Transwestern to Lease Olympic Tower, Home to the NBA
Al Barbarino March 4, 2014, 8 a.m.
Transwestern has been awarded the exclusive office leasing assignment for Olympic Tower at 645 Fifth Avenue, home to the National Basketball Association.
The 18-floor, 400,000-square-foot office building along Fifth Avenue, between 51st and 52nd Streets, in the Plaza District offers expansive views of Fifth Avenue, Rockefeller Center and the spires of St. Patrick’s Cathedral.
“Securing a trophy agency assignment is an important milestone for our New York expansion,” Patrick Robinson, Transwestern’s Northeast president, who will serve as leasing agent on the building along with Harry Seherr-Thoss, Debra Larsen and Lauren Davidson, said in a prepared statement.
“We look forward to working with Olympic Tower Associates and Harry Seherr-Thoss, who recently joined Transwestern, to enhance the marketing and leasing profile of Olympic Tower.”
Olympic Tower is headquartered to Richemont/Cartier and to the NBA. One of the building’s distinguishing features is a redesigned public atrium, which houses the Onassis Cultural Center, a venue for presenting ancient, byzantine and modern Hellenic art and culture.
Building amenities include new multi-tenant hallways and restrooms, redesigned high-speed elevators, an enhanced building security system and a full-time concierge service.
Transwestern is a privately held real estate firm specializing in agency leasing, property and facilities management, tenant advisory, capital markets, research and sustainability. It has 34 U.S. offices and assists clients through more than 181 offices in 40 countries as part of a strategic alliance with Paris-based BNP Paribas Real Estate.