Jumbo Food Market Headed to Grand Central Area

It'll land somewhere around here.
It'll land somewhere around here. Photo: Charles16e /flickr

Pretty much all of the details are under wraps, but an unnamed landlord of a property near Grand Central Terminal and the Met Life Building this week signed a deal to open a “master-leased artisanal food market.” We’re guessing the square-footage is in the five-digit range, because similar megamarkets headed to Brookfield Place and Hudson Yards are invoked, there’s a $4.415 million loan involved, and the Massey Knakal Capital Services executive behind the transaction boasts that the project may eventually “anchor the Vanderbilt Avenue Pedestrian Corridor.” Interestingly, the report says Anthony Bourdain is also working with the retail brokerage to find the perfect space for his ambitious-sounding global street-food market. [REW, Related]