Taconic and Silverstein to Develop Life Science Research Hub in Manhattan
NEW YORK CITY — Taconic Investment Partners and Silverstein Properties plan to develop the Hudson Research Center at 619 West 54th Street. Development plans include the creation of more than 150,000 square feet of life science wet lab research space. The 330,000-square-foot property at 619 West 54th Street is the home of the New York Stem Cell Foundation’s recently developed 40,000-square-foot research institute and headquarters. The 10-story building features the infrastructure necessary to support life science and medical tenants including 33,000-square-foot floorplates, robust electrical capacity, emergency generators, high floor loads, and high ceilings. Taconic and Silverstein plan to invest up to $20 million to further enhance base building infrastructure in order to deliver lab-ready space to research tenants. Transwestern Consulting Group (TCG) serves as the leasing agent for the building.