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20 Jay Street

DUMBO

New York, NY 11201

  • 212 - 3,191 sqft

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    UnitSizePriceInquire
    2nd Floor - 212A Suite212 sqftInquire for pricing
    6th Floor - Suite 629520 sqftInquire for pricing
    4th Floor - Suite 403540 sqftInquire for pricing
    7th Floor - Suite 721540 sqftInquire for pricing
    3rd Floor - Suite 355567 sqftInquire for pricing
    8th Floor - Suite 815572 sqftInquire for pricing
    Mezz. Floor - M20 Suite872 sqftInquire for pricing
    Mezz. Floor - M21 Suite872 sqftInquire for pricing
    1st Floor - Suite 1061,083 sqftInquire for pricing
    4th Floor - Suite 4011,095 sqftInquire for pricing
    9th Floor - Suite 9331,109 sqftInquire for pricing
    3rd Floor - Suite 3081,136 sqftInquire for pricing
    8th Floor - Suite 8081,136 sqftInquire for pricing
    Office Space1,229 sqftInquire for pricing
    5th Floor - Suite 5041,430 sqftInquire for pricing
    7th Floor - Suite 7361,486 sqftInquire for pricing
    9th Floor - Suite 9081,486 sqftInquire for pricing
    6th Floor - Suite 6321,486 sqftInquire for pricing
    3rd Floor - Suite 3051,573 sqftInquire for pricing
    10th Floor - Suite 10051,573 sqftInquire for pricing
    1st Floor - Suite 1051,586 sqftInquire for pricing
    2nd Floor - Suite 2131,590 sqftInquire for pricing
    10th Floor - Suite 10171,590 sqftInquire for pricing
    2nd Floor - Suite 2141,741 sqftInquire for pricing
    10th Floor - Suite 10072,200 sqftInquire for pricing
    9th Floor - Suite 9002,200 sqftInquire for pricing
    8th Floor - Suite 8362,254 sqftInquire for pricing
    8th Floor - Suite 8142,291 sqftInquire for pricing
    Office Space2,458 sqftInquire for pricing
    10th Floor - Suite 10192,458 sqftInquire for pricing
    4th Floor - Suite 4342,550 sqftInquire for pricing
    2nd Floor - Suite 2032,740 sqftInquire for pricing
    4th Floor - Suite 4302,750 sqftInquire for pricing
    6th Floor - Suite 6342,932 sqftInquire for pricing
    4th Floor - Suite 4322,932 sqftInquire for pricing
    6th Floor - Suite 6282,932 sqftInquire for pricing
    Office Space2,932 sqftInquire for pricing
    9th Floor - Suite 9362,972 sqftInquire for pricing
    9th Floor - Suite 9342,972 sqftInquire for pricing
    1st Floor - Suite 1072,994 sqftInquire for pricing
    8th Floor - Suite 8303,000 sqftInquire for pricing
    4th Floor - Suite 4383,141 sqftInquire for pricing
    8th Floor - Suite 8023,191 sqftInquire for pricing
    • 0.02 mi🚗Park Kwik
    • 0.08 mi☕️Bridge Fresh
    • 0.1 mi🥘Pedro's
    • 0.13 mi💪DUMBO Boulders outdoors climbing
    • 0.16 mi🚗MPG
    • 0.17 mi🥘Dumbo Kitchen
    • 0.18 mi🥘Los Papi's
    • 0.18 mi🥘Front Street Pizza
    • 0.18 mi🚇FYork Street
    • 0.22 mi🚗Sunny
    • 0.23 mi🥘Miso Sushi
    • 0.25 mi🚗private parking lot
    • 0.26 mi🚗private parking lot
    • 0.3 mi🥘Vinegar Hill House
    • 0.3 mi🌲Vinegar Hill Historic District
    • 0.31 mi🌲Fulton Ferry Historic District
    • 0.34 mi🌲Brooklyn Anchorage Plaza
    • 0.36 mi🥘Grimaldi's Pizzeria
    • 0.37 mi🥘Juliana's
    • 0.38 mi🥘7 Old Fulton
    • 0.39 mi🥘Shake Shack
    • 0.41 mi🚇ACHigh Street
    • 0.41 mi🥘Henry's End
    • 0.42 mi🥘Asya
    • 0.42 mi☕️Cranberrry's
    • 0.42 mi🍺Brooklyn Heights Wine Bar
    • 0.42 mi🥘The River Café
    • 0.43 mi☕️Tutt Café
    • 0.45 mi🥘Great Wall
    • 0.45 mi🍺Henry Street Ale House
    • 0.46 mi🍺Jack The Horse Tavern

    Neighborhood

    DUMBO

    DUMBO, short for Down Under the Manhattan Bridge Overpass, has come a long way since its start as a ferry landing and industrial and manufacturing hub. Today, it is Brooklyn’s most expensive residential neighborhood, and those warehouses are now home to a large number of tech companies, startups, ad agencies, art galleries, coworking stations, and startup incubators.

    What Our Brokers Say

    DUMBO is an ideal location for technology startups, marketing, advertising, and creative agencies, and any law firm or advocacy group that wants to be near the Brooklyn courthouses. The borough is home to 800,000 people ages 25-44, representing a massive young talent pool for employers to recruit from. DUMBO office spaces come in all shapes and sizes, from short-term flexible leases to technology firm 2U’s signing of a 79,000 square foot space in early 2017.

    The neighborhood is easily accessible by train, bus, bike, or ferry, and a move from Manhattan can save your Brooklyn-based employees significant time on their commute. Once in the neighborhood, you’re in a safe, walkable area full of restaurants, coffee shops, and bars, which is perfect for lunch, happy hour, meetings, client meetings, networking, or socializing. Our team loves the Brooklyn Roasting Company, FEED, Design Cafe Usagi, Olympia Wine Bar, 68 Jay Street, Randolph Beer, and SUGARCANE.

    DUMBO Office Space | Lease Data & Trends

    There is more than 3 million square feet of office space in DUMBO, and that number is expected to grow with several new construction projects already underway. Based on 2017 rental data, the average DUMBO office lease comes out to around $59 per square foot, comparable to the Financial District. However, DUMBO’s days are a low-cost alternative to prime locations in Manhattan are nearing an end. Businesses looking for lower rates may want to look in Long Island City, the Brooklyn Navy Yard/Flushing Avenue Corridor, Downtown Brooklyn, or Sunset Park/South Brooklyn.

    Neighborhood History

    DUMBO was originally known as Fulton Landing, and was a popular ferry stop before the construction of the Brooklyn Bridge. The neighborhood’s warehouses and factories made machinery, cardboard boxes, paint, sugar, coffee, and scrubbing pads. As the area became deindustrialized, DUMBO was primarily residential, and its cheap rent and  loft-style buildings were popular among artists.

    In the 1980s, much of DUMBO was purchased by David Walentas and his company Two Trees Management, which drove the shift toward an upscale residential and commercial neighborhood, full of art galleries, restaurants, and high-growth businesses. DUMBO was marked a historic district in 2007, with 95 buildings receiving similar designation.

    Ideal for Creatives, Marketers, Startups, and More

    Though no longer a warehouse neighborhood, DUMBO’s large, open floor plans made it a hotbed for tech startups. One of the neighborhood’s first tenants was Huge Inc., a creative ad agency, which moved in 1999. Now, DUMBO is considered the center of the Brooklyn Tech Triangle, and is also home to Etsy, West Elm, Amplify, Big Spaceship, Red Antler, Gothamist, and many other fast-growing companies. DUMBO’s vibrant tech community also includes startup incubators such as the DUMBO Startup Lab, Green Desk, and the NYU-Poly DUMBO incubator. DUMBO is also a short walk from Downtown Brooklyn, the King’s County Supreme Court, Surrogate’s Court, and Family Court, as well as the Brooklyn District Attorney’s office.

    Getting Around DUMBO

    DUMBO is incredibly walkable, and has several nearby public transit options. Commuters can take the A, C, or F trains, B25, B67, or B69 buses. The 2, 3, 4, 5, and R trains also stop within walking distance.

    While biking along the Brooklyn Promenade or Brooklyn Bridge Park can be delightful, DUMBO’s numerous cobblestone streets make for a bouncy ride. Those who can tolerate it do have access to nearly a dozen CitiBike docs. If you ride your own bike to work, we do not recommend leaving it locked outside.

    Car commuters can reach DUMBO by crossing the Manhattan or Brooklyn Bridges, or taking the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway (278). Parking is limited, and lots are comparable in price to Manhattan. We recommend public transit or bicycle when possible.

    Outdoor Space and Greenery

    One of the best parts about opening a new office in DUMBO is the access to the nearby green spaces. Between Brooklyn Bridge Park, Main Street Park, and Cadman Plaza, there’s dozens of quiet space to unwind, take in views, or work while outside the office.

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