HOW IT ALL BEGAN
The property, 184-10 & 184-60, Jamaica Avenue, is built.
Edward Langer Printing Company
Edward Langer Printing Company is inducted into 184-10 & 184-60 Jamaica Avenue.
The Ideal Toy Company
The property is purchased by The Ideal Toy Company who used the facility to manufacture and deliver popular toys including the original Teddy Bear, Betsy Wetsy doll, and Rubik’s cube.
Rodless Properties purchased the property and converts it into a multi-tenanted garment factory producing high-quality quilts on site. The facility begins attracting big-name fashion tenants like French Connection and Hanky Panky.
Gotham Greens redefines the Jamaica skyline by constructing, at the time, the largest rooftop greenhouse in America atop 184-60 Jamaica Avenue. This project was assisted by over $1 million in funding from state grants.
Artemis Real Estate Partners
Artemis Real Estate Partners and Madison Realty Capital buys 184-10 & 184-60 Jamaica Avenue from Rodless Properties.
KABR and FCAO-Orbita Group
KABR and FCAO-Orbita Group purchase the property and begin a multimillion-dollar restoration and upgrade project. This entails investing over $8 Million in full window replacement, freight and passenger elevator renewal, installing new roofing, and upgrading the loading docks with the latest technology. As a result, transforming the building infrastructure into a Class A manufacturing, warehousing, and distribution center.
Construction and Upgrades
Ownership has plans to complete a comprehensive renovation of The Ideal building as a large-scale project. This intricate improvement plan aims to restore the building with upgrades that include:
Window systems/ exterior restoration
Construction of new loading docks and renovations of existing
Bathroom renovations including modern motion technology