Web-Based Job Search Firm Triples Office Size in Move to Midtown South

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Online career-hunting platform The Muse has signed a 10-year, 17,972-square-foot lease at 1375 Broadway in a deal that will nearly triple its office space elsewhere.

The firm will occupy the entire 20th floor of the 26-story property between West 37th and West 38th Streets, which is owned by Westbrook Partners. The Muse is relocating from its 6,500-square-foot offices at 151 West 25th Street between Seventh Avenue and Avenue of the Americas.

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It will move into its new digs this spring. Westbrook Partners is building out the space, according to a news release from Lee & Associates NYC. The asking rent was $65 per square foot, as Crain’s New York Business reported.

“The Muse initially preferred NoMad, but needed a larger floor plate that is rare in that area,” Lee & Associates NYC’s Dennis Someck, who brokered the deal on behalf of the tenant with colleague Justin Myers, said in a statement. “The Midtown South corridor south of Times Square has buildings with large floor plates and is also developing into a significant tech corridor, which made it an excellent alternative.”

A CBRE team of Paul Amrich, Neil King, Patrice Meagher and Meghan Allen represented Westbrook Partners in the deal. The CBRE brokers did not immediately respond for comment via a spokeswoman.