Nuveen and Taconic Reposition TIAA Global HQ in Midtown Manhattan to Be More Sustainable and Healthier with View Smart Windows
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View announced its smart windows will be installed at
Over 1,100 new smart windows have been installed in the entire building, which will help ownership achieve the energy reductions required to meet New York’s Local Law 97, which seeks to reduce building-based emissions by 40 percent over the next decade and will impact more than 57,000 buildings across the city. The smart windows will also help the building to maintain its LEED Gold Certification.
“Sustainability and green development are vital components of our building designs, and we’re reducing energy consumption at
“The new 730 Third’s smart glass windows will help provide tenants with a model post-pandemic work experience,” said
The installation is a focal point of the recently completed transformation of the tower, setting the standard for the post-pandemic work environment. Just a five-minute walk from
The bespoke mid-century modern renovation was inspired by Third Avenue’s timeless advertising culture and designed by Gensler, globally renowned for its forward-thinking office designs and concepts. The partnership has retained the CBRE team led by Vice Chairs
The offering includes a fully furnished, 8,500 RSF prebuilt on the 23rd floor designed by Vocon, a double-height space on floors 17 & 18 with 25-foot ceiling heights, and an opportunity for a contiguous 156,000 square foot space in the building’s mid-stack from floors 12-19. The leasing launch follows the signing of a 70,728 square foot lease in the building with accounting firm
TIAA, the parent company of
View is the market leader in smart windows that use artificial intelligence to automatically adjust in response to the sun, to increase access to natural light and views of the outdoors, minimize heat and glare, and reduce energy consumption and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. View is designed into 75 million square feet of buildings including offices, hospitals, airports, educational facilities, hotels and multi-family residences.
Smart glass offers significant health advantages by reducing the incidence of eyestrain and headaches by over 50%. In a recent study, employees working next to View Smart Windows improved their sleep by 37 minutes per night and cognitive function by 42 percent. These findings are particularly important today as users are focused on health, wellness, and re-entering the workplace with confidence. Research shows that buildings designed to increase access to natural light yield 5% - 6% higher rents.
“We’re excited to be working with forward-thinking partners like
The building is currently LEED Gold and Wired Gold certified and is in the process of obtaining Fitwell certification. View Smart Windows can capture points in up to seven LEED categories.
The newly renovated tower will feature additional world-class technologies and amenities including:
- A 7,000-square-foot landscaped and furnished terrace on the 22nd floor with plentiful outdoor amenity space for tenants with a wet bar and spectacular Midtown views. The building also includes 2 private terraces directly connected to available spaces on floors 13 and 19.
- A 9,000-square-foot food hall featuring rotating vendors, a central counter staffed with a barista, self-serve stations and grab-and-go options, as well as a centralized pickup for outside delivery services. The food hall will cater to the flexible work schedules of building tenants and is available for after-hours events. It will also offer in-house catering for accelerated productivity.
- An 8,000-square-foot staffed fitness center, fully equipped with state-of- the-art equipment and facilities, including Peloton bikes, classroom space and locker rooms with showers.
- The second-floor features 30,000 square feet of additional amenities, a 6,000-square-foot sky lounge featuring touchdown areas; a double-height balcony overlooking the main lobby; and in-house catering for accelerated productivity, as well as a full-time concierge desk and a 5,000-square-foot modular conference center. Tenants can also take advantage of bike storage on the building’s lower level.
The new double-height lobby will feature two striking large-scale paintings by
730 Third Avenue’s location is a block away from
For more information about the building and available leasing opportunities visit www.730third.com.
View is a technology company and the market leader in smart windows. View Smart Windows use artificial intelligence to automatically adjust in response to the sun and increase access to natural light, to improve people’s health and experience in buildings, while simultaneously reducing energy consumption to mitigate the effects of climate change. Every View installation also includes a smart building platform that consists of power, network, and communication infrastructure. For more information, please visit: www.view.com