The US’ largest cryptocurrency trade, Coinbase, is reportedly establishing its first workplace in New York. The Nasdaq-listed cryptocurrency trade has allegedly subleased 30,000 sq. ft from Steven Cohen’s funding agency Point72 at Associated Firms’ 55 Hudson Yards in New York, the New York Publish reports Sunday.
Citing sources from an actual property agency, the report notes that Coinbase’s upcoming NY workplace makes up a small chunk of Point72’s complete 339,000 sq. ft on the tower. The report additionally notes that Hudson Yards space is usually identified for company, media, and regulation tenants however not expertise firms.
“It’s a brand new model of consumer not just for Associated’s Hudson Yards but in addition for the whole far West Aspect space,” one market observer reportedly mentioned.
The largest crypto trade in the US, Coinbase turned much more mentioned this 12 months after going public on Nasdaq in April. The agency is thought for its no-headquarter stance officially announced by CEO and co-founder Brian Armstrong in February 2021. Final month, Coinbase was planning to shut down its office in San Francisco in 2022 as a part of the corporate’s dedication to “being distant first.”
Armstrong confused that the closure of Coinbase’s headquarters within the Golden Gate Metropolis shall be an essential step in guaranteeing that no workplace turns into an unofficial headquarters. “As an alternative, we’ll supply a community of smaller workplaces for our staff to work from in the event that they select to,” he mentioned.
As beforehand reported by Cointelegraph, Coinbase’s place on being remote-first echoes a similar no-headquarters stance by competitor Binance, the world’s largest cryptocurrency trade. Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao mentioned again in 2019 that workplace and headquarters are “previous ideas like SMS and MMS.”