The 25 Kent Avenue development on the Williamsburg/Greenpoint border, known as “25 Kent,” has signed its first longterm “anchor tenant.”
The streetwear brand Kith will move its office from the current NoHo location to a 57,679 square-foot space on the third floor of the mixed-use industrial and commercial building.
In total, Kith will relocate its 75-person production and office operations team, along with opening a new ground-floor retail space at 25 Kent, according to the Commercial Observer:
The company will occupy two-thirds of the property’s 87,000 square feet of manufacturing space, and it will open a new 2,000-square-foot retail store on the ground floor. This will be the second Brooklyn retail location for Kith, which also has stores at 233 Flatbush Avenue in Prospect Heights and its Soho flagship at 337 Lafayette.
It only took a year, but the reports from the CitiStorage fire investigation have been wrested into public view by The Brooklyn Paper. The fire was allegedly sparked by a light fixture, subdued, and then reignited. Kind of weird that department reps maintained their line that the investigation was ongoing, even though investigators signed off on the report on Jan. 8. Continue reading →