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With four recent leases , 561 Seventh Ave. in Midtown Manhattan is now fully occupied

Handler Brings 561 Seventh Ave. To Full Occupancy 

Handler Real Estate Organization has completed four new office transactions at 561 Seventh Ave., bringing the boutique office property to 100% leased. 

“The success of 561 Seventh Ave. has been a combination of diligence, patience, flexibility, and the underlying confidence that the New York City market would come back,” said Handler CEO Scott Galin.   

The new transactions include:  

  • Music production and entertainment company Element Music signed a short-term, 4,000-square-foot renewal . Darell Handler and Kyle Galin represented both sides.   
  • Out-of-home media not-for-profit Geopath signed a long-term, 3,944-square-foot renewal. Handler and Kyle Galin represented both sides. 
  • Blueprint Lighting signed a long-term, 3,000-square-foot relocation and expansion. Handler and Kyle Galin represented ownership, while Alex Bush of Handler Real Estate Services represented the tenant.    
  • Food logistics company SeaFrigo USA signed a long-term, 2,800-sf relocation for its U.S. headquarters space. Handler and Kyle Galin represented both sides.  
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Paul Bubny serves as Senior Content Director for Connect Commercial Real Estate, a role to which he brings 13-plus years’ experience covering the commercial real estate industry and 30-plus years in business-to-business journalism. In this capacity, he oversees daily operations while also reporting on both local/regional markets and national trends, covering individual transactions across all property types, as well as delving into broader subject matter. He produces 15-20 daily news stories per day and works with the Connect team and clients to develop longer-form content, ranging from Q&As to thought-leadership pieces. Prior to joining Connect, Paul was Managing Editor for both Real Estate Forum and GlobeSt.com at American Lawyer Media, where he oversaw operations at both publications while also producing daily news and feature-length articles. His tenure in B2B publishing stretches back into the print era, and he has served as Editor in Chief on four national trade publications. Since 1999, Paul has volunteered as the newsletter editor of passenger rail advocacy groups (one national, one local).

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