MetroTech Center is a premier urban office campus In Brooklyn, New York, that is the result of an innovative public/private between the City of New York, the Borough of Brooklyn and other entities, together with Forest City Ratner Companies, Forest City’s New York-based subsidiary.
Forest City was awarded master developer rights for MetroTech Center in 1988 and completed the first office building two years later, in 1990. The last office building, 12 MetroTech Center, was completed in 2004.
Today, MetroTech is a mature, mixed-use office campus of 11 buildings, totaling 3.7 million square feet of office space, around a three-acre landscaped commons. The project has generated or helped to retain tens of millions of dollars in tax revenues for New York City and the State of New York. An estimated 22,000 people work at MetroTech Center on an average week day.