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FAA Relocates Administrative Headquarters to Carle Place

CBRE completed a 74,679-square-foot office lease for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) at 1 Old Country Rd. in Carle Place, NY, within Long Island’s Nassau County. The FAA will relocate its administrative headquarters from One Aviation Plaza in Jamaica, NY and will occupy approximately one and a half floors of the 390,000-square-foot 1 Old Country Rd.  

The CBRE team of Vincent LaManna, Richard Freel, Maria Kobe and Ralph Guiffre represented the FAA and negotiated the long-term lease in direct negotiations with building ownership DBD Realty Group.  

“We were tasked with finding new space for one of the region’s most important federal agencies with a strict mandate to reduce costs while also remaining in close proximity to JFK and LaGuardia airports,” said LaManna. “This was a high priority for our team, made more challenging by the fact that there is a lack of quality office space in and around the airports.” 

After a three-year search period, multiple market surveys, site offerings and evolving circumstances due to the pandemic, CBRE identified several locations that would compete for the FAA’s tenancy, leading to the eventual lease award in Carle Place. 


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CBRE's LaManna

About Paul Bubny

Paul Bubny serves as Senior Content Director for Connect Commercial Real Estate, a role to which he brings 13-plus years’ experience covering the commercial real estate industry and 30-plus years in business-to-business journalism. In this capacity, he oversees daily operations while also reporting on both local/regional markets and national trends, covering individual transactions across all property types, as well as delving into broader subject matter. He produces 15-20 daily news stories per day and works with the Connect team and clients to develop longer-form content, ranging from Q&As to thought-leadership pieces. Prior to joining Connect, Paul was Managing Editor for both Real Estate Forum and at American Lawyer Media, where he oversaw operations at both publications while also producing daily news and feature-length articles. His tenure in B2B publishing stretches back into the print era, and he has served as Editor in Chief on four national trade publications. Since 1999, Paul has volunteered as the newsletter editor of passenger rail advocacy groups (one national, one local).

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