Boundaries for the Garment District
The Garment District is located in Midtown Manhattan and is bound by 5th Avenue to 9th Avenue from 34th Street to 42nd Street.
Class A Office Leases
The Garment District contains 7 Class A office buildings offering 47 different office spaces for lease. In total, there are currently 393,340 square feet of rentable Class A office space available.
Class B Office Leases
The Garment District contains 44 Class B office buildings offering 215 different office spaces for lease. In total, there are currently 1,423,369 square feet of rentable Class B office space available.
Commute to the Garment District
The Garment District is within walking distance from Manhattan's most connected Subway stations, including Grand Central 42nd Street, Bryant Park 42nd Street, Times Square 42nd Street and 33rd Street Herald Square.
Current Largest Tenants & Newest Tenants
WeWork has leased 250,000 square feet in the Garment District from the building complex 500-512 Seventh Avenue. Other tenants of the building complex are Touro College. Engineering firm Tetra Tech has leased 60,000 square feet in the Garment District at George Comfort and Sons’ 498 Seventh Avenue building.
Waterman Interests and USAA Real Estate are looking to sell 142 West 36th Street and 234 West 39th Street. McSam Hotel Group have sold 338 West 36th Street to Magna Hospitality Group.
History of Office Leasing in the Garment District
The Garment District has been synonymous for being the center of Manhattans fashion industry, hosting fashion labels from Calvin Klien to Marc Jacobs. As its name suggests, the Garment District originated as a hub for manufacturing fabrics, however, with the decline of manufacturing the district has experienced a rezoning to accommodate the growing demand for office space.