New York City’s Empty Offices Reveal a Global Property Dilemma

Bloomberg News, Sept. 25, 2022–Natalie Wong, John Gittelsohn and Noah Buhayar
In the heart of midtown Manhattan lies a multibillion-dollar problem for building owners, the city and thousands of workers. Blocks of decades-old office towers sit partially empty, in an awkward position: too outdated to attract tenants seeking the latest amenities, too new to be demolished or converted for another purpose.