News of a Big Block Relocation Deal on 6th Ave Kicks-Off the New Year

The law firm King & Spalding is planning to vacate its office of about 20 years at 1185 Sixth Avenue sometime in 2025. The announced signing of a 175,000-square-foot relocation deal will see the firm expand from its current space of 169,000 square feet upon relocating about five blocks north to 1290 Sixth Avenue. The firm’s new office will spread across floors 13 through 15 within the 43-story tower where the asking rent was $105 per square foot. The building that spans the entire 6th Avenue blockfront between West 51st and 52nd Streets is currently undergoing upgrades including a” renovated lobby, triple-height glass curtain wall, infrastructure upgrades and ‘wellness’ amenities.” Full details of the deal were not released.