Helmsley Spear Brokers Sale Of TD Ameritrade Building In Scarsdale, New York

Helmsley Spear, LLC, America’s oldest continuously operating real estate firm that was founded in 1866, is pleased to announce that the firm has successfully brokered the sale of the TD Ameritrade building in Scarsdale, New York.

America’s oldest real estate firm announces Jimmy Javier as new assistant vice president

America’s oldest real estate firm announces Jimmy Javier as new assistant vice president

(NEW YORK, NY) — America’s oldest real estate firm, Helmsley Spear, LLC, has appointed Jimmy Javier as an assistant vice president. Javier, with over 35 years of commercial leasing and sales experience, will concentrate on commercial leasing during his time at Helmsley Spear.

New Development: 25 Park Row on the rise, 77 Greenwich underway

New Development: 25 Park Row on the rise, 77 Greenwich underway

Saab Family LP has tapped Falcon Pacific Builders to construct a 50-unit rental and retail building at 28-16 21st Street in Astoria, Queens. Robert Goodman, COO of Falcon Pacific Builders, said the project will be completed in the fall of 2019.

The 7-story building will be comprised of 58,000 s/f and consist of 50 apartments and 11,000 s/f of retail space.

Helmsley Spear Brokers New Lease For Tower Chemists On The Upper East Side

Helmsley Spear Brokers New Lease For Tower Chemists On The Upper East Side

Helmsley Spear, LLC, America’s oldest continuously operating real estate firm that was founded in 1866, is pleased to announce that it has brokered a new lease on Manhattan’s Upper East Side totaling 1,750 square feet. This lease was announced by Kent M. Swig, President of Helmsley Spear.

“We are thrilled that Helmsley Spear is establishing itself as an Upper East Side retail deal maker. We expect to see additional leasing activity in prime Manhattan markets in the coming months,” said Kent Swig.

Who’s News: CIBS elects new exec board, Avison Young picks up two

Who’s News: CIBS elects new exec board, Avison Young picks up two

Helmsley Spear announced the appointment of Andrew G. Simon as Executive Vice President of the company. He will focus on investment sales as well as commercial office leasing transactions. Simon brings more than over 35 years of varied real estate experience, initially as a leasing professional, and then transitioning to investment sales and capital markets.

Helmsley Spear Appoints Andrew G. Simon EVP

Helmsley Spear Appoints Andrew G. Simon EVP

Helmsley Spear, LLC, America’s oldest continuously operating real estate firm founded in 1866, is pleased to announce the appointment of Andrew G. Simon as Executive Vice President of the company. Mr. Simon will focus on investment sales as well as commercial office leasing transactions. The announcement was made by Kent M. Swig, President of Helmsley Spear.

Helmsley Spear Announces Two New Team Members, Eric Nova And David Hirsch

Helmsley Spear Announces Two New Team Members, Eric Nova And David Hirsch

Helmsley Spear, LLC, America’s oldest continuously operating real estate firm founded in 1866, is pleased to announce the appointment of Eric Nova and David Hirsch as licensed real estate salespersons. The announcement was made by Kent M. Swig, President of Helmsley Spear.

Falcon Pacific Builders Engaged To Build New Astoria, Queens Mixed-Use Project

Falcon Pacific Builders Engaged To Build New Astoria, Queens Mixed-Use Project

Falcon Pacific Builders announced that they have been engaged to build a 50 unit rental and retail building located at 28-16 21st Street in the Astoria neighborhood of Queens.

The announcement was made by Robert Goodman, Chief Operating Officer of Falcon Pacific Builders.

“We are thrilled to have begun construction on this new project in Queens for the developer, the Saab Family LP.  The project, when completed in the fall of 2019, will provide much needed affordable rental housing in this vibrant Astoria, Queens neighborhood,” said Robert Goodman.

Helmsley Spear Joins CORFAC International As New York City Affiliate

Helmsley Spear Joins CORFAC International As New York City Affiliate

CORFAC International is pleased to announce that Helmsley Spear, LLC, has joined the CORFAC global real estate network as its newest domestic affiliate, serving clients in New York City.

“We’re excited to welcome Helmsley Spear, one of the most respected real estate companies in New York, to our network of best-in-class entrepreneurial brokerage firms,” said Andy Jaffe, President of CORFAC International.

Helmsley Spear Relocates To Boston Properties’ Iconic 599 Lexington Avenue

Helmsley Spear Relocates To Boston Properties’ Iconic 599 Lexington Avenue

Kent M. Swig, President of Helmsley Spear, the oldest continuously operating real estate firm in America, is pleased to announce that the company has moved its headquarters to the entire 44th floor at 599 Lexington Avenue, comprising 8,200 rental square feet.

Andrew G. Simon Joins Helmsley Spear as Executive Vice President

Andrew G. Simon Joins Helmsley Spear as Executive Vice President


NEW YORK CITY—Helmsley Spear has appointed Andrew G. Simon as EVP of the company, focusing on investment sales as well as commercial office leasing transactions. 

“His extensive background and expertise in the real estate industry will be a valuable asset to our growing New York City team,” says Kent M. Swig, president of Helmsley Spear.

Simon brings over 35 years of real estate experience, initially as a leasing professional, and then transitioning to investment sales and capital markets. 

Helmsley Spear relocates HQ to Boston Propertiesʼ 599 Lexington tower

Helmsley Spear relocates HQ to Boston Propertiesʼ 599 Lexington tower

Kent M. Swig, President of Helmsley Spear, the oldest continuously operating real estate firm in America, announced that the company has moved its headquarters to the entire 44th floor at 599 Lexington Avenue,

The company subleased the 8,200 s/f office is in the architecturally distinguished tower from Cornerstone Research.


Mixed-Use Development Revealed At 28-16 21st Street In Astoria, Queens

Mixed-Use Development Revealed At 28-16 21st Street In Astoria, Queens

Falcon Pacific Builders has revealed the latest set of renderings for a new, mixed-use development on the rise in Astoria. The corner property is located at 28-16 21st Street, and will eventually contain 50 rental units, including 10 permanently affordable homes.

AERIE opens pop-up; Cotton Citizen takes hotel space; Pharmacy finds a home by REW

AERIE opens pop-up; Cotton Citizen takes hotel space; Pharmacy finds a home by REW

Helmsley Spear has brokered a lease for Tower Chemists on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. Scott M. Bloom, senior vice president of Helmsley Spear, represented the tenant in the lease of 1,750 s/f of retail space at 1305 2nd Ave. Kevin P. Daly represented the landlord, Rudin Management Co., Inc. The lease term is 15.5 years and it is for the entire ground floor.

“Having been a neighborhood store for decades, we are pleased to have Tower Chemists as a tenant in one of the Upper East Side’s most sought after luxury rental buildings,” said Bloom…

Helmsley Spear Appointed Exclusive Leasing And Managing Agent For Prime Office And Retail Spaces At 83 Maiden Lane In Fidi

Helmsley Spear Appointed Exclusive Leasing And Managing Agent For Prime Office And Retail Spaces At 83 Maiden Lane In Fidi

Helmsley Spear, LLC, America’s oldest continuously operating real estate firm that was founded in 1866, is pleased to announce that the firm has been engaged as the exclusive office and retail leasing agent at 83 Maiden Lane, in the FiDi commercial area of Lower Manhattan.