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How we finally sewed up Garment District reform

To the editor: Greg David's column on the garment center ("Finally, a fix for NYC's worst land-use mistake,") shows the ink doesn't even have to be dry before history starts being rewritten. But... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkAug 10th, 2018

To grease wheels for rezoning, city will buy Garment District building

The de Blasio administration has pledged to buy a Garment District building and turn it into a manufacturing hub as part of a deal to finally rezone the area. The accord, first reported by The Wall... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJun 4th, 2018

Real estate in Manhattan"s Garment District "skyrockets"

TriBeCa "reigns" as the most expensive neighborhood in New York City, but another neighborhood has shot up to the No. 2 spot. That's according to data compiled by PropertyShark. Despite a 16 percent year-over-year price drop, TriBeCa is still N.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 11th, 2018

Fashion factory plan for Garment District

The city is looking for someone to create a fashion factory in the Garment District. The Economic Development Corporation just issued a Request for Expressions of Interest, or RFEI, in buying and operating the.....»»

Category: realestateSource: realestateweeklyOct 10th, 2018

Made in America but feeling the pinch

Ever since she launched her eponymous brand in 2010, Mimi Plange has manufactured high-end dresses, handbags and gowns in the Garment District. She can keep close watch on production from her offices... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkOct 10th, 2018

More Evidence Of Economic Turmoil In NYC As Garment District Unravels

Yesterday we noted that New York City is turning into a retail wasteland, after the New York Times documented a plague of vacant storefronts along the city's most popular retail corridors.  Today, RetailDive.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeSep 13th, 2018

Even as Mission Gateway (finally) breaks ground, developer seeks delay to start of CID

Work on the long-stalled Mission Gateway project has started, but developer Tom Valenti of Cameron Group LLC wants to delay when a community improvement district will start collecting sales tax. Valenti doesn’t anticipate construction to be complete.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 7th, 2018

Adams & Co. land 12,000 s/f Garment District food hall concept

Adams & Co. has signed a 16.....»»

Category: realestateSource: realestateweeklyAug 30th, 2018

ATCO closes two leases in Garment District

ATCO Properties & Management has completed a retail lease renewal and .....»»

Category: realestateSource: realestateweeklyAug 23rd, 2018

Growing fashion software firm subleases Garment District space

Exenta, a provider of supply-chain management software for the fashion and toy industries, has signed a four-year, 11,200 s/f sublease to relo.....»»

Category: realestateSource: realestateweeklyAug 23rd, 2018

GMHC opens headquarters in unauthorized Garment District space

A large nonprofit opened its new headquarters last week in a Midtown building that does not appear to allow offices under current zoning rules—something that could change if the city rezones... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkAug 10th, 2018

More change ahead for the city"s shrinking garment district

Hundreds of thousands of garment workers once toiled in the sweaty, elbow-to-elbow workshops of midtown Manhattan before the whirring of sewing machines was mostly silenced by foreign... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkAug 6th, 2018

More change ahead for New York"s shrinking garment district

Hundreds of thousands of garment workers once toiled in the sweaty, elbow-to-elbow workshops of midtown Manhattan before the whirring of sewing machines was mostly silenced by foreign competition. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 5th, 2018

More change ahead for New York"s shrinking garment district

Hundreds of thousands of garment workers once toiled in the sweaty, elbow-to-elbow workshops of midtown Manhattan before the whirring of sewing machines was mostly silenced by foreign competition. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 5th, 2018

More change ahead for New York"s shrinking garment district

Hundreds of thousands of garment workers once toiled in the sweaty, elbow-to-elbow workshops of midtown Manhattan before the whirring of sewing machines was mostly silenced by foreign competition......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsAug 5th, 2018

Developer plans new hotel in KC"s Garment District

A Colorado developer plans to build a 13-story hotel in Kansas City’s Garment District. Pedersen Development will construct a 153-room Hyatt House at the southwest corner of Ninth Street and Broadway. Owner Scott Pedersen is familiar with the a.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 24th, 2018

Garment District rezoning on track for approval by year"s end

The city's plan to rezone the Garment District to allow for more commercial office space and fewer protections for manufacturing companies is set for a community board hearing today and will likely... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJul 12th, 2018

BANKS: Garment District has new lease on life

New York’s Garment District has long been both the physical and symbolic center of New York’s fashion and garment manufacturing industries. But the zoning laws enacted three decades ago coul.....»»

Category: realestateSource: realestateweeklyJul 11th, 2018

ICYMI: To grease wheels for rezoning, city will buy Garment District building

To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJun 8th, 2018

Jared Kushner"s Closeness to Trump Could Help Finally Deliver Prison Reform, Former U.S. Attorney Says

It was “hard to tell” if Jared Kushner and the White House are sincere in their criminal justice efforts, said a member of Law Enforcement Leaders......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekApr 18th, 2018

City trying to salvage Garment District rezoning with tax break

As part of an attempt to salvage a rezoning of the Garment District, the de Blasio administration has been offering tax breaks to entice landlords to preserve manufacturing space in their buildings,... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkApr 13th, 2018