Lee & Associates NYC represented SpotMap, Inc., the company behind the popular video calling social network app FAM, in a new office lease for 7,147 square feet at 176 Grand St. in Soho. FAM allows users to connect with friends and foster new friendships virtually, through its live video calling social network that mimics socializing in real life.
A Lee & Associates team of Dennis Someck and Justin Myers represented SpotMap. Janet Liff of Liff & Co represented the landlord, Split Rail Holdings LLC.
“As a fast-growing tech company, they had a need for office space that was inspiring, innovative and functional,” said Someck, executive managing director & principal at Lee NYC. “Though the FAM app relies heavily on virtual interactions, we’re excited to have advised their team and found a space that incorporates their needs and offers a great in-person experience.
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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