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Christine Traina
Licensed Associate Real Estate Broker
The Traina Team/Douglas Elliman

With over 30 years of experience, Christine Traina is known throughout the real estate community and sought after by clients and colleagues for her unparalleled expertise in retail, commercial and investment real estate. An Associate Real Estate Broker and one of Douglas Elliman's Exclusive Retail & Commercial Real Estate Teams, Christine has received widespread recognition in her field. Since her inception at Douglas Elliman, Christine created a niche utilizing referrals from residential agents throughout the company. Christine's exceptional referral base of clients and landlords, has enabled her to complete an excess of $150 million dollars of real estate transactions.

Christine has been featured in such prominent publications as The Real Deal, Commercial Observer, The New York Post, Crain's New York Business, The Real Estate Weekly, The New York Law Journal, The New York Daily News and BISNOW for her insightfulness and accomplishments in NYC's specialized commercial market; plus she has appeared on the "Million Dollar Listing New York" TV series on several occasions.

Christine understands the intense level of commitment and knowledge an expert retail/commercial broker must have in order to successfully negotiate sales and rentals with International and Domestic Companies. She has completed transactions with a wide diversity of American-based firms and major clients around the world, including Cable Television Network, Lyoness US Inc., Sequins, Storebound, The Ross Center, Lucky Zone, Yakima Oil Trading, Just Salad, ALC Companies, Zamore Entertainment, Sam & Lex Boutique, 2b Management, Elegance in Hardware and Universal Standard, to name a few. Christine has also taken new companies like The Fitting Room through the expansion process, securing their first location years ago and now in search of their fourth high-profile space.

In her tenure, Christine has been involved in all aspects of commercial real estate, from the marketing, sale and purchasing of office, retail and investment properties to office and retail condo sales, as well as tenant and landlord representation. She successfully negotiated the sale of many commercial properties, with 315 West 35th Street and over 12,600 square feet of space at 257 West 39th among them. Also most notable was her skillful negotiation of the sale lease-back of the 40,000 SF bank-owned commercial building at 1511 Third Ave. What's more, Christine is affiliated with the Finland Embassy helping to bring Finnish companies to NYC, assisting them through the entire legalization and transaction process. She additionally works with Residential Real Estate Agents companywide who come to her with their commercial clients, to whom she provides utmost care and personalized service.

Christine transitioned seamlessly to retail/commercial brokerage after an illustrious career in fashion and retail working at Neiman Marcus, producing shows for renowned designers (Valentino, Bill Blass, Calvin Klein, Galanos, etc.) and managing retail boutiques. She lives on the Upper East Side, serves as a commercial board member with the Real Estate Board of New York, Affiliated with Amcham Finland and has served on the committee for the AHRC NYC Foundation.

 

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Location Beds Baths SQ FT Type Transaction
313-315 West 35th Street - Jacob Javits Center, New York N/A N/A 62,632 Commercial Sold
323 West 19th Street - Chelsea, New York N/A 4,000 Single Family Townhouse Sold
418 East 84th St - Upper East Side, New York N/A N/A 5,815 Commercial Sold
325 Lexington Avenue, 26B - Murray Hill, New York 1 Bed 1 Bath 794 Condo Sold
237 East 79th Street, 3B - Upper East Side, New York Studio 1 Bath N/A Cooperative Sold
The Stanhope, 995 Fifth Avenue, 12SOUTH - Upper East Side, New York 5 Beds 5 Baths
1 Half Bath
4,357 Condo/Cooperative Rented
134 West 29th Street, 4THFLOOR - Chelsea, New York N/A N/A 10,000 Commercial Rented
218 East 79th Street, PH - Upper East Side, New York 4 Beds 3 Baths
1 Half Bath
N/A Multi-Family Rented
210 Fifth Avenue, 2FL - Flatiron District, New York N/A N/A 4,000 Commercial Rented
1470 Third Avenue, STORE - Upper East Side, New York N/A N/A 1,450 Commercial Rented
210 Fifth Avenue, 2FL - Flatiron District, New York N/A N/A 4,000 Commercial Rented
210 Fifth Avenue, 9THFLR - Flatiron District, New York N/A N/A 4,128 Commercial Rented
218 East 79th Street, TOWNHOUSE - Upper East Side, New York 3 Beds 2 Baths
1 Half Bath
N/A Multi-Family Rented
257 West 39th Street, GROUND - Fashion Center, New York N/A N/A 6,000 Commercial Rented
78 Fifth Avenue, 2ND - Greenwich Village, New York N/A N/A 3,000 Commercial Rented
220 Madison Avenue, RETAILB - Murray Hill, New York N/A N/A N/A Commercial Rented
257 West 39th Street, 6FLR - Fashion Center, New York N/A N/A N/A Commercial Rented
SWITCH, 109 Norfolk Street, RETAIL - Lower East Side, New York N/A N/A 2,610 Commercial Rented
159 First Avenue, STOREB N/A N/A 700 Commercial Rented
310 East 65th Street, PRO - Upper East Side, New York N/A N/A N/A Commercial Rented
35 West 89th Street, 3B - Upper West Side, New York 1 Bed 1 Bath N/A Rental Rented
242 East 36th Street, STORE - Murray Hill, New York N/A N/A 900 Commercial Rented
210 Fifth Avenue, 902 - Flatiron District, New York N/A N/A 1,860 Commercial Rented
245 Fifth Avenue, ENTIRE6FLR - Flatiron District, New York N/A N/A N/A Commercial Rented
21 West 38th Street, ENTIREFLR - Fashion Center, New York N/A N/A N/A Commercial Rented
256 West 36th Street, 11THFL - Fashion Center, New York N/A N/A N/A Commercial Rented
218 East 5th Street, RETAIL - East Village, New York N/A N/A N/A Commercial Rented
582 Columbus Avenue, RETAIL - Upper West Side, New York N/A N/A N/A Commercial Rented
243-249 Fifth Avenue, 6FLR - Flatiron District, New York N/A N/A 13,627 Commercial Rented
210 Fifth Avenue, 902 - Flatiron District, New York N/A N/A 1,860 Commercial Rented
210 Fifth Avenue, PART10FLR - Flatiron District, New York N/A N/A N/A Commercial Rented
237 East 60th Street, RETAIL - Upper East Side, New York N/A N/A 700 Commercial Rented
860 Lexington Avenue, GRNDFLR N/A N/A N/A Commercial Rented
375 Park Avenue, SUITE2504 - Midtown, New York N/A N/A N/A Commercial Rented
257 West 39th Street, STORE - Fashion Center, New York N/A N/A 6,000 Commercial Rented
210 Fifth Avenue, 2FL - Flatiron District, New York N/A N/A 4,000 Commercial Rented
257 West 39th Street, STORE - Fashion Center, New York N/A N/A 6,000 Commercial Rented
210 Fifth Avenue, PART/4FL - Flatiron District, New York N/A N/A 1,200 Commercial Rented
1151 Third Avenue, 5FLR - Upper East Side, New York N/A N/A 2,500 Commercial Rented
78 Fifth Avenue, 5TH - Greenwich Village, New York N/A N/A 3,000 Commercial Rented
- Upper East Side, New York N/A N/A 1,550 Commercial Rented
31-33 West 19th Street, RETAIL - Flatiron District, New York N/A N/A 3,084 Commercial Rented
31-33 West 19th Street, LOWERLEVEL - Flatiron District, New York N/A N/A 2,597 Commercial Rented
50 Broad Street, 19FLRPART - Financial District, New York N/A N/A N/A Commercial Rented
138-02 Queens Boulevard, COMMERCIAL N/A N/A N/A Commercial Rented
78 Fifth Avenue, 4TH - Greenwich Village, New York N/A N/A 3,000 Commercial Rented
1166 Lexington Avenue, GROUND - Carnegie Hill, New York N/A N/A 1,000 Commercial Rented
697 Tenth Avenue, RETAIL - Clinton, New York N/A N/A 2,000 Commercial Rented
330 West 38th Street, PART17FL - Jacob Javits Center, New York N/A N/A N/A Commercial Rented
29-33 West 36th Street, SUITE201 - Midtown, New York N/A N/A 2,300 Commercial Rented
830 Third Avenue, 2FL N/A N/A N/A Commercial Rented
210 Fifth Avenue, 3RDFLR N/A N/A 1,400 Commercial Rented
257 West 39th Street, GROUND N/A N/A 6,000 Commercial Rented
257 West 39th Street, RETAIL - Fashion Center, New York N/A N/A 6,000 Commercial Rented
257 West 39th Street, 16FLRPART - Fashion Center, New York N/A N/A 3,000 Commercial Rented
242 East 36th Street, STORE - Murray Hill, New York N/A N/A 900 Commercial Rented
830 Third Avenue, PART2NDFLR - Midtown, New York N/A N/A 3,000 Commercial Rented
210 Fifth Avenue, PART3FLR - Flatiron District, New York N/A N/A N/A Commercial Rented
210 Fifth Avenue, PART3RDFL - Flatiron District, New York N/A N/A 1,200 Commercial Rented
210 Fifth Avenue, 8FLR - Flatiron District, New York N/A N/A 3,000 Commercial Rented
171 East 83rd Street, 2NDFLR - Upper East Side, New York N/A N/A N/A Commercial Rented
Location
Beds / Baths / SQ FT
N/A N/A 62,632 SQ FT
323 West 19th Street - Chelsea, New York Type: Single Family Townhouse Transaction: Sold
N/A 4,000 SQ FT
418 East 84th St - Upper East Side, New York Type: Commercial Transaction: Sold
N/A N/A 5,815 SQ FT
1 Bed 1 Bath 794 SQ FT
237 East 79th Street, 3B - Upper East Side, New York Type: Cooperative Transaction: Sold
Studio 1 Bath N/A SQ FT
5 Beds 5 Baths
1 Half Bath
4,357 SQ FT
134 West 29th Street, 4THFLOOR - Chelsea, New York Type: Commercial Transaction: Rented
N/A N/A 10,000 SQ FT
218 East 79th Street, PH - Upper East Side, New York Type: Multi-Family Transaction: Rented
4 Beds 3 Baths
1 Half Bath
N/A SQ FT
210 Fifth Avenue, 2FL - Flatiron District, New York Type: Commercial Transaction: Rented
N/A N/A 4,000 SQ FT
1470 Third Avenue, STORE - Upper East Side, New York Type: Commercial Transaction: Rented
N/A N/A 1,450 SQ FT
210 Fifth Avenue, 2FL - Flatiron District, New York Type: Commercial Transaction: Rented
N/A N/A 4,000 SQ FT
N/A N/A 4,128 SQ FT
3 Beds 2 Baths
1 Half Bath
N/A SQ FT
N/A N/A 6,000 SQ FT
78 Fifth Avenue, 2ND - Greenwich Village, New York Type: Commercial Transaction: Rented
N/A N/A 3,000 SQ FT
220 Madison Avenue, RETAILB - Murray Hill, New York Type: Commercial Transaction: Rented
N/A N/A N/A SQ FT
257 West 39th Street, 6FLR - Fashion Center, New York Type: Commercial Transaction: Rented
N/A N/A N/A SQ FT
N/A N/A 2,610 SQ FT
159 First Avenue, STOREB Type: Commercial Transaction: Rented
N/A N/A 700 SQ FT
310 East 65th Street, PRO - Upper East Side, New York Type: Commercial Transaction: Rented
N/A N/A N/A SQ FT
1 Bed 1 Bath N/A SQ FT
242 East 36th Street, STORE - Murray Hill, New York Type: Commercial Transaction: Rented
N/A N/A 900 SQ FT
210 Fifth Avenue, 902 - Flatiron District, New York Type: Commercial Transaction: Rented
N/A N/A 1,860 SQ FT
N/A N/A N/A SQ FT
N/A N/A N/A SQ FT
N/A N/A N/A SQ FT
218 East 5th Street, RETAIL - East Village, New York Type: Commercial Transaction: Rented
N/A N/A N/A SQ FT
N/A N/A N/A SQ FT
N/A N/A 13,627 SQ FT
210 Fifth Avenue, 902 - Flatiron District, New York Type: Commercial Transaction: Rented
N/A N/A 1,860 SQ FT
N/A N/A N/A SQ FT
N/A N/A 700 SQ FT
860 Lexington Avenue, GRNDFLR Type: Commercial Transaction: Rented
N/A N/A N/A SQ FT
375 Park Avenue, SUITE2504 - Midtown, New York Type: Commercial Transaction: Rented
N/A N/A N/A SQ FT
N/A N/A 6,000 SQ FT
210 Fifth Avenue, 2FL - Flatiron District, New York Type: Commercial Transaction: Rented
N/A N/A 4,000 SQ FT
N/A N/A 6,000 SQ FT
N/A N/A 1,200 SQ FT
1151 Third Avenue, 5FLR - Upper East Side, New York Type: Commercial Transaction: Rented
N/A N/A 2,500 SQ FT
78 Fifth Avenue, 5TH - Greenwich Village, New York Type: Commercial Transaction: Rented
N/A N/A 3,000 SQ FT
- Upper East Side, New York Type: Commercial Transaction: Rented
N/A N/A 1,550 SQ FT
N/A N/A 3,084 SQ FT
N/A N/A 2,597 SQ FT
N/A N/A N/A SQ FT
138-02 Queens Boulevard, COMMERCIAL Type: Commercial Transaction: Rented
N/A N/A N/A SQ FT
78 Fifth Avenue, 4TH - Greenwich Village, New York Type: Commercial Transaction: Rented
N/A N/A 3,000 SQ FT
N/A N/A 1,000 SQ FT
697 Tenth Avenue, RETAIL - Clinton, New York Type: Commercial Transaction: Rented
N/A N/A 2,000 SQ FT
N/A N/A N/A SQ FT
29-33 West 36th Street, SUITE201 - Midtown, New York Type: Commercial Transaction: Rented
N/A N/A 2,300 SQ FT
830 Third Avenue, 2FL Type: Commercial Transaction: Rented
N/A N/A N/A SQ FT
210 Fifth Avenue, 3RDFLR Type: Commercial Transaction: Rented
N/A N/A 1,400 SQ FT
257 West 39th Street, GROUND Type: Commercial Transaction: Rented
N/A N/A 6,000 SQ FT
N/A N/A 6,000 SQ FT
N/A N/A 3,000 SQ FT
242 East 36th Street, STORE - Murray Hill, New York Type: Commercial Transaction: Rented
N/A N/A 900 SQ FT
830 Third Avenue, PART2NDFLR - Midtown, New York Type: Commercial Transaction: Rented
N/A N/A 3,000 SQ FT
N/A N/A N/A SQ FT
N/A N/A 1,200 SQ FT
210 Fifth Avenue, 8FLR - Flatiron District, New York Type: Commercial Transaction: Rented
N/A N/A 3,000 SQ FT
N/A N/A N/A SQ FT
Christine Traina

Christine Traina

Licensed Associate Real Estate Broker


575 Madison Ave

New York, NY 10022

Office: 212.705.1045

Mobile: 917.743.6680

 

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