The Real Deal New York

Who’s winning the Brooklyn office battle?

New mega complexes, from Dumbo Heights to Empire Stores, go head-to-head in the borough’s fierce fight for tenants
By Mark Maurer | January 07, 2016 10:30AM

A rendering of Innovation Studios in Red Hook

Clockwise from top left: Renderings of Industry City in Sunset Park, Dock 72 at (credit: S9 Architecture), office space at Empire Stores and Innovation Studios in Red Hook

From the January issue: In the Brooklyn office market, the race is on. Builders of massive developments in former industrial districts are feverishly trying to lock in tenants, ranging from startups to the Fortune 500 set, as the borough sees surging demand on the commercial front.

This month, The Real Deal looked at some of the buzziest sites — Dumbo Heights, Empire Stores, the Brooklyn Navy Yard, Industry City and others — to see how far along they are in their lease ups and how they differ from one another. [more]