“Today’s lease announcement is further proof that One World Trade Center will serve as a center for jobs and commerce in our region by attracting world-class tenants like KiDS," a Port Authority spokesman wrote in a statement.
Formerly but still colloquially referred to as the Freedom Tower, the design the Port Authority — which is part owner and co-developer on the project — was unveiled in 2005.
While under construction, the site has faced its share of scrutiny beyond their ability to lease space. In March, a teenager successfully evaded lax security and reached the top of the building. Months earlier, four men base jumped from the top of the building.