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Barclay Damon Tower 100% Leased!


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129 year-old Syracuse law firm to go bright & modern


CBD Companies is pleased to collaborate on the renewal and relocation of Hancock Estabrook, LLP in AXA Towers, located at 100-120 Madison Street in Downtown Syracuse. Hancock Estabrook will be relocating higher in the Tower to occupy the top three floors in Tower 1, leasing over 37,000 SF. The new suite was designed by King + King Architects incorporating concepts derived from research into trends in the legal sector both nationally and internationally. The space will incorporate interconnecting staircases, including a two-story lobby with views of Downtown and surrounding areas from the 19th floor of the Tower. The design embraces an open concept for administrative staff allowing maximum exposure to natural light and bright finish specifications. Bergmann Associates consulted on the mechanical design of the space. CBD Companies is providing construction management services. AXA Towers, the largest office complex in Onondaga County, is Owned by AmTrust Realty Corp. based in New York City and managed by CBD Companies of Syracuse.


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Former home to Black Olive, Pascale’s to become office & retail space


“We’re demolishing everything and making it office retail,”- Harry Harkaway- CBD’s Director of Real Estate Services


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We’ve recently added 65 years of experience to the CBD Team!


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Darwin on Clinton reopens in downtown Syracuse with 1950’s diner vibe


Darwin on Clinton has reopened in downtown’s One Lincoln Center.


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What’s new at Township 5? Petco, Teriyaki Madness and Vine & Barrel Open Soon


Township 5 will add three new tenants over the next month as the office, residential and shopping center continues building out in Camillus.


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15-story downtown Syracuse office tower has a new name


The Barclay Damon law firm won’t move into its new home in downtown Syracuse until this fall, but its name is already gracing the 15-story office building that formerly had the names HSBC Tower and Onondaga Tower.


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Ephesus Lighting doubling size of downtown Syracuse headquarters


Ephesus Lighting, a fast-growing maker of LED lights for sports stadiums, is doubling the size of its downtown Syracuse headquarters to accommodate its expanding workforce.


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Harry P. Harkaway Named Director of Real Estate Services for CBD Companies


CBD Companies is pleased to announce Harry P. Harkaway has joined as Director of Real Estate Services. Mr. Harkaway is responsible for overseeing client real estate needs. CBD Companies provides development, construction, leasing, and asset and property management services.


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Former HSBC Tower in Downtown Syracuse getting new anchor tenant and name


The Barclay Damon law firm plans to move into the former HSBC Tower and give the 15-story downtown Syracuse office building a new name. The law firm, which until recently was named Hiscock & Barclay, said it will move from One Park Place on South State Street to the former HSBC Tower at the northwest corner of E. Jefferson and South Warren streets next year. With the move, the tower will be renamed Barclay Damon Tower, the law firm and the building’s owners said in a joint announcement.


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