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Avison Young has listed the Historic Front Street portfolio, owned by a joint venture of The Durst Organization and Zuberry Associates, for $87 million

Avison Young Lists Historic Front Street Portfolio

Avison Young has been retained to sell the Historic Front Street portfolio for $87 million. Owned by a joint venture of The Durst Organization and Zuberry Associates, the portfolio spans 143,177 square feet consists of seven mixed-use elevator properties on Front Street between Peck Slip and Beekman Street in Lower Manhattan’s South Street Seaport neighborhood. 

The JV is represented by Avison Young’s James Nelson and Alexandra Marolda, with support from Brandon Polakoff, David Shalom, and Ryan McGuirl. Scott Singer, co-lead of Avison Young Tri-State Debt & Equity Finance, is handling buyer financing needs. 

“The Historic Front Street portfolio is a perfect opportunity to benefit from the strong in-place cash-flow and future rental growth through light cosmetic upgrades as investment continues to flow into the area,” said Marolda.  

Nelson added, “The owners have completed a comprehensive capital improvement plan following Hurricane Sandy, including components designed to weather future storms.” 


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