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Tottenham Hotspur owner’s firm takes 46K sf at SL Green’s 100 Church

Bahamas-based Tavistock Group signed 15-year lease
By Konrad Putzier | July 19, 2017 06:03PM

100 Church and Joe Lewis

An investment firm founded by the owner of the English soccer club Tottenham Hotspur signed a 46,492-square-foot office lease at SL Green Realty’s 100 Church Street in the Financial District, according to public company records and the real estate investment trust’s quarterly earnings press release.

The lease has a term of 15.6 years, according to the release.

Property records show the entity that signed the lease, 100 Church Street Tenant LLC, is registered to the Florida address of a senior executive at Bahamas-based investment firm Tavistock Group. Tavistock did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

Founded by British-born billionaire Joe Lewis in 1975, Tavistock owns restaurants, life sciences companies and real estate properties, among other holdings. The 80-year-old Lewis is the owner of English soccer club Tottenham Hotspur.

SL Green took over control of the 1 million-square-foot office tower from the Sapir Organization in 2009.

(To view more of SL Green Realty’s office leasing transactions, click here)