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Title Insurer Re-Ups at SL Green Tower

Fidelity National Title Insurance Company has renewed its lease at SL Green Realty Corp.’s 485 Lexington Ave. The 27,996-square-foot, full-floor lease runs for 10 years.

“We’re delighted that Fidelity National will continue its long-term occupancy with us,” said Steve Durels, EVP and director of leasing and real property at SL Green. “In the heart of East Midtown, 485 Lexington offers ideal proximity to Grand Central Terminal and an ever-expanding choice of nearby fine dining, upscale shopping, luxury hotels and private clubs.”

Other tenants at the 32-story, 929,765-square-foot office tower include Travelers Insurance, Offit Capital Advisors and law firm Phillips Nizer. Retail tenants include Pret A Manger, Gregory’s Coffee, Dr. Smood, Soul Cycle and Bright Horizons.

CBRE’s Joseph Fabrizi and Arkady Smolyansky represented the tenant in leasing negotiations.

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