Blockchain Infrastructure Company Skip Protocol Signs New Lease At 740 Broadway In NoHo

GFP Real Estate, LLC is pleased to announce that Skip Protocol, Inc., a blockchain infrastructure provider that “helps sovereign blockchain protocols supercharge their user experience, interoperability, and value capture with its vertically integrated product suite,” has signed a new three-and-a-half-year lease for 3,886 square feet on the 10th floor of 740 Broadway in NoHo.

Robert Silver, Anthony Sciacca, and Brittany Silver of Newmark, and Neith Stone of GFP Real Estate LLC represented the landlord, Lafayette-Astor Associates, LLC in the transaction.  Dennis Someck, Justin Myers, and Rachel Kirkham of Lee & Associates represented the tenant.  The company will use the newly renovated space for its general and executive offices; the space was previously occupied by Smart Window providers  Elevecture and View.

“Skip joins a growing number of VC-backed software and tech consultancy companies that have relocated or secured their East Coast footprints in the Noho neighborhood,” said Neith Stone of GFP Real Estate. Notably, GFP Real Estate’s NoHo portfolio also includes data-warehousing platform Materialize and coding company Warp Terminal.

Built in 1912, 740 Broadway is a 12-story, 152,000-square-foot loft building designed by architect Francis H. Kimball in Beaux-Arts style.  Prominently situated on the Southeast corner of Broadway and Astor Place in NoHo, the landmarked building offers offers a unique combination of history and modern appeal. Tenants enjoy unobstructed views wrapping around the corner, high ceilings, and flexible floorplates. The building’s recent renovation includes a state-of-the-art lobby featuring architectural media walls showcasing breathtaking nature scenes.

Transportation to and from 740 Broadway comes easy with access to R, W and 6 trains on the block, and Union Square a short walk away. 

About GFP Real Estate, LLC

Committed to building a better New York since 1952, GFP Real Estate is a vertically integrated owner, operator, property manager and developer of commercial real estate in the New York metropolitan area. With over 56 buildings and more than 13.8 million square feet under ownership, GFPRE’s portfolio includes some of New York’s most iconic real estate assets.