Macfarlanes advises as the Economist signs deal for new headquaters
The art deco building has recently been refurbished by its owner, investment firm Blackstone. The Economist has signed a 15-year lease to occupy 26,000 sq ft on the sixth floor, with exclusive access to a private terrace.
Real estate partner Tom Pedder, who led the Macfarlanes team comments: “It was a pleasure to be involved in securing a new long term editorial home for such a prestigious and respected publication and to further develop our ongoing and much-valued relationship with The Economist.”
Construction partner Angus Dawson and real estate senior solicitors Cate Taylor and Bethan Ellis-Jones also advised.