GFP Real Estate Acquires 311,000 SF Office, Retail Building in Manhattan
NEW YORK CITY — Locally based investment and development firm GFP Real Estate has acquired 675 Avenue of the Americas (AOA), a 311,000-square-foot office and retail building located in the Flatiron District of Manhattan. Originally constructed in 1901 to house the Adams Dry Goods department store, the Class A property houses the headquarters of several major companies, including Weight Watchers, Nielsen and Trader Joe’s. GFP partnered on the sale with tech firm Guidepoint, which will occupy a 50,000-square-foot headquarters space within the building and retain minority ownership in it. Dustin Stolly, Jordan Roeschlaub, Nick Scribani, Chris Kramer and Paul Talbot of Newmark Knight Frank arranged an undisclosed amount of acquisition financing through Signature Bank for the deal. The seller and sales price were not disclosed.