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Brooklyn pol to decide on Industry City rezoning

Move over LeBron. Brooklyn Councilman Carlos Menchaca is about to announce his big decision. Menchaca said he will reveal next week whether he will allow a planned rezoning of Industry City to... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkSep 16th, 2019

Brooklyn councilman again stymies Industry City rezoning

Decision? What decision?  On Monday night, Brooklyn Councilman Carlos Menchaca announced that, after a fraught 6-month delay, he would allow a rezoning of Industry City to proceed.  Three days... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkSep 24th, 2019

Councilman"s Industry City decision could be subject of new documentary

Brooklyn Councilman Carlos Menchaca's forthcoming decision on whether to allow a rezoning of Industry City to proceed has been packed with a sense of high-stakes drama that could make him the center... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkSep 17th, 2019

Brooklyn councilman shouted down during Industry City announcement

Councilman Carlos Menchaca stated he would support a rezoning of Industry City on Monday evening, but he outlined a list of demands in exchange for his approval, including the condition that the... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkSep 17th, 2019

Industry City rezoning plan poised to proceed: source

Brooklyn Councilman Carlos Menchaca has reached a deal with Industry City that will let the owners of the sprawling waterfront property in Sunset Park begin a process to rezone it, a source said.  A... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkSep 16th, 2019

Coworking brand expands in Brooklyn

WeWork’s collapse might have cast a shadow over the coworking industry, but the demand for flexible office space in the city continues to grow.  BKLYN Commons, a shared-office brand created by... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkNov 8th, 2019

ecommerce studio growing in Brooklyn

Fashion ecommerce platform Moda Operandi has opened a new creative studio in Industry City, the.....»»

Category: realestateSource: realestateweeklyOct 23rd, 2019

Amazon might be considering a massive amount of space in Brooklyn

Amazon.com Inc. is looking for a massive amount of space in Brooklyn — up to 1 million square feet of space — where it would build a logistics facility, according to a report. The online retailer is considering Industry City, a campus of build.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 25th, 2019

Brooklyn eyewear manufacturer doubles its space at Industry City

Brooklyn’s leading manufacturer of eyewear, M Factory, is expanding its state-of-the-art production facility at Industry City, the 16-buil.....»»

Category: realestateSource: realestateweeklyJun 6th, 2019

Specs appeal brings more jobs to Industry City

Brooklyn-based eyewear manufacturer M Factory is expanding its production facility at Industry City. Less than three years after arriving at the 16-building, six million square-foot campus on the Sunset Park.....»»

Category: realestateSource: realestateweeklyMay 29th, 2019

Industry City on the rise

After six years of planning, five contentious town-hall meetings and $2 million in lobbying to advance Industry City's rezoning proposal, CEO Andrew Kimball thought he was entering the home stretch... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMar 28th, 2019

Sunset Park councilman to Industry City: Delay rezoning or I"ll kill it

First Amazon, now Industry City? Sunset Park Councilman Carlos Menchaca told the owners of the evolving industrial campus to pull their application to rezone the sprawling property on the... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMar 11th, 2019

Brooklyn Nets parent company rebrands with "global" ambitions

First Brooklyn, then the world. That's the vibe coming from Industry City, where Brooklyn Sports & Entertainment — the parent company of the NBA Brooklyn Nets — is setting up shop. As of this week, the company has been rebranded as BSE Global and.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 7th, 2018

Council pushes green infrastructure at new developments

The City Council plans to introduce a bill Wednesday mandating green roofs on certain new developments. Expect push-back from the real estate industry. The legislation, sponsored by Brooklyn... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJul 18th, 2018

Techies exit New York City for Industry City

Innovation company ?What If! is moving its New York office to Industry City, on the Brooklyn waterfront. The global innovation company, headquartered in London with offices in San Francisco and Shanghai,.....»»

Category: realestateSource: realestateweeklySep 20th, 2018

A smaller manufacturing sector takes shape in the city

The industry isn’t the behemoth of yesteryear, but a legion of smaller firms have set up shop That's the case for most of the manufacturers rooted in the Brooklyn Navy Yard, where work spaces in the... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkOct 24th, 2018

Footwear production company to open Brooklyn design lab at Industry City

Footwear design and production company ESTAS BRANDS is creating the first ever footwear sample making and “hands on” footwear education facility in New York. The facility will be named BROOKLYN DESIGN .....»»

Category: realestateSource: realestateweeklyJan 17th, 2019

"Essence" takes new HQ in Industry City

Essence Communications, publisher of Essence magazine and owner of the Essence Festival, will soon move to new headquarters in Industry City, Brooklyn. The media company, a voice for... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJan 21st, 2019

Developer buys waterfront Brooklyn site for $100 million

The purchase is one of the largest land transactions recorded since the city shut down earlier this spring because of the Covid-19 pandemic, the developer said. It's one of the last large developable sites on the Williamsburg waterfront......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals19 hr. 30 min. ago

Warehouse fire devastates San Francisco"s fishing industry

A huge fire that tore through a warehouse on San Francisco's Fisherman's Wharf has destroyed fishing gear used to deliver about two-thirds of the city's fresh seafood......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMay 25th, 2020

GM tells Mexico workers it plans May 20 restart at Silao plant

General Motors Co is tentatively planning to restart operations at its auto assembly plant in the Mexican city of Silao on May 20, according to a message to workers seen by Reuters on Sunday, as the car industry prepares to exit the coronavirus lockdown......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 17th, 2020