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SL Green Inking Leases at 215 Park Avenue South

215 Park Avenue South

SL Green Realty racked up 43,678 square feet worth of new leases and renewals at 215 Park Avenue South in the past two months, the company announced yesterday.

Howard Tenenbaum and Gary Rosen of SL Green represented the building manager in-house during negotiations with three tenants: public affairs firm Global Strategy Group, marketing agency Lippe Taylor and production company Warshaw Blumenthal Advertising. Read More

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Global Strategy Group Moving to 215 Park Avenue South

215 Park Avenue South. (SL Green)

Public relations firm Global Strategy Group has signed a 21,974-square-foot lease for the 15th floor — and a portion of the 14th — at SL Green’s 215 Park Avenue South, Commercial Observer has learned.

The firm plans to relocate from its existing offices at 895 Broadway this fall and was drawn to the building’s location in the heart of Union Square, at 18th Street, and an existing installation that will serve as the new backdrop for their expanding operations. Read More

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Global Advisory Firm Inks Deal at SL Green’s 1350 Avenue of the Americas

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Global advisory and investment banking firm Seabury Advisors Holdings LLC has signed a seven-year lease renewal covering 13,065 square feet across the entire 25th floor at SL Green Realty Corp.‘s 1350 Avenue of the Americas, Commercial Observer has learned.

The 35-story, 595,000-square-foot tower is situated in the heart of the Plaza District, offering sweeping Central Park views. Read More

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Silicon Alley Welcomes iAcquire

Courtesy of CPEX Executive

iAcquire will be leaving its office in the heart of Times Square to move to a 5,162-square-foot space in tech-heavy Midtown South.

The content marketing agency that specializes in marketing strategy, social media and search engine optimization will leave its office at 268 West 44th Street in favor of 304 Park Avenue South. The deal marks the Read More

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Murphy & McGonigle Relocate to 1185 AoA

Courtesy of SL Green

Murphy & McGonigle has relocated its offices in Midtown.

The law firm, known for its specialization in high-stakes commercial and finance transactions, will be moving out of its offices at 60 East 42nd Street to take the 21st floor of 1185 Avenue of the Americas. The new 27,231-square-foot office, as Crain’s New York reported, accommodates the firm’s growth as Dodd Frank changed the dynamics of the financial industry. Read More

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IMG Worldwide Expands at 304 Park Avenue South

304 Park Avenue South.

IMG Worldwide, a global leader in sports, fashion, and media, will be expanding its lease at 304 Park Avenue South, The Commercial Observer has learned.

The office, which initially housed its IMG Model department at the building, will now span 72,080 square feet in the building. The lease term also received a boost from its original term of 10 years to now extending through the next 15 years. Read More

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DZ Bank Renews Nearly 30,000 SF at 609 Fifth Avenue

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DZ Bank has signed a 10-year extension of its 29,524-square-foot lease at SL Green Realty Corp.’s 609 Fifth Avenue, The Commercial Observer has learned.

The bank, one of Germany’s largest leading international commercial financial institutions, will continue to occupy the entire 7th and 8th floors of the 13-story, 156,700-square-foot boutique office building.

“We are delighted Read More

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Sanford & Heisler Expands at 1350 Avenue of the Americas

Courtesy of TBernCo.

The boutique law firm Sanford & Heisler is moving to the unit next door in an expansion and renewal deal, it was announced. Given that the company’s lease is set to expire at the end of May, the firm turned to SL Green and negotiated a deal that will relocate them to the 7,980 square foot unit next door and extend the lease for 10 years. Read More

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Alterra Consolidates US Office in New York

Courtesy of SL Green

Alterra USA Holdings is set on consolidating their New York offices into one US headquarters office.

The insurance firm inked a 27,342-square-foot deal in SL Green Realty Corporation‘s 1185 Avenue of the Americas in Midtown. The office will house Alterra’s USA, Speciality, and Capital Services operations on the 16th floor of the Class A building. Read More