A leading digital health company has leased space on the 49th floor of One World Trade Center, bringing the tower to 77 percent leased.
Aaptiv Inc, which provides access to audio-based fitness classes, programs and challenges created by certified personal trainers, signed a five-year lease at the nearly 17,000 s/f prebuilt office space, according to a release from the Durst Organization and the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.
“We are excited to have Aaptiv join the One World Trade Center community,” Durst President Jonathan (Jody) Durst said. “Our prebuilt program has been a tremendous success over the past four years. We can offer tenants premium offices in a short period of time and flexible lease terms, which is requisite for rapidly growing companies.”
One World Trade Center’s 381,668 s/f prebuilt program occupies nine floors with suites ranging in size from 2,100 to 27,320 rentable square feet. So far, 29 tenants have joined the program and nine are still available.
“We are excited to reach this next phase of growth. Only two years ago, Aaptiv did not have an office, so this is a proud milestone for our company,” said Ethan Agarwal, founder and CEO of Aaptiv. “Aaptiv is about bringing a world class wellness experience to our hundreds of thousands of members, and this additional office space will allow our team to continue to grow and execute more effectively.”
Aaptiv was represented by Executive Vice President Jason Schwartzenberg and Associate Will Stark of JLL. The landlord was represented by Senior Managing Director Eric Engelhardt of the Durst Organization and Tara Stacom, Justin Royce, Peter Trivelas, Barry Zeller and Connor B. Daugstrup of Cushman & Wakefield.
Featuring more than 2,500 workouts for cardio, strength, meditation and more, Aaptive pairs trainers with inspiring playlists for effective, music-driven fitness experiences experiences. Headquartered in New York City and launched in 2015, the platform has a team of 20 trainers creating 30 or more new classes every week.
Each class is produced in a professional recording space with state-of-the-art sound mixing technology and a talented sound engineering team. Today, Aaptiv is the top audio-based fitness app on the Apple App Store and the fastest-growing mobile fitness product on the market.
Completed in 2014, One World Trade Center is managed, operated and leased Durst. Stretching to 1,776 feet tall and formerly known as the Freedom Tower, the shimmering glass tower anchors the rebuilt and revitalized Financial District.
Founded by Joseph Durst in 1915, Durst owns and operates 13 million s/f of Manhattan office towers and 1,950 residential rental units with 3,400 more in development. Durst is also recognized as a leader in the development of high-performance and environmentally advanced commercial and residential buildings.
The Port Authority owns and manages the 16-acre World Trade Center site, home to One World Trade. Instead of collecting taxes, the agency raises the funds for the improvement, construction or acquisition of its facilities primarily on its own credit.