Ripco Real Estate Secures 2,800 SF Lease for Village Den in West Village


Ripco Real Estate (Ripco) today announced that it secured a 2,800 square foot lease for Village Den at 225 West 12th Street in the West Village. The fast-casual diner, a staple in the neighborhood, is being re-opened by “Queer Eye” cast member Antoni Porowski along with partners Eric Marx and Lisle Richards, with a projected opening date for September. While terms were not disclosed, a team of Ripco brokerage professionals, including Lindsay Zegans and Richard Skulnik represented the Village Den in the transaction. Gary and Chris Dana from Douglas Elliman represented ownership.

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Ripco Real Estate, founded in 1991, is the premier retail brokerage firm in the New York metropolitan area. The firm has leased millions of square feet of retail space on behalf of major landlords and developers, as well as nationally and internationally renowned retailers. Ripco prides itself on local market expertise with a national reach and employs approximately 70 brokers across offices in New York City, Brooklyn, New Jersey and Long Island.

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