Six new leases totaling 28,111 square feet have been signed at RFR’s 17 State Street, a 42-story, 571,000-square-foot trophy office tower in Lower Manhattan. RFR was represented in-house by A.J. Camhi and Ryan Silverman in each of the transactions.
“The building’s downtown location across the street from Battery Park, with 25 acres of open green space and waterfront, sweeping water views of the New York Harbor and Statue of Liberty and convenient access to transportation continues to attract strong tenants,” Camhi said. “The building offers stunning office space. A flight to quality is underway as we see an upward trajectory of firms bringing employees back to work.”
Global quantitative investment management firm ABR Dynamic Funds secured 5,000 square feet of space, and will relocate from 48 Wall Street. Andrew Coe of JLL represented the tenant. Samson II Corp, founded by Steven Markowitz, provides working capital to mid-sized companies and leased 6,181 square feet of space, relocating from 90 John Street. Andrew Roth of Somerset Real Estate represented the tenant.
Additional leases include asset management firm SHS Asset Management L.P., which signed a 5,138-square-foot lease and healthcare-focused import, and export company Edward Roberts LLC, which took 5,548 square feet of space. Richard J. Bailey of Kassin Sabbagh Realty represented the tenant. Protax Services Corp. and independent attorney Robert Wisniewski P.C. also secured space at 17 State Street, moving from 101 Greenwich Street and 40 Wall Street, respectively.