Tech Firm, Commodities Processor Ink Mid-Floor Deals at 1 WTC
Terence Cullen June 9, 2015, 12:30 p.m.
Two more tenants have signed on to 1 World Trade Center, chipping away a combined 13,000 square feet at the 104-story skyscraper.
Symphony, a communications platform for those in the financial world, inked a deal for almost 8,600 square feet on the 45th floor in a pre-built space, according to building manager, The Durst Organization. Its lease is for five years, according to The Wall Street Journal, which first reported the deal.
Asking rent for pre-built space is $78 per square foot.
“Our new office in the World Trade Center brings a range of efficiencies as well as the flexibility for future growth,” said David Gurle, the company’s chief executive officer, in a statement to the Journal. “WTC holds a special place in my heart and it symbolizes the resilient spirit of New Yorkers.”
Agricultural commodities company Olam Americas is taking more than 5,400 square feet on the 47th floor in a 10-year lease. Olam Americas is moving into built-to-suit space.
Karen Kuznick of Durst represented the landlord in-house, along with the building’s Cushman & Wakefield leasing team made up of Tara Stacom, Alan Stein, James Searl and Justin Royce, as well as Jodi Pulice of JRT Realty.
“This internationally prominent property also meets the needs of companies seeking space that brings a high degree of flexibility in workplace design,” Ms. Stacom said in prepared remarks.
Rob Lowe and Nicholas Dysenchuk of C&W represented Symphony, while Jonathan Fein and Dan D’Agnes, also of C&W, represented Olam Americas.
“We are pleased to have signed with our newest firms and we welcome Symphony and Olam to our community,” Ms. Kuznick said in prepared remarks.