NEW YORK CITY-Coca-Cola brand Glaceau, maker of VitaminWater and Smartwater, is relocating from Queens to Midtown, the New York Post reported Thursday. The company is taking 55,000 square feet at the Sapir Organization’s 260 Madison Ave.The new space will include a state-of-the-art lab that’s said to be ultra-secure. “It’s a functioning lab for innovation and research and development purposes,” a Glaceau spokesperson told the Post. “Our staff will be using the lab to mix up small batches of new drinks for tasting purposes.”About 140 people will be working for Glaceau from its new location on Madison Avenue, convenient to both Grand Central Terminal and Penn Station. The 17-year-old Glaceau has been headquartered in the Whitestone section of Queens since the 1990s.Bruce Mosler, chairman of global brokerage for Cushman & Wakefield, brokered the deal on behalf of Sapir. In 2011, Mosler was named leasing agent for 260 Madison and Sapir’s 261 Madison Ave., both properties have since been modernized.
Glaceau Bottles Up New Space in Midtown
NEW YORK CITY-The Coca-Cola division, headquartered in Queens since the 1990s, is relocating to 260 Madison Ave., the New York Post reported Thursday.
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