The toy-maker’s 585,000-sq.-ft. Global Resource Center, which employs accountants, IT, merchandising and human resources workers, has made it the third-largest taxpayer in Wayne, N.J.
Amazon has been scoping the sites on its second headquarters shortlist, focusing on education and tech talent.
HNA bought the property -- a 28-story tower at 123 Mission St. -- for $255 million in August 2016.
HNA faces the challenge of selling a building that’s starting to lose some of its gold-plated tenants and in need of improvements that could cost its new owner more than $1 billion.
The survey, based on more than 500 responses, found that companies using flex space felt agility was the greatest value, allowing them to assign employees to a space on short notice.
Mid-rise office assets provide an increasingly cost-effective option for investors and tenants in urban core areas.
The Canadian firm has signed a letter of intent with developer United Properties for up to 370,000 sq. ft. of space.