During the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, many buildings were completely out of commission due to power outages. The storm prevented many financial firms from conducting basic business, as well as more complex operations such as trading. In an effort to protect themselves from future incidents, many New York City based hedge fund, private equity, and boutique financial service tenants are now considering buildings with backup generators. Below is a list of Class A Buildings With backup generator capacity.
1 Bryant Park 11 Time Square 11 West 42nd Street 140 East 45th Street 12 East 49tH Street 40 West 57tH Street 250 West 55th Street 787 Seventh Avenue 1095 Avenue of the Americas 1140 Avenue of the Americas 1177 Avenue of the Americas 1290 Avenue of the Americas 1301 Avenue of the Americas 1325 Avenue of the Americas 452 Fifth Avenue 505 Fifth Avenue 330 Madison Avenue 510 Madison Avenue 590 Madison Avenue 635 Madison Avenue 120 Park Avenue 200 Park Avenue 245 Park Avenue 299 Park Avenue 320 Park Avenue 600 Third Avenue 666 Third Avenue 909 Third Avenue