Indoor Axe Throwing Entertainment Venue Planned for Gowanus
NEW YORK, NY – November 1, 2017 – Kick Axe, an indoor axe throwing entertainment venue, will be opening soon in a 7,000-square-foot warehouse space at 622 Degraw Street in the Gowanus section of Brooklyn after signing a 10-year lease arranged by Eastern Consolidated’s Retail Leasing Division.
Senior Director Brad Cohen, Director Jacob Tzfanya, and Associate Directors Alex Geisinger and Jon Kamali represented the landlord in the transaction. The tenant, Escape Room Live, was represented by Eddie Mamiye of RKF.
“Kick Axe is an example of the type of creative and recreational tenants leasing warehouse space today,” Cohen said. “Our team is building a large portfolio of this type of flexible warehouse space in the most desirable neighborhoods in New York City--Gowanus, Greenpoint, and Long Island City.”
Tzfanya continued, “We have been particularly active in Gowanus, having arranged a lease at 184 Atlantic Avenue for Caring People, a home care agency. We’re now marketing a 7,000-square-foot warehouse space around the corner at 623 Sackett Street, and a 48,269-square-foot industrial space at 345 Butler Street, as well as a warehouse space in Greenpoint.”
Geisinger added, “Kick Axe is one of several recreational and entertainment venues flourishing in Gowanus. Other examples of this trend include Brooklyn Fencing, Brooklyn Boulders Gowanus, Crossfit South Brooklyn, and Homage Skateboard Academy.”
“Gowanus is a terrific location for experiential retail,” Kamali said. “The space at 622 Degraw is located at the center of four vibrant residential neighborhoods, Park Slope, Boerum Hill, Cobble Hill, and Carroll Gardens; two blocks from the R train at Union Street; and a few blocks south from the Atlantic Avenue-Barclays Center transit hub where nine subway lines and the LIRR converge.”
According to kickaxe.com, Kick Axe will offer beer, wine, soda, water, and tea and a limited menu. Guests also will be allowed to bring their own food and beverages. The venue will offer individual memberships as well as host group events such as corporate team building, birthday parties, bachelor/ette parties, baby showers, engagement parties, and other celebrations.
Other Kick Axe locations area planned for Washington D.C., Austin, Orlando, Los Angeles, Seattle, and San Francisco.
Escape Room Live, the parent company for Kick Axe, has perfected experiential retail. In the DC area. The company offers Hollywood-style sets where up to 10 players can find themselves in world-class games including Friday the 13th, Titanic, Ghostbusters, or a Sherlock Holmes mystery.
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