Howard Fiddle and Paul Amrich of CBRE represented Broadway onall of the following transactions. A source close to the dealstells GlobeSt.com that the asking rents are around $80 per sf. Thesource could not disclose taking rents or aggregate leasevalues.

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Office of the Comptroller of the Currency has leased 50,519 sf.The tenant was represented by Ken Ruderman and Michael Goldman ofStudley.

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PNC Financial Services Group, a unit of PNC Bank, has signed alease for 40,310 sf. Robert Tunis and Richard Plehn of GVA Williamsrepresented the tenant in the transaction.

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Banco Espirito Santo Investment, S.A, an affiliate ofPortugal-based Banco Espirito Santo, has signed a lease for 13,328sf. Daniel Horowitz and Jeffrey Peck of Studley represented thetenant.

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Unison Site Management, a provider of financial service forwireless telecommunications site owners, has leased 11,113 sf.Unison was represented by Messrs Horowitz and Peck.

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Investment firm Zenkyoren Asset Management of America, Inc. hasleased 4,115 sf. Hitoshi Aratani and Nathanael Pennington of JonesLang LaSalle represented the tenant.

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Greg Green, Broadway's National Director of Leasing says in aprepared statement that "our leasing success at 340 Madison sincewe acquired it 18 months ago is consistent with our track record ofidentifying unrealized value in class A properties and executingstrategies to realize their full potential. 340 Madison was one ofMidtown Manhattan's few class A properties with significant spaceavailability at the time we acquired it, and despite a slowingoverall leasing environment, we've been able to attract and retaina stellar group of tenants."

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The building was acquired in late 2006 on behalf of BroadwayPartners Value-Added Fund II, which targets value-addedopportunities in the office sector in primary North Americanmarkets. At the time, the property was slightly more than 40%occupied. It is a 748,000-sf, class-A office building located oneblock from Grand Central Station and spans the entire westerlyMadison Avenue blockfront between 43rd and 44th streets.

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The property was building in 1928 and redeveloped in 2006. Majortenants at the property include McDermott Will & Emery,SunGard, Coach, Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance, NationalFinancial Partners, Nuveen, and the US Office of the Comptroller ofthe Currency. The property also includes over 400 feet of retailfrontage.

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