‘AHRC New York City’ Nonprofit Moves to the Lower East Side

Posted on: December 3rd, 2018 at 5:04 am by

Two years after the Comprehensive Kids Development School vacated the commercial base of Blue condo, its former upstairs digs is now home to a social services agency.

AHRC New York City, an organization that supports people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, inked a 15-year lease at 130 Delancey Street. The deal came about due to a rent hike at its former SoHo headquarters (315 Hudson Street).

The nonprofit took 15,820 square-feet of space on the second and third floors, and is already up and running. According to the Commercial Observer, asking rents were in the $40s per square-foot.

The three-story base of Blue has seen much retail turnover in the last several years. Children’s Place moved here over seven years ago; Payless ShoeSource folded in April 2017 and was replaced by a Sprint mobile store.

Former owners Angelo Cosentini, same guy who developed Blue, sold the real estate in December 2012 to Carter Management Corp. for $21 million.

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