The International Council of Shopping Centers will occupy the entire 45th floor at Mitsui Fudosan America’s 1251 Ave. of the Americas. The 44,100-square-foot headquarters lease is scheduled to commence in mid- to late 2019 and will run for 16 years.
“We are delighted to welcome this prestigious organization to 1251 Avenue of the Americas,” said Christopher N. Perez, SVP of MFA. “Sixth Avenue is more vibrant today than any time in its history, and its location in the heart of Midtown provides ICSC with ideal access to its retail and real estate members.”
ICSC president Tom McGee concurred, saying that 1251 Sixth Ave. was “conveniently located and will provide a dynamic environment for our members when they visit.”
JLL’s Chris Kraus and Daoud Awad represented ICSC in the lease. An NKF team of David Falk, Peter Shimkin, Eric Cagner and Nick Berger represented MFA at 1251 Sixth.
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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