Vornado Tops Out Construction on PENN 2’s The Bustle
Vornado Realty Trust topped out construction of the Bustle, spanning two full block frontages along Seventh Avenue in Midtown South to create an imposing new arrival for Penn Station and a distinctive new entrance to Vornado’s PENN 2. An 88,000-square-foot space with a triple-height lobby and direct access to Penn Station, the Bustle will also contain three-quarters of an acre of dynamic public art.
PENN 2, the REIT’s adaptive reuse commercial office building, will be a focal point of the new and evolving PENN District. The Bustle will relocate the building’s existing entrance to the newly built 33rd Street Plaza.
Anchor tenant Madison Square Garden committed to a 20-year, 365,000 square foot lease at PENN 2. Other significant leases at the PENN District include Apple at PENN 11, Meta at the Farley Building (adjacent to the newly renovated Moynihan Train Hall and Moynihan Food Hall) and Empire at PENN 1.
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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