World-Wide Business Centres Celebrates 45 Years

World-Wide Business Centres’ New York facility is located in 63,000 square feet of prime office space on the 8th, 9th and 10th floors of 575 Madison Avenue. This prestigious building, located at Madison Avenue and 57th Street directly across the street from the IBM and Sony Towers, offers a modern marble entry lobby, high speed elevators and state-of-the-art air handling system.;xNLx;;xNLx;Located in the heart of New York City’s business district, our address is within easy walking distance of ten five-star hotels, the head offices of four major U.S. banks as well as a number of foreign banks and many corporate headquarters. Public and private transportation offers easy access to and from area airports, local transportation hubs and the downtown financial district.;xNLx;;xNLx;Three full floors provide a selection of 220 fully furnished, tastefully decorated offices and fully equipped conference rooms. Beautifully appointed reception areas decorated with original works of art are the focal point for the arrival of all visitors. Owner/operated since 1970, the facility boasts the highest staff-to-client ratio in the industry; the average tenure of all staff members exceeds three years, with supervisory and management personnel averaging over 20 years; all possess unparalleled experience meeting clients’ needs.;xNLx;;xNLx;Join such companies as Bloomberg LP, CDC, the U.S. subsidiary of France’s second largest bank, Sports Television Network, Westwood One and Yourdon Inc. that have developed enormously successful companies based on their start in New York at WWBC.;xNLx;

WWBC Celebrates 15th Anniversary

World-Wide celebrates its 15th Anniversary, with friends and family, cruising around Manhattan aboard the World Yatch.

NYC Blackout

First time WWBC is closed Lightning strikes a Consolidated Edison substation along the Hudson River, tripping two circuit breakers and setting off a chain of events that results in a massive power failure. The entire City of New York is blacked out, parts of it for more than 24 hours.

WWBC continues to grow

As sections of the 10th Floor became available, having been vacated by a lawyer with whom Alan Bain had practiced in the City, WWBC added to its inventory more than 50 new offices, affectively tripling its size by the end of 1976.

NYC Celebrates the Bicentennial

And Alan Bain celebrates his 40th Birthday thanks to a gift from his late wife and co-founder, Linda Miller Bain, of a yacht cruise among the Tall Ships that were visiting from around the world to commemorate New York's Harbor as the world's leading commercial port.

World's Tallest Residential Buillding

Right Next door to WWBC, the tallest residential tower in New York—432 Park Avenue— stands at an astounding 1,396 ft. The building was officially topped out on October 10, 2014, making it the highest rooftop in the city. The building required the demolition of the 495-room Drake Hotel, which was built in 1926. In 2006, the hotel was sold for $440 million to developer Harry Macklowe, and the hotel was demolished the year afterward.

NYC Blizzard

NYC experiences its worst blizzard in 48 years with a record of 20.20 inches of snow. This is the second time WWBC is closed in its 26 years of business.

WWBC renovations all 3 Floors

To add a fresh new look to WWBC...we painted all coridor ceilings on the 9th and 10th floors and all elevator lobby areas. New carpeting and flooring was installed in all common areas, corridors and elevator lobbies.

WWBC Rennovates both the 9th and 10th Floors

After many months of planning and implementing the renovations on both the 9th and 10th floors are completed. This project included updating the reception areas as well as all common areas.

WWBC 's 35th Anniversary


The new Conference Center at World-Wide Business Centres is opened to meet a growing need for a quality midtown Manhattan location that is fully equiped and available during the week and on weekends for Business Meetings, Seminars, Training Events, Receptions and the like. The size and versality of its largest room is unique in the industry.

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