31-33 2nd Avenue

Ben Shaoul Sells ‘East Luxe’ Development on 2nd Avenue for $29M

Last modified August 29, 2017 at 12:17 pm

So much for the East Luxe development on Second Avenue. Landlord Ben Shaoul walked away from the converted rental building, having sold out to real estate investor Sunny Yung for $29 million. The accepted sale price was an approximate sixfold return on his initial investment of $5.6 million. Shaoul purchased 31-33 Second Avenue back in […]

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Petco ‘Unleashed’ New Shop at Ben Shaoul’s 31-33 2nd Avenue

Last modified September 1, 2017 at 5:07 pm

It finally happened. Petco now has its claws in the flesh of the East Village. The corporate pet store teamed up with landlord Ben Shaoul, unleashing a spinoff shop at the new 31-33 Second Avenue. Illuminated signage went up earlier this week, proclaiming the arrival of Unleashed and its “Dog Wash” footprint. The latter is […]

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Report: Petco Opening Its ‘Unleashed’ Store at Ben Shaoul’s 31-33 Second Avenue

Last modified August 29, 2017 at 11:30 pm

The succession of gay bars at 31-33 Second Avenue came to an end in June 2012, when landlord Ben Shaoul got his meat hooks into the property. DOB permits filed at the time revealed that three new floors of residential would be added for a total of six stories, and that the entire building would […]

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