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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Durst tops out LIC rental tower

The Durst Organization has topped out is new Long Island City rental, Sven.

Publication Real Estate Weekly
Date 2020-06-24
Author REW

Durst Names VP of Marketing, Security Systems Head

The Durst Organization appointed Emmanuelle C. Slossberg as VP of marketing. She will oversee setting the strategic direction for and execution of all branding, marketing, social media and advertising for The Durst Organization and its affiliates.

Publication Connect Media
Date 2020-06-17
Author Connect Media

This Week's N.Y. Deal Sheet

Although the pandemic has kept commercial real estate activity in New York muted, an up-and-coming social media business signed the biggest new office lease in months in Times Square last week.

Publication Bisnow
Date 2020-06-11
Author Bisnow

The Durst Organization’s Statement on the killing of George Floyd

We are horrified by the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis and the other senseless deaths of African Americans at the hands of unlawful police or bigoted citizens These tragedies have highlighted racism’s destructive legacy in our nation and the profound inequality and unfairness that it engenders. Clearly the anguish expressed by the protests is just. We have witnessed great moments of unity and hope, but the violence and destruction are painful. We take tremendous pride at The Durst Organization in our civic engagement, philanthropy, and support of our City. The events of the last week underscore that now is…

Date 2020-06-08
Author The Durst Organization

TikTok Signs Lease for 232K SF in Durst’s One Five One

Digital conglomerate Byte Dance — the parent company of video-sharing app TikTok — has signed a 10-year lease for 232,000 square feet of office space in One Five One, an office tower formerly known as Four Times Square.

Publication Commercial Cafe
Date 2020-06-03
Author Commercial Cafe
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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.