A source close to the deal tells GlobeSt.com that the tenant hasleased at the property since as early as 1978. The source adds thatasking rent at the building currently ranges from $48 to $53 perrentable sf, depending on the location.


"It is a wonderful show of support for Downtown Manhattan tohave our city's Law Department exercise their option to remain at100 Church St.," says Alex Sapir, president of the locally basedSapir Organization. "We are pleased that the New York City LawDepartment remains on our tenant roster and we are confident thatwe will continue to enjoy a long and harmonious relationship."


The building, which was built in 1958, is currently in the midstof a major capital improvement program encompassing structural,building, window replacements, and mechanical upgrades, as well asaesthetic enhancements to the common area spaces. CB Richard Ellisis the appointed exclusive leasing and property management agentfor the 21-story 1.1-million-sf multi-tenant office building.


The building was designed by the noted architectural firm ofEmery Roth & Sons. The source tells GlobeSt.com that otherprominent tenants include Niche Media Holdings LLC, Bank of Americain the retail space, and Estee Lauder.

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