Health insurance behemoth Aetna is on the move, inking a 165,000-square-foot deal to take all of the office space at Vornado’s gleaming new Rafael Vinoly-designed boutique 61 Ninth Avenue trophy tower for its new corporate HQ.
IBM’s fledgling Watson Group business unit has agreed to anchor the trophy boutique 51 Astor Place office tower in a deal that has important implications for the Silicon Alley/Midtown South submarket generally.
Twitter is close to anchoring the LEED Gold-hopeful 51 Astor Place by taking nearly 100,000 square feet at the trophy office tower.
Boston Properties’ 510 Madison Avenue continues to receive sky-high asking rents despite dropping its pursuit of LEED for Core and Shell Gold certification from USGBC.
In a deal that seems to portend more leasing activity on the horizon, Edward Minskoff has secured the first tenant for his Fumihiko Maki-designed, LEED Gold-hopeful 51 Astor Place in the East Village.
In an effort that could fuel more leasing activity at the LEED Gold-hopeful 1 World Trade Center, the Durst Organization has announced that two full floors of the 104-story tower will be subdivided to accommodate 18 smaller office tenants.
After nearly 90 years at 140 West Street in one of Manhattan’s most important early skyscrapers, Verizon is relocating its headquarters back to Midtown and 1095 Sixth Avenue, across the street from Bryant Park.
In an 11,000-square-foot deal for up to 1 megawatt of power, the Fortune 500 data center provider Windstream has signed a 15-year lease at 375 Pearl Street’s Intergate.Manhattan facility.
In a transaction that highlights the continued attraction of Times Square for tech industry firms, the software company 10gen is already exercising its option to expand at the historic former New York Times headquarters building at 229 West 43rd Street.
After moving into New York City at the end of 2012, the 3D printer Shapeways is already expanding, doubling its offices at 419 Park Avenue South in the red-hot Midtown South submarket.