Bed bugs hit Wall Street Journal offices again

January 15, 2013

Bed bugs have hit the Wall Street Journal’s New York City headquarters – and the 1211 Avenue of the Americas building – once again, according to the Daily Intelligencer. This past Friday, a bed bugs was sighted by an employee in the office’s 6th floor video area, according to an employee memo published by Capital. […]

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Bed bugs pop up in Prudential Douglas Elliman’s Madison Ave. office

June 29, 2011

The Real Deal reported on Friday that Prudential Douglas Elliman Real Estate’s headquarters at 575 Madison Avenue were evacuated Thursday, after bed bugs were found in a senior broker’s office. The Real Deal notes that Assured Environments treated the offices: Barry Beck, COO of Assured Environments, issued an emailed statement through Elliman’s spokesperson, confirming that […]

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Bed bugs infest multiple Chicago offices

October 29, 2010

The Chicago Tribune reported Thursday about recent infestations of bed bugs in offices in the city: JPMorgan Chase had a small issue with bedbugs about two weeks ago in its Chase Tower at 10 S. Dearborn St., a company spokesman confirmed. Last week, Chicago Public Schools’ headquarters finished treating all 20 floors of its building […]

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Bed bugs found in USAID offices in Washington, D.C.

October 4, 2010

Fox DC reports that “juvenile bed bugs” [emphasis added] have been found in a federal government building in Washington D.C.: The pests were discovered in a single office in the US Agency for International Development office tower at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center. A spokesperson for the USAID wasn’t able to say […]

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Bed bugs hit Sirius XM Radio HQ & Howard Stern’s limo

September 28, 2010

NBC New York reports that the Sirius XM studios and headquarters in New York City have been fighting bed bugs: “We received treatments here and supposedly we’re 100% bedbug-free,” a very doubtful Howard Stern lamented on his Sirius XM Radio Show Monday morning after his Midtown office building was treated by exterminators. Stern said he […]

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Bed bugs hit Antigua’s Land Registry office; misinformation abounds

September 25, 2010

According to the Antigua Observer, bed bugs have been found in the island’s Land Registry office. However, not to worry: the six bed bugs found are assumed not to have bitten anyone. Despite an infestation being found at the Land Registry, [Lionel Michael, Chief Environmental Health Officer of Antigua and Barbuda] said the insects had […]

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Bed bugs at Winston & Strawn?

September 16, 2010

Bed bugs apparently love lawyers. Above the Law received a tip today that the New York City offices of international law firm Winston and Strawn have bed bugs: This morning a tipster reports that Winston & Strawn associates woke up with bedbugs, not personally, but professionally: “Employees woke up to a recorded message, at like […]

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Bed bugs in the Food Network Magazine offices in New York City?

September 15, 2010

The New York Post’s Media Ink column received a tip that the Food Network Magazine offices in New York City have bed bugs. Although Food Network Magazine is produced by Hearst, it does not reside inside the famous Hearst Tower but is situated a few blocks away, where bedbugs have also been found. The printing […]

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Bed bugs in Google’s New York City offices

September 3, 2010

Business Insider broke the story last night that Google’s New York City offices have bed bugs. Wall Street Journal’s Metropolis blog reports that: A spokeswoman for Google confirmed Friday that bedbugs had found their way into the search-engine giant’s sprawling space in Chelsea. ‘Like several other businesses in New York City, we’ve discovered bedbugs in […]

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An epidemic of bed bugs in the news

August 23, 2010

The bed bug media frenzy continues. It’s important to remember that six months ago, there were also lots of bed bugs in public places and workplaces — people just were not hearing much about them. The New York Times produced an interesting story Saturday on people’s reactions to bed bugs, including the stigma of being […]

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More NYC municipal offices treated for bed bugs

August 19, 2010

Besides wreaking havoc on cinema-goers at the AMC Empire 25 this week, bed bugs have also been plaguing more city offices. Bed bug treatments went on from Monday through Wednesday this week on floors 4 through 7 of the New York City office building at 151 W. Broadway in Tribeca (including the city’s Office of […]

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Daily News-Marist poll shows 1 in 10 New Yorkers has had bed bugs

August 17, 2010

The Daily News reported Monday that a Daily News-Marist poll found that one in ten New York City residents has had bed bugs. (A recent NYC Community Health Survey found that one in fifteen New Yorkers, or 6%, had bed bugs last year.) The Daily News-Marist poll results were as follows: Bedbugs By The Numbers […]

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