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Sony is selling its New York HQ, then re-renting it

18 January, 2013 | Read the news | Post your comment
Sony is selling its New York HQ, then re-renting it - read the full textSony announced it's selling its headquarters building, located on 550 Madison Avenue, New York. The sale price is $1.1 billion. What's interesting is that under the conditions of the deal, which should go through some time in March, Sony's various businesses will stay in the building for another...


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plz do smthng yr ...
dont sell .... its very shocking news ... plz try to understand the felling of sony's fans

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  • 2013-01-19 10:58
  • 9xcS

It isn't worthy a do. Sony shd style up!!!!

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  • 2013-01-19 09:59
  • NHHH

> In reply to TMach @ 2013-01-18 23:08 from sXM$ - click to readso Sony are selling the building and leasing it back.
And this is called a sale and lease back deal.
Thats well spotted.
you dont say !

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  • 2013-01-19 08:11
  • gynF

they did the same thing like nokia, and the fate will be soon...

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  • 2013-01-19 07:55
  • wHRP

Very worrisome news.

Hope sony can survive the hush mobile world competition..

They have some good looking phones.

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  • 2013-01-19 07:52
  • TRGQ

There is noting wrong.there is no point with this article.its buy back cut off tax that's all.

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  • 2013-01-19 06:58
  • TS8j

There's an excellent article which provides insights on what happened to Sony. Too bad I can't post links here.

If you're interested, Google search: "How Sony Is Turning into a Ghost in Japan and Around the World".

Personally, I think it's not too late to recover. They just need to understand how the Koreans are pulling this off and address the competition.

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  • 2013-01-19 05:13
  • v0qu

before they go, i wanna see a Nexus 5 or 6 from Sony!

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  • 2013-01-19 04:46
  • vMeL

> In reply to Katey @ 2013-01-19 04:40 from uv8e - click to readby the way who is that clown?

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  • 2013-01-19 04:42
  • PSk8

Oh o ! I didn't know how many zeroes are in a million dollar ! Mr.Moneyexpert . Gosh why i'm even replying to this clown ?
You have never been in to corporate level offices , have you ? If you've been them you wouldn't say loose comments like this, yes for these companies if they lose a single cent in their primary investments they would go mad , but its not the situation, if you just lose a thousand dollar jackpot in someone else's coin , do you care and cry for it ? These companies just spill out millions just to charity in order to save billions. You may call pesty comments here but people sitting there are equall to 100 common people like me and you.. So basically they are businessmen.. bad bad businessmen .. So zip yourself up and stop replying to whatever the comments you see and get a real life. Because trolling and commenting is not a good fulltime job option u know !

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  • 2013-01-19 04:40
  • uv8e

why is this news worthy? It has nothing to do with the theme of gsmarena

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  • 2013-01-19 04:14
  • uH{7

sony will convert it into more money. dont worry be happy. i think sony now is more focused and not be broad as before. i like to see kickin their a$$. hehe

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  • 2013-01-19 03:56
  • PSk8

perhaps we can call it as re-loan process... or re-financing...

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  • 2013-01-19 03:32
  • tVtE

WHOA!!! Sony is also selling their Japan HQ as well. Hopefully they pull out of this crisis that they are in because I like their phones, TV's and Computers. Playstation is cool as well.
Sony, Sega and Nintendo for life

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  • 2013-01-19 02:53
  • jxxN

> In reply to cjdelphi @ 2013-01-19 01:43 from sG%5 - click to readJust a sugestion if you planning to buy going acro s it is much better to go xperia v I know it is more expensive but with xperia v it is much faster than acro s and its dual core krait version. Just a cent though

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  • 2013-01-19 02:25
  • XMm%

Sony should sell the Japan's HQ and sell all the domestic manufacturing sites and oversea's. Sony should remain the HQ in US but move it to California.
Sony should just focus on R&D, Marketing and outsource all the manufacturing .

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  • 2013-01-19 01:48
  • IVBD

not Acro , Arcos duh, The Xperia Arcos - what is up with the naming convention anyway it's like they have a dartboard with Letters and Names on it..

dart 1.... hits an Xperia
dart 2... hits Acro
Dart 3... hits S

dart 1.... hits an Xperia
dart 2... hits V
Dart 3... hits L

I just find them a bit funny ...

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  • 2013-01-19 01:46
  • sG%5

Sony, my next phone will be the Xperia Acro S, which i'm buying next week, it may not be the fastest, it's only dual core.....

but you guys put time into thinking of something different therefor you get my vote, with the xperia Z and Acro S and Go range of water proof phones, I love them!...

How many people realize in an Acro S which is a midrange dual core phone, but it comes with Glonass and GPS support and it's waterproof, do you know how bloody useful that is! ...

Sony's Xperia V, is the Swiss Army Knife, sure it might not hit the speed's a Galaxy 3 does, but SO WHAT where's the galaxy III stand or an Apple Iphone stand after it gets dropped in a puddle?!

I love the thought that's gone into protecting the phone rather than "Money Money Money, they got it wet! system they have now"

If Samsung Releases an S waterproof to 3meter Series, i'd obviously go for that, but until they start accommodating, I give Sony my full support.

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  • 2013-01-19 01:43
  • sG%5

Tax saving isn't it?

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  • 2013-01-19 01:40
  • g5uH

> In reply to trfghthr @ 2013-01-18 21:44 from 3nsA - click to readyes, that after the coming of the mp3 is basically went bankruptcy, I mean the music industry! :-)

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  • 2013-01-19 01:39
  • pdaB

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