GFP Real Estate announces that CSM Sport and Entertainment, a global integrated marketing and brand experience agency operating in the sports and entertainment sector, has signed a three-year lease for 11,940 sf on the 5th floor of 80 Eighth Ave, Chelsea announce what you have done. .
CSM believes that “great experiences in sports and entertainment have a unique ability to inspire and motivate positive change.” The company helps governments, brands, nonprofits, federations and governing bodies evolve and engage with their communities through the power of sports and entertainment.
Known as one of the world’s leading agencies, CSM has more than 25 locations worldwide, including offices in London, Paris, Hong Kong and Dubai, and will use a new space in New York for its general and administrative offices. With over 1,000 employees worldwide, CSM offers everything from digital and data to consulting and commercial strategy.
Sean Hoffman One of Savills represented tenant CSM Sport and Entertainment in this transaction. Matthew Mandel GFP Real Estate represented the landlord, GFP Real Estate.
“80 Eighth Avenue has long attracted tech and creative companies looking for offices with an industrial look and feel, wanting to be near other tech giants like Google and Facebook. It’s the perfect location for CSM to set up its first office in the city,” said Mandell. “We are delighted to serve this rapidly growing agency.”
Built in 1929, the 282-foot tall 80 Eighth Ave. is best known as the Bankers Trust Company Building, which has been in use for over 70 years. This 20-story building of his was designed in the neo-Gothic style by renowned architect William Whitehall and showcases 185,000 square feet of commercial space and its authentic architectural elements, providing an excellent introduction to today’s tenants. It offers a newly renovated lobby that modernizes its charm.
Located at the intersection of Chelsea, Meatpacking District, and West Village, 80 Eighth Ave. is just one block from Google’s New York headquarters, Chelsea Market, and Apple W14th. The A, C, E, and L trains are right behind the building, and the 1, 2, and 3 trains are a block away, making it easy to get in and out of the building.