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Madison Avenue

1. noun The mainstream advertising industry as a whole in the United States (once all or mostly located on Madison Avenue in New York City). Madison Avenue could make dirt look like diamonds to most consumers. I mean, look what they did for diamonds!
2. adjective Of or relating to large-scale, mainstream advertising. Honestly, it's a bit too Madison Avenue for our clients' taste.
See also: avenue

Madison Avenue

1. n. the style or image of the major U.S. center for advertising agencies. (The agencies are located on Madison Avenue in New York City.) It’s too much like Madison Avenue. We want a calm, sincere mood.
2. mod. in the manner of intense promotion; propaganda like. More and more people simply do not respond to Madison Avenue hype.
See also: avenue
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Having long been a tenant at 260 Madison Avenue, when a full-floor space became available after CBRE recently renewed and relocated Solomon Page Group within the building, HanesBrands jumped on the opportunity," said London of CBRE.
According to Cushman & Wakefield, the average asking rent on Madison Avenue, between 57th and 72nd streets, was $947 per square foot in the first quarter, the first time in two years the average rent has fallen below $1,000 a foot.
Running the entire length of Madison between 61st and 62nd Streets, 680 Madison Avenue encompasses 34,000 s/f of retail space owned by Thor Equities Group.
Through its lease, Sotheby's International Realty will benefit from branding on Madison Avenue, 59th Street and 60th Street via the office's three exposures and wraparound terraces.
Antiquarium had been at 948 Madison Avenue for 15 years, and is a gallery specializing in fine ancient art.
"Thanks to its prime position and incredible frontage, this location is a great opportunity for a tenant who wants to stand out on Madison Avenue."
"Aquazzura will complement other luxury retailers in the area and contribute to the high-end co-tenancy we're seeking for these prime spaces on Madison Avenue."
International retailers including Acne Studios, Roland Mouret and IRO have all recently signed new leases on the Madison Avenue stretch.
The deal brings 270 Madison Avenue's 20,100 s/f retail portfolio to full occupancy.
DTZ's James Frederick, Peter Occhi and Christine Colley represented MFA, while Patrick Heeg of Jones Lang LaSalle represented the investment advisory firm in its relocation from 477 Madison Avenue.
Thor Equities has brought Qela, a luxury retailer based in Doha, Qatar, to a prime location within the block-long retail space at 680 Madison Avenue.
The Miracle on Madison Avenue holiday festivities kicked-off with the 2nd annual holiday lighting ceremony "Light Up The Holidays" on Madison Avenue.
"We are currently in discussions regarding the tower floors at the iconic 11 Madison Avenue on Madison Park at 24-25th Street for our new headquarters," wrote Sony president Nicole Seligman in the email to employees.
RXR Realty announced the execution of two new leases in RXR's property at 340 Madison Avenue.
Warburg Realty, one of Manhattan's oldest residential real estate companies, has announced plans to open a new corporate headquarters at 654 Madison Avenue.
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