As a managing director with Newmark, David Abrams focuses on the leasing of retail properties as well as investment sales in New York City and Miami.
David has worked with landlords such as 601W Companies, The Alexico Group, Atlas Capital, BLDG Management, Edison Properties, Jordache Enterprises, Pan Am Equities, Premier Equities, and Triumph Hotels. He is currently marketing properties on behalf of several prominent landlords, including 1212 Lincoln Road and 1140 Third Avenue on behalf of Crescent Heights, 18 East 50th Street and 700 Sixth Avenue on behalf of Pan Am Equities and 980 Sixth Avenue and 425 Lexington Avenue on behalf of Vanbarton Group.
On the landlord side of the business, David represented ASG Equities in the leasing of 80 NE 40th Street to Boffi in Miami’s Design District. In New York he has represented Edison Properties in the leasing of 1120 Sixth Avenue to Fidelity Investments and Proper Food, Vanbarton Group in the leasing of 980 Sixth Avenue to Birch Coffee, Krispy Kreme, I Milky, Paris Baguette, and Very Fresh Noodles, 45 West 45th Street to Orangetheory Fitness and of Fournos Theophilos, Valerie and 132 West 31st Street to Ichiran; Crescent Heights, in the leasing of 1140 Third Avenue to Alo Yoga, Credo Beauty, Face Haus, Swerve Fitness, Oath Pizza and Vintage Twin; Itzhaki Acquisitions, in the leasing of 2839 Broadway to CVS/pharmacy and 2460 Broadway to Sweetgreen; Triumph Hotels, in the leasing of 2175 Broadway to buybuy Baby, Lush Cosmetics and Mille-Feuille, 125 Chambers Street to Pret A Manger and 113 Reade Street to Serafina; and Pan Am Equities, in the leasing of 700 Sixth Avenue to Chick-fil-A, Paris Baguette, and Nuts Factory, 255 West 14th Street to SLT and Bright Horizons, 270 Park Avenue South to Morton Williams Wine & Liquor, 127 Fourth Avenue to Bar Bacon and Mi Garba, 245 East 44th Street to Tokyo Restaurant Group and 455 Park Avenue South to Ikinari Steak.
David has also been involved with significant tenant representation transactions. He currently works with Asanda Spa Lounge, Brandy Melville, City of Saints Coffee Roasters, Fluevog Shoes, Goorin Bros., Joybird Furniture, Prive Revaux and SLT to fulfill their real estate requirements. Recent transactions include Brandy Melville at 730 Lincoln Road in Miami, City of Saints’ Flagship at 3 Bryant Park; Fluevog’s first Brooklyn location at 37 Main Street in Dumbo; Prive’s first brick-and-mortar location at 120 West 42nd Street, followed by Aventura Mall and, most recently, a relocation to 140 West 42nd Street; and SLT to 255 West 14th Street and 177 East 87th Street in Manhattan and 42-15 Crescent Street in Long Island City. He also assisted The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf on its Manhattan expansion.
David is also experienced in investment sales, having arranged the $40.7 million sale of 47-25 34th Street in Long Island City, on behalf of 601W Companies and BLDG Management, a 322,390-square-foot industrial building leased to Polo Ralph Lauren, Gander and White, and TEC Systems. Recently, David represented Coltown Properties in its acquisition of a 19,008-square-foot commercial condominium at 100 West 93rd Street. David subsequently represented both the landlord and tenant in leasing 100 West 93rd Street to The Manhattan Childrens Center. He also represented a developer in the purchase of air rights at 195 Tenth Avenue.
David joined Newmark in 2019, when parent company Newmark Group, Inc., acquired RKF, a retail real estate brokerage based in New York. David began his career with RKF in June 2010 as a college intern and subsequently joined the firm as a canvasser in February 2011.
- In 2017, David was recognized as a CoStar Power Broker in the New York City market and as one of the Commercial Observer’s 30 Under 30 for Commercial Real Estate.
- David is a licensed real estate salesperson in the state of New York, a licensed real estate broker in the state of Florida, and a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC).
David earned a Bachelor of Science in degree in marketing from Yeshiva University’s Sy Syms School of Business.