Durst lands another tenant for ex-Conde Nast space at 4 Times Sq.

Step by step, the Durst Organization is filling up the massive void Conde Nast’s departure left at 4 Times Square. HedgeServ Corporation, a company that sells administrative services to hedge funds, signed a 10-year lease for 53,456 square feet at the tower, Commercial Observer reported. HedgeServ’s space spans the entire eighth floor and is part […]

Data center REIT takes 22K sf at Durst’s 1133 Sixth

Equinix, a real estate investment trust focused on data centers, is taking a full floor at the Durst Organization’s 45-story Midtown office tower at 1133 Sixth Avenue, the landlord told The Real Deal. The California-based REIT is set to occupy 22,111 square feet on the sixth floor of the 1.1 million-square-foot property, between West 43rd […]

Durst signs fintech firm SS&C to 140K sf at 4 Times Square

The Durst Organization just plugged another big hole in the vacancy at 4 Times Square left behind by Conde Nast. The landlord signed fintech firm SS&C Technologies to roughly 140,000 square feet at the 48-story tower, sources told The Real Deal. SS&C, which offers cloud-based financial technologies, will be consolidating several locations throughout the city. […]

“Grand Theft Auto” creator inks 61K sf lease at 1133 Sixth

Take-Two Interactive, the software company behind video games like Grand Theft Auto and BioShock, signed a 15-year lease for 61,383 square feet at Durst Organization’s building at 1133 Sixth Avenue. The company will take the entire second and third floors of the 1.1 million-square-foot building, the Commercial Observer reported. Asking rent in the deal is […]

Durst taps EB-5 program to finance Astoria waterfront building

Life, liberty and the pursuit of capital. The Durst Organization is looking to raise a quarter of the funds for a residential building at its Hallets Point project from immigrants looking for green cards. The developer is seeking to raise $100 million through the EB-5 program for Building 1 of the Astoria waterfront development, a Durst spokesperson confirmed. EB-5 […]

Durst works out a short sale for Eichner’s East Harlem site

From left: Douglas Durst and Ian Bruce Eichner with a rendering of 1800 Park Avenue The Durst Organization worked out a short sale with Ian Bruce Eichner to buy his distressed development site in East Harlem. Earlier this year, Durst acquired just shy of $100 million worth of distressed debt on the property at 1800 Park Avenue, […]