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RFR Tallies Nearly 50K SF of Leases at 17 State St. 

RFR has added nearly 50,000 square feet of new and extended/expanded office leases at 17 State St. in Lower Manhattan.  The leases include the following:  

  • ThinkEquity signed a full-floor, 14,900-square foot lease, growing from a 5,213-square-foot prebuilt and represented by Venture Commercial’s Jason Majlessi and Arash Sadighi. 
  •  StoneTurn renewed its commitment to a full floor, 13,100-square-foot space, represented by CBRE’s Rob Wizenberg. 
  • Rocky Mountain Institute signed a new lease for 9,860 square feet, more than doubling from its 3,920-square-foot prebuilt and represented by JLL’s  Ellen Herman. 
  • Private equity firm Smash Capital signed a new lease for 3,920 square feet, represented by Cresa’s Michael Okun. 
  • OANDA Corporation, a major FOREX Trading firm represented by Jack Senske of Colliers, and Confucius Pharmacy, represented by Jack Cohen and Ixchel Mazer of Spaces Commercial, each signed new leases at 17 State St. totaling nearly 5,500 square feet. 

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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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