NEW YORK CITY- Janus Property Company, a real estate developmentand management company based in New York City, has secured a10-year lease for its West Harlem Manhattanville Factory Districtproperty dubbed the Sweets Building, a 200,000-square-foot formerbrewery redeveloped to include an office building.


The new tenant is national architect and design firm GLUCK+, wholed the design of the Class-A office property. The Sweets Buildingfeatures 125,000 square feet of office space on top of 75,000square feet of renovated brewery space that preserves cast-ironcolumns, brick-vaulted ceilings and dramatic steel structures. Thebuilding is the new home of the prominent art gallery Gavin Brown'sEnterprise.


"Janus and the Manhattanville Factory District have had a longand productive relationship with GLUCK+," said Scott Metzner,principal of Janus, in a prepared statement. "Not only was GLUCK+an early adopter of the district, but the firm has beeninstrumental in the neighborhood's design and growth into one ofNew York's premier innovation clusters."


The Manhattanville Factory District is a master-plannedneighborhood of more than one million square feet in West Harlem,developed by Janus and stretching from West 125th to West 128thstreets. The neighborhood is accessible from the train hub onAmsterdam Avenue where the A, B, C, D and 1 trains operate.Columbia University, Columbia Medical Center, City College, NewYork Structural Biology Center and Harlem Biospace anchor thedistrict, which offers additional open space to the industrialneighborhood.

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Mariah Brown

Mariah Brown is the New York Bureau Chief and Real Estate Reporter for, covering the New York Metro area, Northeast region and national real estate trends. She is responsible for producing multi-media content, including articles, podcasts and video. Before joining the GlobeSt team, she served as a New York Times fellow, reported for the Associated Press in New York and Philadelphia and several other New York City-based outlets.