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.
1 World Trade Center has been in the news quite a bit recently: we catch up on its new broadcasting facility, a lost lease, and its ongoing climb towards becoming New York City’s tallest building.
The success of leasing efforts at One World Trade Center, Five World Trade Center, and 51 Astor Place will likely have little to do with their LEED labels and green attributes.
By signing a term sheet last week for 300,000 square feet, the General Services Administration has vaulted the LEED Gold-hopeful 1 World Trade Center past the critical 50 percent-leased threshold.
Silverstein Properties has completed the lease-up of its LEED Gold-certified 7 World Trade Center, inking a 125,000-square-foot, 20-year deal with financial services firm MSCI, Inc.
The biggest green real estate deal of the year is $2 billion, 1 million square feet, and one long-awaited break for One World Trade Center.
Silverstein Properties has incorporated the Mayor’s Green Leasing Language into a 210,000-square-foot lease at New York City’s first LEED Gold-certified commercial office building.
The Chinese real estate investment firm Beijing Vantone Industrial Co., Ltd. has formally signed its 20-year, 190,000-square-foot lease with the Port Authority at the LEED Gold-hopeful 1 World Trade Center.
It’s both symbolic and important: the LEED Gold-hopeful Freedom Tower has secured its first lease with a Chinese real estate company for nearly 200,000 square feet of office space.
The planned LEED Platinum Beer Belly Building at 5 World Trade Center is on the rocks after JPMorgan Chase’s purchase of the former headquarters of Bear Stearns in Midtown.