Redeveloped Dumbo Building Gets Its First Tenant

10 Jay Street.

Translation, an agency that specializes in building brands, has inked a lease at 10 Jay Street between Hudson and Greenwich Streets in the Dumbo neighborhood of Brooklyn. It will be the building’s first tenant.

The company will occupy 35,000 square feet on part of the third and fourth floors  of the 230,000-square-foot building. It Read More

Fertility Wing of Weill Cornell Expands in Tribeca

255 Greenwich Street.

The Ronald O. Perelman and Claudia Cohen Center for Reproductive Medicine of Weill Cornell Medicine has finalized a 15-year lease at 255 Greenwich Street in Tribeca, Commercial Observer has learned.

The fertility center will be in 10,547 square feet on part of the building’s fifth floor, according to a press release from landlord Jack Resnick Read More

Ali Esmaeilzadeh of Forest City Has Turned Downtown Brooklyn Into a Serious Player

Ali Esmaeilzadeh (Photo:
Yvonne Albinowski/for Commercial Observer).

On a Friday morning in early April 2015, news broke that Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign had finalized a two-floor, approximately  80,000-square-foot lease at the Forest City Ratner Companies-owned 1 Pierrepont Plaza.

Because Federal Elections Commission regulations say a candidate must declare within 15 days of conducting official campaign activities, the lease meant Read More