Alex Furst is a seasoned commercial real estate advisor with over 15 years of experience. He has successfully closed hundreds of leasing and sale transactions throughout his career, with a combined aggregate approaching $1,000,000,000. Alex’s specialties range from commercial leasing advisory to acquisition and value analysis. His hybrid of expertise encompasses office and retail leasing, commercial landlord representation and tenant advisory services. Alex is heavily focused on Prime Manhattan and New York City Submarkets.
Beginning in 2003, Alex has successfully navigated extreme market conditions. “The years following the financial crash were a true test of my ability as a professional. It was survival of the fittest, and I rose to the challenge”. His most notable achievements over the last decade, include the sale of 5 East 59th Street ($85,000,000), the Franklin Credit Manhattan portfolio sale ($17,800,000), Long Island City Center ($20,000,000), Parade Publications (80,000 SF), and 85 Mercer Street ($15,200,000). His Tenant advisory experience includes companies such as the UPS Store, Douglas Elliman Real Estate, The International Brotherhood of Teamsters, The United Food and Commercial Workers Union, HP France, Ladenburg Thalmann, Conde Nast, Sid Lee, and Premier Partnerships.
Alex is an alumnus of the University of Miami and a member of the Zeta Beta Tau organization. Native to the Northeast, Alex was born and raised in Boston, Massachusetts.