Modeling Agency Part of Chelsea Beautification
July 1, 2010
By: James Comtois

A modeling agency is relocating its Manhattan headquarters from SoHo to a space nearly 50% larger in Chelsea.

DNA Model Management signed a 10-year lease for 7,200 square feet at 555 W. 25th St., at Tenth Avenue. The company will occupy the entire top floor of the six-story building. The asking rent was $40 per square foot....

... This deal represents the kinds of real estate transactions that are helping to transform West Chelsea,” said Zev Holzman, managing director at Studley who, who along with his colleague Casey Lewis, represented the tenant in the transaction. “DNA is a blue chip modeling agency opting to leave SoHo for Chelsea to occupy unique, sexy space in a submarket that is rapidly becoming more appealing to creative office tenants.”  ...

... DNA Model Management's clientele includes Linda Evangelista and Doutzen Kroes.

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