... London-based Vision Capital will open its first offices in New York on the entire 6,000-square-foot 14th floor of the McKim Mead & White-designed building at 681 Fifth Ave. Tommy Hilfiger has the 22,000-square-foot flagship on the bottom, while the 12th floor was leased earlier this year to Global Thematic Partners -- a spinoff of Deutsche Bank.
Studley's David Ducek brought in Vision, while Mitchell Konsker leads the Cushman & Wakefield team for owner Robert Siegel's Metropole Realty Advisors. The asking rent was in the mid-$80s a square foot.
"Because of the uniqueness of our building we are joining the GMs of the world," said Siegel. "We have a concierge and will soon have a full-time doorman. They will both be in morning suits." ...
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