LARGEST WTC LEASE OF 1997 ANNOUNCED BY WTC NEW YORK
NEW YORK -- The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, owners and operators of WTC New York, announced recently that it had signed the largest WTC lease of 1997 with Aon Risk Services, Inc. of New York, a global brokerage and consulting organization, to take seven full floors of Two World Trade Center. The transaction is the second largest lease to be executed in Downtown Manhattan in 1997.
Port Authority Executive Director Robert E. Boyle said, "The World Trade Center has enjoyed a surge in leasing activity this year, executing leases for nearly 1.5 million square feet of space in 1997. Aon's lease follows major lease signings with Bankers Trust, Dow Jones, Thacher, Proffitt & Woods and Exco Noonan. Only one large contiguous block of space remains in the entire complex.
The WTC houses a full spectrum of business and government agencies involved in international commerce, with 435 tenants from 26 countries.