THE BRAVITAS GROUP 105 Grove Street, Suite 5, Montclair, NJ 07042 (973) 783-8700 info@bravitas.com

BrassWorks, located at 105 Grove Street in Montclair, NJ, combines modern amenities with faithful restoration of the building’s original 1930’s architectural details. The site was for many years home to the family-owned George Rutledge Etched Brass Works company that manufactured brass-etched business signs and plaques, as well as artistic creations such as desk sets and etched portraits. Prior to its conversion into office space in 2006, the building functioned as a warehouse for auto parts.

Today, the building is filled with a diverse group of high quality tenants and features an art gallery displaying the works of local artists. It is in a prime location near shops and restaurants, and within walking distance of the Montclair Walnut Street train station from which one may catch New Jersey Transit’s Midtown Direct train. The building also features on-site parking.

Interior Design Features

  • Unique architectural details including exposed brick walls, beams, and ductwork
  • Abundant natural light with floor-to-ceiling windows
  • Loft-like feel with 9’ to 10’ ceilings
  • Skylights
  • Each office space individually metered
  • Interior walls acoustically treated
  • High-speed internet, cable, telecommunication, and security wiring

Exterior Amenities

  • Onsite parking
  • Electric car charging station
  • Professionally landscaped gardens
  • Walking distance to Walnut Street train station and nearby shops and restaurants

Common Areas

  • Two-story, naturally-lit foyer with elevator
  • On-site shower and changing room
  • Video camera security viewing and access controlled via internet at tenants’ computer desktop
  • Art gallery displaying the works of local artists

Environmental Commitment

  • Energy efficient HVAC with tenant controlled environment
  • Electric car charging station
  • Rooftop solar panels 
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Leasing & Availability
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5A – Office SubletPrivate office sublet available in creative suite featuring two private offices, open bull-pen, large steel windows, exposed brick walls, concrete floors, exposed wooden ceiling, skylight. available-for-lease-rent
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  • SATURDAY! Samuel Iztueta: INTERIORS. Opening Reception: Saturday, February 8th, from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
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  • This is why we love what we do . A great new tenant rented a space at 4pm last night and by the next morning Bernard is in the space putting a fresh coat of paint on the walls. We are privileged to work with a talented group of professionals. #thebravitasgroup #commercialpainting #brassworksongrove #brassworks #montclairnj
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SAVE THE DATE! Samuel Iztueta: INTERIORS. Opening Reception: Saturday, February 8th, from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
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  • SAVE THE DATE! Samuel Iztueta: INTERIORS. Opening Reception: Saturday, February 8th, from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
 @thebravitasgroup @imlaygallery @cherylminden #brassworksongrove #hillsidesquare #montclair #montclairnj #montclaircenter #montclairartmuseum #studiomontclair #aroundmontclair #newjersey #newjerseyartist #baristanet #njmonthly #montclairlocal #imlaygallery
  • We are thrilled that our tenants are as proud of our buildings as we are . We are so happy that  KS BRANIGAN Law PC selected BrassWorks to build their law practice. Shouldn’t you be in a Bravitas building? #thebravitasgroup #montclairnj #montclairlawyer #njattorney #njlawyer #brassworksongrove #njlawjournal
  • SAVE THE DATE! Samuel Iztueta: INTERIORS. Opening Reception: Saturday, February 8th, from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
 @thebravitasgroup @imlaygallery @cherylminden #brassworksongrove #hillsidesquare #montclair #montclairnj #montclaircenter #montclairartmuseum #studiomontclair #aroundmontclair #newjersey #newjerseyartist #baristanet #njmonthly #montclairlocal #imlaygallery
  • SAVE THE DATE! Samuel Iztueta: INTERIORS. Opening Reception: Saturday, February 8th, from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
 @thebravitasgroup @imlaygallery @cherylminden #brassworksongrove #hillsidesquare #montclair #montclairnj #montclaircenter #montclairartmuseum #studiomontclair #aroundmontclair #newjersey #newjerseyartist #baristanet #njmonthly #montclairlocal #imlaygallery
  • Fourteen years ago, we did our first adaptive reuse building. In 2006, Jack F @jackfinnandcompany,  John R @john_m_reimnitz_architect_pc  and I bought a derelict former brass sign manufacturing building at 105 Grove, Montclair and dubbed it BrassWorks . All the amazing architectural details had either been painted over or boarded up. We fell in love with the massive heavy timber columns, steel windows and original brickwork. Working as a team we restored the building to its original grandeur and designed the common corridors as community art gallery space. The uniqueness, history and location has made this one of our most popular buildings. #thebravitasgroup @bravitasart #montclairnj #adaptivereuse #repurposedbuilding #brassworksongrove
  • SAVE THE DATE! Samuel Iztueta: INTERIORS. Opening Reception: Saturday, February 8th, from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
 @thebravitasgroup @imlaygallery @cherylminden #brassworksongrove #hillsidesquare #montclair #montclairnj #montclaircenter #montclairartmuseum #studiomontclair #aroundmontclair #newjersey #newjerseyartist #baristanet #njmonthly #montclairlocal #imlaygallery
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