As rents rise in Midtown South and flexible office arrangements become harder to come by, an increasing number of technology companies are looking north: Felix/CityGrid Media is the latest to head back across 34th Street.
An aggressive new marketing campaign at One World Trade Center is aimed at foreign companies and hopes to fill up the 3 million-square-foot tower’s remaining 45 percent of available office space before opening its doors in early 2014.
“Let There Be Daylight” hopes to lay the foundation for increased daylighting controls in New York City office buildings, which could provide the city with up to $70 million in annual energy savings.
Two high-profile LEED-EB-rated Manhattan office buildings signed major leases during the fourth quarter.
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.
As the year draws to a close, let’s take a quick look back at the five articles from 2012 that were the most popular (by total page views) here at gbNYC.
In an effort that will completely redefine Manhattan’s far West Side, the city officially broke ground earlier this week on the massive Hudson Yards project, which will feature at least two LEED Gold office towers.
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.
A year ago, green was the “key” for LinkedIn’s 25,000-square-foot lease at the world’s most famous office building. Now, the social network is expanding by 10,000 square feet in a 6-year deal that will start next February.
Houston-based 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.