Spotify has leased 378,000 square feet of office space at 4 World Trade Center in Lower Manhattan.
After months of rumors and leaks, music-streaming giant Spotify has committed to take 378k SF in 4 World Trade Center, making the skyscraper fully leased.
Cuomo, who shared his Billy Joel-heavy Spotify list, said the move was major boost to the Financial District, which has seen a growth in nonfinancial industry companies and jobs, in sectors such as tech, life sciences and media.
The Stockholm-based company, which has over 40 million paid subscribers worldwide, said it will add 1,000 new jobs to its 833-employee staff that now works in Chelsea.
North Korean dictator ordered brother killed, South Korean spy chief says. But it doesn't look like Spotify is moving as Cuomo said Spotify will be create 1,000 jobs at the new floorspace.
The world's leading music-streaming company is headed to the World Trade Center. The new jobs created will include engineers, marketing professionals, analytics professionals, and staff to handle a host of other critical business functions.
We know this because NY governor Andrew Cuomo felt the need to tell us, seemingly so that he could brag about the fact that the leading premium streaming platform is putting so much of its operation in the city. According to Silverstein Properties, more than 700 companies have settled in Lower Manhattan over the past 10 years. "It's also big news as it means leasing at 4 WTC is now complete". Spotify's decision to expand their headquarters in NY has already drawn a good bit of praise. The company's current Manhattan office will eventually close as part of the deal.