December 9, 2010

On the ninth day of December, my true love gave to me: another lease renewal, one more building sale, and a partridge in a pear tree. â?« As the year draws to close, so do deals like Winston & Strawn’s 263k SF lease at the MetLife Building, and Invesco Real Estate and The Kaufman Org’s $94M buy of 100-104 Fifth Ave.

The international law firm inked a 15-year renewal and expansion at the 200 Park building, taking 18,628 SF after picking up another 42,806 SF just five months ago. It’s been a tenant in the building since ’95, while a predecessor had been there since ’86. Studley’s Mitch Steir, John Mambrino, and Matthew Barlow repped the tenant, while Meghan Sheehan repped owner Tishman Speyer in-house. The lease comes nearly a year after Gibson Dunn signed a 260k SF renewal and CBRE signed a 125k SF renewal/relocation in the same building. ...

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