Financial Services Firm CLSA Takes Full Floor at 1155 Avenue of the Americas

The Durst Organization today announced that CLSA has signed a 10-year lease for 16,563 square feet on the 17th floor of 1155 Avenue of the Americas. CLSA is moving from their offices 10 blocks north at 1301 Avenue of the Americas.

1155 Avenue of the Americas was completed in 1984 and designed by Emery Roth & Sons. The building, LEED v4 Silver certified under the EBOM rating system (Existing Buildings Operations Maintenance), has undergone a $130 million capital improvement program. 1155’s upgrades include a new lobby, new elevator cabs and destination dispatch controls, new windows throughout and enhanced floor-to-ceiling glass that takes advantage of the building’s chamfered corners.

“We are pleased to begin 2022 by welcoming CLSA to 1155 Avenue of the Americas and the Durst commercial portfolio,” said Jonathan (Jody) Durst, President of The Durst Organization. “1155’s boutique floor-plates, expansive views across Bryant Park, state of the art sustainable features and Sixth Avenue location make it the perfect location financial service leaders such as CLSA.”

CLSA was represented by executive vice president Clyde Reetz of CBRE. The Durst Organization was represented in-house by executive vice president Tom Bow, senior managing director Rocco Romeo and associate director Tanya Grimaldo.

Since 1986, when CLSA established a presence in North America to serve fund managers investing into Asia, the CLSA Americas team has grown substantially. Today, it boasts the largest dedicated Asia-markets sales desk in North America. CLSA Americas is a full-service agency broker, providing investors’ customized solutions to ensure they achieve their execution objectives in the tradition of service excellence and product innovation.
The Durst Organization, founded in 1915 by Joseph Durst, is the owner, manager and builder of 13 million square feet of premiere Manhattan office towers and over three million square feet of residential rental properties with 3,400 rental apartments built, and over 3,500 in the pipeline. The Durst Organization is recognized as a world leader in the development of high-performance and environmentally advanced commercial and residential buildings where people live, work and thrive.

Date 2022-01-12
Author The Durst Organization