More Than a Co-working Space
Join a collaborative community of engineers, inventors, and entrepreneurs solving the world’s biggest challenges.
With over 100,000 square feet of flexible space in the heart of Brooklyn, Newlab is not a just a co-working space but a community of over 800 engineers, inventors, and entrepreneurs solving the world’s biggest challenges. Apply now or sign up for an info session to speak directly with our team and learn about our community.
Housed in a former shipbuilding facility in the Brooklyn Navy Yard, our headquarters boasts 84,000ft² of co-working and event space, and prototyping facilities.
Newlab 77 Washington
A 10-minute walk from Newlab HQ, this former factory dates back to the 1930s and offers 30,000 ft² of additional workspace, a retail storefront, and a courtyard.
Newlab offers more than co-working space
Collaboration & Community
More than just a co-working space, Newlab fosters an environment of cross-functional collaboration and knowledge-sharing and members regularly collaborate on new products.
- JUMP + Voltaic: Dockless bike-share company, JUMP Bikes worked with fellow members and portable solar power innovators, Voltaic Systems to engineer custom solar panels that power smart locks on their electric-assist bicycles.
- Tarform + Lenscloud: When electric motorcycle company Tarform needed a 3D rendering of its hand-built frame, the company worked with fellow member Lenscloud’s 13-foot 3D scanner to produce an accurate-as-built CAM drawing.
Learn more about our members and how to apply for membership.
Prototyping & Product Realization
In addition to co-working space, Newlab also provides extensive makerspace and facilities for prototyping and product realization. Members have 24-hour access and each shop contains state-of-the-art equipment designed to facilitate the product development workflow—from idea to design to a working prototype. We empower our community to work on a diverse array of projects simultaneously, helping you quickly go from hypothesis to implementation, testing, and refinement. Our in-house prototyping experts foster learn-as-you-go attitude-free consultations, modular curriculum in prototyping skills, and full-service fabrication.
Product Realization and Makerspace Facilities:
Machine CNC/Lathe, Manual CNC/Bed Mill, Vertical Machining Center, CNC Router, CNC
- DigiFab/3D Printing
Desktop and large-format Fused Filament Fabrication (FFF/FDM), Stereolithography Apparatus (SLA), Selective Laser Sintering, Handheld Infrared Scanning, Resin, Vacuum Former, Laser Cutter, Vinyl Printer/Cutter.
- Wood/Metal Finishing
Table Saw, Cold Saw, MIG/TIG Welding, Drill Press, Plasma Cutter, Blasting Cabinet, Spray Booth, Lab Oven, Pressure Pot, Casting Chamber
Digital Oscilloscope, Function Generator, Spectrum Analyzer, Reflow Oven, Hot Air Rework Station, Desoldering System, Straight Stitch Sewing Machine, Walking Foot Sewing Machine, Overlock Sewing Machine (4-thread), Heat Press
Business Development and Investment
Beyond co-working space, Newlab also provides opportunities for business development, investment, and piloting your technology in real-world settings.
Investment: To date, Newlab has helped its member companies raise over $700M in capital from 270+ investment partners, with over $400M of successful exits and a current collective valuation of $2.6B. Our venture arm invests in select member companies and provides guidance through the fundraising process. Beyond that, we collaborate with organizations such as Google X and New York Angels to create opportunities for Newlab members to demo their work and seek investment.
Pilot Opportunities: Members also have opportunities to pilot technologies at Newlab, in the Brooklyn Navy Yard, and throughout New York City. Our Innovation Studios facilitate opportunities for select members to engage with Fortune 500 companies through a defined methodology including workshops, product development sprints, and co-creation studios.
Fundraising, Marketing, and Legal Support
Newlab is not just a co-working space — we support members to allow them to thrive and grow.
- Educational Events: Fundraising Tips by SVB, What Startups should know about Federal Small Business Loans by Dentons
- Professional Guidance and Office Hours in the areas of financial modeling, communications, business development, expansion, and marketing.
Co-Working Space: Flex Desks, Dedicated Desks, and Private Offices
We offer several different tiers of membership for co-working space, all designed with your business in mind—as you grow, so can the number of desks or size of office you rent. Whether you are looking for a fully customizable private office or a flexible desk, Newlab offers solutions.
- Flex I: Flex desks, does not include access to advanced prototyping facilities
- Flex II: Flex desks, includes access to advanced prototyping facilities
- Dedicated Desks: Individual workstation(s), includes access to advanced prototyping facilities
- Private Offices: Private, lockable, and customizable space. Includes access to advanced prototyping facilities
Amenities & Resources
Comprehensive amenities and resources to meet your every need: from high-speed wifi and fully-equipped conference rooms to thousands of square feet of co-working space.
24/7 Building Access
• Co-working space
• Lounge Access
• Wellness room
• Member kitchen
• Bike parking
• Product realization and prototyping labs
Newlab OS App
• Community directory
• News and events updates
• Guest registration
• Conference room booking
• Prototyping class + equipment booking
• Support tickets
Private member slack workspace to connect with founders and employees at 150+ other member companies
Conference Rooms and Office Phone Booths
Bookable and fully equipped with video and voice conferencing systems. Soundproof private office phone booths throughout the space.
Daily mail & package pickup and dropoff service from all major carriers.
In-house cafe offering coffee, tea, pastries, lunch items, snacks, member products, and more. Weekly lunch options from local vendors.
• High-speed wifi (750+ Mbps)
• On-site IT support
• Hardwired ethernet + dedicated
server storage available
Health and Safety
In response to workplace safety challenges posed by COVID-19, Newlab launched the Return to Work Studio to ensure that members may return to the office safely.
Preventative Daily Screening: Daily pre-screenings through a questionnaire, supplemented by touchless temperature screenings.
Personal Protective Equipment: Face coverings required in common spaces.
Proximity Management: Members have the option to wear a device that emits visual and haptic alerts when a person comes within 6 ft distance of another.
Air Quality Control and Management: Filters that are capable of absorbing bacterial and viral particles, increased frequency of service on HVAC systems, UV lighting, and ionizers.
Spacing and Signage: Communal and open-floor co-working spaces have been reconfigured to ensure that members maintain at least 6 ft distance from each other. Clear signage placed to ensure maximum capacity limits are adhered to.
Cleaning and Disinfecting: Frequent cleaning and disinfecting of common and high-touch areas.
Infection Mitigation Plan: Contact tracing and mitigating infections through data reports.
Getting to Newlab
• York St. Station (F)
• High St. Station (A, C)
• Atlantic Terminal
(2 , 3, 4, 5, N, Q, R, D)
Free Navy Yard shuttle bus services run to and from Newlab, DUMBO, and Atlantic Terminal. For routes and schedules, download the TransLoc app.
DUMBO: High Street A/C stop (Peak: every 7 min; Off-Peak: every 10 min)
Atlantic Terminal: BAM Park at Fulton & Lafayette, and the G train at Clinton/Washington (Peak: every 10 min; Off-Peak: every 15 min)
Bus Lines B67, B48, B57, B62, B69. The B67 bus stops inside the Navy Yard at the Sands Street gate (across from Building 77) and at the Clymer Street/Kent Ave gate. The B48, B57, B62, and B69 all stop within a few blocks.
Brooklyn Navy Yard, Dock 72.
Map and schedule
Newlab member company, Optimus Ride offers free transport via autonomous vehicle on a continuous loop between Dock 72 and Newlab 7:00 am to 10:30 pm on weekdays.
Cars & Parking
Parking is on a first-come, first-serve basis and available from the Navy Yard for $140/month.
Overnight parking is not permitted and daily visitor passes are required to enter and park in the Navy Yard.
Taxis can enter the Navy Yard to pick up and drop off passengers.
Newlab HQ address:
19 Morris Avenue, Brooklyn, NY
There are seven Nearby Citi Bike stations located in and outside the Navy Yard. Citi Bike map
Limited indoor bike parking is available. Outdoor bike racks are available in our courtyard and throughout the Navy Yard.