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  • 30 Rockefeller Plaza

    30 Rockefeller Plaza

    Comcast acquired NBC Universal in 2013, and yesterday the telecommunications giant made an important step in declaring its ownership – by lighting up new signs on top of 30 Rockefeller Plaza. [more]

  • 30rock-rotunda

    Rendering of 30 Rock rotunda

    NBCUniversal announced plans to renovate the iconic 30 Rockefeller Plaza. But while the company prepares for the building’s posterity, the design plans signal a backwards glance. [more]

  • From left: 30 Rockefeller Center topped by the current GE sign and the new Comcast/NBC logo

    From left: 30 Rockefeller Center topped by the current GE sign and the new Comcast/NBC logo

    The Landmarks Preservation Commission approved new signage for 30 Rock yesterday, in a move that will bring down the giant General Electric sign at the tower’s apex. [more]

  • NBC Universal has signed a 10-year lease for 1.4 million square feet of space at Rockefeller Center in the wake of its acquisition by Comcast, according to the Post. The space, which NBC parent company General Electric bought for $440 million in 1996 after the Rockefeller Center bankruptcy bailout, consists of full-floor office condominiums in 30 Rockefeller Center (where the lease includes 75,602 square feet), the studio building at 49 West 49th Street (where NBC leased 475,110 square feet) and 1250 Sixth Avenue (where NBC leased 187,065 square feet). As part of the deal, brokered by Scott Panzer of Jones Lang LaSalle, NBC will have first dibs on the condos if GE ever decides to sell them. … [more]

  • Large office tenants scramble for space

    February 21, 2011 09:47AM

    New York City doesn’t have enough big chunks of office space to go around for all of the major tenants who are looking. According to Crain’s, there are 24 tenants currently on the hunt for at least 250,000 square feet in New York City and only 29 available blocks that fit the bill. But Cushman & Wakefield data shows that only 12 of those spaces are in the coveted Midtown area, and brokers say the crunch is shifting the office leasing market in landlords’ favor. At 120 Park Avenue, Wells Fargo was recently bumped despite a letter of intent to lease 280,000 square feet because Bloomberg LP swooped in to snag that space — plus an additional 120,000 square feet. … [more]

  • Deloitte takes 12 floors at 30 Rock

    January 27, 2011 09:09AM

    Accounting giant Deloitte has signed an 18-year lease for 12 floors with a total of around 430,000 square feet at 30 Rockefeller Center, according to the Observer. The deal — the largest of 2011 so far and only slightly smaller than the largest office lease of 2010 — brings a likely end to more than a year of intense speculation about the firm’s real estate search, which was headed by Cushman & Wakefield’s John Cefaly and Dale Schlather and included high-profile buildings like 11 Times Square, 4 World Trade Center and 4 World Financial Center. … [more]