New York City

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Fairway Market is coming to Manhattan’s Upper East Side via a45,263-square-foot, long-term lease at the base of the Ventura, aluxury rental apartment building located at 240 E. 86th St.Scheduled to open in the fall of 2011, the new Fairway will takespace on four levels formerly occupied by Barnes &Z Noble andCircuit City. A Robert K. Futterman & Associates team includingRobert K. Futterman, Ariel Schuster, Gary Alterman and Izzy Anthonyrepresented the landlord, Ventura in Manhattan, Inc. Fairway wasself-representing; this will be the upscale grocery chain’s eighthmetro area location and its third in Manhattan.

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The Kaufman Organization recently brokered a pair of leasestotaling 9,150 square feet at the 14-story 242 W. 36thSt. Hart Reproduction Services, a printing and mailingservice, signed a 10-year lease for 7,250 square feet MichaelHeaner and Daniel Kahn of the Kaufman Organization represented thetenant in the transaction, while Grant Greenspan of the KaufmanOrganization represented the landlord. Hart is moving from a 4,000square-foot space at 555 Eighth Ave. Greenspan also representedbuilding owner Kaufman Wales Assoc. in a five-year lease by SupremeTextiles for 1,900 square feet,while his colleague Howard Rsenblumrepresented the tenant.

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Executive search firm search firm Lucas Group is relocating itsManhattan office to 500 Fifth Ave., where it will occupy 6,000square feet in a five-year lease on the 59-story office tower’s11th floor. The tenant is scheduled to relocate from 52 VanderbiltAve. in October. Richard Charkham and Justin Halpern, both ofCresaPartners, represented the tenant. Sean Kearns and Harry Blairof Colliers International represented the owner, L&B RealtyAdvisors.

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Kalmon Dolgin Affiliates has arranged a five-year,5,000-square-foot lease expansion for Aqua Best Inc., a seafooddistribution company, at 23-25-27 Spencer St. in Brooklyn, NY. AquaBest will now occupy the entire one-story building. KDA’s NeilDolgin represented both Aqua Best and the property’s owner, aprivate trust.

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Licensed sports apparel retailer Lids has signed a long-termlease for 1,350 square feet of retail space at 740 Broadway. It’sthe retailer’s seventh Manhattan location. Crown Retail Services’Stephanie L. Snyder negotiated on behalf of Lids, while PaulBerkman of Newmark Knight Frank represented landlord 740 BroadwayAssocs. LLC.

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Connecticut

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Zachry Nuclear Engineering will be relocating its Connecticutfacility from Groton, CT to nearby Stonington, having just signed anew long-term lease for the 67,651-square-foot building at 14 LordsHill Rd. there. The company required a larger one-story facilitywith an open floor plan. Ted Harris of Studley, Zachry’s nationalreal estate advisor, says the tenant will convert 14 Lords Hillinto contemporary loft-style office and R&D space, with plansto move there in 2012. Dan Barber of Northeast Property Grouprepresented the building’s owner, the Sherman Group.

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Boston

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Agility Global Integrated Logistics, a provider of supply-chainsolutions, has expanded its local presence with a new lease of25,500 square feet at 290 McClellan Hwy. in East Boston, MA. Thetenant is moving up the road from a 16,175-square-foot space at 310McClellan Hwy. Richard McKinnon of the Grossman Cos. negotiated forthe landlord, 310 McClellan Highway LLC. The tenant was representedby Paul Delaney of Grubb & Ellis.

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With the recent lease of 1,584 square feet to Scottrade, theRetail Shops at The Residences at Munroe Place in Quincy Center, MAis 100% occupied. This marks the first time the five retail unitshave been fully leased. Representing landlord Munroe Place LLC was Richard McKinnon of the Grossman Companies. PeterMontisanto of the Dartmouth Group represented Scottrade.

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Paul Bubny

Paul Bubny is managing editor of Real Estate Forum and GlobeSt.com. He has been reporting on business since 1988 and on commercial real estate since 2007. He is based at ALM Real Estate Media Group's offices in New York City.