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Lester Shaw & Levy LLP Represents One Boerum Development Partners in Retail Lease to Blank Street Coffee

One Boerum Development Partners, led by Avery Hall, today announced that it has completed a lease at One Boerum Place to Blank Street Coffee, the specialty coffee company born in Brooklyn, to bring its signature cold brew, matcha, and all day breakfast menus to Downtown Brooklyn.  This transaction marks 90% retail occupancy at One Boerum Place.

Blank Street Coffee will occupy 1,705 square-feet on the ground floor on the corner of Boerum Place and Red Hook Lane.  Only one of five retail storefronts remains available at One Boerum Place, the mixed-use new development at the nexus of Brooklyn Heights, Cobble Hill and Boerum Hill in Brooklyn.

“We are delighted to welcome Blank Street Coffee to the South Corner of One Boerum, ” said Brian Ezra, founding principal at Avery Hall. “The curved glass facade has always wanted the space to house an all-day cafe, and we are thrilled to partner with Blank Street to offer this wonderful amenity to our One Boerum residents and the surrounding community. Retail activity has increased significantly over the past six months, and we are proud to be a part of fostering a more mature neighborhood.”

Jeremy Ezra, Peter Whitenack, and Mai Shachi of Newmark Retail represented One Boerum Place in the transaction while Blank Street Coffee was represented by Patrick O’Rourke, Catherine Merck, and Sean Moran of Cushman & Wakefield.   Ian Lester, Esq. of full-service real estate law firm Lester Shaw & Levy LLC was legal representation for the landlord while the tenant was represented by Andrew Cromer, Esq. of Polsinelli LLP.

Blank Street Coffee at One Boerum Place is expected to open Summer 2024.  One Boerum Development Partners previously announced that Chopt would also be opening a location at the development this Fall.

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