|Address:||909 Third Avenue||Class:||A|
|Cross Streets:||54th & 55th Streets||Size:||1,343,000 SF|
|Year built:||1967||Architect:||Emery Roth & Sons, Max Urbahn Associates|
The office tower rising at 909 Third Avenue was completed back in 1967, boasting a design by Emery Roth & Sons, in collaboration with Max Urbahn Associates. The building covers the entire eastern block of Third Avenue between 54th and 55th Streets in Midtown Manhattan, and serves primarily as an office building. The building’s podium serves as a mail-handling facility for the 10022 New York zip code, and is the United States Post Office’s Franklin D. Roosevelt station.
1.3 MSF of Class A Midtown East Office Space
The 32-story tower at 909 Third Avenue features 1,343,000 square feet of Class A Midtown East office space. Owned and managed by Vornado Realty Trust, the building was completed in 1967 and completely renovated in 2011, bringing energy efficient upgrades to the tower that earned it a LEED certification from the USGBC.
The average floor plate at 909 Third Avenue is over 31,000 square feet, and the building is served by 19 passenger elevators and 4 freight elevators. Amenities include on-site management and security, 24/7 tenant access, a USPS office on the ground floor, and a landscaped rooftop garden.
Getting to and from 909 Third Avenue
The office tower at 909 Third Avenue lies at the heart of the Midtown East submarket, close to the United Nations headquarters, as well as to a plethora of shopping, dining and hotel options. The building is located in close proximity to the Lexington Avenue-53rd Street station, serving the E and M lines, and the 51st Street station, serving the 4 and 6 trains; it is also convenient to the Third Avenue bus stop and the Queensboro Bridge.
Who is renting office space at 909 Third Avenue?
The office tower at 909 Third Avenue is home to various high-profile tenants in industries like financial services, consumer goods, pharmaceuticals, and more. Notable tenants operating office space in the building include Allergan, Interpublic Group of Companies, Geller & Company, Procter & Gamble, Forest Laboratories, and Boston Partners.
How much is the rent price for office space at 909 Third Avenue?
Office asking rents at 909 Third Avenue tend to be significantly more affordable than the average commanded in Midtown Manhattan, which surpassed $89 per square foot at the end of 2019, according to CBRE. Class A office space in well-connected locations tend to come at a premium, but the Midtown East-United Nations area is not quite as expensive as other Midtown submarkets like the Plaza District or Hudson Yards.