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Archive | May, 2012

Brooklyn Navy Yard Lands Two Tenants in Bid to Become NYC’s Green Manufacturing Hub

In deals totaling 130,000 square feet, two tenants have agreed to anchor a new Green Manufacturing Center at the Brooklyn Navy Yard, an effort that the city hopes will help spur manufacturing and innovation within the environment-friendly technology sector.

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Digital Map of New York City’s Tech Industry Demonstrates, Aims to Continue, Sector’s Expansion

The Made in New York City Digital Map not only demonstrates the explosive growth in Gotham’s technology sector but should also help the industry’s continued expansion. It also serves an important real estate-related purpose in highlighting Silicon Alley’s attraction to tech tenants.

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Though Mandatory, LEED Gold-Hopeful 51 Astor Place Close to Landing First Tenant

Edward Minskoff’s Fumihiko Maki-designed 51 Astor Place is close to landing its first tenant: Hult International Business school is in discussions to lease the entire second floor of the 12-story, 400,000-square-foot tower in what would be a 55,000-square-foot deal mandated by the site’s zoning requirements.

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