The Taystee Lab Building is transformative.

It completely revitalizes the growing Manhattanville Factory District bridging Columbia University and City College with the world-famous 125th Street Arts and Culture Corridor.

special features

The building’s two lobbies provide tenants convenient access whether coming from the east or west. Both lobbies are awash in natural light featuring terrazzo floors and perforated metal ceiling.

The building’s two elevator cores and wide column spacing assure maximum tenant layout flexibility. The high ceilings and floor-to-ceiling glass provide all tenant spaces with abundant natural light, creating warm, inviting and productive work spaces. On several floors, interiors open to expansive outdoor space.

State of the Art

350,000 sf Class A,
new construction, purpose-built
life science building

The Ecosystem

Thoughtfully designed landscaped pass through and civic spaces throughout the District organically connect 1.1 million square feet of life science and commercial users

Base Design

All power and ventilation
to accommodate life science users

Additional Features

• Nearly 20,000 square feet
of outdoor space
• LEED Certified
• 14’ + floor-to-floor heights

Class A

350,000 rsf, new construction, LEED-certified, lab ready

Life Science Infrastructure (BR+A)

Base design includes high capacity power, high velocity ducts, acid waste neutralization/vent system, and designated locations for tenant emergency generators

Economic Incentives

REAP business income tax credits, no commercial occupancy tax and energy and real estate tax benefits

Outdoor Spaces/Terrace

Nearly 20,000 rsf of outdoor space comprised of shared courtyard space on Garden, 2, 6, 8, 10 and 11th floors and almost 3,600 rsf of courtyard space

Smart Structural Design

14’ + floor-to-floor, 30’ column spacing, highly efficient floor plates and 100 pounds psf capacity

Retail Space

Almost 20,000 rsf of restaurant and retail space available, complete with black iron exhaust ducts for commercial kitchens

Facts & Figures

Gross Building Area

350,000 rsf

Floor to Floor Heights

Floor 1 — 15’0”

Floors 2-4 & 6-11 — 14’0”

Floor 5 — 14’9”

Garden Level — 12’0”

Exterior Wall

Glass curtain wall and spandrel glass wall

Column Spacing

30′ East to West
20’–30′ North to South

Dual Lobbies and Core Orientation

Dual side core with separate east and west public entry lobbies. Private tenant entry lobbies possible

Structural Load

Steel frame and concrete slab with 100 lbs live load


4 passenger and
1 freight/passenger

Loading Dock


LEED Silver

Bike Room

Indoor bike storage room


Convenient access to A, B, C, D and 1 train. Metro-North to the east and access to the West Side Highway and the FDR

Outdoor Spaces

Nearly 20,000 rsf of private outdoor space plus direct access to the District’s many landscaped passthroughs

Outdoor and Green Space

Floor 11 – 3,619 SF
Floor 10 – 3,415 SF
Floor 8 – 2,121 SF
Floor 6 – 3,147 SF
Floor 2 – 2,265 SF
Garden Level – 3,408 SF
Open Landscape Courtyard – 3,600 SF

Base Building Mechanical & Electrical Systems

Heating System

3 Gas-fired hot water condensing boilers

Heating Distribution

Floor-mounted fin-tube radiation including electric control valves

Cooling System

Consists of one 1200 ton (3) cell cooling tower with ability to add fourth cell as needed. Ample capacity for tenant supplemental cooling

HVAC-Cooling Distribution

Floor-by-floor water-cooled package units with ability to convert to 22,500 cfm AHU

Tenant Electrical
Load Capacity

12 watts per square foot demand load exclusive of base building HVAC