Rising above the shell of a landmarked former warehouse that was once part of the Gansevoort Market, construction on the planned LEED-CS Gold 837 Washington Street has topped out, but the developers are still targeting tenants for its retail and office components.
In a transaction that highlights the continued attraction of Times Square for tech industry firms, the software company 10gen is already exercising its option to expand at the historic former New York Times headquarters building at 229 West 43rd Street.
Facebook’s 100,000-square-foot lease at the LEED-EB: OM Silver 770 Broadway is the latest in a string of technology industry transactions, not all of which have closed in the ballyhooed Silicon Alley submarket.
With a $60 million construction loan in place, the LEED Gold-hopeful 837 Washington Street was able to break ground earlier this week.
Thanks to a zoning amendment that the company championed, JetBlue has installed signage on top of its new corporate headquarters at the historic LEED Silver Brewster Building in Long Island City.
Nearly a year after the Landmarks Commission did the same, the New York City Department of Buildings has approved the zoning plan for 837 Washington Street, a planned 6-story, LEED Gold mixed-use tower in the Meatpacking District.
The LEED for Core and Shell Gold 148 Lafayette Street – which dates from 1913 – has been sold to the real estate investment firm EPIC for approximately $850 per square foot.
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.
While observers have touted Midtown South’s emerging “Silicon Alley” as the place to be for technology tenants, four home-grown NYC start-ups have quietly collected 110,000 square feet at this historic, George Post-designed property at Prince Street.
Although the tower doesn’t sport a LEED or an Energy Star label – yet – a recent deal at Malkin Properties’ historic 250 West 57th Street is notable for a number of important reasons.