NEW YORK—GFI Realty Services Inc. has signed 20,000 sq. ft. of retail space at the base of 144 North 8th Street in Brooklyn’s Williamsburg neighborhood. Jaime Schultz, senior leasing broker at GFI Realty Services, led these leases on an exclusive basis.

These leases include space for Crossroads Trading Co.; Betto; DNA Footwear; Beth Israel Medical Center; Antica Pesa; Juice Press; Brick and Mortar Real Estate; 16 Handles; and Pearly Whites.

Featuring 20-ft. ceilings, 144 North 8th Street stands 14 stories tall and is situated between Bedford Avenue and the East River Waterfront. The property is in close proximity to public transportation and other retailers, including J Crew and Whole Foods.

“The tenants at North 8th Street recognize the value in leasing in North Williamsburg, an area which has been in a state of growth for the last 10 years,” said Schultz.