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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]

  • 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]

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    From left: Peter Georgescu, 150 Central Park South unit 2101 and Michael Angelakis

    Michael Angelakis, chief financial officer at communications giant Comcast, bought a co-op at the Hampshire House from Peter Georgescu, chairman emeritus of advertising agency Young & Rubicam, for $10.5 million, according to property records filed with the city today. [more]

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    10 Columbus Circle and Michael Angelakis

    If Comcast is successful in its bid to acquire Time Warner Cable, Comcast stands to save an annual $12.2 million on real estate expenses from the $45 billion merger.

    Indeed, a deal would likely see Time Warner Cable vacate its Columbus Circle base. The company currently pays $91.27 per square foot on the lease of its 133,000-square-foot headquarters space, set to expire in 2016. [more]

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  • 30 Rockefeller Plaza

    Comcast’s $16.7 billion acquisition Tuesday of the remaining stake in NBCUniversal includes the sale of a large chunk of the iconic 30 Rockefeller Plaza, the Wall Street Journal reported. As part of the deal with General Electric for the 49% of NBC that it doesn’t already own, Comcast will pay $1.4 billion for 1.3 million square feet of office and studio space in the building as well as in CNBC’s headquarters in Englewood Cliffs, N.J. The deal is one of the largest the market has seen in recent years, eclipsing even the Chetrit Group’s acquisition of the Sony Building at 550 Madison Avenue for $1.1 billion. … [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]

  • Comcast CEO buys at 15 CPW

    May 06, 2010 03:05PM

    Brian Roberts, the Philadelphia-based Comcast CEO who struck a deal in December to take over NBC Universal from the General Electric Company, is in contract on a New York City pied-a-terre at 15 Central Park West, broker sources told the Wall Street Journal. Roberts had been eyeing two-bedroom units in the building with Central Park views that ranged in price from $7 million to $12.9 million, but it was unclear which one he ultimately settled upon. … [more]