- Property Type
- Lease Term
- none set
- Lease Type
- Modified Gross
- Natural Lighting
- Very Good
- Year Built
- Skidmore, Owings & Merrill
- Current Tenants
- Viacom; China Central Television; Yahoo; Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman
- Building Class
- Walk Score
The Bertelsmann Building is located on 1540 Broadway, New York, NY 10036 on the corner of 45st Street and Broadway. Completed in 1990, the building stands at 42 floors tall and features over 1,100,000 square feet in office space for rent, make it quite a sizable structure. Although an older building, the structure has gone through a series of renovations in recent years which has substantially upgraded the building’s infrastructure and lobby. The Bertelsmann Building benefits from some of New York’s best amenities as it sits in the heart of Times Sqare. 1540 Broadway stands in close proximity to the orange, blue, and yellow MTA subway lines as well as hundreds of different restaurants around the neighborhood. In addition, the edifice’s proximity to the other office buildings that pepper Midtown make this space ideal for an organization needing closeness to partner firms or clients. The Bertelsmann Building served as the main headquarters and center of operations for the media conglomerate Bertelsmann until 2004, during which time they sold the property and leased out all of the office space they previously occupied. Current tenants now include Viacom, China Central Television, Yahoo, and Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman. Since its inception, the Bertelsmann Building has been one of the few structures in Times Square to offer true class A office space.
- (0.16 mi)S42nd Street -Times Square
- (0.17 mi)NQR49th Street
- (0.22 mi)BDFM47th-50th Streets - Rockefeller Center
- (0.23 mi)150th Street
- (0.23 mi)742nd Street - Times Square
- (0.23 mi)12342nd Street - Times Square
- (0.23 mi)BDFM42nd Street - Bryant Park
- (0.25 mi)ACE42nd Street - Port Authority Bus Terminal
- (0.27 mi)NQR42nd Street - Times Square
- (0.3 mi)CE50th Street
- (0.33 mi)75th Avenue
- (0.38 mi)BDE7th Avenue
Internet Service Providers
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|Cogent Communications Group||Fiber||1 Gb/s +||1 Gb/s +|
|Cablevision Lightpath, Inc.||Fiber||1 Gb/s +||1 Gb/s +|
|Business Only Broadband, LLC||Wireless||100 Mb/s to 1 Gb/s||100 Mb/s to 1 Gb/s|
|Verizon New York Inc.||Fiber||10 to 25 Mb/s||100 Mb/s to 1 Gb/s|
|Time Warner Cable LLC||Cable||3 to 6 Mb/s||50 to 100 Mb/s|
|ViaSat, Inc.||Satellite||3 to 6 Mb/s||10 to 25 Mb/s|
|Hughes Network Systems||Satellite||1.5 to 3 Mb/s||10 to 25 Mb/s|
|StarBand Communications, Inc.||Satellite||200 to 768 Kb/s||768 Kb/s to 1.5 MB/s|
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