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Famed Plaza District fades as Manhattan office landscape shifts

Interior of the Trump Tower in Manhattan. The construction of gigantic new office buildings that allow tenants to use 20 per cent less space is pressuring prices and driving firms out of the tony Plaza District.

New York

LOWER leasing costs, more efficient office space and the hope of projecting an image more appealing to millennials are leading hedge funds and large corporations to leave Manhattan's most-coveted business district for a rejuvenated Downtown and the trendy far West Side.


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