Harris Beach LLP signed the 2.5-year sublease on a full floor at500 Fifth Ave. on Monday. But sublessor Harris Interactiveauthorized some of the firm's 113 employees to move in last Friday,according to Insignia/ESG broker Ivan Hillman. Hillman and JerryFriedman represented both parties on behalf of Insignia.

"Members of the real estate community are being particularlyresponsible and cooperative" in the aftermath of the Trade Centerattacks, Hillman tells GlobeSt.com. "They have done things that arenot done under normal circumstances and one example is lettingtenants move in before the final papers were executed."

The 58-story, 650,000-sf tower at 42nd Street and Fifth Avenue,also known as the Salmon Tower after developer Walter J. Salmon,was designed by Shreve Lamb & Harmon and built in 1930. Thearchitectural firm went on to build the Empire State building thefollowing year.

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