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The only thing sweeter than Industry City's recent influx of fashionable tenants—notably BaubleBar and Steven Alan—is its latest, Li-Lac Chocolates. The Post reports that the nearly one hundred-year-old New York manufacturer will open a giant chocolate factory that will be "completely visible" to hungry passersby.
If this sounds familiar, you're probably thinking of chocolatier Jacques Torres, who last year moved his factory from Dumbo to the Brooklyn Army Terminal, a similar commercial complex to Industry City, albeit about 30 blocks south.
Li-Lac isn't the first confectionary company to sign leases with Industry City either: Liddabit Sweets and Blue Marble Ice Cream will reportedly also be Li-Lac's neighbors, according to the Commercial Observer, with likely more to come—according to one developer, Industry City tenants will grow from 2,400 to 15,000 by 2023.