Penn & Fletcher embroidery studio leaves LIC for Garment District

Penn & Fletchera company specializing in custom embroidery, has rented a storefront at 309 West 36th Street in Manhattan’s Garment District.

The studio — which handles embroidery for homes, museums and film and theater productions — signed a 10-year lease for 3,400 square feet in the building between Eighth and Ninth Avenues, according to the owner GFP Real Estate. A GFP spokesperson declined to provide the asking rent for the ground floor space.

Penn & Fletcher will move from its current home to 2107 41st Ave in the Dutch Kills section of Long Island City, Queens. Its new space will serve as offices, showroom and workshop.

PFM Barbara Yagoda represented both landlord and tenant in the transaction.

“[Penn & Fletcher’s] The new location in the Garment Center will not only help the company get closer to its current customers, but will also help the company attract new customers, as they will be conveniently located in midtown Manhattan,” Yagoda said.

The 18 floors, Emery & Roth– The designed building at 309 West 36th Street was originally constructed in 1926 as the “Garment Wear Arcade”. It remains the home of a small fashion brand Rebecca Taylorarchitecture agency Urban architects and non-profit organizations Good + Foundation and New York Neighborhood Housing Services.

Rebecca Baird-Remba can be reached at [email protected].

Michael O. Stutler