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Carlyle Group expands to 130,000 s/f at One Vanderbilt

SL Green announced that global investment firm The Carlyle Group has expanded its 15-year lease at One Vanderbilt to occupy an additional 32,592 s/f across the entire 35th floor.

The deal brings Carlyle’s footprint at the 1,401 ft. East Midtown office tower to 127,744 s/f across floors 35 through 38.

“Global business leaders like The Carlyle Group see the advantage of One Vanderbilt’s world-class tenant and amenity experience, state-of-the-art office design and direct access to public transportation, all attributes that make East Midtown the center of commerce in New York,” said Marc Holliday, Chief Executive Officer of SL Green.

One Vanderbilt is now 54 percent leased ahead of its planned 2020 opening. Since breaking ground in 2016, the super structure has reached the 73rd floor, which is the tower’s top office floor below the planned observatory deck. Construction of the observatory deck will begin later this month. Other tenants previously announced at the building include TD Securities and TD Bank, law firms

Greenberg Traurig and McDermott Will & Emery; global German financial firms DZ and DVB Banks and the REIT MFA Financial.

Chef Daniel Boulud has partnered with SL Green to create a signature restaurant experience in the building.

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) recognized One Vanderbilt and its architecture firm, Kohn Pedersen Fox (KPF) Associates, with the 2018 AIA NY Merit Award in Urban Design.

Encompassing an entire city block between Madison and Vanderbilt Avenues, East 43rd and East 42nd Streets, the new skyscriper is xpected to achieve both LEED Gold and WELL certification.
it will offer tenants a 30,000 s/f amenity floor with large format meeting spaces, club style lounge and outdoor terrace.

Immediately adjacent to Grand Central Terminal, the building will create direct connections to the surrounding transit network. SL Green is investing an unprecedented $220 million in private funds to upgrade the transit system.

Steven Rotter, Joseph Messina, Greg Lubar, Steven Spartin, Jessica Berkey and Andrew Lutzer of JLL represented The Carlyle Group. Robert Alexander, Ryan Alexander, Emily Jones and Alex D’Amario of CBRE represented the landlord.

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