Image 1: Isamu Noguchi’s Red Cube in front of the 140 Broadway building.

Contemporary. Creative. Convenient.

Designed by Skidmore Owings and Merrill and completed in 1968, 140 Broadway is an architecturally significant, iconic building.

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Distinctive Symbol of Downtown

From Isamu Noguchi’s angular, arresting and photogenic Red Cube to the broad, welcoming plaza facing Zuccotti Park, 140 Broadway is a singular destination amidst a vibrant and ever-evolving community.

Recognizable Design

Image: Isamu Noguchi’s abstract artwork Red Cube in front of 140 Broadway.

From the 28-foot-tall abstract Red Cube created by the Japanese-American sculptor Isamu Noguchi to the broad, welcoming plaza facing Zuccotti Park, 140 Broadway is a singular destination amidst a vibrant and ever-evolving community. The building’s 51 stories house an array of firms from corporate titans to creative masters.

Facts & Figures



140 Broadway (between Liberty and Cedar Streets)

Year Built:



140 Broadway (formerly known as Marine Midland building)


140 BW, LLC/Union Investment Real Estate GmbH

Purchase Year:


Total Building RSF:

approx. 1.25 million rentable square feet

Construction Type:

Steel frame/concrete deck/glass curtain wall


office space

Major Tenant:

Brown Brothers Harriman


Capital Improvements

New and Modern

Image: Newly modernized Lobby at 140 Broadway building.

In the past decade a $21 million capital improvement program has been completed:

  • New modernized lobby featuring LED lighting, new concierge desks, and new elevator lobbies & cabs
  • 1,050-ton R-410A multi-stack chiller
  • Operational HVAC enhancements
  • Lighting retrofits and occupancy sensors in all common areas and stairwells
  • Honeywell network addressable fire alarm/life safety system to enhance tenant safety and security
  • Smart electrical meters
  • Cellular backbone providing uninterrupted 3G and 4G cellular and data service throughout the building
  • Comprehensive elevator modernization program, including digital controls on all 24 elevators

Rebuilt in 2012, the state-of-the-art main switch gear room powers the building's 4,000 amp bus duct risers and a 400 amp main circuit breaker on each floor

An Iconic Structure

Completed in 1968, 140 Broadway’s streamlined architectural design stands the test of time, today holding its own as a contemporary presence in Downtown Manhattan. 


Exceptional Design

Image: Façade of 140 Broadway.

A 51 story tower, 140 Broadway has a prominent place in the Lower Manhattan skyline. With its memorable black and glass exterior, the building’s fenestration is as timeless as it is eye catching. 


A Solid Foundation

Harry Helmsley, one of New York’s most prolific developers, hired internationally renowned architect Skidmore, Owings & Merrill to design 140 Broadway which was completed in 1968. 




Total Building RSF:

Approximately 1.25 million rentable square feet



Floor Sizes:

Average of 25,000 RSF

Construction Type:

Steel frame/concrete deck/glass curtain wall

Original Architect:

Skidmore, Owings & Merrill

Mechanical Engineer:

Jaros Baum & Bolles

Structural Engineer:

James Ruderman, LLP

Ceiling Heights (Slab-slab):

Slab heights from 12’8” to 14’6”

Floor Load Capacity
(Live load/dead load):

50lbs/sq ft

Column Spacing:


Loading Dock:

Height: 11’6”/Width: 22’6” – 11’6”/Depth: 20’6”

Security Systems/

24/7 Lobby security/loading dock guard–security cameras with DVR and central monitoring system. Internet-based visitor management system. Photo ID/card access



Other Amenities:

Captivate, catering, umbrellas, bicycle racks, electronic directory, internet-based tenant work order request system, tenant manual, life safety system, and building information


LEED Gold Certified 2015


Standard Hours: 8am - 6pm
AC System Type: 140 Broadway is air conditioned by a 3,800 ton central plant system located on the 52nd floor. The central plant has three (3) steam driven centrifugal chillers and two (2) electric driven chillers. Cooling towers and associated condenser water pumps are located on the 51st floor. The chilled water circulates via chilled water pumps to twelve air handler units located on various mechanical floors throughout the building. 140 Broadway features an ultra-efficient two-pipe perimeter HVAC induction system to keep tenants warm in winter and cool in summer
Supplemental: 1000-ton supplemental cooling tower available
Heat System Type:

Con Edison steam service enters the building at the first Concourse level via a 10-inch high pressure line from Nassau Street. Steam service metered at Concourse Level C feeds the entire building. With the exception of the chillers located on the 52nd floor, steam is utilized at low pressure for heating, hot water and food preparation. There are four steam pressure reduction systems located at Concourse Level C, Floors 14, 37 and 52.


Electrical service Electric service to the building’s main switchgear is powered by five (5) 4000 amp, 277/480 volt, 3-phase, and 4-wire main from Con Edison. There are three (3) 4000 amp bus duct risers distributing power to each of the tenant floors. Each floor is equipped with a 400 amp main circuit breaker. Step down transformers, located every three floors, provide 277 volts for lighting and 208 volts for secondary power.


Dimensions: 57”W x 103”H - 41”W x 103”H
Mullion Spacing: 5'

Life Safety

Life Safety System:  Grinnell Firegraph Class E Fire Alarm System.
Sprinklered: The building is sprinklered throughout
Emergency Generator:  350kW Caterpillar diesel generator provides power for emergency stairwell lighting, fire booster and ejector pumps and the Class E System


Data Provider: Optimum Lightpath and Level 3
Telephone Provider: Verizon and AT&T
Cable Provider: Time Warner

Committed to the Environment

140 Broadway is committed to continually pursuing ambitious sustainable initiatives. The building currently holds LEED Gold certification.

2015 certified LEED Gold EB
8 % utility expenses reduced in 2015
2015 energy audit & retro commissioning
Access to Citi Bikes & Bike Room
LED retrofit ongoing to reduce expenses & heat load
Outstanding green cleaning & recycling efforts

Strong, Solid & Experienced

You´ll be in great hands at 140 Broadway. With a strong institutional owner who is continuously investing in capital improvements and a property management dedicated to making your work environment as safe and pleasant as possible.

Union Investment

Strong Institutional Ownership

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Union Investment is one of Germany’s largest asset managers. Within the Union Investment Group two Hamburg-based companies are the real estate specialists.

We have provided tailored real estate solutions to meet the needs of private and institutional asset allocation for more than five decades. We currently have total assets under management of EUR 41 billion across 19 actively managed real estate funds and are the market leader in Germany for open-ended retail real estate funds.

In the commercial property sector we operate both as an institutional investor and an active asset manager. Our real estate portfolio comprises about 440 properties and projects distributed across 23 national markets in Europe, the Americas (with 28 properties and a valuation of approx. EUR 5 billion in the U.S. alone) and Asia Pacific. Our investment reach reflects the broad investment remit of our funds. A transaction volume of EUR 2.9 billion transaction volume (Q1-Q2/2021) makes us one of the leading real estate investment managers in Europe.

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Jones Lang LaSalle

Experienced Property Management                                                                       

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JLL strives to deliver a best-in-class tenant experience, which is the hallmark of our service. What that means is that we:

  • Focus on operational consistency and excellence, but with emphasis on elevating the JLL service delivery to clients, tenants and guests;
  • Implement initiatives that are focused on improving the day-to- day lives of our tenants, both individuals and companies;
  • Offer non-traditional services;
  • Focus on tenant relations by creating a distinct and special sense of place at each property we manage;
  • Place emphasis on community and connectivity by employing initiatives that are focused on business and social connectivity among our tenants and businesses.

In 2015, JLL provided property and facility management services for office, retail, mixed-use and industrial properties totaling approximately 4.0 billion square feet (s.f.) across the globe.

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Exclusive Advisor

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Metzler Real Estate provides independent advice and tailored investment services to private and institutional clients investing in key North American real estate markets. Our clients benefit from our clear focus on their unique goals, our active and disciplined approach to investment and our track record of stability and proven performance. As the North American affiliate of Bankhaus Metzler, a private global bank and asset management institution, we bring an unmatched heritage of protecting our clients’ interests for over 340 years.

Metzler’s team of experienced senior professionals advises an elite clientele on over $4 billion of assets under management. We are pleased to serve as Union Investment’s exclusive U.S. advisor since 2003.

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Contact & Services

Questions or comments regarding leasing opportunities or general inquiries for 140 Broadway should be directed to our exclusive agents.


Cushman & Wakefield Inc.
One World Trade Center
45th Floor, Suite B
New York, NY 10007, USA

Robert A. Constable
Executive Vice President

Phone: + 1 (212) 709 0770
Mobile: + 1 (917) 584 9337

Myles Fennon
Managing Director

Phone: + 1 (212) 841 7532
Mobile: + 1 (914) 309 3002

Edward Mombello

Phone: + 1 (212) 709 0743
Mobile: + 1 (203) 803 5760


140 Broadway
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