NEW YORK CITY—Cushman & Wakefield is taking over leasingefforts from SL Green at 16 E. 34th St., according to The RealDeal. The 22-story, 336,500-square-foot office building,located between Madison and Fifth avenues, is home to CornellUniversity's school of industrial relations.


Cushman's Joshua Goldman is handling the new assignment onbehalf of the landlord, Wohio Holding, according to multiplesources familiar with the deal. An SL Green team led by LawrenceSwiger and Jeremy Bier currently handle leasing at thebuilding.


Goldman declined to comment to the Real Deal andrepresentatives for SL Green didn't respond to requestsfor comment by press time. was unable to reach theinvolved parties at press time. Watch for possible updates.


Nonprofit education and social research organization MDRC is theproperty's anchor tenant, with over 85,000 square feet of space onthe building's upper floors, according to CoStar Group data.Staples occupies 2,000 square feet of the building's ground-floorretail space. The property is almost 98% leased, according toCoStar.


In 2011, Wohio sued its previous property manager, Loeb PartnersRealty, in New York State Supreme Court to terminate Loeb as thebuilding's managing agent.

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Rayna Katz

Rayna Katz is a seasoned business journalist whose extensive experience includes coverage of the lodging sector, travel and the culinary space. She was most recently content director for a business-to-business publisher, overseeing four publications. While at Meeting News, a travel trade publication, she received a Best Reporting award for a story on meeting cancellations in New Orleans during Hurricane Katrina.