New York City REIT (NYC)

Louisa Quarto Executive Vice President
Edward Weil Executive Chairman, CEO, President & Secretary
Christopher Masterson CFO & Treasurer
Bryan Maher B. Riley Securities, Inc.
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Good morning, and welcome to the New York City REIT Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2021 Earnings Call. [Operator Instructions]. I would now like to turn the conference over to Louisa Quarto, Executive Vice President. Please go ahead.

Louisa Quarto

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Edward Weil

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Christopher Masterson

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Edward Weil

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Instructions]. [Operator

today question from B. Maher Securities. comes first Your with Riley Bryan

Bryan Maher

Maybe Chris, that? certainly give the we in some on lease triggered It start below-market us expecting with, liabilities, of what model. wasn't our on you can were amortization color something

Christopher Masterson

that So to quarter. of termination due was the in lease fourth garage the actually parking the

when to of the going the amortization below-market now have the So new terminated, to rent to that operator we're that lease. who we now, the from all brought related was accelerated operator. we going continue forward, And in

Bryan Maher

the Street steady had William some that vacancies the of quarter, during we Times Okay. And any It backfilling like and about Was despite for thinking notable our to X there there then XXX seems Knotel model? pretty should be occupancies Square. stayed moving on space.

Edward Weil

And upcoming I sure just Bryan, want to you vacancies? make I the mean question. answer

Bryan Maher


Edward Weil

No sorry, -- go I'm ahead.

Bryan Maher


properties Is occupancy any there as what's to impact movement Just we would there on backfilling two how as in thinking going move relates existing kind we're Knotel other XXXX? of it about versus through tenants? that those

Edward Weil

look buildings. we positive Yes, at those at both net of absorption

Bryan Maher

then the Americas, there? X-part maybe we Okay. question. full of or maybe to should And take? drove look give about occupancy a And When the what dip XXXX, of of think how out year then Avenue ending the occupancy year, the you kind

Edward Weil

don't and you number coming of know. the half XXXX also as activity give new in York off strong in see being of tenants we don't market securing guidance, second active We City give leasing -- we the in As a the New XXXX being of building. very the

talked see activity, near the represents pipeline the that, So percentage in about pipeline a at the execution, point public about, continue discussing is are not portfolio deals. for of that but we occupancy that we've the behind point of more lot deals increasing. we setting. that to meaning occupancy, X There's in And is as that are additional it a

Bryan Maher

talked as X, XX% kind on look the think REIT. longer degree Got Necessity occupancy where you can when at you an in have it. Retail with to the is you about idea and X term, Do your I The years of now, it But XX%, X, go this portfolio a head out recovery?

Edward Weil

of should be it time. before. Absolutely. of growing tenanted into XX% It Absolutely. we second-generation XX%, space. This kind occupancy is it over portfolio has anticipate most the It's -- leasable been space, meaning

have don't more is build-out, we So which, of course, potentially expensive. raw

city heads So what looks roster they We're are are these that we into Management in positioned. expanding. and Chris well the seeing the tenants Team, new Chao, like feel assets who where tenants And that up the existing and tenant like. are We coming we the seeing renewing are Asset market.

into it be their now in the that back very that coming The corporate but should look are on as from bit We're a positive experience offices. spring positive may well. aspect very XXXX. we're So fact different, a tenants little it seeing

will continue to grow we will continue we the to and occupancy. So users, see

Bryan Maher

last Great. me. for And maybe one just one

past You've acquisition talked in sheet. you mean guys to a have What about a I outlook. degree the are you strong seeing? balance the

something hear You we do you're catching can there. are and something you think there seeing attention in might Are doing that out your that certainly deals be XXXX?

Edward Weil

growing to like We monitor we company, the to continue would and be pipeline. the acquisition will

of the it were the to looked seller type required seen of portfolio. COVID where haven't that of capital they a was We of situation at distressed felt where was We've we facing. impact and positive a that anything number addition a kind assets the

New great the we to be assets in of that opportunities for So there will acquire. York types City look definitely

be focused, to potential continue and forward will about look identifying We I Manhattan do to acquisitions. talking and


I no over turn further questions call to at are There this Weil, Mr. time. back the you.

Edward Weil

Well, thank us. for you all joining Great.

results. seeing heard you had really very As a presentation positive our company from is The XXXX. today, great we

XXXX be proud very of XXXX growth to continue the of we're The And We have a outperformance is exciting occupancy, something coming that time in company. for into really we against is this that on peers, and of, earnings. as experienced York S&P, focused growth forward against And to not we New we publicly our will to compare we soon. everybody City look we talking also the REITs. continue to execute, compare as but traded and only

you much. So thank very


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