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Apple has inked a deal for 200,000 square feet of office space near Madison Square Garden in New York, according to The New York Post. Apple will be moving in to the 11th through 14th floors of 11 Penn Plaza, based on the terms of the deal.

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The building, located in midtown Manhattan, is along Seventh Avenue between West West 31st and 32nd streets, and close to Madison Square Garden and the Penn Station railway hub. The space was formerly occupied by Macy's, with the Macy's headquarters relocating to Long Island City.

Apple has only signed a five year deal with the option to extend the lease, which The New York Post takes as a sign Apple is perhaps still looking for a more permanent location.

Apple already has 52,000 square feet of office space at 100 to 104 Fifth Avenue housing marketing employees and commercial software applications developers, and the building is said to be "bursting at the seams."

Article Link: Apple Leases Office Space Near Madison Square Garden in New York City
 

levitynyc

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I work at One Penn. Midtown is the worst section of Manhattan by far.

Tons of homeless people, crackheads, and drug dealers just roam around in plain sight while the NYPD can't do anything.
 
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I work at One Penn. Midtown is the worst section of Manhattan by far.

Tons of homeless people, crackheads, and drug dealers just roam around in plain sight while the NYPD can't do anything.
I used to work at one penn. It was oh so convenient when I road the rails of LIRR. Then I moved to Manhattan and was able to walk to work.
 
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I work at One Penn. Midtown is the worst section of Manhattan by far.

Tons of homeless people, crackheads, and drug dealers just roam around in plain sight while the NYPD can't do anything.
You haven't visited San Francisco lately have you? The whole city is like this. Not just a few blocks.
 
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I work at One Penn. Midtown is the worst section of Manhattan by far.

Tons of homeless people, crackheads, and drug dealers just roam around in plain sight while the NYPD can't do anything.
Yup. A big part of the reason why I left working in NYC.
Hopefully all of this innovation makes its way to the consumers soon.
 
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Very strange location choice unless Apple assumed no one working there actually wanted to live in NYC. If you’re coming into town via Penn Station, the location is awful but very convenient. If you’re in town, you avoid the Penn Station area like the plague. I mean, I guess people will deal, but this is not where great companies typically set up shop.
 
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Man, what a bunch of delicate flowers. I guess you guys didn’t experience 42nd street in the early 1980’s. Penn Station area is a delightful garden of Eden today in comparison.
 
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Man, what a bunch of delicate flowers. I guess you guys didn’t experience 42nd street in the early 1980’s. Penn Station area is a delightful garden of Eden today in comparison.
Times Square in the late 60s (Yes I remember it)...hard to imagine based on today.
 
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Where do “great” companies go? Soho, lower manhattan, 6th Avenue, union square? Or maybe Brooklyn?

Depends on the type of company, but all of those places are possible. For Apple, Union Square, SoHo, UWS, or Midtown East. Not Penn Station.
 
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levitynyc

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Even by Bryant Park, Grand Central and the new One Vanderbilt would be a way better location.

Penn Station is super convenient for the commuter from NJ or LI, but its a total ******** compared to most of Manhattan.
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They could even more into the Hudson Rail Yards a few blocks away.
 
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