Silverstein Properties announced that Cozen O’Connor has signed a 15-year, 77,000 s/f lease at 3 World Trade Center.
Currently located in two Manhattan offices, 45 Broadway and 277 Park Avenue, Cozen O’Connor is slated to occupy 3 World Trade Center’s entire 55th floor, and a portion of the 56th floor, when it moves in towards the end of 2020.
“It’s so exciting to see a law firm of Cozen O’Connor’s national caliber move to the World Trade Center,” said Larry A. Silverstein, chairman, Silverstein Properties.
“3 World Trade Center is one of the most beautiful, accessible and sustainable buildings in New York, and has become a major draw for the city’s top talent.”
“We are delighted to have secured Class A space in one of New York City’s newest trophy buildings and one which is LEED Gold certified,” said Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Cozen O’Connor Michael J. Heller. “The World Trade Center campus offers amenities and security features our attorneys, employees and clients are looking for, and Silverstein Properties has transformed downtown Manhattan with this project.”
Founded in 1970 and ranked among the top 100 law firms in the country, Cozen O’Connor has more than 750 attorneys in 27 cities across two continents.
3 World Trade Center, New York City’s fifth-tallest tower and newest office building to open in the World Trade Center campus, is now over 75 percent leased.
Anchored by media tenant GroupM, Cozen O’Connor will join tenants Kelley Drye & Warren, IEX, Diageo, Casper, Harper + Scott and Better.com. 3
Jeremy Moss, Executive Vice President of Leasing at Silverstein Properties, and Camille McGratty, Vice President of Leasing at Silverstein Properties, led negotiations on behalf of the landlord, alongside a CBRE team consisting of Mary Ann Tighe, Ken Meyerson, Adam Foster, Evan Haskell, Steve Eynon, David Caperna, and Rob Hill.
Arthur J. Mirante, II, Michael Gottlieb, and Jennifer Ogden of Avison Young represented Cozen O’Connor.