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One World Trade Center is now 95% occupied, the highest level in its history, with an expansion by Celonis

Celonis Expansion Brings One WTC to Occupancy High 

Celonis has extended its existing lease and signed an additional lease for the entire 70th floor of One World Trade Center. With this additional 40,763 square feet, One WTC is now 95% leased, two percentage points higher than in February of 2020, just before the onset of the pandemic. 

“In just two years, Celonis has significantly increased its footprint at One World Trade Center,” said Jonathan Durst, president of the Durst Organization, which developed the Lower Manhattan tower with the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey “One WTC is now 95% leased, the highest level in the building’s history.”    

Celonis was represented by Savills vice chairman Michael Mathias and executive managing director Kirill Azovtsev. Ownership was represented by the Durst Organization’s Eric Engelhardt and Karen Rose and by Newmark’s David Falk, Jason Greenstein, Peter Shimkin, Hal Stein and Andrew Duffy.   

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