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Zero Irving Will House 85K-SF Tech Training Center

RAL Development Services and The Fedcap Group finalized a 25-year lease agreement to house Civic Hall @ Union Square in RAL’s new Zero Irving development at 124 E. 14th St. in Union Square. The Fedcap Group’s Civic Hall @ Union Square will occupy 85,000 square feet on six floors and include a digital workforce training center. 

The center will offer 25 high-tech classrooms, collaborative community space, a technology start-up incubator and modern conference and events center. Construction is scheduled to be completed, and programs launched, in early 2023.  

“The anticipated opening of Civic Hall @ Union Square makes us particularly proud, as we believe that offering tech education in a central, transit-rich location like Union Square will make a genuine difference to the fabric of New York City,” said Spencer Levine, president of RAL.  


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