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Portfolio Update: July 2021

At Jamestown, we share a mission to create innovation hubs and community centers at our commercial real estate properties.

Once a month, Portfolio News will highlight the people and experiences that make Jamestown real estate properties more than just amazing spaces. Portfolio News posts will explore items of interest in the areas of Innovation, Growth, Sustainability, and Community; these four pillars inform the value-add work we do every day as a real estate investment and management firm. Each of the properties listed here are not owned by or targets for Jamestown Invest 1, LLC. They are not representative of Jamestown Invest 1, LLC’s investment strategy and are not representative of the scale of investments that Jamestown Invest 1, LLC intends to make. This monthly digest is intended to give readers of Real Estate 360 a better understanding of Jamestown’s approach and tenant successes, which all contribute to company culture.

INNOVATION

Congratulations to Richard Branson! Unity and Virgin Galactic made it to space and back. We connected with the team to get a live feed on the One Times Square signs. From The 1 (One Times Square) to Astronaut 001 (Richard Branson) it was an amazing day for the world.

One Time Square - Virgin Galactic

GROWTH

Design Foundry opened their “Inside the Wardrobe” installation in Georgetown Park’s 20,000 square-foot space, landing them a spotlight in Women’s Wear Daily. The installation creates an interactive experience for consumers through 20 vignettes that recreate and amplify the fun and creativity in playing dress-up.

Design Foundry


SUSTAINABILITY

Jamestown’s Timber team visited the Granshue property owned by Jamestown Timberland. The property is located in the Adirondack Park and is at the headwaters of the Hudson River. Sustainable forest management like this filters and cleans water before it flows downstream…you’re welcome NYC.

Jamestown Timberland- Granshue


COMMUNITY

Together with Maglia Rosa, Industry City hosted The Yakpo Collective Summer Festival Block Party on the green. The Yakpo Collective is a Tibetan contemporary art collective whose mission is to represent and create a safe space for Tibetan Artists.

Industry city summer festival
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