NewsCorp. Signs 486,000 SF Office Lease Extension in Midtown Manhattan

by Taylor Williams

NEW YORK CITY — NewsCorp. has signed a 486,000-square-foot office lease extension at 1211 Avenue of the Americas in Midtown Manhattan. Under the terms of the new lease, which goes into effect in December 2027, the media giant will remain at the 44-story, 2.2 million-square-foot building through 2042, with further extension options available thereafter. Timothy Dempsey, Mary Ann Tighe, Ken Rapp, Christopher Mansfield and Ariel Ball of CBRE represented NewsCorp. in the lease negotiations. Josh Kuriloff, Ethan Silverstein, Mitch Arkin and Heather Thomas of Cushman & Wakefield represented the landlord, Ivanhoe Cambridge, which plans to begin a capital improvement program later this year. The deal coincides with a 670,000-square-foot extension with Fox Corp., which is also part of the Murdoch family media empire, at 1211 Avenue of the Americas.

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