WNET Close to 100,000 s/f Deal at Worldwide Plaza
July 21, 2010
By: Daniel Geiger

WNET, the public television network, is close to a nearly 100,000 s/f deal to relocate from its longtime home at 450 West 33rd Street to Worldwide Plaza, according to sources. ...

... The network, which operates the local stations Thirteen and WLIW21, recently completed a deal to sublease the roughly 166,000 s/f of space it occupies at 450 West 33rd Street to the Gay Men's Health Crisis.

At the same time, WNET has been scanning the market for a new home. In an article in the New York Observer last October, the network's broker Ira Shuman, an executive at the tenant representation firm Studley, said that WNET was looking for less space in part because it had reduced its staffduring the economic downturn. Studley is not representing WNET in this transaction. ...

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