Redevelopment of the former Utica Steam

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Mayor Robert Palmieri today announced the redevelopment of the former Utica Steam Cotton Factory, an anchor building in downtown Utica located at 600 State Street.  


The facility, which is in close proximity of the future Mohawk Valley Health System

(MVHS) Medical Campus, is being renovated by Lahinch Group, LLC, based in Syracuse.  


The renovation is scheduled to be complete in 2021 and will provide attractive commercial space and continue the positive transformation of downtown and surrounding neighborhoods. 


In addition, the building will offer the following; 


  • Class A Medical & Commercial Space (3,000 – 40,000 sf available)
  • Food & Beverage Space (1,500 – 10,000 sf available)
  • On-site parking
  • Historic features including natural brick, post and beam construction and 9’ windows - Amenities such as a fitness center, tenant lounge and on-site storage


There is still space available and any prospective tenants interested in leasing can contact Joe Gehm at 315-447-5172 or via e-mail at


Mayor Palmieri stated, “I’m pleased to announce the redevelopment of the former Utica

Steam Cotton Factory.  This project is yet another sign of downtown Utica’s rebirth.  With the advent of a state-of-the-art medical campus, this facility will provide a unique opportunity for businesses to relocate and grow.”


Lahinch Group Managing Partner Joe Gehm stated, “It's exciting to be part of Utica's resurgence and growth.  Lahinch Group has assembled a diverse and seasoned development team and is committed to reviving the storied past of the Utica Steam Cotton Factory.”