Electric scooter maker opens Brooklyn showroom

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Industry City,  owned by Belvedere Capital, Jamestown, and Angelo Gordon & Co., has announced that Voro Motors, a personal electric scooter manufacturer, has signed a 4,250 s/f lease at the 16-building, six-million-square-foot campus in Sunset Park.

Voro Motors — whose space will include a showroom, service center, and warehouse space for distribution — adds to Industry City’s assemblage of innovative transportation companies on campus, alongside Porsche, Volvo, and e-bike manufacturer, Jetson.

Founded in 2015 and headquartered in Los Angeles, Voro Motors has expanded to the East Coast to meet the needs of its growing customer base. Since May 2021, the company has grown from 10 full-time team members to more than 60 total employees today. Voro Motors plans to continue its expansion by hiring new technicians and service staff in partnership with IC’s Innovation Lab, an integrated employment and business development center that provides local job seekers access to career training and job placement services.

“Industry City continues to attract companies from the West Coast who are looking for a campus-like environment where they’re surrounded by like-minded creatives, technologists, and entrepreneurs,” said Jeff Fein, Senior Vice President of Leasing at Industry City. “Alternative transportation is seeing tremendous growth, and with our location near the subway and the Brooklyn greenway, we will continue to be a great option for this community of businesses.”

Voro Motors joins an increasing number of bicoastal companies at Industry City; others include Lux Lighting, AbelCine, and Buck Media.

Industry City was represented internally by Jeff Fein, Senior Vice President of Leasing, and Waverly Neer, Leasing Manager.

 

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