Leading costume design studio Eric Winterling, Inc. signs a new 10-year, 11,152-square-foot lease at 520 Eighth Ave.
GFP Real Estate, LLC is pleased to announce that Eric Winterling, Inc., one of New York City’s first – and largest – custom suit studios, offers end-to-end solutions for custom suiting and tailoring, including custom beading and embroidery, fabric dyeing, suit aging and tailoring, signed a ten-year lease for 11,152 square feet at 10e floor of 520 Eighth Ave. in the Garment District.
From the performance hall of Broadway to the sound stage of Hollywood, Eric Winterling, Inc. has been creating costumes in entertainment and commercial media for over 30 years. The company, which also offers comprehensive global fabric and haberdashery sourcing and purchasing, has designed costumes for The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, The Gilded Age, Wicked, Tina, The Cher Show and the Disney on Broadway production of Frozenamong countless others.
Eric Winterling, Inc. will use its new space for its executive offices and design and production studio, joining a number of well-known theater and entertainment-related tenants in the building including the ASPCA, Theater Alliance residents, the Shubert Organization, Ripley Grier Studios, and The Theater Development Fund, among others.
“Eric Winterling is one of the most sought after costume designers in the world. The company chose 520 Eighth Ave. for its proximity to its Theater District customers, its Apparel District suppliers, and the many Brooklyn, Queens movie studios that are a short subway ride from the building,” Mandell said.
Michael Morris and Nick Berger of Newmark represented the tenant, Eric Winterling, Inc. in the transaction; Matthew Mandel of GFP Real Estate represented the owner, GFP Real Estate. GFP Real Estate will renovate the space for the tenant, including their washrooms, and install a new HVAC system. The company was previously located at 20 West 20th Street.
Built in 1926, the 26-story office tower encompasses more than 860,000 square feet in New York’s famous fashion district near Hudson Yards, Herald Square, Times Square, Madison Square Garden and Penn Station. The building is near the Port Authority bus station and offers convenient access to many transportation lines, including the A, C, E, 1, 2, and 3 trains, as well as the Amtrak, LIRR, and NJ Transit lines. .