Celebrate the new year in the Metaverse? Decentraland makes this possible with a new cooperation, including a trip to New York.
Blockchain investor Digital Currency Group (DCG) and real estate company Jamestown announced the creation of a New York landmark for virtual real estate Decentraland. It is One Times Square (German: House Times Square No. 1). This is a 26-story building in the middle of Times Square in New York City, from whose rooftop the New Year’s Eve ball drop celebration takes place on December 31 of each year. The building is owned by the Jamestown Real Estate Company. Once it acted as the headquarters of the New York Times-The editorial staff.
The virtual counterpart in Decentraland will also be the location for a pitching event. On December 31 at 11:00 pm EST, the virtual One Times Square will have its own digital New Years Eve ball. It represents the scene of a party that is one of the first to move from reality to the metaverse.
The Metaverse is an important part of real estate development and the built environment. While physical real estate is largely limited to people in geographic proximity, the Metaverse can give people around the world meaningful access to places through immersive virtual experiences.
said Michael Phillips, president of Jamestown.
Metaverse development companies GrowYourBase and MetaVenture Studios are building One Times Square in Decentraland. Consequently, it depends on the address on the platform. -106, -119. The platform land was sold for millions of dollars for the development of the business district. Meanwhile, well-known homeowners like Sotheby’s have also modeled their physical rooms at Decentraland. The two heavyweights Bank of America and Grayscale are also big supporters.