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Jonathan D. Stravitz, SIOR, Esq.
Office Specialist
Principal, BIOC Commercial Real Estate
6 East 39th Street #304
New York, NY 10016
United States
Phone: +1.212.252.8799
Cell: +1.201.232.2767
Email: jstravitz@bioccre.com
Website: Work In Progress - Completed by the end of December 2017
Additional Website: www.showcase.com/b/commercial-real-estate/Jonathan-Stravitz/1869363
 
Chapter:   SIOR New York City and Downstate Chapter
Member Since: 2017
 

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Jon specializes in the commencement and facilitation of investment and corporate transactions. His professionalism combined with his corporate and legal knowledge make him indispensable to his select clientele. In 2016, He sold over $50MM in transactions and is currently working on equity raises and property valued at over $270MM throughout New York and New Jersey. The completed sales constitute over 500,000 square feet of industrial and office buildings, inclusive of over 100,000sf for Verizon. He has transitioned from Corporate Services, Residential Development, Landlord & Tenant Representation to a focus on Medical & Investment. This has been the natural evolution of a career that involves almost every aspect of commercial real estate. While continuing to work with corporations to satisfy their real estate needs, Jon has leased over 600,000 square feet of industrial space for Graybar Electric Company, Inc., 200,000 square feet for Olam America’s Inc., & over 200,000 square feet of office space primarily in New York and New Jersey for Principal Financial Group.

Experience

Jonathan D. Stravitz, Esq.

Principal & Broker of Record

Scope of Service Experience:

Jon specializes in the commencement and facilitation of investment and corporate transactions. His professionalism combined with his corporate and legal knowledge make him indispensable to his select clientele. In 2016, He sold or currently has under contract $50MM in transactions and is currently working on equity raises and property valued at over $270MM throughout New York and New Jersey. The completed sales constitute over 500,000 square feet of industrial and office buildings, inclusive of over 100,000sf for Verizon. He has transitioned from Corporate Services, Residential Development, Landlord & Tenant Representation to a focus on Medical & Investment. This has been the natural evolution of a career that involves almost every aspect of commercial real estate. While continuing to work with corporations to satisfy their real estate needs, Jon has leased over 600,000 square feet of industrial space for Graybar Electric Company, Inc., 200,000 square feet for Olam America’s Inc., & over 200,000 square feet of office space primarily in New York and New Jersey for Principal Financial Group.

His reputation for placing his clients first ensures the repeat engagement of his services. Jon’s primary focus is the relationship and the ability to satisfy the client’s needs. Several of his long-term clients who benefit from his professionalism and long-term commitment are: Mt. Sinai, IBM, Verizon, Graybar Electric Company, Inc., Olam America’s Inc., Gilbane Building Company, Kelly Services, Bovis Lend Lease, Girls and Boys Town, USA, Pinkerton, Principal Financial Group, Wackenhut, EchoStar Communications Corporation and Dish Network Service, LLC. Working with these organizations and numerous investors has enhanced his local knowledge as it relates to site selection, logistics, finance and market trends. This expertise compliments his ability to represent his client’s best interests.

Background & Experience:

His prior business experience includes two years as a Commercial Real Estate Closing Coordinator for Prudential’s start-up Conduit business. Mr. Stravitz was responsible for handling the rigors of the funding process for at least 60 loans totaling over $200,000,000.00 in securitized transactions. In addition, he spent ten (10) years at NAI James E. Hanson, Inc. The incredible experience at NAI JEH, motivated Jonathan to open BIOC Commercial Real Estate, LLC, with John B. Aires.

Educational Background:

1996 Juris Doctorate, Quinnipiac College School of Law, Hamden, Connecticut

1992 Bachelor of Arts, State University of New York at Albany, Albany, New York

Professional Affiliations & Designations:

Mr. Stravitz is a member of the New Jersey and Massachusetts Bars.

His memberships also include CoreNet Global. Currently pending is the designation of MCRS-Master of Corporate Real Estate Services from CoreNet Global.

Licensed Broker in New York, New Jersey & Pennsylvania.

Significant Transactions:

Landlord Rep. - Southport Plaza, LLC - Disposition - Lease - 59,000 sq. ft., Staten Island, NY

Landlord Rep. - Southport Plaza, LLC - Renewal - Lease - 34,261 sq. ft., Staten Island, NY

Graybar Electric Company, Inc. – Disposition – Sale – 105,000 sq. ft., Long Island City, NY

Graybar Electric Company, Inc. - Disposition - Lease - 218,400 sq. ft., Cranbury, NJ.

Graybar Electric Company, Inc. - Acquisition - Lease - 70,588 sq. ft., Parsippany, NJ.

Graybar Electric Company, Inc. - Disposition - Sale - 30,000 sq. ft., Newark, NJ - $3.3M

Graybar Electric Company, Inc. - Acquisition - Lease - 33,812 sq. ft., Teterboro, NJ.

Graybar Electric Company, Inc. - Acquisition - Lease - 136,250 sq. ft., Carteret, NJ (iPort)

Graybar Electric Company, Inc. - Disposition - Lease - 218,400 sq. ft., Cranbury, NJ – Subtenant Bkptcy

Principal Financial Group - Acquisition - Lease - 13,441 sq. ft., 75 Rockefeller Plaza, NY, NY

Principal Financial Group - Disposition - Lease - 4,336 sq, ft, Bay Ridge (Brooklyn), NY

Principal Financial Group - Disposition - Lease Buyout - 7,300 sq. ft., 1 Liberty Plaza, NY

Principal Financial Group - Acquisition - Lease - 9,400 sq. ft., Parsippany, NJ

Principal Financial Group - Acquisition - Lease - 6,060 sq. ft., 1212 6th Avenue, New York, NY

Principal Financial Group - Disposition - Lease - 6,060 sq. ft., 1212 6th Avenue, New York, NY

Principal Financial Group - Acquisition - Lease - 22,261 sq. ft., 888 7th, New York, NY

Principal Financial Group - Acquisition - Lease - 10,450 sq. ft., 1155 6th Avenue, New York, NY

Acquisition - Sale - 65,000 sq. ft. - Office - 240 Frisch Court, Paramus, NJ

Disposition - Sale - 66,000 sq. ft. - Office - 240 Frisch Court, Paramus, NJ

Disposition - Sale - 22,000 sq. ft. - Office - 395 Pleasant Valley Way, West Orange, NJ

Disposition - Sale - 73,000 sq. ft. - Industrial - 60-80 Commerce Way, Hackensack, NJ

Disposition - Sale - 30,000 sq. ft. - Industrial - 799 Edwards Road, Parsippany, NJ

Disposition - Sale - 18,000 sq. ft. - Office - 50 S. Franklin Turnpike, Ramsey, NJ

Disposition - Sale - 62,386 sq. ft. - Office - 136 Magnolia Avenue, Jersey City, NJ

Disposition - Sale - 43,000 sq. ft. – Industrial - 33 New Bridge Road, Bergenfield, NJ

Disposition - Sale - 68,000 sq. ft. - Office - (Verizon) 1500 Teaneck Road, Teaneck, NJ

2015 Acquisition – Sale – 36,000 sq. ft. – Office – 438 W. 51st Street – NY, NY - Sovereign

2015 Acquisition – Lease – 200,013 sq. ft. – Industrial – 60 Distribution Blvd., Edison, NJ – Olam

2016 Acquisition – Lease – 40,658 sq. ft. – Industrial – 9 Cotters Lane – Represented LL, Tenant Ammo

2016 Acquisition – Sale – 72,300 sq. ft – Office –103&105 S. Bedford, Mt. Kisco, NY- Sovereign

2016 Acquisition – Sale – 56,916 sq. ft. – Office/Retail – 99-01 Queens Blvd., Forest Hills, NY - BDG

Recent New York City Tenant Rep - Transactions

2012 Acquisition-Lease – 252 West 37th–10,500 sq. ft.– Represented U.S. #3 Print Company – SGS Intl.

2013 Acquisition- Lease – 161 Madison – 1,000 sq. ft. – Represented Dr. Kurian

2013 Acquisition-Lease – 215 Lexington – 4,542 sq. ft. – Represented Dr. Kaminetsky

2014 Acquisition-Lease – 360 Lexington–7,986 sq. ft.–Represented Allan Briteway/Electrical Contractors.

2014 Acquisition-Lease – 420 Lexington-2,773 sq. ft. – Represented Graybar Electric Company, Inc.

2015 Acquisition-Lease – 1625 Forest Ave., S.I. – 45,000 sq. ft. – Represented LL, Tenant was NYC DOE

2016 Acquisition-Lease – 99-01 Queens Blvd., Forest Hills – 16,594 sq. ft. – Represented Mt. Sinai

2016 Acquisition-Lease – Woolworth Building, 233 Broadway, NY, NY – 2,370 sq. ft. – Represented Dr. Cunha

Affiliates
  • Esq.
Education
  • Juris Doctorate
Areas of Practice
  • Investments
  • Tenant Representation
  • Distribution & Logistics
  • Brokerage Management
  • Sale/Leasing
  • Landlord
  • Corporate Services
Transactions
2017

Damian Rivera, SIOR

ESRP
Dallas, TX

Jonathan Stravitz, SIOR, Esq.

BIOC Commercial Real Estate
New York, NY

$63,945 Industrial Lease

6,500 sq. ft.

Woonsocket, RI - July 12, 2017
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