Thursday, April 17, 2014
Because we haven't posted anything about the IBM Watson building in like 3 weeks
The April issue of The Real Deal takes a look at how the leasing came together for 51 Astor Place/the IBM Watson Building … if you're interested …
The building still has some 75,000 square feet to lease … not to mention the three retail storefronts, which total roughly 15,500 square feet.
Developer Edward Minskoff "estimated that the last of the office space would be spoken for in about 45 to 50 days. The building is seeing about five or six tenant showings a week, sources said."
Said Minksoff: "There is an old saying that an ugly building that is 100 percent leased is beautiful, but a beautiful building that is 100 percent leased is gorgeous."
And now we're off to brush up on our old sayings…