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The New York Foundation is relocating its offices from Brooklyn's Dumbo neighborhood to Midtown Manhattan

New York Foundation for the Arts Relocates Offices to Midtown Manhattan

The New York Foundation for the Arts signed a 10-year deal to relocate from 20 Jay St. in Brooklyn’s Dumbo neighborhood to 7,150-square-foot offices spanning the ninth floor of 29 W. 38th St. in Midtown Manhattan. Norman Bobrow & Company’s Andre Stanley represented the New York Foundation for the Arts. 

The foundation will move into the 18-story building before year’s end.  The landlord, ABS Partners Real Estate’s Ben Waller, brokered the deal in-house along with Charles Conwell. 

“The foundation wanted a location that would be more convenient for many of its employees who live in Manhattan and New Jersey,” said Stanley, who also said ABS will decorate the building’s lobby with artwork created by New York-based artists the organization supports through its grant programs.  

Other tenants at the building between Avenue of the Americas and Fifth Avenue include consultant M-E Engineers, construction company Site Safety and construction manager PRA Consulting. 

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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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