Génial! Estée Lauder renews giant space at GM Building

Estée Lauder signed a lease renewal for 220,000 square feet at the General Motors Building, landlord Boston Properties announced. The company would not comment on the rent, other than to say that it is higher than it was before. The cosmetics giant’s current deal in the building, for close to 300,000 square feet, expires in […]

Insurer renews, expands to 211K sf on Park Avenue

The insurance firm headed by former AIG CEO Maurice “Hank” Greenberg signed a renewal and expansion deal for more than 200,000 square feet on Park Avenue. C.V. Starr & Co., founded in Shanghai 1919 by American businessman Cornelius Vander Starr, renewed roughly 140,000 square feet at Boston Properties’ 399 Park Avenue and expanded by another […]

New offices, L train shutdown will shape BK’s future: panel

From left: Bruce Mosler, Artie Minson, Robert Futterman, Ofer Cohen and The Real Deal’s Hiten Samtani Brooklyn’s commercial market may very well be a field of dreams: If you build it, they will come. “At the end of the day, what’s going to change Brooklyn in terms of the tenancy is going to be the […]