Two more high profile, Class A Midtown office buildings have earned LEED-EB: OM certification from USGBC, pushing New York City’s total number of LEED-EB ratings to nearly 50.
Facebook’s 100,000-square-foot lease at the LEED-EB: OM Silver 770 Broadway is the latest in a string of technology industry transactions, not all of which have closed in the ballyhooed Silicon Alley submarket.
It was once the home of the WOR AM radio station. Now Monday Properties’ 1440 Broadway is also home to LEED-EB: OM Gold certification.
Two mid-sized commercial office buildings in Midtown recently earned LEED-EB certification, pushing New York City’s total -EB count to 44 properties.
LinkedIn’s continued and increasing presence at the Empire State Building could have repercussions for technology and media industry tenants that are looking for space throughout the Midtown and Midtown South submarkets.
The number 11 office address has been kind to recent commercial leasing activity in Midtown, with major renewal and retail deals finalized at 11 Penn Plaza and 11 Times Square, respectively.
551 Madison Avenue – a historic former hotel converted into now-LEED-certified office space in 1982 – has been sold for $128 million.
Two high-profile LEED-EB-rated Manhattan office buildings signed major leases during the fourth quarter.
News that Malkin Properties has settled the lawsuit challenging the conversion of its ownership interest in the Empire State Building into a publicly traded real estate investment trust is also a win for advanced building technologies and green building throughout New York City.
After energy and water infrastructure upgrades over the past year, the Chrysler Building now joins the Empire State Building with dual Energy Star and LEED for Existing Buildings: Operations and Maintenance Gold certification.