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Seyfarth Represents rhubarb on Hudson Yards Restaurant Lease


NEW YORK - (December 7, 2017) - Seyfarth Shaw LLP represented rhubarb, a leading British hospitality group, in the signing of a restaurant lease and rooftop management agreement at Hudson Yards in Manhattan, New York City.

The rhubarb lease is for 5,800 square feet of restaurant space on the fifth level at The Shops & Restaurants at Hudson Yards and 10,000 square feet of restaurant and event space on the top of 30 Hudson Yards, the tallest tower in the neighborhood. The latter space will encompass the top two levels of the tower which is also home to the highest outdoor observation deck in New York City. rhubarb will operate an indoor-outdoor bar on the observation deck itself. Both venues are expected to open in 2019.

Found in 1996, rhubarb creates and delivers premium food and beverage experiences across events and iconic locations. The largest private development in the United States, Hudson Yards comprises more than 18 million square feet of mixed-use development at the southwest corner of 33rd Street and 10th Avenue. Developed by Related Companies and Oxford Properties Group, it will include more than 100 shops and restaurants; approximately 4,000 residences; 14-acres of public open space; a new 750-seat public school and a hotel.

The Seyfarth Real Estate team was led by partners Miles Borden and Barry Mandel in New York.