Nike has signed a long-term lease with Tishman Speyer

Nike has signed a long-term lease with Tishman Speyer, one of the world’s leading owners, developers, operators and investment managers of first-class real estate on the project. Tishman Speyer will construct the more than 587,227 square feet (approximately 54,575 square meters) of space in a multi-building campus. Nike said when complete, the campus within The Springs will consist of up to three office buildings and a five-story multi-purpose conference center, in a campus-type setting. Along with the commercial buildings, it will feature a soccer pitch and regulation-size indoor basketball court and state-of-the-art work-out facility. The campus will also include a full service food and beverage facility and a standalone conference center to host large-scale events and product unveilings. Nike expects to occupy the new space starting in the first quarter of 2014.

“When we broke ground on The Springs in June, we were confident that world-class companies would recognize the value and importance of establishing a presence in Shanghai,” said Tishman Speyer co-CEOs Jerry Speyer and Rob Speyer. “The creation of the Nike Greater China Headquarters at The Springs underscores the strength of this market and importance of this development to the Shanghai business as well as residential communities. We’re thrilled that Nike, one of the world’s great global brands and companies, will be an anchor in this development and look forward to a long-term relationship.”

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Global Leasing Momentum Continues as Tishman Speyer Signs Large Renewal at Munich Office Property

Leases Also Announced at Frankfurt’s OpernTurm Project, Now Exceeding 95 Percent Occupancy

Munich, Germany (PRWEB) November 17, 2010 – Tishman Speyer announced recently that Serviceplan, Germany’s largest privately-owned marketing agency, has signed an early renewal of its175,665-square-foot (16,319 sqm) lease at the firm’s Brienner Strasse property, extending its occupancy to January 2021. The agency, which fills virtually the entire complex, has been a tenant since 2000.

Tishman Speyer also has completed six new leases totaling 72,000 square feet (6,700 sqm) at its OpernTurm project in Frankfurt. The management consultant Roland Berger has signed a 24,000 square-foot lease; global business solutions provider Infosys has taken another 15,000 square feet; and international law firm Bingham McCutchen has leased 8,000 square feet. Altogether, new leases bring the successful development’s occupancy to over 95 percent.

“Today’s announcement illustrates a continuation of leasing momentum that has been building at Tishman Speyer office properties around the world. During the past 12 months, we’ve signed many large long-term lease transactions throughout our portfolio, not just in the German markets – but also in cities such as New York, Chicago, Washington, DC, Atlanta, Paris, Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo and Hyderabad. We are pleased that our strategy of targeting world-class corporations for the well-located high-quality properties we’ve acquired and developed has been so successful. The agreement with Serviceplan, one of Germany’s finest marketing firms, further illustrates that success,” commented Tishman Speyer Co-CEOs Jerry Speyer and Rob Speyer.

Located in the centre of Munich and comprised of three connected buildings, Brienner Strasse includes first-class office space, residential units, an underground parking garage and surface parking in the building’s courtyard. The buildings were constructed at various times starting in 1930 and all were fully refurbished and modernized during the past decade. The property is easily accessible by private and public transportation, with Munich’s main train station and several subway stations close at hand.

Tishman Speyer’s Opern Turm development was completed in 2009 and has been a dramatic addition to the Frankfurt skyline. The project includes a 42-story tower, a seven-story podium building and an underground garage. Situated on Opernplatz, opposite the famous Alte Oper, OpernTurm is regarded as the premier office address in Frankfurt. The property features magnificent views of the city skyline and offers outstanding on-site amenities. It was one of Europe’s first new office high-rise developments to receive LEED Gold certification.

About Tishman Speyer (http://www.tishmanspeyer.com)
Tishman Speyer is one of the leading developers, owners, operators, and asset managers of first class real estate worldwide. Active across North America, Europe, South America, and Asia, many of the world’s most prestigious corporations rely on Tishman Speyer to meet their office space needs. Since its founding in 1978, the firm has acquired, developed and/ or managed a portfolio of over 116 million sq. ft. valued at over USD $50.2 billion. Signature assets include New York’s Rockefeller Center and the Chrysler Center, Frankfurt’s MesseTurm, and Sao Paulo’s Torre Norte. Tishman Speyer has projects in different stages of development in Shanghai, Chengdu and Tianjin.

Tishman Speyer Announces another Major Lease at Atlanta’s Two Alliance Center

Leading Global Aluminum Producer Signs for 100,000 Square Feet at Buckhead Office Tower

Tishman Speyer announced today that Novelis Inc., the world’s leader in aluminum rolled products, has signed a 14-year lease for over 100,000 square feet at Atlanta’s Two Alliance Center. Novelis will establish its world headquarters, which will include a major relocation of its North American headquarters from Cleveland, at the building.

Novelis, with annual sales of over $10 billion, supplies premium aluminum sheet and foil products to automotive, transportation, packaging, construction, industrial, electronics and printing markets throughout North America, South America, Europe and Asia. The company is a subsidiary of Hindalco Industries Limited (BSE: HINDALCO), one of Asia’s largest integrated producers of aluminum and a leading copper producer. Hindalco is a flagship Company of the Aditya Birla Group, a multinational conglomerate based in Mumbai, India.

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Rob Speyer and Tishman Speyer Undertake Three-Year Project to Conserve Landmark Art

Rob Speyer, President and Co-CEO of Tishman Speyer, co-owners of Rockefeller Center, announced today a three-year project to restore the iconic murals gracing the walls of the lobby of 30 Rockefeller Plaza, the crown jewel of the Rockefeller Center complex.

“Rockefeller Center is not only an architectural masterpiece, but it is also a gallery of important works of art that the public can freely enjoy,” said Rob Speyer. “As the stewards of this public art work of magnificent proportions, we decided to restore the space to the artists’ and designers’ original vision. This will truly be one of the major art restoration projects in New York City history.

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Tishman Speyer receives big shoutout from Real Estate Bisnow

Real Estate Bisnow: A big shoutout to Tishman Speyer and their great 1775 Penn, a double corner location with views from three sides and a block from the White House. Fully renovated and upgraded, with an elegant new lobby, streetscape, and sculptural entrance canopy.

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Convio Leases 14,500 SF in West End

getthumbnail1Known as the Floyd D. Akers Building, the eight-story property delivered in 1982 and totals 342,246 square feet in the West End submarket.

Andrew Eichberg, Scott Franklin, Dan Dooley and Evan Behr handled the deal in-house for the landlord, Tishman Speyer. Paul Graham of ACP Mid-Atlantic represented the tenant.

Full Story via CoStar

First Residents Move Into Tower II at Tishman Speyer’s The Infinity San Francisco

Tishman Speyer Infinity“The Infinity has tremendous momentum right now, averaging 6 sales per week and more than 130 visitors to the sales and design center each week for the past 3 months,” said Carl Shannon, managing director of Tishman Speyer in the Bay Area. “After an extremely successful public sales launch for Tower II, we are delighted to mark the next milestone at The Infinity and to welcome our first residents into the second tower.”

Full story via PRWeb

Mayor Bloomberg, Deputy Mayors Lieber and Skyler, and Rob Speyer Announce Start to Construction of First Phase of “Gotham Center” in Long Island City

Mayor Bloomberg, Deputy Mayors Lieber and Skyler, and Rob Speyer Announce Start to Construction of First Phase of “Gotham Center” in Long Island City

Department of Health Will Move Significant Portion of Staff into New Office Complex

New York, NY – October 17, 2008 – Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, Deputy Mayor for Economic Development Robert C. Lieber, Deputy Mayor for Operations Edward Skyler and Rob Speyer today announced the beginning of construction of the first phase of “Gotham Center,” a major mixed-use development in the heart of Long Island City, Queens.