NEW YORK, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Transwestern's New York office today announced it has been awarded the exclusive office leasing assignment for Olympic Tower. The Class A, Plaza District building owned by Olympic Tower Associates is located at 645 Fifth Ave. and consists of approximately 400,000 square feet of office space. Transwestern's Patrick Robinson, Harry Seherr-Thoss, Debra Larsen and Lauren Davidson are leasing agents for the property.
"Securing a trophy agency assignment is an important milestone for our New York expansion," said Robinson, Transwestern's Northeast president. "We look forward to working with Olympic Tower Associates and Harry Seherr-Thoss, who recently joined Transwestern, to enhance the marketing and leasing profile of Olympic Tower."
Olympic Tower is comprised of 18 floors of office space with most floors totaling approximately 23,000 square feet. Located on Fifth Avenue between 51st and 52nd Streets, the building offers one of the most desirable addresses in the Plaza District with expansive views of Fifth Avenue, Rockefeller Center and the spires of St. Patrick's Cathedral. Olympic Tower is headquarters to Richemont/Cartier in the U.S. and to the National Basketball Association.
One of the building's distinguishing features is a redesigned public atrium, which houses the Onassis Cultural Center, a leading venue for presenting ancient, byzantine and modern Hellenic art and culture. Building amenities include new multi-tenant hallways and restrooms, redesigned high-speed elevators, an enhanced building security system, full-time concierge service, an advanced energy control system and supplementary air conditioning availability.
Transwestern is a privately held real estate firm specializing in agency leasing, property and facilities management, tenant advisory, capital markets, research and sustainability. The fully integrated global enterprise leverages competencies in office, industrial, retail, multifamily and healthcare properties to add value for investors, owners and occupiers of real estate. As a member of the Transwestern family of companies, the firm capitalizes on market insights and operational expertise of independent affiliates specializing in development, real estate investment management and research. Transwestern has 34 U.S. offices and assists clients through more than 181 offices in 40 countries as part of a strategic alliance with Paris-based BNP Paribas Real Estate. For more information, please visit transwestern.com and follow us on Twitter: @Transwestern and @TranswesternNYC.
Kelsey Da Silva