The Wing expands Manhattan footprint

The women-only co-working firm is taking an additional 15K sf in Soho and the Flatiron District

New York /
Jul.July 26, 2018 02:00 PM

Audrey Gelman and Lauren Kassan at the Wing’s 45 East 20th Street location (Credit: Facebook)

The Wing, a women-only co-working firm, has signed lease expansions at its first two locations.

The company is taking an additional 15,000 square feet at Abner Properties’ 45 East 20th Street in the Flatiron District and Nathan Baden’s 52 Mercer Street in Soho.

At its original location in Flatiron, the Wing is tacking on 5,000 square feet on the 11th floor, bringing its total square footage in the building to 14,000. Meanwhile, the company is taking over the fourth floor in the Soho building, growing its total spread to 20,000 square feet across two floors.

“It’s an especially big deal for us to expand our original Flatiron space, which we opened only 19 months ago,” said Lauren Kassan, the Wing’s co-founder and COO.

Since its launch, the Wing has raised $40 million in funding. It used $8 million in Series A funding from April of last year toward its expansion into Brooklyn and Washington D.C. One of its investors is rival WeWork, which led the $32 million Series B round with venture capital firm New Enterprise Associates.

The company was recently in the news after the New York City Commission on Human Rights scrutinized its no-men-allowed rule. In an interview with Business Insider, Audrey Gelman, the Wing’s co-founder, disclosed that they have a powerful backer in the case: Mayor Bill de Blasio.

The company currently has four locations in Manhattan, Brooklyn and Washington D.C. Its outposts in San Francisco and Los Angeles will open later this year.


Related Articles

arrow_forward_ios
Hamptons businesses desperate for workers
Hamptons businesses desperate for workers
Hamptons businesses desperate for workers
(iStock)
Job recovery sputters, but hospitality & leisure add hiring
Job recovery sputters, but hospitality & leisure add hiring
Cushman & Wakefield CEO Brett White (Cushman)
Cushman eyeing M&A opportunities post-pandemic
Cushman eyeing M&A opportunities post-pandemic
Andrew Yang (Getty, iStock)
Yang targets vacant lots with $900 million tax plan
Yang targets vacant lots with $900 million tax plan
Ron Burkle and Andrew Zobler with The NoMad New York. (Google Maps, Getty)
NoMad Hotel heads back to the auction block
NoMad Hotel heads back to the auction block
Donald Trump and 40 Wall Street (iStock, Sterlfilms/Wikimedia)
40 Wall’s valuation chop means tax savings for Trump Org
40 Wall’s valuation chop means tax savings for Trump Org
Google CEO Sundar Pichai (Getty, iStock)
Google’s hybrid model will allow 20% of employees to work remotely
Google’s hybrid model will allow 20% of employees to work remotely
Illustration of Amazon's Jeff Bezos (Photo illustration by Kevin Rebong for The Real Deal)
No room in the warehouse: Amazon fuels shortage
No room in the warehouse: Amazon fuels shortage
arrow_forward_ios

The Deal's newsletters give you the latest scoops, fresh headlines, marketing data, and things to know within the industry.

Loading...