NEW YORK — Vera Wang is bidding adieu to the Garment District — but she’s not going too far.
For her new company headquarters, Wang was looking for a space with natural light and an open working environment to house all her divisions, including bridal and ready-to-wear. After a two-year search, the designer and Vera Wang Group president Mario Grauso zeroed in on 40,000 square feet at 15 East 26th Street — with unobstructed views of Madison Square Park. The new offices will allow Wang to operate on two floors connected by a staircase. In contrast, her current configuration at 225 West 39th Street features 25,000 square feet spread over five floors, which required executives to take elevators during the day.
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