Verizon Exits Big Gowanus Lot


    According to Gowanus Your Face Off, Verizon cleared its trucks out of the large lot it previously occupied in Gowanus, an entire block bordered by Nevins, Carroll, Union Streets and the Gowanus Canal. Verizon has used the space as a hub for field technicians since 1977 and is relocating to a facility on 3rd Avenue and 3rd Street. The 100,000-square-foot lot sold to a housing developer for $14 million last December. For now, the developer plans to just lease out the space. But it’s right across the canal from Lightstone’s massive 700-unit rental project, so there’s likely to be more waterfront development here in the neighborhood’s future…
    Verizon Vacates Gowanus Lot It Has Occupied Since 1977 [GYFO]
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