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Beyond property, LeFrak investments are geographically diverse and span many business sectors. We have significant investments in securities, private businesses and energy.

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  • LeFrak, Fidelity Investments ink 185,000 sq. ft. lease renewal at Jersey City office tower

    Real Estate NJ

    15 July 2024

    LeFrak has signed a nearly 185,000-square-foot lease renewal with Fidelity Investments, a longtime tenant at one of the developer’s Jersey City office towers. The financial services firm, which is based in Boston, has occupied space at LeFrak’s 499 Washington Blvd. since 2012. It’s among the many tenants at the 14-story, 550,000-square-foot structure in the acclaimed Newport district, where tenants are steps from mass transit and just across the Hudson River from Lower Manhattan. The leasing team included LeFrak’s Meredith Jackness and Ray Kawas and CBRE’s Howard Fiddle, Greg Barkan, Erin Wenzler and Ben Joseph, according to the landlord. CBRE’s Patrick Cavanagh and Matthew Saker represented the tenant.

  • LeFrak signs 27K sq. ft. of new retail leases in Jersey City’s Newport

    The Globe and Mail

    11 July 2024

    LeFrak, the developer behind the transformation of Jersey City’s Newport, together with Newport Associates Development Co., on Thursday announced that eight new retail leases have been signed within the last few months at the city’s waterfront neighborhood. Totaling nearly 27,000 square feet, new tenants include national boutique recreation studio PingPod; a regional Greek restaurant debuting its first location in Jersey City, Efi’s Gyro; a local staple expanding within the area, Roast’d Coffee; and local businesses opening their first outposts, Blue Anchor Bar and Kitchen, Stylebegin Barbershop and Pawsome pet spa. Also coming in are a New York restaurant opening its first Jersey City location, Dunhuang Food; and a new Mediterranean restaurant and

  • The Bisby Nears Completion At 30 Park Lane North In Newport, Jersey City

    New York Yimby

    13 June 2024

    Work is nearing completion on The Bisby, a 34-story residential building at 30 Park Lane North in the Newport section of Jersey City, New Jersey. Developed by the LeFrak Organization with interiors designed by Woods Bagot Architects, the structure will yield 385 units in studio to three-bedroom layouts, including many with private balconies. The Bisby will have a variety of amenities, including a two-story coworking space, a fitness center, a golf simulator, and a 33,000-square-foot rooftop deck complete with grills and a pickleball