Morningstar to Move New York Office to 4 World Trade Center
September 18, 2014
Silverstein Properties announced today that leading independent investment research provider Morningstar, Inc. has signed a 10-year, 30,000 square foot lease at 4 World Trade Center. The company Read more...

2011 News Archive

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At 3 World Trade Center, the 80-story tower designed by Richard Rogers and developed by Silverstein Properties, the floor plates of 29,000 to 68,000 square feet have no columns.   Read more...
New York City developer Larry A. Silverstein today announced the appointment of Martin S. Burger as Co-Chief Executive Officer of Silverstein Properties, Inc. The appointment is an extension of the Silverstein organization’s ongoing expansion beyond its New York City base.  Read more...
4 World Trade Center Steel erection is progress on the 57th floor. Concrete core walls are complete up to the 50th Floor, with concrete on metal deck complete to the 53rd floor. Curtain wall installation complete to 38th floor (except hoist areas and tower crane 3 areas, which are complete to 32nd floor).   Read more...
Matt Dunning
Two senior managers of Watsonville, Calif.-based Granite Construction Inc. have been chosen as the 2011 recipients of the Gary E. Bird Horizon Award for innovation and excellence in risk management at the 31st annual IRMI Construction Risk Conference in San Diego.
Other finalists for the award included Shari Natovitz, vp of risk management at Silverstein Properties Inc.  Read more...
The concrete base of One World Trade Center will be enshrouded by stainless steel panels and glass to reflect light during the day, giving the iconic building a distinct street-level appearance, the Port Authority said Tuesday.  Read more...
The Port Authority’s new executive director, Patrick Foye, is off to a running start at the World Trade Center. Insiders credit him with encouraging his boss, Gov. Cuomo, to sign off promptly on the PA’s agreement with Fidelity Investments on financing construction of 4 WTC last week.
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What's it like constructing One World Trade Center from the ground up? Tom Llamas and producer Keith Feldman take a ride to the 84th floor to show us what its like for these iron workers 1,000 feet up.  Read more...
4 World Trade Center
Steel erection is up to the 53rd floor and will be on the 56th floor by the end of the month.  Read more...
With incredible views from the 48th floor of 7 World Trade Center, you might expect artist Marcus Robinson to paint the skyline. But instead, he is inspired by what what's happening at ground level.  Read more...
When Larry Silverstein was asked to lend some of his time to be the featured guest at a B'nai B'rith real estate luncheon event held yesterday he was happy to oblige, and even agreed to pay for lunch, he told an audience of about 70 at the event in 7 World Trade Center. The developer said the organization has done extraordinary work in its more than 100 years of existence.   Read more...
Long before Condé Nast took 1 million square feet at 1 World Trade Center, the New York Academy of Sciences took 40,000 square feet at 7 World Trade Center -- a small lease signed in 2005 which, in years to come, might go down in the annals as the truly pioneering deal.   Read more...
In a milestone for Downtown in the post-9/11 era, 7 World Trade Center - built by Larry Silverstein in the face of withering criticism and claims it would be a "white elephant" - is now 100 percent leased.  Read more...
Tonight the rebuilding of Ground Zero with Larry Silverstein, president and CEO of Silverstein Properties; Chris Ward, the executive director of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey; architect, David Childs lead designer of One World Trade Center; architect Daniel Libeskind, designer of the site`s original master plan; and Paul Goldberger, architecture critic for the "New Yorker" magazine. We conclude this evening with Michael Arad, the designer of the 9/11 Memorial.  Read more...
The World Trade Center site may be the most famous construction project since the Tower of Babel, if not the most contentious. But most of the work has taken place behind some 13,000 feet of blue construction fencing, and so to the extent that we have watched the progress, we’ve mostly relied on the images sent out from behind the fence—many of them the work of Joe Woolhead  Read more...
Silverstein Properties announced today that MSCI Inc., a leading provider of investment decision support tools to over 5,000 clients worldwide, has signed a 20-year lease at 7 World Trade Center. The firm will occupy approximately 125,000 square feet on floors 47 through 49 of the 52-story tower. With this lease, 7 World Trade Center has achieved full occupancy.  Read more...
Art lovers can now "walk" to "work" in Lower Manhattan. Only a few blocks from the international installation Walking Men 99 TM is the newest outdoor public art installation, Men At Work, wrapping the base of Silverstein Properties' fast-rising 4 World Trade Center.  Read more...
Good morning and welcome to 7 World Trade Center. It’s an honor to be here today with two stalwart rebuilding leaders – Mayor Bloomberg and Speaker Silver; Chris Ward, our partner at the Port Authority; Joe Daniels, who has done a great job as the CEO of the Memorial Foundation; and Master Planner Daniel Libeskind. I also want to express my appreciation to Governor Cuomo, who couldn’t be here today, but is a strong supporter of the rebuilding effort.   Read more...
Next weekend the world will turn its gaze to the World Trade Center site as the tenth anniversary of the terrorist attacks that rocked New York City – and the world – approaches. Rebuilding efforts at the site have been surrounded by controversy as architects and plans were altered, whilst construction progress is closely monitored. In preparation for next weekend’s landmark date, WTC site masterplanner Daniel Libeskind and Dara McQuillan, spokesman from Silverstein Properties, spoke to the BBC about the finalised designs.  Read more...
Devastated by the 9/11 attacks, downtown New York is once again staking its claim as one of the world's premier business districts based on competitive rents and the old-fashioned value of face-to-face commerce.  Read more...
The Downtown Alliance is providing an ongoing list of events and programs taking place this year to mark the 10-year anniversary of September 11, 2001.
For quick and easy access to this listing and other events, download the Downtown Alliance iPhone Events App.
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A decade and a day after the terrorist attacks on New York and Washington, the public will be able to return for the first time to the place where the Twin Towers stood.   Read more...
Memorial and Museum
Over 220 trees have been planted at the site
Artifact installation in underground Museum space
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Renderings of the World Trade Center (courtesy Silverstein Properties)  Read more...
National 9/11 Memorial and Museum Renderings (courtesy National September 11 Memorial and Museum Foundation; credit Squared Design Lab)  Read more...
One World Trade Center Renderings (credit Skidmore, Owings & Merrill)  Read more...
Renderings of 2 World Trade Center (courtesy Foster + Partners and Silverstein Properties)  Read more...
Renderings of 3 World Trade Center (courtesy Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners and Silverstein Properties)  Read more...
Photos of 7 World Trade Center (Courtesy Silverstein Properties)  Read more...
Fact Sheets about the WTC Projects  Read more...
WTC Animations (courtesy Silverstein Properties)  Read more...
Most New Yorkers know Larry Silverstein as the leaseholder on the World Trade Center. What they may not know is that he signed that lease in July 2001, just eight weeks before it was destroyed.  Read more...
Ten years after the 9/11 attacks destroyed the World Trade Center, an 80-story glass and steel tower is rising like a phoenix from the ashes of ground zero.  Read more...
When Monica Iken Murphy looks out over the Sept. 11 Memorial, she feels like her husband, Michael Murphy, has found peace.  Read more...
Even as concrete mixers hummed beyond the chain-link fence and half a dozen cranes buzzed hundreds of feet above, there was a genuine calm in the reborn plaza at the World Trade Center where nearly 3,000 people died a decade ago.   Read more...
You can see it on the skyline, but now take a look inside the massive construction project at Ground Zero.  Read more...
Almost ten years after 9/11 ripped the lower Manhattan community apart, Downtown is back and better than ever.  Read more...
Out of the ashes of 9/11 has risen a vibrant neighborhood packed with new restaurants and hotels, places to live and spots to shop, along with many ways to pay respects to an area some worried would never come back.  Read more...
Associated Press
Westfield Group announced Friday it plans to manage a new shopping precinct at the site of New York's World Trade Center, as the world's largest listed shopping mall operator strike a deal to return almost 10 years after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.  Read more...
With only two months away until the 9/11 Memorial Park opens to the general public, the entire 16-acre World Trade Center redevelopment is beginning to take shape. Following CB Richard Ellis' second quarter press briefing on the Manhattan office market, Silverstein Properties Inc. conducted a tour of 4 World Trade Center. GlobeSt.com's Jacqueline Hlavenka explored the progress being made at the site.   Read more...
The September 11th memorial, which opens on the 10th anniversary of the attack on the World Trade Center, is a feat of engineering due to the powerful machinery that powers the site's signature waterfalls. NY1's Bobby Cuza took an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour of the site and filed the following report.   Read more...

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