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.
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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.
Thanks to a transaction that will resonate throughout New York City’s commercial real estate – and green building – industries, Silverstein Properties is close to moving forward with construction on the Richard Rogers-designed, LEED Gold-hopeful 3 World Trade Center.
1 World Trade Center is topped out at its patriotic final height of 1776 feet. But there’s still work to be done as the tower remains at 55 percent occupancy.
In a 220,000-square-foot deal, Microsoft has officially announced that it’s on the move from Sixth Avenue to the LEED Gold-certified 11 Times Square.
Nearly a year after the Landmarks Commission did the same, the New York City Department of Buildings has approved the zoning plan for 837 Washington Street, a planned 6-story, LEED Gold mixed-use tower in the Meatpacking District.
The Houston-based developer Hines has secured construction financing that will allow it to proceed with 7 Bryant Park, a 28-story LEED-hopeful trophy office tower in Midtown.
The U.S. General Services Administration has, finally, formally signed its 20-year, 270,000-square-foot lease for six floors (50 through 55) at the LEED Gold-hopeful 1 World Trade Center: rent is rumored to be in the low $50s per square foot.
What’s most interesting about two recent deals totaling 12,400 square feet at 7 WTC is that at least one of the tenants was attracted to the building’s LEED rating, in addition to its stunning views and Downtown location.
Things are looking up for LCOR at 545 Madison Avenue: the 17-story tower has earned LEED Gold – the 27th in New York City – and signed up a financial services tenant to a lease for prebuilt office space.