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  • bam_medusa bam_medusa Apr 17, 2012 6:02 PM Flag

    BPO - US Core Office Fund - One New York Plaza ...

    BPO has locked in a large 1.2M sq.ft lease
    with Morgan Stanley at One New York Plaza.


    Brookfield Office Properties Signs 1.2-Million-Square-Foot Lease With Morgan Stanley at One New York Plaza

    NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 04/17/12

    Brookfield Office Properties Inc. (NYSE: BPO) (TSX: BPO) today announced that is has executed the largest single-asset office lease in New York City since 2008: Morgan Stanley signed a lease for 1.2 million square feet at One New York Plaza in Lower Manhattan.

    "Re-letting this large block of space at One New York Plaza was a major strategic priority for Brookfield and we are thrilled that Morgan Stanley will remain in the building and be taking additional space," said Jerry Larkin, Senior Vice President and Director of Leasing of U.S. Commercial Operations at Brookfield. "This lease commitment is another example of the appeal and long-term viability of Lower Manhattan as a coveted market in which to do business."

    Under an existing sublease with Wells Fargo for approximately 782,000 square feet and a direct lease with Brookfield for 34,000 square feet, Morgan Stanley currently occupies approximately 816,000 square feet at One New York Plaza. Under the terms of the new direct lease with Brookfield, Morgan Stanley will expand its premises in the building by approximately 337,000 square feet for a total of 1,153,000 square feet, expiring in 2029.

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