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Sunset Park Gets More Fashionable

New York Industrial

Sunset Park is set to become NYC's next fashion center, as Deputy Mayor for Housing and Economic Development Alicia Glen, NYCEDC president Kyle Kimball, Manufacture New York CEO Bob Bland and Salmar Properties co-founder Marvin Schein today announced the creation of the Manufacturing Innovation Hub for Apparel, Textiles + Wearable Tech at Liberty View Industrial Plaza. The hub will occupy 160k SF and include research, design, development and manufacturing resources for emerging designers and apparel manufacturers. The NYCEDC will invest $3.5M for the fit-out, modernization and subdivision of the currently vacant space, it says; an estimated 300 jobs and up to 30 businesses will be housed there.