The Trade Desk Inks 95,000 SF Lease at Brookfield's at Grace Building

Brookfield Properties announced that the global advertising technology company The Trade Desk, Inc. has signed a lease for 95,580 s/f at the Grace Building, taking the top three penthouse floors.

The Trade Desk chose the space for its growing New York office to create an inspiring environment that employees will enjoy, according to Brookfield.

“We are excited to welcome The Trade Desk, a company defining the next generation of advertising in the digital age, to our esteemed roster of tenants at the Grace Building,” said Ben Brown, Executive Vice President, Brookfield Property Group.

“The Grace Building continues to attract some of the world’s most innovative and sophisticated companies thanks to its central midtown location, spectacular views of Bryant Park, excellent access to transit, and a singular public plaza that is soon to be transformed in Brookfield’s signature placemaking style.”

“This move is a testament to our company’s continued growth and highlights our commitment to the important New York market,” said Rob Perdue, Chief Operating Officer of The Trade Desk. “We are looking forward to building out an inspirational and collaborative space that our employees in New York will enjoy for years to come.”

Owned by Brookfield and The Swig Company, the Grace Building is a 49-story, 1.6-million-square-foot, LEED Gold-certified office building.

It features 42,000 s/f of retail space and a 30,000 s/f outdoor plaza that is being transformed into a “vibrant destination ”with activations by Arts Brookfield, Brookfield’s arts and cultural program.

Its office tenant mix includes companies in an array of industries, including Humanscale.

Food and dining options include Gabriel Kreuther, Bluestone Lane, Joe & the Juice, Kreuther Handcrafted Chocolate, Sweetgreen and STK.

Brookfield Properties was represented by Ken Rapp, Peter Turchin, Sarah Pontius, Zak Snider and Cara Chayet at CBRE as well as in-house by Duncan McCuaig and Alex Liscio.

The Trade Desk was represented by Carlo Brignardello, Richard Selig and Peter Sabesan at Cresa.