Joe Berko and Steve Geller of Berko & Associates (B&A) negotiated the sale of 29 West 35th St, a 12 story office building for $30 million.
The building’s above grade total 71,180 SF, with 6,500 rentable SF per floor was delivered 75% vacant. B&A agents solely represented the seller and the buyer.
Joe Berko, principal broker and the firm’s president said, “With New York strong job growth and office construction at historically low levels, office occupancy in Midtown market is at a whopping 94.7%. Despite concerns of the capital markets, there is still a strong flow of aggressively priced debt and equity and investors are bullish about well located core Manhattan assets.”
Steve Geller, an associate broker and the firm’s senior sales associates said, “The buyer, a local New York investor, strongly believes that office rents in Manhattan, a market that has seen double digit increases since the second quarter of 2006, will continue to sustain steady growth for the next two to three years.”