KPMG MOVES US HEADQUARTERS TO INNOVATIVE SPACE IN NEW YORK
New office space in bustling Manhattan West will get better the workplace experience of more than 5,500 KPMG professionals based in New York
NEW YORK, August 23, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — KPMG LLP, the U.S. audit, tax and advisory firm, today announced plans to move its headquarters to Two Manhattan West, a new building on the West Side of Midtown Manhattan. New York City.
When construction of KPMG’s new space at Two Manhattan West – part of Brookfield Properties’ Manhattan West neighborhood – is completed in late 2025, it will provide the company’s more than 5,500 people New YorkParis-based partners and professionals with an enhanced work experience through innovative and sustainable design that fosters collaboration.
“KPMG is based in New York since our creation on August 2, 1897and we are proud to show our continued commitment to this great city with our exciting new headquarters at Two Manhattan West in vibrant Manhattan West,” said Paul Knopp, President and CEO of KPMG USA. “As we celebrate our 125th anniversary and think about the future of our firm, this is an incredible opportunity to bring our employees together in a custom-designed office space that will showcase our firm’s commitment to culture, innovation, well-being and sustainability.
KPMG currently occupies premises at 345 Park Avenue, its headquarters, as well as at 560 Lexington Avenue and 1350 Sixth Avenue. KPMG will lease approximately 450,000 square feet in the new 58-story Two Manhattan West building. Two Manhattan West is connected to the Moynihan Train Hall by a protected crosswalk and offers direct access to the High Line, the Shed, Madison Square Garden and Penn Station/Penn District. It is also close to Chelsea Piers and easily accessible to other parts of the city.
“Our new headquarters will be designed for the ever-changing needs and expectations of our professionals and customers with a modern, efficient and flexible space that will foster connection, collaboration and innovation,” said Yesenia Scheker Izquierdo, managing partner of KPMG’s New York office and head of the market hub. “This exciting new building is emblematic of our dedication to New Yorkand he embodies our New York spirit and forward momentum of our people as we serve customers in the New York metropolitan area well into the future.”
“We are delighted to welcome KPMG to its new headquarters in Two Manhattan West,” said Brian KingstonCEO of Real Estate at Brookfield. “Manhattan West continues to attract leading companies with a long-term commitment to New York City and looking for sustainable properties, access to public transit, and a variety of places to dine and shop. »
Conceived by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, Two Manhattan West is aiming for LEED Gold designation and features energy-efficient design, optimized electrical service performance, sustainable materials, maximization of natural light, rainwater collection and recycling, and the latest additions in terms of indoor air quality. The 58-story, 1.9 million square foot skyscraper is currently under construction and is expected to be completed in early 2023.
KPMG LLP is the US firm of the KPMG global organization of independent professional services firms providing audit, tax and advisory services. KPMG’s global organization operates in 144 countries and territories and has more than 236,000 people working in member firms around the world. Each KPMG firm is a legally distinct and separate entity and describes itself as such. KPMG International Limited is an English private company limited by guarantee. KPMG International Limited and its related entities do not provide services to clients.
KPMG is widely recognized as a great place to work and build a career. Our employees share a sense of purpose in the work we do, and a strong commitment to community service, inclusion and diversity, and eradicating illiteracy among children. For more information, visit www.kpmg.com/us.
About Brookfield Properties
Brookfield Properties is a leading global developer and operator of high quality real estate assets. We are active in nearly every real estate industry, including office, retail, multi-family, hospitality and logistics, operating over 750 properties and over 325 million square feet of real estate across Entry markets on behalf of Brookfield Asset Management, one of the largest asset managers in the world. With a focus on sustainability, a commitment to excellence and a drive to relentlessly innovate in the planning, development and management of buildings and their surroundings, Brookfield Properties is reimagining real estate from the ground up. For more information visit brookfieldproperties.com.
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