Kings County Distillery has inked a deal for its second facility, bringing the six year old company’s reach out to the
Bushwick section of Brooklyn.
The distillery, which specialized in bourbon, corn and chocolate whiskey, is taking 9,000 square feet in a sublease at 173 Cook Street between White Street and Bushwick Avenue, said the company’s brokers at Kalmon Dolgin Affiliates.
The lease is for 12 years, according to the brokerage, and the asking rent was $16.00 per square foot. Kings County Distillery will be leasing the space from the Doe Fund, a homeless advocacy ground that helps men and women find part time work, and the 20,000 square foot building’s main tenant. The nonprofit leases about 19,500 square feet in the building, according to CoStar data.
“Many of these formerly industrial properties are ideal for renewed use as a brewery, whiskey distillery or other large-scale beverage production,” said Neil Dolgin, Kalmon Dolgin Affiliates co-president, in prepared remarks.
Jacques Wadler and Vincent Lopez of Kalmon Dolgin Affiliates represented the distillery in the deal. Lauren Davis and Stephen Powers of Deham Wolf represented the sublandlord.
Kings Country Distillery, already has a 15,000 square foot location in the Brooklyn Navy Yard roughly two miles away, according to Kalmon Dolgin Affiliates.