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Loeb & Loeb Handles 7 of the Top Manhattan Office Leases in First Half of 2014, Including 3 in the Top 10

Loeb & Loeb LLP handled seven of Manhattan's 50 largest office leases (based on square footage) in the first half of 2014, according to a report published in Crain's New York Business based on data provided by CoStar Group. 
As detailed in the July 21, 2014 report, Loeb & Loeb's top lease transactions, with their respective rankings, include:

Rank #2
Loeb & Loeb represented Brookfield Office Properties, as landlord, in the lease of nearly 700,000 square feet of office, auditorium and studio space to Time, Inc. for the company's new headquarters located at 225 Liberty Street. 

Rank #7 
Also at 225 Liberty Street, Loeb & Loeb represented BNY Mellon, as tenant, in connection with the lease of 358,000 square feet of office space for the bank's new headquarters.

Rank #8 
The firm provided tenant's counsel to Neuberger Berman Group LLC in its 355,000-square-foot headquarters lease at 1290 Avenue of the Americas. 

Rank #20 
On behalf of RFR Realty LLC, Loeb & Loeb negotiated a lease of approximately 130,000 square feet of office space at 757 Third Avenue with Grant Thornton LLP. 

Rank #35 
The firm represented landlord Eastgate Realty in the lease of nearly 90,000 square feet of office space at 875 Third Avenue to Troutman Sanders. 

Rank #47 
Loeb & Loeb advised Trinity Church, as tenant, in a lease of nearly 70,000 square feet at 120 Broadway. 

Rank #50 
On behalf of Trinity Real Estate, Loeb & Loeb negotiated the renewal of Workman Publishing Company's 63,000-square-foot lease at 225 Varick Street in Hudson Square.

Loeb & Loeb was also represented on Crain's list of New York City's top 25 property sales (ranked by price) from the first half of 2014. The firm's representation of ISE Realty Group Inc. in the $255 million sale of an office building at 555 Broadway to Scholastic was featured at #12 on the list.

"Our real estate group has been extremely active over the past six months acting on behalf of both landlords and tenants, as well as buyers and sellers of some of the most prestigious properties in New York and nationally," said Raymond Sanseverino, Chair of Loeb & Loeb's Real Estate Department. "We are a nimble and dedicated team, well positioned to meet the stringent time constraints that these large transactions demand to help our clients seize opportunities in today's market."

Loeb & Loeb's Real Estate Practice provides a broad range of sophisticated legal and counseling services to clients around the world who are buying, selling, investing in or leasing commercial, multifamily, office, industrial, hospitality and residential properties. The group represents a wide variety of clients in the real estate industry, including financial institutions acting as lenders, investors or credit enhancers; institutional, corporate, and individual buyers and sellers of real estate; developers; landlords; tenants; and mortgage bankers. The firm's Real Estate Practice and attorneys have earned rankings in legal directories such asChambers USAU.S. News & World Report - Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms" and The Legal 500 U.S."