The Office Adaptive Reuse Task Force will explore opportunities to convert obsolete office buildings to other potential uses, such as housing, schools, labs,and more.
The Task Force includes 12 experts appointed by the Mayor, City Council Speaker, and Public Advocate. NYC Planning Director Dan Garodnick serves as the Chair of the Task Force.
Established by Local Law 43, the Task Force will focus on the future of office buildings to help ensure NYC’s central business districts remain vibrant, adaptable, and successful over the long term. The Task Force will recommend legal and regulatory changes to support productive new uses for obsolete office buildings by the end of 2022.
This work will complement the “New” New York blue-ribbon panel, which is conducting a broader examination of the future of New York City and its economy.
The task force is comprised of the 12 members below or their respective representatives.
The task force will begin its work in July 2022. It is expected to publish its recommendations on the Department of City Planning website before the end of 2022.
Share your ideas
If you have written information or input that you would like the task force to consider when forming their recommendations, please contact: OfficeReuseTaskForce_DL@planning.nyc.gov.