850 Third Avenue, Western Publishing Building Office Space for Lease

850 Third Avenue, Western Publishing Building Office Space for Lease
Built in 1960
614,640 SF
Design by Emery Roth & Sons, Harrison & Abramovitz
Address: 850 Third Avenue Class: A
Cross Streets: 51st & 52nd Streets Size: 614,640 SF
Year built: 1960 Architect: Emery Roth & Sons, Harrison & Abramovitz

The office building at 850 Third Avenue was completed in 1960 with a design by Emery Roth & Sons and Harrison & Abramovitz. Occupying the entire Westerly blockfront between 51st and 52nd streets, the building was designed in the International Style and offers high-quality office floor plates for businesses looking to operate in the prestigious Plaza District. The building sold in early 2019 to The Chetrit Group for $422 million, and houses various office-using tenants in diverse industries. 

618 KSF of Class A, LEED Gold Office Space

The office building at 850 Third Avenue offers 617,640 square feet of Class A Plaza District office space across 21 stories. It was renovated in 1996 and 2011, and includes more than 11,000 square feet of retail space. Amenities at the Midtown Manhattan building include a messenger center, copy room, newsstand, 24/7 access, full-time, uniformed concierge, on-site management, and closed circuit TV cameras monitoring the common areas. Office floor plates range from 13,700 to 40,100 rentable square feet, and the building boasts LEED Gold certification for its energy efficient features. 

Getting to and from 850 Third Avenue

85 Third Avenue, previously known as the Western Publishing Building, is conveniently located in the heart of the prestigious Plaza District, which is historically the place to be in Manhattan for doing business. The building offers easy access to nearby transportation options, including the E, M, 4, 5, and 6 trains, as well as various bus lines. 

Who is renting office space at 850 Third Avenue?

850 Third Avenue is home to various office-using tenants in diversified industries, from finance and law to media and government. Tenants include Kaplan Fox, Cohen Goldstein, Pegasus Capital Advisors, the NYPD and the FDNY. Retail tenants include Chase Bank and Ann Taylor Retail. 

How much is the rent price for office space at 850 Third Avenue?

Office asking rents at 850 Third Avenue are slightly more affordable than the average commanded in Midtown Manhattan, which exceeds $85 per square foot. The Plaza District office building offers decent rents for its features and amenities, with spaces leasing out for roughly $65 per square foot.

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