NEW YORK—Syracuse University has signed a 10-year, 20,000-sq.-ft. lease at 136 Madison Ave. The new space, which spans the property’s entire second floor, will be used as academic offices for the tenant.

The Colliers International leasing team of Vice Chairman Andrew Roos, and Tri-State President Michael T. Cohen, represented the building owners in the transaction. Syracuse University was represented by James Kuhn, president of Newmark Grubb Knight Frank and chairman of the Syracuse University Board of Trustees’ facilities committee.

The tenant plans to occupy the space in September 2013.

Standing 17 stories tall, 136 Madison Ave. is located between 31st and 32nd streets. The property includes 150,000 sq. ft. of space, a 24/7-attended concierge desk and new passenger elevators.