Rockefeller Center News

  • 5 Holiday Happenings in Manhattan

    December 05, 2016 | Modern Luxury

    This year’s evergreen giant is from Oneonta, N.Y., and stands 94 feet tall, weighing a whopping 14 tons. The Norway spruce is wrapped in more than 50,000 multicolored LED lights and topped with a Swarovski star. Also make your way to the ice rink below, which is skating through its 80th anniversary season.
  • The history of the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree

    November 29, 2016 | Metro

    The official website of the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree describes the holiday tree as a“world-wide symbol of Christmas,” a statement we really can’t argue with, especially since 125 million people visit the attraction each year... In anticipation of the big event, we decided to take a look back at how this tradition got started and how it has evolved over the years.
  • In Rare Move, REBNY Keeps Rob Speyer as Chair for Fifth Year

    August 04, 2016 | Commercial Observer

    Last year, the old guard of the Real Estate Board of New York opted to give Rob Speyer, the president and chief executive officer of Tishman Speyer, a fourth year as the group’s chairman—breaking the traditional three-year mold. Now, the 46-year-old real estate scion will continue leading REBNY for even more uncommon fifth year. “I am honored to have been asked to extend my term as Chairman through 2017,” Speyer said in a statement via a spokesman provided to CO.
  • Global Cities: The Developer’s Perspective by Rob Speyer

    October 27, 2014 | Urban Land Institute

    Rob Speyer is the President and Co-CEO of Tishman Speyer. Speyer also serves on a number of boards and committees, including as chairman of the advisory board of the Mayor’s Fund to Advance New York City, and of the Real Estate Board of New York (REBNY), to which he was appointed in 2012. A graduate of Columbia College, Rob Speyer has remained active with the college, serving on the Board of Visitors where he is now an emeritus member. He serves as the co-chairman of the Construction Committee of the St. Patrick’s Cathedral Landmark Foundation and is on the board of trustees of the New York-Presbyterian Hospital. Watch the video.