SL Green Signs Leases Totaling Over 452,000 Square Feet During the First Two Months of 2022

NEW YORK, March 07, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — SL Green Realty Corp. (NYSE:SLG), Manhattan’s largest office landlord, today announced that it has signed 26 leases totaling 452,433 square feet during just the first two months of 2022.

Notable leases include:

  • A global information services company signed a new 10-year, 236,026 square foot headquarters lease covering floors 9-14 at 100 Park Avenue. Robert Lowe, Gary Ceder, Nicholas Dysenchuk and Jon Herman of Cushman & Wakefield represented the tenant.
  • UN Women, a UN organization delivering programs, policies and standards that uphold women’s human rights, signed a 10-year, 85,522 square foot renewal lease covering floors 17-20 at 220 East 42nd Street, also known as the News Building. Jodi Pulice and Greg Smith of JRT Realty together with Chris Helgesen of Cushman & Wakefield represented UN Women. Tara Stacom, Harry Blair, Barry Zeller, Justin Royce, and Anthony LoPresti of Cushman & Wakefield represented the landlord for this lease and the lease at 100 Park Avenue.
  • Two new leases were signed at 885 Third Avenue, also known as the Lipstick Building:
    • EC Mergers & Acquisitions, an independent, globally active, investment banking firm specializing in mergers, acquisitions, company sales and corporate divestitures, signed a 10-year, 13,884 square foot lease covering the entire 34th floor. Joseph Grotto of Cushman & Wakefield represented EuroConsult.
    • Aurora Health Network, LLC, a premier healthcare-focused investment firm managing high-performing facilities throughout the U.S., signed a 7-year, 13,884 square foot lease covering the entire 29th floor. John Cilmi and Harry Singer of Newmark represented the tenant. Brian Waterman, Scott Klau, Eric Harris, Cole Gendels and Zach Weil of Newmark represented the landlord on both transactions.
  • Two new leases covering 16,395 square feet were signed at One Vanderbilt Avenue, which increases leased occupancy at the property to 96.4%:

“We’re excited to welcome these new tenants to the SL Green portfolio and extend our long-term relationship with UN Women,” said Steven Durels, Executive Vice President and Director of Leasing and Real Property at SL Green. “Leasing momentum has maintained a healthy pace coming off a robust fourth quarter with tenant demand focused on buildings that have been ungraded, amenitized and are located near mass transit.”

About SL Green Realty Corp.

SL Green Realty Corp., Manhattan’s largest office landlord, is a fully integrated real estate investment trust, or REIT, that is focused primarily on acquiring, managing and maximizing value of Manhattan commercial properties. As of December 31, 2021, SL Green held interests in 73 buildings totaling 34.9 million square feet. This included ownership interests in 26.9 million square feet of Manhattan buildings and 7.1 million square feet securing debt and preferred equity investments.

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