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Rental Building News and Offers

These buildings are convenient for many offices, but the amenities may be too appealing to leave for work. These buildings are convenient for many offices, but the amenities may be too appealing to leave for work.
Many office employees are anticipating heading back to private office settings to benefit from the stimulation and social interaction it provides, not to mention distancing ourselves from our households and housework. While some others have settled into their work-from-home routines, not missing the hustle and bustle of commuting in and out of the office.

With vaccination efforts going strong (45% of New York State residents have received at least one dose) and the mayor has just announced the city will fully open on July 1, a much larger share of the white-collar workforce is expected to return to now-vacuous acres of Manhattan office space. On Monday, May 3, 80,000 city workers will begin returning to their desks, and announcements from private sector firms have trickled in as companies such as Google and JP Morgan have released their plans to return-to-office this summer.

However, remote work appears here to stay in some form for some employees. A Gallup State of the American Workplace study found that nearly half of all employees were already working remotely with some frequency, pre-pandemic. For those who will maintain the flexibility of working remotely, the best of both worlds may be found in buildings that provide comfortable communal workspaces outside of their apartments. Residents of the following buildings benefit from amenity spaces that offer ample workstations, plush furnishings, and inspiring views an elevator ride or stair climb from their apartments.
Herald Towers

420-Kent-Avenue-01 420 Kent Avenue (Credit: Albert Vecerka)
Lounge (Albert Vecerka)
Albert Vecerka
The ODA-designed Williamsburg rental offers the very best in amenities. For remote workers, 420 Kent features a lobby coffee bar, a co-working lounge, indoor and outdoor seating, and a library/quiet room, which is a no-cell-phone space meant for you to decompress and reconnect. When you want to take a break, head on over to the billiards and gaming lounge, the piano room, or the catering kitchen. A 24/7 concierge is also on hand. Personalized virtual appointments are available for this building, and all prices are net effective to indicate a rent concession.

225-East-39th-Street-01 HOUSE39 via Rose Associates
With a coffee bar, library, and workstations at HOUSE39, you'll never want to head back into the office. Your work-life balance will also be achieved with their other amenities, which include plenty of outdoor spaces with gorgeous city views and the convenience of a 24/7 concierge.

Virtual leasing is available, and move-ins can be accommodated with adherence to enhanced cleaning and social distancing protocols. Prices are net effective to reflect an offer of four months free rent and one month OP on a 28-month lease.

675-West-59th-Street-01 Waterline Square
Credit: Noe Associates with The Boundary
Residents of Waterline Square's rentals have access to The Waterline Club, over 100,000 square feet of amenities catering to all interests and, so it would seem, industries. These include a business center, a social hub with work stations, and art, music, and video/photography studios for creative workers. Virtual appointments are available for this building, and prices are net effective to reflect three months free rent on a 12-month lease.

160-West-24th-Street-01 The Chelsea via Greystar
The Chelsea offers hotel-inspired spaces perfect for working from home. Amenities include an outdoor terrace lounge, a resident lounge complete with complimentary WiFi, workstations, and a flat-screen television, and Hello Alfred, a personal assistant app that does everything you need – from groceries to pet care – with the help of a trusted home manager. Soon enough, the building will open even more amenities, including its own espresso bar. Virtual tours of this building are available.

28-40-Jackson-Avenue-01 Jackson Park via Tishman Speyer Properties
An amenity haven, Jackson Park is truly its own community in Long Island City with a private 1.6-acre park, a bocce court, tech lounge, private dining room, private conference room, sky lounge, 24/7 concierge, LIVunLtd virtual concierge, and of course, building-wide WiFi. Prices are net effective to reflect a rent concession.

29-22-Northern-Boulevard-01 Alta LIC via Simon Baron Development
High-floor lounge space
The Alta+ Cube second-floor amenity space is specifically tailored to your needs with several co-working spaces, an event space with Sonos Sound System and a massive screen, and a game hall with billiards.

435 West 31st Street
7 studio through two-beds from $3,320 - $5,870/month

Tour today and receive a $250 Whole Food Gift Card
435-West-31st-Street-01 The Eugene via Manhattan West
Photo credit: Max Touhey
NYC's tallest rental skyscraper has a ton of spaces for play, including a basketball court, arcade room, and piano lounge, but it's also fit for working. The Eugene has a sophisticated library lounge and a private dining room. LIVunLtd concierge is available to take care of nearly everything you may need for your home. Virtual tours are available for this building, and leases signed by April 30 are eligible for up to two months free rent.

50-West-34th-Street-01 Herald Towers lounge via Herald Towers Leasing
When Jackie Robinson lived at the McAlpin Hotel, he got the call to play on the Brooklyn Dodgers. The historic building has been converted to rentals known as Herald Towers, but a new amenities suite reflects the needs and wishes of today's residents. This includes a new lounge with co-working space. An offer of $1,000 security deposits is currently in effect.

615 Pavonia Avenue
66 studio through two-beds from $2,175 - $9,000/month

4 months free on your 24-month lease
3 months free on your 15-month lease on select apartments
615-Pavonia-Avenue-01 Journal Squared via KRE Group
via HKWN
A towering presence in Jersey City, Journal Squared features a 10,000-square-foot lounge set up with WiFi and workstations with NYC skyline views. It is notably the first New Jersey building to offer the hospitality service Hello Alfred. Additional amenities include a catering kitchen, screening room, and a sky lounge on the 53rd floor. Virtual tours are available for this building.

2-North-6th-Place-01 Level via Douglaston Development
(Douglaston Development)
Lounge
LEVEL is a beautiful waterfront building in Williamsburg offering a furnished roof deck, a 24-hour concierge, a business center with video conferencing and workstations, and free WiFi in all common spaces. Virtual showings are available for this building.

Rose Associates

Rose Associates
HOUSE39 Leasing Office
225 East 39th Street
New York, NY 10016
(917) 768-XXXX
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