The Comras Company and Prime Sites Secure Flagship City Furniture Showroom

The Comras Company, South Florida’s leading retail leasing and development company, and Prime Sites Inc., announced the flagship retail tenant for District 36, the new mixed-use property developed by Mack Real Estate Group and Wharton Equity Partners.

 City Furniture, South Florida’s leading furniture retailer, will open a new location at 3635 NE 1st Avenue, their seventeenth Florida location.  Easily accessible by car and on foot, District 36 is perfectly situated to bridge the two districts – joining the Design District and Midtown. City Furniture executed a lease for approximately 28,000 square feet on primarily the second floor of District 36, spanning the entire northern blockfront of NE 36th Street from NE 1st Avenue to NE 1st Court.

The property contains approximately 63,000 sq. ft. of retail, showroom and café space, with 195 rental apartments above. District 36 has tremendous visibility from the highway (I-195) and offers a dedicated garage for retail, showroom and restaurant customers.Michael Comras, CEO and Irma Figueroa, CCIM, Director of Retail Leasing and Sales of CCOF represented the developers of District 36. Monette Klein-O’Grady and Daniel W. O’Grady of Prime Sites Inc. represented City Furniture in their first Urban expansion.

“District 36 is perfectly positioned to capture many of the home furnishing businesses seeking to reposition from the Design District or enter this rapidly expanding residential market,” said Michael Comras. “We look forward to filling out the balance of the space with great complementary uses.”

City Furniture seeks to provide quality home furnishings at excellent values with friendly, efficient service in an exciting, fun environment. The company prides itself on charitable work and community involvement, and is considered one of the the “greenest” furniture companieswith six LEED (Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design) certified City Furniture and Ashley HomeStore showrooms in South Florida alone. “We are super excited about opening our new City Furniture location at the intersection of Midtown and the Design District. It will be an all modern showcase of fabulous furniture at exciting values,” said Keith Koenig, President of City Furniture.

More about the Comras Company: Specializing in commercial retail real estate for the past 25 years, The Comras Company is consistently recognized as a market leader in South Florida. The Company provides services in retail, restaurant and showroom leasing, investment sales, consulting, property management and tenant representation. For more information, visit

More about Prime Sites Inc.: Prime Sites Inc.’s mission is to bring people to shop, eat, work, play and live in a vibrant, urban or suburban setting that can be enjoyed for years to come. We expect to leave a lasting legacy in the community by working with clients and projects that pass the test of responsible development, and have the potential to become future landmarks.

More about MACK Real Estate Group (MREG): MREG is a fully integrated owner/operator/developer devoted to managing the Mack family’s capital, institutional capital, and high net worth capital through direct and partnership investments in real property, real estate debt, and related securities.  MREG’s principals have over a century of combined global real estate investing experience. 

More about Wharton Equity Partners: Wharton Equity Partners, based in New York City, is a diversified private equity firm founded in 1987, which invests in real estate and corporate opportunities.  With respect to its real estate activities, the firm has deep experience in land acquisition and development, the ownership and management of income producing properties, and the purchase of distressed debt.  During its more than 25-year history, Wharton has acquired and developed a wide array of residential projects. 

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