Fisher Brothers announced that is has leased 63,723 s/f of office space at 1345 Avenue of the Americas.
Man Investments Holdings, The ELMA Philanthropies, and Aegis Capital Holdings have signed partial-floor leases at the midtown property.
Man Investments Holdings, a global active investment management firm, will occupy 33,574 s/f on the 21st floor. The ELMA Philanthropies, which provides philanthropic advisory services to the ELMA Group of Foundations, will occupy 17,686 s/f on the 23rd floor. Aegis Capital Holdings, a premiere full-service investment firm, will occupy 12,463 s/f on the 27th floor.
In August Fisher Brothers announced the signing of Brevan Howard, a leading alternative asset manager, to a 21,768 s/f lease on the 28th floor.
“We are very pleased to welcome Man Investments Holdings, The ELMA Philanthropies, and Aegis Capital Holdings to join us at 1345 Avenue of the Americas,” said Ken Fisher, Partner at Fisher Brothers. “During the pandemic we renewed our commitment to tenant needs in the rapidly-evolving workplace and have delivered exceptional infrastructure and aesthetic upgrades to the building. Our capital investments at 1345 Avenue of the Americas have transformed the office tower and its surrounding public plaza with world-class amenities second to none.”
Fisher Brothers recently completed a $120 million capital improvement project and renovation of 1345 Avenue of the Americas. New improvements bring a host of experiences for the public and tenants to enjoy in the Midtown Manhattan neighborhood, including a Wi-Fi enabled public park, and two large-scale experiential art installations. Building improvements include a redesigned exterior and a dynamic new lobby with upgraded touchless elevators, as well as the addition of a luxury conference and amenity floor with bespoke amenity product Ease Hospitality to manage the space. Future enhancements will include the unveiling of a new augmented reality art experience in Fisher Park located to the side of the building.
Fisher Brothers launched Ease Hospitality, a lifestyle and hybrid meeting solution, to enhance the wellbeing of tenants and guests. @Ease1345, the brand’s inaugural amenity location features luxury amenities including a tenant lounge, wellness center and meeting areas all designed in collaboration with award-winning architect and hospitality group David Rockwell and Rockwell Group. The physical space includes an Oasis conference room that can accommodate more than 200 persons, well-appointed wellness studios with massage, powered communal lounges, vertical catering and gourmet food and beverage options from the Palm Rose Café, and concierge services, all managed through the custom @Ease Workplace App. Ease Hospitality has integrated technology into every facet of the amenity experience including touchless entry, unrivaled virtual conferencing and broadcasting capabilities and more.
For years, Fisher Brothers has taken a proactive approach to tenant health and well-being, undertaking building-wide infrastructure upgrades, like hospital-grade air filtration systems and Bluetooth technology for a contact-free experience. Fisher Brothers was recently recognized for achieving WELL Health Safety Rating certification from the International WELL Building Institute across its entire New York City commercial portfolio.
Marc Packman and Clark Briffel, Director of Leasing at Fisher Brothers, led negotiations with both Man Investments Holdings and Aegis Capital on behalf of Fisher Brothers, along with CBRE. Marc Packman, Head of Leasing, and Charles P. Laginestra, Director of Leasing at Fisher Brothers, led negotiations with The ELMA Philanthropies on behalf of the owner. Dan Posy, Joe Messina and Jason Roberts of JLL represented Man Investments Holdings. The ELMA Philanthropies was represented by Bradford Allen’s Glenn Isaacson. Aegis Capital was represented by Howard Hirsch and Brett Harvey of JLL.