Food52 Signs 42,000 SF Office Lease at Brooklyn Navy Yard
NEW YORK CITY — Food52, an e-commerce firm that supplies cookware, has signed a 42,000-square-foot office lease at Dock 72, a 675,000-square-foot office building located within the Brooklyn Navy Yard. The company will relocate from Manhattan’s Chelsea neighborhood to occupy the entire 13th floor of Dock 72 beginning in the second half of next year. Locally based owner-operator Rudin Development co-developed the property, which is surrounded by water on three sides, in partnership with Boston Properties (NYSE: BXP) and WeWork. Dock 72 offers amenities such as a rooftop conference center, ground-floor food hall, fitness and wellness center and an open lawn with a basketball court. Helen Paul and Rico Murtha of Cushman & Wakefield represented the tenant in the lease negotiations. Robert Steinman of Rudin, Andrew Levin of BXP, Joe Cirone, Ron Lo Russo and Patrick Dugan of Cushman & Wakefield and Sacha Zarba and Freddie Fackelmayer of CBRE represented ownership.