The New Press, a not-for-profit publishing house, has signed an 8,149-square-foot lease on the 31st floor of Silverstein Properties’ 120 Wall Street.
When reached for comment, a representative of The New Press confirmed the relocation, adding that the publisher moved to 120 Wall Street from 38 Greene Street in Soho in mid-December. Silverstein Properties also confirmed the lease.
Glasgow Caledonian University, one of the largest universities in Scotland, has signed a 15-year, 13,500-square-foot lease for the entire ground floor and lower level at 64 Wooster Street in Soho.
The school, which traces its history back to 1875, has plans to link its New York campus with a sister institution in London—GCU London—and the British School of Fashion based there. GCU’s New York location will offer courses in fashion business, luxury brand management and marketing, as well as broader executive education programs.
Thursday’s Real Estate Board of New York gala packed an estimated 2,400 guests into the Hilton New York’s overstuffed Grand Ballroom—an increase from last year by about 200. The Commercial Observer walked the room, hobnobbed with brokers and landlords and taste-tested a dinner of steak and potatoes while washing it all down with a few stiff drinks. Staff Reporters Karsten Strauss and Al Barbarino get the inside dish.
A trio of city-owned buildings, totaling 750,000 square feet of space, have lured in big developers keen on purchasing the properties from them, and their proposals with the city Economic Development Corporation to do so are due today, The Real Deal reports.
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Furniture designer Herman Miller signed a 3-month lease to take a 13,500-square-foot pop-up store at 64-68 Wooster Street, a Soho building owned by Zar Property NY.