Green Depot’s Bowery Bunker for Rent

Posted on: July 20th, 2012 at 6:09 am by

The historic Bunker on the Bowery might soon lose its anchor ground-level tenant. Subtle leasing signage arrived outside the storefront of 222 Bowery earlier this week, raising red flags and evoking memories here at Boogie HQ. After all, announcing the arrival of Green Depot was one of the first stories to appear on this website almost four years ago to the day.

Teaser signage for Green Depot first appeared at Chairs and Stools Etc. way back in August 2008. However, the environmentally-conscious materials and products supplier wouldn’t in fact open until later that fall. And now here we are, four years later, with Sinvin Real Estate ready to rent the “first LEED Platinum retail space in New York State” to someone new.

Asking price for the 8,820-square-foot space (ground + cellar) is not listed in the accompanying literature, but possession will be “arranged.” Main selling point is the unbelievable change that’s transpired here recently. Indeed the map illustrates it pretty clearly, showing all the “attractive” establishments that essentially raise the value of the investment (i.e. Bowery Diner, Pulino’s, the future Paulaner Brauhaus etc.).

Pray it doesn’t become another fuckin’ 7-Eleven.

Recent Stories

As One Bowery Restaurant Supply Business Goes Bust, Another Takes Over

AAA Quality Restaurant Supply – a well-known equipment supplier at 272 Bowery – went out of business at the end of last year. The three-and-a-half-year-old Sunrise Rainbow Kitchen Supply, located two doors away at 276 Bowery since 2013, recently signed the lease and has taken over (and dropped the Sunrise). This small section of the Bowery […]

Essex Street Market Welcomes Speciality ‘Olive and Spice House’ Vendor

Essex Olive & Spice House is the latest vendor to take up residence inside the Essex Street Market. As its name suggests, the new business peddles just that – olives, olive oil, and shelves of various spices. The business took the last sliver of empty space left behind by Jeffrey’s Meats all those years ago. […]

Drilling in Rear Yard of 151 Ludlow Street Worries Neighbors

One month after 151-153 Ludlow Street changed hands in a $15.5 million transaction, all signs are pointing to potential property redevelopment. Drilling in the rear yard was enough to raise the antennae of neighbors worried about the future here. Two contractors were spotted in the backyard of 151 Ludlow Street with a makeshift rig to, […]

TV Personality Eddie Huang Returns to LES with another ‘Baohaus’

Eddie Huang is headed back downtown, reviving his Baohaus concept in Chinatown. The entrepreneur, also a TV personality behind Fresh off the Boat (ABC) and Huang’s World (Vice) announced the news via Instagram earlier this week. Huang chose 48 Bowery for the comeback, located inside the Chinatown Arcade. This second iteration of the Taiwanese restaurant seeks a […]

The ‘Supermoon Bakehouse’ Rises at the Old Schapiro’s Bar on Rivington Street

Sugar Sweet Sunshine will soon have some company on the block. Indeed, a new bakery is currently readying 120 Rivington Street, the one-story building previously occupied by Schapiro’s. Workers onsite reveal the identity of the newcomer as something called the Supermoon Bakehouse. However, there isn’t much else known about the place just yet. All we […]

  • dontclose

    is the store closing?