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Helmsley Spear relocates HQ to Boston Propertiesʼ 599 Lexington tower

Kent M. Swig, President of Helmsley Spear, the oldest continuously operating real estate firm in America, announced that the company has moved its headquarters to the entire 44th floor at 599 Lexington Avenue,

The company subleased the 8,200 s/f office is in the architecturally distinguished tower from Cornerstone Research.

“I am thrilled to move our growing company to this magnificent Midtown office. As our firm expands in the coming months and years, this new home will afford us the opportunity to serve our client base in a convenient central Manhattan location,” said Swig.


The new offices have 360-degree city views. The building was built by Boston Properties and completed in 1986. It was designed by noted architect Edward Larrabee Barnes and is considered one of 20th Century New York’s finest office buildings.

The building’s tenant roster includes the law firms Shearman & Sterling, Reed Smith, and the Cowen Group, along with consultants such as Cornerstone Research and Huron Consulting Group.

Helmsley Spear was represented in house by Scott M. Bloom, Executive Vice President/Principal while the landlord, Cornerstone Research, was represented by Jared Scott London of CBRE.

“As Helmsley Spear continues to grow, this new office space will enable us to serve our fine roster of corporate clients, and provide a Class A work environment for our experienced and expanding professional team, “ said Bloom.

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