Rockefeller Plaza is on a roll. Citrin Cooperman is the latest firm to plant its flag at 50 Rockefeller Plaza. The accounting firm will expand and move to 110,742 square feet on a portion of the second floor along with the entire third and fourth floors. It is currently located in nearly 90,000 square feet
BEIRUT (Reuters) – Saad al-Hariri resigned as Lebanon’s prime minister on Tuesday, declaring he had hit a “dead end” in trying to resolve a crisis unleashed by huge protests against the ruling elite and plunging the country deeper into turmoil. Hariri addressed the nation after a mob loyal to the Shi’ite Muslim Hezbollah and Amal
Paramount held up putting 900 Third Ave. on the sales market until a 17,346-square-foot lease for Handelsbanken to relocate its offices to the 17th floor was completed. The 598,903-square-foot office building at 900 Third sits on the western blockfront between East 53rd and 54th streets. As Between the Bricks advised last week, the 36-story building
In the Financial District, two financial firms — one women-owned, the other minority-owned — are merging and expanding. Now the nation’s No. 1 women-owned and minority-owned investment bank — rebranded as Siebert Williams Shank & Co. — is the result of the merger between the women-owned public finance firm Siebert Cisneros Shank & Co. and
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Linda Hamilton set a new standard for female action heroes more than 30 years ago, but her return to the “Terminator” movie franchise prompted more than a little soul searching. FILE PHOTO: Actress Linda Hamilton poses during the CinemaCon Big Screen Achievement Awards ceremony at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, Nevada,
Here’s a NYC real estate anomaly: a rent reduction. A New York Public Library branch in Soho has signed a new lease that lowers its rent by more than 50% below what it negotiated during the run-up to the financial crisis. Located since 2007 at 10 Jersey St. in the base of 285 Lafayette St.,
FILE PHOTO: Bottles of Johnson & Johnson baby powder line a drugstore shelf in New York October 15, 2015. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson (Reuters) – Johnson & Johnson (JNJ.N) said on Tuesday that 15 new tests from the same bottle of its baby powder previously tested by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration found no asbestos. The
Don’t call it a mall. Triple Five Group, developer of the $5 billion American Dream at the Meadowlands in New Jersey, wants the attraction next to Giants stadium known as an “entertainment center.” And, by golly, is it wildly entertaining. While the center’s Nickelodeon Universe theme park opened Oct. 25 to sold-out crowds, remaining attractions
(Reuters) – Amgen Inc on Tuesday said competition for its older drugs sent third-quarter revenue down 3%, but biosimilar sales were strong and the quarterly results were ahead of Wall Street estimates. FILE PHOTO: An Amgen sign is seen at the company’s office in South San Francisco, California in this October 21, 2013 file photo.
Titanic-sized tenants are circling the newest office buildings in anticipation of what may be a leasing feeding frenzy among the “FAANGs”: Facebook, Apple, Amazon, Netflix and Google. The tech titans have been hovering around the Hudson Yards area, where targeted buildings include the megaproject’s 30 and 50 Hudson Yards, the Spiral, Manhattan West, Vornado’s reimagined
(Reuters) – AT&T Inc (T.N) executives on Tuesday are expected to reveal new details about pricing, programming and distribution of the company’s forthcoming HBO Max streaming video service as they plot the phone giant’s entrance into the streaming war. FILE PHOTO: The logo for WarnerMedia’s new HBO Max service is seen in this handout photo
Now that Nordstrom has opened its spectacular, seven-story women’s department store at 225 W. 57th St. just as Barneys appears near-dead, could the fashion scene soon migrate four long blocks west from Madison Avenue? The question’s on the minds of retail and real estate insiders, who hope Nordstrom will draw more luxury shops — or
Oct 28 (OPTA) - The LPGA Rankings on Oct 21 Rnk Prv Total 1. (1) Jin Young ko (Korea Republic) 540.24 2. (2) Sung Hyun Park (Korea Republic) 374.52 3. (4) Nasa Hataoka (Japan) 325.29 4. (3) Jeong-Eun Lee6 (Korea Republic) 304.12 5. (5) Lexi Thompson (US) 239.26 6. (6) Brooke Henderson (Canada) 318.90 7.
FILE PHOTO: Leader of the Conquest Coalition and the Iran-backed Shi’ite militia Badr Organisation Hadi al-Amiri speaks during a news conference with Iraqi Shi’ite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr (not pictured), in Najaf, Iraq June 12, 2018. REUTERS/Alaa al-Marjani CAIRO (Reuters) – Iraq’s shi’ite political leader Hadi al-Amiri said on Tuesday that he would work with Populist
(Reuters) – Bangladesh captain Shakib Al Hasan was banned from all cricket for two years with one year of that suspended on Tuesday, after the all-rounder was found to have breached the International Cricket Council’s Anti-Corruption code. FILE PHOTO: Cricket – ICC Cricket World Cup – England v Bangladesh – Cardiff Wales Stadium, Cardiff, Britain
LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s Jamie Chadwick will have to leave the all-female W series if she retains the title next year under new rules that bar the champion from returning to defend her crown in future, organisers said on Tuesday. FILE PHOTO: Motorsports – W Series – Brands Hatch – Brands Hatch, West Kingsdown, Britain
This is not entirely unexpected. Real Housewives of New York is filming right now, minus one melodramatic humanitarian. Yes, viewers will need to find the strength to move on without Bethenny Frankel dominating every scene she is in. You won’t find Luann de Lesseps crying in the corner over the loss of Bethenny. Especially after
(Reuters) – The exit of the “Games of Thrones” creators from the next “Star Wars” film left future stories in the science fiction saga up in the air on Tuesday, although some fans welcomed their departure. FILE PHOTO: David Benioff (L) and D.B. Weiss accept the award for Outstanding Writing For A Drama Series for
LONDON (Reuters) – Women lawmakers from across Britain’s political spectrum have expressed solidarity with Meghan Markle, the wife of Prince Harry, in the stand she is taking against the media over stories about her character and family. Meghan Markle, Duchess of Sussex, arrives at Auwal Mosque, the first and oldest mosque in South Africa, in
BAGHDAD (Reuters) – Tens of thousands of Iraqis packed Baghdad’s Tahrir Square on Tuesday for a fifth day of protests, spurred on by reports of security forces shooting dead protesters in Kerbala overnight and the prime minister’s refusal to call early elections. A general view of Tahrir square as demonstrators take part in a protest
ISLAMABAD (Reuters) – Markets and many businesses closed across Pakistan on Tuesday for a strike to protest against government measures aimed at meeting IMF demands to boost tax revenues to bolster depleted public finances. A man walks past closed shops during a country-wide lock down by the traders and business community against what they say
COPENHAGEN (Reuters) – Orsted (ORSTED.CO), the world’s largest offshore wind energy developer, saw shares drop as much as 10% as it lowered its long-term financial targets on Tuesday and said it would cut costs between 2020 and 2022. Following the announcement on Tuesday, Orsted issued its third-quarter results report, a day before its planned publication.
BEIRUT (Reuters) – A mob loyal to Shi’ite groups Hezbollah and Amal attacked and destroyed a camp set up by anti-government demonstrators in central Beirut on Tuesday as Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri looked set to resign. Tents of anti-government protesters are set on fire after their camp was attacked during ongoing anti-government protest, Lebanon October
KATHMANDU (Reuters) – A 36-year-old Nepali became the fastest climber to summit the world’s 14 highest mountains on Tuesday, scaling all the mountains in just over six months, his hiking agency said, a feat other climbers have taken several years to complete. Nirmal Purja scaled Mount Shishapangma at 8,027 metres (26,335 feet) in Tibet, six