The law firm Ropes & Gray has completed a deal to sublease one of its floors at 1211 Avenue of the Americas, the large midtown office tower where it has its New York headquarters.
Ropes & Gray is subleasing the building’s 41,500-square-foot 32nd floor to the law firm Grais & Ellsworth for seven years. Asking rent for the space was in the $50s per square foot.
The lawyer for a bedbug-bitten Fox News employee suing the landlord and maintenance company of 1211 Avenue of the Americas today blamed his client’s condition on foreign visitors to New York.
“My position is that it comes from foreigners,” Mr. Schnurman told The Observer. “Because it became so inexpensive for foreigners to travel here, I Read More
Say goodbye to the Financial District, suckers!
The Media Mob’s John Koblin links to a PaidContent report that Wall Street Journal and Dow Jones staffers will be working out of News Corp.’s Midtown headquarters at 1211 Avenue of the Americas by spring of 2009:
“At (the plan’s) heart is Read More
The Wall Street Journal and Dow Jones are less than a year away from moving their editorial departments to midtown. Dow Jones CEO Les Hinton said that the whole thing is pretty "fluid" but it’s likely that the Journal–and the Dow Jones news wires–will pack their bags for the News. Corp castle at Read More
The veteran reporter that we talked to yesterday had more to say about the conditions in the Post newsroom than we could handle! Here’s our source’s entire description of life on the 10th
You’ve got people literally crammed into a little over four feet for everything. And it’s very noisy—lots of yelling. And Read More
One person was injured in an explosion at the News Corp. headquarters on Sixth Avenue this morning, a fire department spokesman told Media Mob.
There was a chemical explosion in a 45th floor mechancial room, according to the spokesman. He said that the first call came in at 10:39am. Floors 42 through 45 have been Read More