NEW YORK CITY—Pier 1 Imports is coming to the Upper East Side, and RKF arranged the 17,514-sq.-ft. retail lease with the home furnishings and gifts store at 1110 Third Ave.
Located on the northwest corner of 65th Street at the base of the Chatham, the Robert A. M. Stern-designed residential condominium, the retail space includes 4,638 sq. ft. on the ground floor, 8,119 sq. ft. on the lower level and 4,757 sq. ft. on the second floor. This will be Pier 1 Imports’ second location in Manhattan.
RKF chairman and CEO Robert K. Futterman, managing director Beth Rosen and director Jackie Totolo represented ownership of the retail condominium, the Related Companies. Jerry Welkis of Welco Realty, Inc. represented Pier 1 Imports.
The retail space includes 120 ft. of frontage on Third Avenue and 33 ft. of frontage on East 65th Street. It is surrounded by many retailers including lululemon athletica, American Apparel and Lucky Brand, among others.
Pier 1 Imports is North America’s largest specialty retailer of imported decorative home furnishings and gifts.