Digital Currency Group moves from Manhattan to Stamford

Rubenstein Partners, LP and George Comfort & Sons, Inc. jointly announced today that they have entered into a new lease with Digital Currency Group at Shippan Landing, an office complex located in Stamford Harbor.

Digital Currency Group, a leading investor in Bitcoin and blockchain technology companies, has signed a 12-year lease to occupy more than 90,000 s / f across the 4th and 5th floors at 290 Harbor Drive. The company will relocate from 250 Park Avenue South in Manhattan and plans to move into the new headquarters at the end of 2022.

290, harbor promenade

“We are proud of the transformation of Shippan Landing and believe that the arrival of Digital Currency Group shows that the new offering of one-of-a-kind indoor and outdoor amenities, incredible views and waterfront access respond to requests. tenants looking for superior space in a differentiated and activated campus environment, ”said Joseph Zuber, Co-Head of the North East Region at Rubenstein Partners.

Owned by a joint venture consisting of a subsidiary of Rubenstein and George Comfort, Shippan Landing consists of six Class A office buildings located on 17 acres on the waterfront of Stamford Harbor. Located on a peninsula overlooking Long Island Sound and Stamford Harbor, the resort has recently been completely redesigned to provide tenants with a contemporary and collaborative environment.

“Shippan Landing has always been special, and the work that has gone into improving the spaces and providing new high-end amenities has only made it even more so,” said Peter S. Duncan, President and CEO of George’s direction. Comfort & Son. “This agreement is a great indication that the office market is showing strength heading into next year. “

Recent renovations at Shippan Landing include Harbor Terrace, a brand new amenity building featuring a terrace cafe overlooking Long Island Sound and a fitness center / yoga studio, and Harbor Green, an outdoor courtyard with landscaped landscaping. modern, walking paths and seating areas. The buildings have also been modernized with brand new halls, state-of-the-art elevator and cabin systems and new HVAC systems. Other resort amenities include a beer garden, private terraces and patios, sports fields, and shared waterfront seating and lounges. A private shuttle service connects Shippan Landing tenants to the Stamford Metro-North station to access Manhattan, as well as downtown Stamford. Notable tenants on the campus include Vineyard Vines, the clothing retailer known for its distinctive designs; Octagon, one of the world’s top agencies for sports and entertainment marketing and talent management, and Workpoint, a unique take on traditional co-working spaces for creatives, media professionals and solopreneurs.

“I am delighted to see Digital Currency Group coming to Stamford and know the company has found the right city and state to grow their business,” said Thomas Madden, Economic Development Commissioner for the City of Stamford, Connecticut. “It has been a team effort between DECD State, Advance CT, the City of Stamford, Rubenstein Partners and George Comfort & Sons to bring DCG here and I look forward to seeing the business grow in Stamford. “

The Digital Currency group was represented by Michael Mathias from Savills. The property was represented internally by Mr. Duncan and Dana Pike, as well as Trip Hoffman, Mike Norris and Adam Klimek of Cushman & Wakefield.

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