“We’re working together to highlight the extraordinary opportunity that we can offer,” Industry City CEO Andrew Kimball told Crain’s.
“Brooklyn’s innovation coast from Williamsburg to Sunset Park has numerous opportunities for a campus-like environment with an ecosystem of academic institutions, a skilled labor force, bedroom communities and culture.”
Amazon recently announced that is searching for a home for its planned second headquarters, which it claims could create 50,000 jobs and spur $5 billion in investment.
Landlords Jamestown, Rudin Management, Forest City New York and Rubinstein Partners are part of the pitch, and agreed to work together rather than compete for a potentially very lucrative tenant.
The firms say Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams and Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce president Andrew Hoan had the idea of bringing them together, Crain’s reported. [Crain’s] — Konrad Putzier
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