Global Relay Takes Skyline Space at 1155 Ave. of the Americas
Global Relay USA, Inc. has signed a 15-year lease for the Apex, a 77,000 square-foot block of space spanning the 38th through 42nd floors atop the Durst Organization’s 1155 Ave. of the Americas. The tenant is relocating from 286 Madison Ave.
“Global Relay was a discerning tenant looking for space that satisfied myriad complex needs including a 200-seat, column free auditorium, an outdoor gathering space with panoramic views, lobby branding and a commercial quality kitchen—all within a stone’s throw of their preferred location, Bryant Park,” said Michael Cohen, president of Colliers tri-state region. “The Durst Organization’s 1155 Ave. of the Americas uniquely satisfied each of these requirements and more.”
Cohen and Colliers senior managing director Howard Kaplowitz and associate director John Brasier represented Global Relay. The Durst Organization was represented in-house by EVP Tom Bow, SVP Rocco Romeo and associate director Tanya Grimaldo.
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 GlobeSt.com 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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