Saks Fifth Avenue failed at a Manhattan mall. A flexible office space provider will replace it. Convene signed a partnership agreement to take 73K sf at Brookfield Place
Convene CEO Ryan Simonetti and Brookfield s Ben Brown (inset) with Brookfield Place at 230 Vesey Street (Credit: Rockrose and Convene)
The retail space that once housed Saks Fifth Avenue s mannequins and racks of clothes at Brookfield Place will gave way to massive conference rooms and meeting spaces.
Convene, the flexible office space firm, has signed a partnership agreement to anchor Brookfield Property s eponymous plaza at in Lower Manhattan. The startup, which builds and manages meeting and events spaces, said Wednesday it will establish a flagship location at Brookfield Place and take 73,000 square feet at the site. Bloomberg first reported the deal, and noted that the flexible office company will take over space previously occupied by Saks, which left the site amid poor sales.
Unlike a typical lease arrangement with a landlord, Convene will partner with Brookfield to build and operate a corporate and cultural events hub in the building. The space w上海贵族宝贝论坛