ABC's NY Headquarters is going to be moving.
ABC's parent Disney has purchased property at at 4 Hudson Square in New York City. It will be the new site of Disney's New York operations, including ABC.
"Today we're announcing plans to build an incredible new state-of-the-art facility at 4 Hudson Square in downtown Manhattan that will ensure our employees have everything they need to do their best work and lead the way forward. In addition to being LEED-certified for environmental responsibility and efficiency, the new building will also incorporate the latest technology as well as the ability to adapt to the next generation of technological advances," said Disney CEO Bob Iger. "This move represents an historic step forward toward our long-term vision for our New York operations. The Hudson Square district is rapidly becoming a dynamic, innovative hub for media, technology and other creative businesses. We are pleased and proud to be joining this exciting community and look forward to investing in the growth and development of the neighborhood."
With the new, modern facility, which is expected to create thousands of jobs during the development and construction, Disney will consolidate many of its New York operations from several locations including its Upper West Side Campus which was recently sold to Silverstein Properties. The new energy and resource-efficient building to be built at 4 Hudson Square will include offices and production spaces, including flagship homes for WABC-TV, the city's most-watched station; ABC News; "Live with Kelly and Ryan" and "The View." Disney Streaming Services will also relocate to the new headquarters from their current location in Chelsea Market. "Good Morning America" will continue to be broadcast from its Times Square Studio location.