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Manhattan Property Group negotiated a lease at Youngwoo's Washington Heights development for Banreservas' second bank branch in the U.S.

Banreservas Leases Bank Branch at Youngwoo’s Washington Heights Project

Manhattan Property Group has completed the leasing of a 2,237-square-foot, commercial retail space at Youngwoo & Associates’ Radio Tower & Hotel in Washington Heights on behalf of its client Banreservas (Banco de Reservas de la Republica Dominicana). This lease marks the second U.S. retail banking outpost for the financial firm, joining one in Miami. 

Roberto Guilbet, principal of Manhattan Property Group, represented Banreservas. Of the Radio Tower & Hotel property, Guilbet said, “This was first on our client’s wish list, and a must have at all costs. We are beyond excited & grateful to have played a small part in the process.” He added that the ground-floor retail space “establishes our client’s presence and makes a loud statement in the community it serves.”  

Newmark executive managing directors Justin DiMare and Matt Leon and director Chris Ventura represented Youngwoo & Associates in leasing negotiations. 


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