Starting next spring, the tower floors of 452 Fifth Avenue will be available for lease, The Observer has learned. The space, spanning the 12th to the 30th floors, and totaling 300,000 square feet, will likely be one of the most-sought-after office plots in midtown.
CB Richard Ellis is representing IDB Group subsidiaries Property and Building Read More
A dignified-looking Upper East Side building belonging to HSBC Bank has traded for a solid $26.3 million, according to city records.
The Upper East-Side based Friedland Properties bought the two-story red-brick Madison Avenue building on Oct. 16. A representative of Friedland Properties told The Observer that the building would continue to be a Read More
HSBC Bank is poised to become Larry Silverstein’s newest tenant at 7 World Trade Center, with a lease pending on the last big block of space in the 52-story, 741-foot, two-year-old skyscraper on the edge of Ground Zero.
The banking giant has a lease out on 280,000 square feet of space comprising the top Read More
Banking titan HSBC plans to put a big chunk of its New York headquarters up for lease, vacating more than 200,000 square feet at its 29-story building at 452 Fifth Avenue.
The bank, which occupies the tower in its entirety, is opening up floors 12 through 29, a spokeswoman confirmed on Wednesday evening, making Read More
The recent arrival of the Dean and DeLuca store at 85th Street and Madison Avenue isn’t just great news for shoppers in search of fresh goose-liver paté or hand-dipped chocolates, but also for crooks eager to take advantage of the crowds who have descended on the upscale grocery store since it opened on Dec. 5. Read More
One of the more common practical jokes-which seems to work just as well on 70-year-olds as on 7-year-olds-involves pointing at some object in the sky and then, while your victim is looking up, swiping his or her dessert.
A thief used a variation on this scam on Sept. 13 to steal thousands of dollars’ worth Read More
He Had the Phone in Hand When Nature Called
If you’re going to rob someone, common sense suggests you don’t stop to take a leak just after doing so, as one bandit discovered on Dec. 19.
The crook walked up behind a young woman chatting on her cell phone on Lexington Avenue and Read More
World’s Laziest Thugs, and the Nookie Bandit!
It certainly won’t come as news that thieves can be lazy; if they weren’t, they’d be working for a buck like the rest of us instead of holding up people at gunpoint. However, a couple of crooks who robbed a pedestrian on Dec. 14 showed even less Read More