Governor Cuomo Announces Groundbreaking Of Taystee Lab Building In West Harlem

New 350,000 sq. ft. Building Will Include Life Sciences Labs, Non-Profits, Commercial Tenants, Retail Stores and Educational Organizations

May 9, 2019

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the groundbreaking of the Taystee Lab Building, an 11-story, 350,000 square foot LEED-Certified Class-A property in West Harlem that will serve as a state-of-the-art home for companies and organizations in the life sciences, technology, academia, non-profit and arts sectors in the burgeoning Manhattanville Factory District. Developed by Janus Property Company, the new building will be the anchor of the district, which stretches from West 125th Street to West 128th Street and includes both new construction and the redevelopment of former industrial buildings. This project furthers Governor Cuomo's goal of fostering inclusive economic growth in communities across the state.

"Harlem has an incredible history and is also in the midst of an exciting renaissance, and this new building will be an important investment in the neighborhood's future," Governor Cuomo said. "The Taystee Building will provide state-of-the-art life sciences labs and educational organizations with a home just steps from all the best sites this neighborhood has to offer."

"Harlem is full of culture and diversity, and we are committed to investing in projects to continue the momentum of growth in the area," said Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul, who made today's announcement. "The new Taystee Lab Building will anchor the Manhattanville Factory District and be the home of innovative companies and organizations focused on life sciences and technology. This development complements other institutions and projects in the area, continuing the transformation and building the economy of the future." 

Read the complete press release here.