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Neiman Marcus' Hudson Yards store, which closed in 2020, has drawn interest as office space

Hudson Yards’ Former Neiman Marcus Finds Takers as Office Space 

Related Cos. has found potential tenants for the former Manhattan home of Neiman Marcus at Hudson Yards, which is being converted into offices after the luxury retailer shuttered the store amid the pandemic in 2020, Bloomberg News reported.  

Although the widespread embrace of hybrid work has cast a cloud over the future of offices, there’s plenty of demand at Hudson Yards, particularly from firms that have space there and want to expand, Jeff Blau, Related’s chief executive officer, said in an interview with Bloomberg Television’s David Westin on “Wall Street Week.”  

The interest in the former Neiman store comes as more Manhattan companies plan to bring workers back this month, according to Blau. 

“Companies are thinking forward beyond that full return to the office, and making the decision to take even more space,” he said. “We’re feeling pretty optimistic about the office side.” 

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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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