Jay-Z’s entertainment label, Roc Nation, opened a new New York City headquarters last summer, less than a year before the pandemic sent many office workers at home.The company is partnered with Live Nation, with offices in Nashville, New York, London, and Los Angeles. The newest office in Chelsea, designed by architect Jeffrey Beers, is the new headquarters. It spans businesses as a record label, talent agency, and production company.COVID-19 has hit New York’s real estate market hard, along with cities around the world as offices emptied and people began working remotely. Pinterest cancelled a large San Francisco lease, and Twitter is trying to sublet parts of its San Francisco headquarters after telling workers they can work from home indefinitely.
Here’s a look inside the new Roc Nation office.