WESTCHESTER COUNTY, NY – November 2, 2018 – Cushman & Wakefield today announced that the commercial real estate brokerage firm has been named the leasing agent for the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, a New York public benefit corporation (MTA) and is soliciting proposals for the lease of retail space in the Bronxville and Rye train station buildings. The properties are both located in southern Westchester.
Both Rye and Bronxville are consistently included in national top listings of the most affluent and expensive towns in the United States based on median income and housing prices. Residents have long expressed a desire for the MTA to select tenants who will renovate and reinvigorate the underutilized spaces at each of the stations.
“Each of the properties are perfect for a café or amenity use,” said Carl Wunderlich, Director of Brokerage Services at Cushman & Wakefield, who is representing the MTA (Metropolitan Transit Authority). “It’s about convenience and comfort, improving customer amenities and making each venue more appealing for commuters and residents alike who would welcome an upgrade to the current facilities.”
The Bronxville Metro-North Railroad station serves the residents of the village of Bronxville, New York via the Harlem Line. Station ridership is about 3,331 daily during the week for inbound riders and 2,479 on the weekends. The building is located at 113 Kraft Avenue in Bronxville which is 15.3 miles to Grand Central Terminal and is approximately 2834± square feet. The ticket office will remain within the station building. The current Bronxville Station was built in 1916 by the New York Central Railroad, in the Spanish-Mission revival architectural style. Proposals must be received by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, November 16, 2018.
The Rye Metro-North Railroad station serves the residents of the city of Rye, New York via the New Haven Line. Station ridership is about 2,239 daily during the week for inbound riders and 1,673 on the weekends. The building is located at 2 Station Plaza in Rye is approximately 2,000± square feet and is 24.1 miles to Grand Central Terminal . The ticket office will remain within the station building. Proposals must be received by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, November 30, 2018.
“Every week, about 9,500 customers use the Bronxville station, and over 2,400 customers use the Rye station,” said Catherine Rinaldi, President of Metro-North Railroad. “This request for proposals to renovate the Bronxville station building and the Rye station building are just two small examples of how we’re always working to improve the commuting experience for our customers.”
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