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.
Edward Minskoff’s Fumihiko Maki-designed 51 Astor Place is close to landing its first tenant: Hult International Business school is in discussions to lease the entire second floor of the 12-story, 400,000-square-foot tower in what would be a 55,000-square-foot deal mandated by the site’s zoning requirements.
Greenwich Village and NYU exist in a fragile state of detente — at best. But while many Villagers don’t dig NYU Law’s newly opened Wilf Hall, its green bona fides are easy to like.
At Astor Wines and Spirits, two microturbines are providing enough electricity to heat, cool, and power the store and its upstairs cooking school and gallery space.