Rudin’s One Battery Park Plaza Secures 94K SF of Leases
The Rudin Family and Allianz Real Estate secured four leases totaling 93,676 square feet at One Battery Park Plaza in Lower Manhattan.
In the largest transaction, Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company will occupy 38,187 square feet through a 9,880-square-foot direct lease with Rudin and a 28,307-square-foot sublease with Liberty Mutual. Nationwide was represented by CBRE’s Paul Myers and Michael Rizzo. The sublandlord, Liberty Mutual, was represented by Cresa’s Mike Mckenna.
Additionally, Rudin signed a new 28,307 square-foot, 16-year lease with law firm Cullen and Dykman, which was represented by CBRE’s Ken Rapp, David Hollander and Andrew Sussman.
Rudin also completed a 19,407-square-foot expansion and extension with the International Refugee Assistance Project, with Savills’ Stephan Steiner representing the tenant.
Lastly, law firm Abrams Gorelick, Friedman & Jacobson signed a 7,775-square-foot, 10-year renewal. Colliers’ Robert Gallucci represented the law firm.
Rudin Management’s Kevin Daly and Tom Keating represented ownership in all transactions.
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