28 Nov '11, 1am

Human Rights Group Renews, Expands Headquarters at Empire State Building: The international advocacy group Huma...

The international advocacy group Human Rights Watch has renewed and expanded its headquarters space at the LEED-EB:OM Gold-hopeful Empire State Building. The 280-employee NGO monitors human rights conditions in over 80 countries around the world and publishes its findings in hundreds of reports and news releases each year. At the Empire State Building , the group renewed its existing 45,000-square-foot space on the entire 34th and part of the 35th floors. It also signed up for an additional 24,000 square feet on part of the 33rd floor and the rest of the 35th floor (so it now occupies a contiguous block across two full floors and most of a third floor). “We are delighted to see Human Rights Watch renew and expand in the world’s most famous office building,” Tony Malkin said in a press release. “Throughout our portfolio, this is the best sign of our successful efforts- when...

Full article: http://www.greenbuildingsNYC.com/2011/11/27/human-rights-...

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