Brooklyn, NY Meridian Retail Leasing, the retail leasing division of Meridian Capital Group, has arranged a 35-year lease for ARDOR School for Passion-Based Learning at 29 Nassau Ave. in the Williamsburg neighborhood. President of New York retail leasing, James Famularo, and director, Eliot Goldschmidt, represented the tenant while Modern Spaces represented the landlord.
ARDOR will open at 29 Nassau Ave. between North 15th and Dobbin Sts. in a three-story building spanning 20,000 s/f on the border of Williamsburg and Greenpoint, near McCarren Park. The independent day school will admit children as young as two years old through eighth grade.
initially offering enrollment for two and three-year old programs in addition to pre-kindergarten and kindergarten in its first year, subsequently adding one grade each year after. In addition to a core curriculum, the school will provide comprehensive instruction based on students’ individual strengths in addition to offering a flexible schedule, after school programs, and summer camps.
Formerly an education facility, the property features classrooms, a gymnasium, school kitchen, and rooftop playground. It is located near the G and L subway lines at Nassau and Bedford Aves. in addition to an array of popular restaurants and retailers.
“29 Nassau Ave. offered a tremendous opportunity for ARDOR based on the dense population of school-aged children,” said Goldschmidt.