Greenwich United Way to Sell Longtime Home on Lafayette Court

The Greenwich United Way has announced tentative plans to relocate their offices to a new location.

According to a statement released on Tuesday morning, the current office building at 1 Lafayette Court is expected to be offered for sale after Labor Day.

“Our building was a gift to the Community Chest and Council by Gen. Arthur H. Carter,” Greenwich United Way CEO David Rabin said in the release. “In 1975 the Community Chest became Greenwich United Way and has developed into the leading provider of human service needs information and funding in the Town of Greenwich, having allocated over $20 million in the last ten years alone.”

Rabin said that if the move takes place, a new, more functional space would be ideal for staff and volunteers. “A change would give our organization the opportunity to enhance both income and mission outreach, in addition to returning a valuable property to the tax rolls,” he continued.

Though the central Greenwich location has been convenient, United Way Board Chair, Karen Keegan said that a relocation to a new space would better accommodate modern technology and infrastructure.

Newmark (NGKF Capital Markets) will represent Greenwich United Way in the potential sale of the property.

About Greenwich United Way

The Greenwich United Way shares a name with approximately 1,400 other similar organizations across the nation, although the Greenwich, Connecticut division is a privately incorporated, locally governed, nonprofit agency. As a volunteer driven organization, the Greenwich United Way exists to help identify and address the human service needs specific to its local community and to create and affect meaningful solutions. Through various fundraising efforts, the organization is able to directly allocate the funds necessary to accomplish this goal. The Greenwich United Way also invests in and conducts collaborative efforts to address broad based community needs with partnering nonprofit agencies.


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