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  • From left: Matthew Baron, 12 East 88th Street and Jon Caplan

    From left: Matthew Baron, 12 East 88th Street and Jon Caplan

    Manhattan-based Simon Baron Development Group has inked a contract to buy a prewar rental building in Carnegie Hill for $105 million, or $1,223 per square foot, The Real Deal has learned. The building is poised for conversion to condominium, sources said. [more]

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  • jones-lang-americas

    Greg O’Brien and John Gates

    Chicago-based commercial real estate brokerage Jones Lang LaSalle has appointed Greg O’Brien, previously head of the firm’s brokerage division, new CEO of the Americas, according to a release from JLL today.

    O’Brien helmed the Dallas-based commercial brokerage the Staubach Company before Staubach and JLL merged, in 2008. [more]

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  • nyc-office-design

    From left: Horizon Media at 75 Varick Street and Mitchell Konsker of Jones Lang LaSalle

    New York City companies are increasingly adopting an open-plan office design, with Architects designing more conference rooms and telephone areas to ramp up communal space. [more]

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  • From left: Sheldon Solow, 9 West 57th Street and Cynthia Wasserberger

    From left: Sheldon Solow, 9 West 57th Street and Cynthia Wasserberger

    The era of the triple-digit rents at New York City offices is back, with boutique financial firms signing 80 deals at $100 per square foot or more in 2013, according to a new Jones Lang LaSalle report. [more]

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  • Aby Rosen and 757 Third Avenue

    Aby Rosen and 757 Third Avenue

    Aby Rosen has signed tax and advisory firm Grant Thornton to 130,357 square feet at 757 Third Avenue, the latest in a slew of new leases that have brought the 500,000-square-foot tower at East 47th Street to 95 percent occupancy.

    The 15-year deal will see Grant Thornton leave its roughly 110,000-square-foot space at 666 Third Avenue. [more]

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  • 330 Madison Avenue

    330 Madison Avenue

    UPDATED: 6:04 p.m., Jan. 14, 2013

    A handful of big-name financial firms leased space in the relatively lackluster office tower 330 Madison Avenue, despite rising rents.

    New tenants include Abbott Downing, a subsidiary of Wells Fargo; Tiger Legatus Management, a spinoff of the hedge fund giant Tiger Management; Kokino, a wealth management firm; and Chimney Rock, a boutique investment firm. Although landlord Vornado Realty Trust, the city’s largest commercial owner, is asking more than $80 per square foot in some spaces, each company picked up 5,000 square feet of space on varying floors. London-based bank HSBC leased 75,000 square feet at the end of 2013. [more]

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  • First Republic Bank at Rockefeller Center

    First Republic Bank at 1230 Avenue of the Americas

    Fashion retailers aren’t the only tenants in Rockefeller Center upgrading the building’s 1940s interior: First Republic Bank is expanding its space at 1230 Avenue of the Americas.

    The bank has added 38,000 square feet to take over the entire seventh floor, as well as added space on the second and third floors. [more]

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  • Mitch Rudin and the Grace Building at 1114 Avenue of the Americas

    From left: Mitch Rudin and the Grace Building at 1114 Avenue of the Americas

    Brookfield Office Properties has signed private equity and venture capital firm Insight Venture Partners to a 31,285-square-foot lease at the Grace Building on Bryant Park, The Real Deal has learned from CompStak.

    In the 15-year deal, Insight will pay rents starting in the low-$90s per square foot for the 36th-floor space at 1114 Avenue of the Americas, CompStak data show. [more]

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  • From left: 195 Broadway, One World Trade Center

    From left: 195 Broadway, 1 World Trade Center

    New York City’s technology firms are moving to Lower Manhattan in favor of cheaper rents and other perks, according to data from brokerage Jones Lang LaSalle that shows the office space they leased doubled in 2013.

    In total, tech companies leased about 234,000 square feet of Downtown space last year, up from about 93,000 square feet in 2012, according to the data. [more]

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  • investment-sales-december

    From left: 237 Park Avenue, 36 Central Park South, Richard Baxter, Scott Latham, Yoron Cohen and Jon Caplan

    Click here to see the top five investment sales recorded in December.

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  • From left: BNY Mellon's Gerald Hassell and 1 Wall Street

    From left: BNY Mellon’s Gerald Hassell and 1 Wall Street

    Bank of New York Mellon, joining the recent trend of financial companies looking to downsize, is eyeing the sale of its corporate headquarters building at 1 Wall Street.

    The global bank has tapped CBRE Group to market the 52-story Art Deco building at Broadway, and Jones Lang LaSalle to find space for employees who currently work there. [more]

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  • From left: Mort Zuckerman and the GM building, at 767 Fifth Avenue

    From left: Mort Zuckerman and the GM building, at 767 Fifth Avenue

    U.S. automaker General Motors no longer retains a single foot of office space in the Midtown trophy tower that bears its name, it seems. GM put three remaining floors at the pricey building, at 767 Fifth Avenue, on the market last year. Now, financial firm Grosvenor Capital Management has inked a deal for the last remaining portion of that space, the 14th floor, The Real Deal has learned from CompStak. [more]

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  • biz-insider

    150 Fifth Avenue and Henry Blodget

    News website and clickbait powerhouse Business Insider struck a four-year deal to sublease 20,646 square feet at the L&L Holdings trophy property 150 Fifth Avenue.

    Universal Music Group leases the entire building, near 20th Street, in the Flatiron District. Asking rent is in the low $50s per square foot. CBRE broker Ross Zimbalist represented Business Insider, while Jones Lang LaSalle brokers Sean Black and Bill Peters represented Universal. [more]

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  • From left: Calvin Klein creations on the runway and 205-223 West 39th Street

    From left: Calvin Klein creations on the runway and 205-223 West 39th Street

    Calvin Klein has recommitted to its outpost near Penn Station. The PVH Corporation-owned clothier will remain at its 195,000-square-foot spot at 205 West 39th Street, between Seventh and Eighth avenues. Located on the second through 12th floors of the 17-story building, Calvin Klein also holds part of the ground and basement floors. [more]

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  • From left: Vornado's Glen Weiss, 330 Madison Avenue and JLL's Peter Riguardi

    From left: Vornado’s Glen Weiss, 330 Madison Avenue and JLL’s Peter Riguardi

    London-based bank HSBC is bucking the current trend among financial firms of in the city of shaving space, and is instead adding a total of 75,000 square feet to their Madison Avenue outpost. [more]

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  • 501 Seventh Avenue and Mitchell Konsker

    501 Seventh Avenue and Mitchell Konsker

    Warnaco Group, a subsidiary of PVH Corporation, which owns top fashion brands such as Tommy Hilfiger and Calvin Klein, has renewed and expanded its lease at Empire State Realty Trust’s 501 Seventh Avenue. Warnaco now rents 223,616 square feet at the 18-story tower.

    The office building is part of the fledgling real estate investment trust, which was formed earlier this year by Malkin Properties. Tom Durels, chief of property operations and leasing at ESRT, said in a statement that the REIT was “thrilled to have PVH expand and extend its commitment with us, and we look forward to continuing our long-term relationship.” [more]

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  • dtz

    From left: David Gialanella and Tod Lickman

    Los Angeles-based commercial brokerage DTZ plans to double the number of brokers it employs in the New York City area, offering signing bonuses as an incentive.

    The bonuses will amount to roughly 75 percent of the average commissions that the rival firms’ targeted top brokers earned over a three-year period. David Gialanella, who was tapped in July to lead the New York Tri-State region for DTZ, told the Wall Street Journal that his goal is to double – or even triple – the current staff of 65 in New York and 20 in New Jersey over the next year or year and a half. [more]

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  • From left: Steven Schwarzman, the Hilton at West 53rd Street and Chris Nassetta

    From left: Steven Schwarzman, the Hilton at West 53rd Street and Hilton CEO Chris Nassetta

    Private equity juggernaut Blackstone Group has elevated its plans to take Hilton Worldwide Holdings public to a whole new, record-setting level. [more]

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  • From left: Philip Palmer and JLL's Peter Riguardi

    From left: Philip Palmer and JLL’s Peter Riguardi

    Jones Lang LaSalle has tapped CBRE’s Philip Palmer to oversee their brokerage operations in New York City. Palmer will manage more than 100 brokers in JLL’s expanding operation, the firm said.

    Palmer was formerly managing director of CBRE’s Midtown brokerage division, and prior to that was vice president of sales at a Canadian printing company. JLL approached him about a possible move about two months ago, he said. [more]

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  • 635-sixth

    635-641 Sixth Avenue and Paul Glickman

    Business software provider Infor is doubling its space at SL Green’s 635-641 Sixth Avenue after a year.

    Infor has agreed to expand to 92,246 square feet in the Chelsea building, at 19th Street, where asking rents range from the high $70s to the high $90s  per square foot. Renovations of the company’s space will coincide with SL Green’s work to combine the two properties by early next year. [more]

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