Architecture Firm Gluck+ Stays Put in West Harlem

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Architecture firm Gluck+ has renewed and expanded its lease at Janus Property Company’s Manhattanville Factory District in West Harlem, the landlord announced yesterday. 

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The company led by Peter Gluck has been in the complex’s Sweets Building, at 423 West 127th Street, since 2013, according to information from CoStar Group. The company signed a 10-year, 5,000-square-foot deal in the same building, where it previously occupied 3,600 square feet on the sixth floor. Asking rent in the deal was $55 a square foot.

Although Gluck is mostly known for its work on residential buildings like 145 Central Park North in Harlem, the firm also designed the expansion and conversion of a warehouse, known as the Malt House, in Janus’ Manhattanville project. The 75,000-square-foot former brewery building was expanded with 125,000 square feet of new, glassed-in office space. 

“Janus and the Manhattanville Factory District have had a long and productive relationship with Gluck+,” said Scott Metzner, one of Janus’ co-founders. “Not only was Gluck+ an early adopter of the District, but the firm has been instrumental in the neighborhood’s design and growth into one of New York’s premier innovation clusters.”

Janus’ multi-building development includes several redeveloped industrial buildings like the Malt House, the Sweets Building and the Mink Building, as well as a new, under-construction 11-story lab and research property called the Taystee Building.