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ADDRESS530 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10036 Block: 1260 / Lot: 7503 (a/k/a: 530-544 Fifth Avenue, 1-5 West 44th Street)
ARCHITECTVoorhees Walker Smith & Smith
BUILDERStarrett Brothers, Eken & Company
DIMENSIONSThe building is 327 feet high. It occupies the entire western block of Fifth Avenue, between 44th and 45th Streets. Approximately 200 feet along Fifth Avenue, 175 feet along 44th Street, and 100 feet along 45th Street.
BUILDING AREA535,000 square feet
RETAIL ESTABLISHMENTSChase, Vans, Duane Reade, Five Below, Kaffe 1668 Coffee, and UGG.
TRANSPORTATIONConveniently located within two (2) blocks of Grand Central Terminal and three (3) blocks from Bryant Park. Offers immediate accessibility to commuter rail, bus, city bike and metro/subway lines.
RECENT CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTSRenovated lobby and main entrance, upgraded elevator equipment and interiors, fire alarm system, turnstile and CCTV system, year-round cooling towers, and building management system (BMS).
AMENITIES24/7 building access, on-site property management, lobby coffee shop and seating, high-speed telecommunications redundancy, private tenant terraces, bike room, Convene and Hydra Studios.
NUMBER OF FLOORSTwenty-six floors, elevator motor room penthouse, and two basements.
FLOOR LAYOUTFunctional floor plates with approximately 22' between columns.
TYPICAL FLOOR SIZEFlexible floor sizes ranging from 7,800 SF – 34,300 SF (tower/base).
TYPICAL SLAB HEIGHTSTypical slab-to-slab heights from 10'6" – 13'. Typical finished ceiling height is 8' – 9'.
CONSTRUCTION CLASSClass-1 Fireproof
FRAMESteel frame encased in concrete fireproofing.
DECKReinforced concrete slab topped with two-inch fill layer.
DESIGN LOADLive loads of 50 PSF.
ROOFBuilt-up roofs with stone ballast.
ENTRANCES AND LOBBIESTenants and guests enter via the main entrance on Fifth Avenue. The loading dock is located on 44th Street, approximately 150' west of Fifth Avenue. It is served by the primary freight elevator and loading dock corridor, and can accommodate two (2) trucks at a time.
SETBACKSSetbacks are located on floors 10, 11, 12, 16, and 20.
HOURS OF OPERATIONStandard hours of HVAC operation are 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday.
AIR CONDITIONINGThe building is cooled by a central chilled water plant that includes three (3) 550-ton Carrier highpressure steam absorption chillers and one (1) 2,400-ton, 3-cell SPX Marley cooling tower−one cell of which provides 24/7/365 service.
EQUIPMENT ROOMSThe main equipment room is located in the subcellar with additional equipment located on floors 3-15, 17, 20, and 27.
VENTILATION SYSTEMSVentilation air is provided throughout the building via AHU’s serving the perimeter induction units and interior spaces.
HEATINGHigh-pressure steam from Con Edison is converted to low pressure steam and is distributed throughout the building to serve AHU’s, the perimeter hot water system, and radiators at the retail level.
SUPPLEMENTAL HVACThe building is set up to service the additional needs of tenants requiring supplemental HVAC. Two (2), 200- ton Evapco cooling towers provide 24/7/365 condenser water up to the 20th floor. Alternative solutions available for floors 20 through 26.
GENERALEach floor is designed to allow for six (6) watts/ USF, exclusive of base building air conditioning.
METHOD OF MEASURINGTenant ConsumptionTenants are direct-metered by Con Edison. Costs related to base building electric consumption are reflected via operating expenses
ELECTRIC CLOSETSTypically, there are two (2) electric closets located on floors 3-19, and one (1) on floors 20-26.
ADDITIONAL POWERAdditional electric can be made available at Tenant’s expense, subject to Landlord’s review of Tenant’s requirements.
CLASS E SYSTEMThe building is equipped with a new addressable Honeywell “Class E” fire alarm system with audible alarms, elevator recall functionality and fireman’s service, hard-wired smoke detectors, strobes, exit signs, and emergency back-up lights. The central alarm system monitors smoke detectors, fire sprinkler flow, and pull stations; alerting the local fire department and a monitoring company should an alarm arise.
SPRINKLER SYSTEMThe building is 85% (higher % as of 2020) sprinklered and features a combination of a threeriser sprinkler/standpipe system, 7,500-gallon reserve tank, two (2) fire pumps, and three (3) exterior combination sprinkler/standpipe Siamese connections. Standpipe hose racks are located on each floor of Stairways A, B, C, and D; as well as in the lobby slop sink closet.
STAIRWELLSThere are a total of five (5) stairwells that provide for emergency egress. These stairwells are monitored daily and adhere to all Local Law 26 regulations.
GENERALWIRED – Gold Certified. Multiple points of entry for redundancy and resiliency. Four (4) independent sources of fiber connectivity. Additional telecommunication riser space to accommodate new ISP’s.
PROVIDERSLightpath, AT&T, Time Warner Cable, Verizon Business, Pilot Fiber, Level 3.
NUMBER OF ELEVATORSExcluding vertical transportation for retail tenants, the building has a total of eleven (11) passenger elevators and two (2) service elevators.
ELEVATOR SIZESThe primary service elevator is 80" wide x 53" deep x 95" high with a rear “doghouse” providing an additional 36" of height. Bank X and Y passenger cars are slightly smaller due to finishes, but have the same 3,000 lb. capacity as the primary service elevator.
ELEVATOR BANKSThere are two (2) elevator banks in the main lobby serving commercial office tenants.
GENERALThe building is monitored via 24/7 uniformed security guards stationed at the lobby concierge desk, a fully integrated CCTV, visitor management and turnstile access card system, and loading dock master.
SANITARY SYSTEMThe sanitary system utilizes energy efficient fixtures.
DOMESTIC WATEROne (1) New York City water main supplies water up to a single 14,500 gallon steel tank system, 7,500 gallons of which is dedicated for the building’s fire protection system. Domestic hot water is provided by steam-to- domestic hot water tube-in-shell heat exchanger located in the sub-cellar.