Mastercard looks to expand Midtown South tech hub Payments processor looking for as much as 150K sf: sources
114 Fifth Avenue and MasterCard s Tech Hub (credit: MasterCard)
There are some things money can’t buy. A 150,000-square foot block of space in Mi爱上海同城对对碰 dtown South just might be one of them.
Mastercard, which about two years ago leased just under 60,000 square feet in the Flatiron District for its digital group, is scouring the tight Midtown South market for a space more than twice that size, according to sources familiar with the search.
The payment-processing giant signed a deal in 2014 at L L Holding Company’s 18-story 114 Fifth Avenue, a property that’s home to Mashab上海千花社区 le and Capital One Labs, the eponymous bank’s tech hub.
Mastercard expanded by another 20,000 square feet in the spring of 2015, according to Costar Group data. But with the 350,000-square-foot building now fully leased, the tech group is looking outward t上海夜网 o meet its growing needs.
Sources said the company is intent on staying in Midtown South and recently had a leas阿爱上海同城 e out at the Rosen Group’s 902 Broadway for about 30,000 square feet, but walked away in November when the requirement grew to roughly 150,000 square feet.
Cushman Wakefield s Mitchell Barnett is handling the search. A representative for Mastercard declined to comment.
Staying in Midtown South with such a large assignment is a tall order.
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