255 Greenwich St. Borough of Manhattan Community College expands lease to rent nearly 40% of 255 Greenwich St.

NEW YORK CITY—The Borough of Manhattan Community College, one of seven two-year colleges in the City of New York (CUNY) system, is staking out more territory in Lower Manhattan. The school is expanding its space in the Jack Resnick & Sons’ building at 255 Greenwich St. The 14-story tower stands between Murray Street and Park Place.

BMCC signed a 17-year lease, adding to its current space of 167,059 square feet. Under the new lease, the school will rent an additional 77,882 square feet, ultimately occupying the second and third floors and floors 10 through 14. This latest deal now brings the school’s footprint to total 244,941 square feet. Asking rents were $60 per square foot.

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Betsy Kim

Betsy Kim was the bureau chief, East Coast, and New York City reporter for Real Estate Forum and GlobeSt.com. As a lawyer and journalist, Betsy has worked as the director of editorial and content for LexisNexis Lawyers.com, a TV/multi-media journalist for NBC and CBS affiliated TV stations in the Midwest, and an associate producer at Court TV.

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