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Office Leasing

The Office Leasing Practice at Olshan is highly regarded, skilled and venerable.  Members of the Practice are well seasoned and effective negotiators, focused on adding value and providing creative and swift solutions to our clients. 

Our attorneys are experts in all types of office leasing transactions, acting as legal and business counsel to both landlords and tenants. 

We represent the owners of many of New York’s premier office buildings in commercial lease transactions, successfully negotiating over many millions of square feet.

Our Practice regularly handles headquarters and flagships leases, co-working leases, New York City school leases and new development leases. 

Our attorneys work with clients across a wide range of industry sectors involved in commercial real estate leasing, including e-commerce companies, technology companies, hedge and private equity funds, professional services firms, sports teams, and medical facilities.

We have our finger on the pulse and are able to navigate complex market conditions for our clients.  Our experience enables us to understand both sides of the transaction and the technical skills and business savvy our experienced team brings to the table allow us to assist our clients achieve desired results.

  • Represent landlords in office leases in the following buildings:

    • Cornell Tech Campus, Roosevelt Island
    • 2 Hanson Place, Brooklyn
    • One Pierrepont Plaza, Brooklyn
    • 12 West 21st Street
    • 30 West 26th Street
    • 12 West 27th Street
    • 401 Park Avenue South
    • 729 Seventh Avenue
    • 6 East 32nd Street
    • 75 Broad Street
    • 150 Broadway
    • Herald Center, 1293 Broadway
    • 25 Broadway
    • One Willoughby Square, Brooklyn
    • One State Street Plaza
    • 88 Pine Street (Wall Street Plaza)
    • 450 Seventh Avenue
    • 460 West 34th Street
  • Represent a medical facility in a significant net lease of a future development site in New York City.
  • Represented the NBA’s Brooklyn Nets in a lease for its new corporate headquarters in Industry City, in Sunset Park in downtown Brooklyn. The new headquarters will occupy approximately 85,000 square feet in Building 19, which is also where the Nets' training facility is located.
  • Represented the owner of a downtown New York City office building in a lease to WeWork.
  • Represented Kaufman Astoria Studios in the creation of a back lot on 36th Street between 34th and 35th Avenues in Queens to use as an alternative to location filming. The deal included a long term lease with New York City Economic Development Corporation until 2049.
  • Represented the owner of a downtown New York City office building in a lease of approximately 100,000 square feet to Millennium High School.
  • Represent the owner of a downtown New York City office building in a lease of approximately 240,000 square feet to an agency of the State of New York.
  • Represented the owner of a building in Memphis, TN in a lease of the entire building (625,000 square feet) to Trane Inc.
  • Represent Helm Equities in launching a mammoth 325,000 square foot hotel, retail and office development in the Design District in Miami, including the acquisition and financing of the project and negotiating a hotel management agreement and development agreement.
  • Represented the owner of a building in Newark, NJ in a lease of approximately 50,000 square feet to ACS State & Local Solutions, Inc., provider of EZpass services for the State of New Jersey.

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