Prebuilt Building Out in Manhattan

The ground floor business lounge at 747 Third Avenue. (photo courtesy of Regus)

Regus announced plans to expand its prebuilt office space footprint in Manhattan with four new locations slated for leasing in the coming year. The Luxembourg-based company has 60 such business centers in the tristate area, 26 of which are in New York City.

New locations include 23,000 square feet at 747 Third Avenue, two floors Read More

Lease Beat

Advertising Firm SpotCo Signs Lease at 114 West 41st Street

114 West 44th Street

SpotCo has signed a lease at 114 West 41st Street, located between Broadway and 6th Avenue in the Garment District.

The entertainment and arts advertising firm, which is relocating from 512 7th Avenue, is taking 23,402 square feet in the 22-Story, 304,000-square-foot building, on floors 18 and part of 17.

“We are thrilled to have a space that will allow us to service the entertainment community in the most contemporary way possible,” said Drew Hodges, SpotCo’s CEO, in a prepared statement. Read More

Lease Beat

Bernie Madoff Lipstick Building Office Filled

Courtesy of Sports Illustrated

Bernie Madoff’s old office space is fast getting filled.

Goulston & Storrs, a law firm, just signed a deal for 19,270 square feet at 885 Third Avenue, taking the 34-story building’s entire 18th floor for rents in the $70s per square foot.

Scott Klau, who is part of an agency from the brokerage Newmark Grubb Knight Frank that handles deals Read More

The Lobby

The Lobby, October 25-November 1

Michael Bosco.

The New York City Department of Buildings has appointed Jones Lang LaSalle’s Michael Bosco to serve a one-year term as a member of the agency’s New York City Building Sustainability Board.

Mr. Bosco, who currently serves as a portfolio energy manager at Jones Lang LaSalle’s Energy and Sustainability Services division, will be responsible for reviewing and evaluating new green technologies for application to the city’s current construction codes. Read More