and include 5,000 residential units, a new pre-K-8 public school, and a four-acre waterfront park featuring a great lawn, art walk, children’s playground, dog run and renovated pier.
Adds Mr. Schulman, “This is an exciting opportunity to bring in a mix of service-based retail, as well as hospitality, physical culture, and digitally native brands. Our ultimate goal is to add the kind of tenants that can become destinations, while concurrently benefiting the neighborhood.”
About Capricorn Retail Advisors
Capricorn Retail Advisors is the leasing division of Capricorn Asset Management is a boutique retail-focused real estate investment and advisory firm based in New York City. The firm’s multidisciplinary approach enables it to provide a full complement of services tailored to the needs of both tenants and landlords. As a result, its notable client base comprises a global roster of landlords, developers, retail brands/tenants, and investors.
Founded by Managing Principals Jason D. Richter, CRX, CLS, and Andrew Schulman, the firm’s highly accomplished leadership reflects decades of experience representing world-renowned developers, landlords, and retailers, both inhouse and as consultants. In addition to working with multiple legacy brands, Capricorn Asset Management and Capricorn Retail Advisors are recognized industrywide for positioning digitally native brands and implementing clicks-to-bricks expansions. Among those brands for which it is consulting on location roll-outs are Winky Lux, Outdoor Voices (“OV”) and Timbuk2. The firm is also the exclusive real estate partner of Facelift by Loose Threads, which specializes in click-to-bricks transitions and roll-outs for digitally-native brands.