GDS Development has assembled and purchased a series of properties at the corner of 7th Avenue and 28th Street, in the Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan. The property is directly adjacent to the famous Fashion Institute of Technology, which has seen alumni like Calvin Klein, Michael Kors, and film director Joel Schumacher.
The 11-story class A boutique office tower will feature 100,000sf of leasbale office space, with 13’ floor-to-floor heights, 11’ high glazing and state-ofthe- art mechanical systems. The project is being deisgned in collboration with Skidmore Owings & Merrill (SOM) and will start with delivery expected in 2021. When complete the building will be LEED Silver certified and feature CO2 monitoring, natural lighting, and landscaped outdoor terraces for tenants. Other building amenities will include a 24 hour concierge, bike facility and a restaurant.