[Image via Cushman & Wakefield]
The five-story building between East 12th Street and East 13th Street arrived on the market this week.
Here's how the folks at Cushman & Wakefield are positioning the sale:
The building currently consists of a ground floor retail space with residential apartments on the upper floors. The retail is currently leased to Ray's Gourmet until February 2021 who pays $7,957 per month, or $102 per square foot which is below market. There are preliminary plans to expand by increasing the retail square footage to approximately 2,115 square feet (when space becomes vacant).
The preliminary plans for the above floors call for eight apartments of which two (2) will be three-bedroom units, two (2) will be two-bedroom units, and four (4) will be one-bedroom units.
201 Second Avenue presents the opportunity to capitalize on a neighborhood commanding in excess of $85/SF for residential rents and over $2000/SF for new condo units. The building is less than one block from the L train stop at 14th Street, next door to Momofuku Ssam and has close proximity to Union Square.
Price: $10.5 million.
Per public records, it appears 201 2nd Ave. Realty with a 111 Broadway address purchased the building in April 2015 for $7.8 million.