STAMFORD, CT-In its first deals since it closed on theacquisition of the former Equity Office Properties portfolio here afew months ago, RFR Realty LLC has secured approximately 18,000 sfof new leases at 177 Broad St. and Two Stamford Plaza. The dealswere reported by RFR Realty, the owner and manger of theseven-building former Equity Office Properties 1.8-million-sfoffice portfolio. RFR Realty LLC is an affiliate of RFR Holding LLCof New York City.

In early April, just a month after Equity Office PropertiesTrust was acquired by the Blackstone Group of New York City,Blackstone signed a contract to sell Equity's Stamford officeportfolio to RFR Holding LLC of New York City in a deal valued atapproximately $850 million. That transaction closed this pastAugust.

The largest new lease signed with RFR was with Cowen HealthcareRoyalty Management, a private equity firm that will relocate from1221 Ave. of the Americas in Manhattan to 4,921 sf of space at 177Broad St. The firm signed a five-year deal at the property. TripHoffman, Jodie Dostal and Fred Smith of Cushman & Wakefieldrepresented the tenant in the deal.

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John Jordan

John Jordan is a veteran journalist with 36 years of print and digital media experience.