Coronavirus Update

The Durst Organization is open for business and we are adapting and managing in this new environment. Many of us are working remotely and our on-site staff are at our buildings keeping people healthy and safe.

Here are recommendations from the NYC Health Department for best practices to follow during this time.

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TikTok Takes Seven Floors at Times Square Office Tower

Social media company TikTok has committed to 232,000 square feet at One Five One in Times Square, a Durst Organization spokesman confirmed. The tenant, whose video-sharing app has mushroomed in popularity during the current lockdown, is taking over seven floors formerly occupied by Conde Nast.

Publication Connect Media
Date 2020-06-01
Author Connect Media

Around the Boroughs: Covid-19 Food Relief Center in Queens

Urban Upbound, in partnership with Friends of Halletts Point and The Durst Organization are helping to supply food and space for an emergency food pantry.

Publication NY1
Date 2020-05-29
Author Anthony Pascale
Publication The Real Deal
Date 2020-05-29
Author TRD Staff

Mitsubishi International Stays Put at 655 Third Avenue

Mitsubishi International Corporation inked a deal to keep its 120,000-square-foot office at 655 Third Avenue in Midtown East, landlord the Durst Organization announced.

Publication Commercial Observer
Date 2020-05-28
Author Nicholas Rizzi

TikTok Taking 232K-SF in Durst’s One Five One

Times Square has no tourists right now, but it will soon have TikTok.

Publication Commercial Observer
Date 2020-05-28
Author Steve Cuozzo
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675 Third Avenue- Green Roof Installation
Installation of the 675 Third Avenue Green Roof. First, the garden fabric is laid out over the full length of the rooftop as a base for the growing. Next, square sod pads are laid on top of the strips of garden fabric. A walking area is installed around the perimeter of the sod for the caretakers. Finally, the sod pads are planted, watered, and left to grow.