Best activation spaces for rent in Manhattan, New York

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Exposed brick Multi-use Event Space

New York | Lower Manhattan

$220 per hour
74
32Responds within an hour
We offer our East Village store in Manhattan for filming, private parties, corporate mixers, birthday celebrations, seminars, concerts, fund-raisers, and company holiday parties. It is also available to rent for your own weekly classes and/or workshops. Our space is located on the ground floor on the 3rd street (between 1 ave and 2 ave) with big windows. The space is approximately 1,200 sqft with maximum occupancy of 74 people. There are chairs, tables, projector, refrigerator, freezer and free Wi-fi available to use. Outside food and drink are allowed to be brought in without extra fee.

Bond st. Loft/Gallery/Event space

New York | Manhattan

$200 per hour
70
2Responds within an hour
Chance NYC is a creative studio that was born out of necessity for up and coming talent to showcase their work and for communities to come together to share and enjoy eachothers company. Whether you are presenting a fashion collection, art show, pop up shop, film/photo shoot, teaching a yoga class, having a wine tasting or are just looking for a space to have fun and be creative with your friends, Chance NYC is for you. Located on one of the most Iconic streets in New York surrounded by great restaurants, bars and the charm of Bond st... need I say any more? Ps. The space comes with the furniture in pictures. It can be re-adjusted as necessary to suit the event held in the space but must be put back as it was at the end.

Artsy Creative Space in Midtown

New York | Manhattan

$300 per hour
150
Responds within 4 hours
About this space This completely renovated event space is a converted former shoe factory and showroom. Redone with wall art from new artists from each of the 5 boroughs of New York City. Industrial high ceilings, epic lighting and sound system, men's and women's restrooms, freight elevator separate from front 3 bank elevator in front lobby. All floors, ceiling and walls are painted in a unique and interesting way. Located at the heart of Midtown NYC we are 3 blocks from Time Square and conveniently located near the 1,2,3,A,C,E,7 lines as well as Penn Station and Port Authority. We are available to rent this space 7 days a week by appointment only. We have a two hour minimum per booking.

Mediterranean House with Rooftop Patio

New York | Manhattan

$550 per hour
150
4Responds within an hour
***************************** FAQ & DISCLAIMERS ****************************** Minimum quotes for Meetings: start at $4,100 Minimum quotes for Productions: start at $4,100 Minimum quotes for Events: start at $4,050 *Min. quotes include: the min. rental hours and cleaning services + on-site rep + concierge service. Capacity and starting price per hour and category Meetings ― max. 60 guests; from $425/hr to $850/hr Events ― max: 150 guests; from $550/hr to $1,070/hr Productions ― max: 60 guests; from $425/hr to $850/hr Showrooms ― max: 60 guests; from $550/hr to $990/hr IS THERE A CLEANING FEE? HOW MUCH IS IT? Yes. Cleaning fees start at $500/1-day booking. Included in min. quote. WILL THERE BE AN ON-SITE REP? Yes. Fees start at $150/booking. Included in min. quote. DO I NEED A CERTIFICATE OF INSURANCE?  COI is mandatory for all companies that book us for productions, offsite meetings, and events. For individuals, we can offer trusted, affordable COI suppliers. DISCLAIMERS Prices shown are our minimum before qualifying your reservation. Additional fees may apply once we have a full understanding of your project such as: total number of attendees, start and end time of your reservation, vehicles involved in your project (production), the amount of EQ to load in and load out, type of activity, etc. Please note: our minimum hours may occasionally differ from Splacer's settings, in which case we will clarify with you as soon as you inquire about the space. **************************** ABOUT THE SPACE ****************************** ABOUT THE SPACE A tranquil oasis located on the Lower East Side. This 8,000 sq/ft townhouse with a cellar + 3 floors and a 1,200 sq/ft rooftop boasts 6 beds and 3 baths. The venue is fully equipped with projectors, TVs, and a beautiful fireplace making it the perfect location for your next event, meeting or production. This space provides unlimited options with its open layout, versatile backdrops, and plenty of plants and props. This NYC venue has an upscale Mediterranean feel with a natural aesthetic, top-of-the-line finishings, and one-of-a-kind artwork. Let this Mediterranean upscale space transport you out of the city and let your imagination run wild in the space. AMENITIES Mediterranean architecture style Exposed beams Exposed pipes Outdoor patio on the rooftop with lounge area Fireplace Hanging chair High capacity wifi Natural light Open Kitchen Projector + TVs and speakers Spiral stairs Tile decor Tropical plants Unique bathroom White brick walls Wood columns SURROUNDINGS & PARKING 2min walk from subway stations Free street parking is available Parking garages nearby WE HANDLE EVERYTHING  In addition to offering some of NYC’s most coveted spaces for rent, we also offer an end-to-end planning service. We are a one-stop shop for all your needs. When you decide to work with us, the first thing we do is assign a dedicated concierge specialized in your booking rental type (events, meetings, productions, and showrooms) who will shoulder all the heavy lifting of translating your vision into reality. You dictate the vision, we bring you all the options and then put plans in place. Our inclusive concierge service will help with all the questions and anything that comes up. PREMIUM EXPERIENCE + NO WORRIES Working with us is easier than dealing with separate space rental companies and planning services. Imagine: instead of calling all over town for spaces, and trying to get a planner to match the space up with the right caterers, florists, and music, all the options are presented to you by us in one centralized planning process. We make your life manageable! ARRIVAL & DEPARTURE Upon arrival, the space will be prepped, spotless, and ready to use. The on-site rep will check you in and assist to load in/out your equipment, set up all the tech you need, and will be available (but out of your way) the entire time in case you need assistance. ALL OUR SPACES & REVIEWS bit.ly/AllOurSpaces

Former Foundry with Old World Charm

New York | Midtown

$350 per hour
75
7Responds within 3 hours
This unique 2000 + sq. ft space offers so much diversity with it's 25 foot ceilings, open floor plans, sky lights, loft areas, great acoustics, an incredible appointment of old foundry art, and a history that embraces all who enter the space. The space has been used for film, photography, live theater, operatic performances, concerts, corporate events and a host of other private events. As this was a former foundry, the building is equipped with commercial/industrial electricity. All rentals include setup and tear down time.

Spacious Brownstone

New York | Lower Manhattan

$500 per hour
110
22Responds within an hour
Historic and elegant parlor floor of a beautiful brownstone; high ceilings, chandeliers, three distinct spaces which can be opened to each other. Different rates apply depending on number of guests and day of week. Rates for weddings, film, television and professional photo shoots available upon request.

Speak Easy Cabaret-Lower East Side

New York | Lower Manhattan

$288 per hour
40
22Responds within 2 hours
A nostalgic and intimate jewel box of a space that transports you back to the prohibition era, situated in an historic building that was once the home of Lucky Luciano's Palm Casino Speakeasy.

Flatiron loft with beautiful kitchens!

New York | Manhattan

$500 per hour
175
10Responds within 3 hours
Our original premier event space is perfect for film and photo shoots, corporate and culinary events, private parties, and elegant weddings. With over 10 years of experience we can provide a perfect venue for any event you can imagine, including fashion shows, product launches and celebrity chef demonstrations. Contact us anytime to set up an appointment to see our stunning spaces. Studio 1 boasts 14ft ceilings, two walls of windows (East and South facing) in a fully-renovated early 20th century building. Our rentals are typically based on a 10 hour window (including set-up and breakdown) at a fixed day rate, depending on event type and size. Please contact us for an exact quote for your event! A 6 or 8 hour window may be available, depending on the type of rental, at an hourly rate: $450/hour for a minimum of 8 hours, or an adjusted rate for a 6 hour rental (available for specific events.) Hourly rate may be higher for large-scale events. There is an additional cleaning charge and trash fee for all events. Access to the freight elevator before 7am or after 7pm will incur an additional charge of $50/hour. Access to the freight elevator during the weekend is available at $150/hour. Holds for bookings are offered on a first-come first-serve basis. Secondary holds are offered after the first hold has been filled. If a secondary hold would like to place a deposit, the first hold will be given a 24-hour window to book, after which the booking will be made available to the secondary hold. Included in your rental is -access to in-house furniture (full list upon request) -in house AV which includes a Bluetooth sound system and two 55-inch HD TVs on rolling stands -High speed wifi -2 wireless, handheld microphones -Kitchens are set up with fully functioning electrical appliances including fridge, freezer, and electrical stovetop. (The gas range requires a propane hookup with FDNY permitting required, at an additional cost) In order to make sure that we are operating our studios in a safe and healthful manner for our returning clients in the wake of COVID-19 we are making a few necessary improvements and updates. We are following the Key to NYC requirements for indoor entertainment spaces, meaning all guests aged 12 and older should be able to present proof that they have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine upon entry to the studio. More information on the Key to NYC mandate can be found here: https://www1.nyc.gov/site/doh/covid/covid-19-vaccines-keytonyc.page This applies to all events held in our spaces, including private and corporate events. -Additionally, all staff at our studios have been vaccinated. -PPE including hand sanitizer, masks, and gloves are made available to guests upon entry to our studios - Additional hand washing stations have been installed in each studio. - All bathroom sinks have been retrofit with contactless faucets. - Increased wifi bandwidth will be available, up to 10 Gbps for remote videoconferencing needs for both events and productions. - Daily intensive cleanings of both studios. Music must be off at 11:30pm with guests exiting at midnight. No smoking

23A MANHATTAN STUNNING VIEWS EMPIRE STATE

New York | Manhattan

$159 per hour
50
Responds within an hour
Super bright, spacious Photo & Video Studio {1000 sq ft studio } in the heart of Manhattan's Garment District on the 23rd Floor with gorgeous views of Manhattan. This would be an ideal space and location for any photo and video production. PRODUCTION 1-5 people production = $79 6-15 people production = $89 EVENTS per Hour per 1-5 = people Event = $99 6-15 = people Event = $119 16-30 = people Event = $149 31-45 = people Event = $199 46-60 = people Event = $299 ★★★ Our Studio manager is on site to make sure you have everything you need to have a great shoot.★★★ ★★★★★PLEASE BOOK FOR ENOUGH TIME SO THAT YOU CAN SET UP AND WRAP UP WITHIN YOUR BOOKING HRS ★★★★★ 4 hrs Minimum Booking - All the equipment we have is for you to use for FREE. - Ceiling = 12ft - Seamless paper = 24 different colors. *** If you wish to use any paper background it's $25.00 per 9 ft pull DIRECT SUNLIGHT we have TONS of direct sunlight that comes through the 4 east facing windows at 8:00 am and TONS of light pouring in from 4 oversize south facing windows, DIRECT sun light until sunset. AMENITIES 2 freight elevators available 24 hours 3 passenger elevators 24 hours 24 hours concierge and security 1 private restrooms dedicated to our studio PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION A C E 1 2 3 N Q R W 7 S All trains coming into Penn Station and buses to Port Authority EQUIPMENT LIST : STANDS C stands 1 x avenger medium roller 1 x medium boom arm 2 X Heavy Duty Air Cushioned Impact background stands 1 x Impact HD crossbar LIGHTS 2 x flashpoint strobes ( 1 X -- xplor 400 watt) ( 1 X -- 400 Watts MonoLight ) 1 Alien Bee Strobe 1 x Lowell DP light 1 x universal Remote trigger LIGHT MODIFIERS 1 X Glow Ez lock 48” deep parabolic softbox with Grid + baffle 1 X Photek SoftLighter Umbrella (60 inches) 1 X black flag 1 X Profoto beauty dish 2 X vflats 1 X Silver & White foamcore 4x8 ft TAPE 2 x rolls of tape STYLIST UTILITIES 10 Wooden hangers Garment Rack Steamer MUSIC 1 X Portable Bose speaker with Bluetooth and Aux CLAMPS 4 x Medium A clamps POWER CORDS 3 x Heavy duty extension cords MISC. 4 x apple boxes 1 x small capture station on wheels 1 X Make up Station 1 leather couch 4 stools on wheels 2 Directors chair ★ We have 2 security surveillance cameras and it will only be used in case of any disputes. ★ Our Studio manager is on site and we take a look at the security cameras once in a while just to make sure everything is going well at the studio ★ Please leave the studio the way you found it and that way we do not have to charge you a cleaning fees. ★ Our studio is all WHITE and we request you to help us KEEP it clean. ★★★★★ ❤ ✽ HELP US HELP YOU GET A CLEAN WHITE STUDIO ✽ ❤ ★★★★★ Photo Shoots, Portrait Photo shoot, Podcast, Film Shoot, Product Shoot, Fitness Video, Music Video, Web Series Shoot, Workout Video, Filming, Video Shoot, Casting, Apparel Shoot, Clothing Shoot, Commercial Photo shoot, Fashion Shoot, Head Shot, Photo Shoot, Promotional Video, Product Shoot, Promotional Photo shoot, Workshop, Collaboration, Workshop Dance Shoot, Documentary Shoot, Production, Kickstarter Video, Fashion photography studio, beauty photography Studio

Sunlit loft space with tin ceiling

New York | Manhattan

$450 per hour
125
4Responds within 3 hours
One of our two premier event spaces steps away from Union Square in the Flatiron district, our Studio 2 space is perfect for film and photo shoots, corporate and culinary events, private parties and elegant weddings. Studio 2 boasts 13ft ceilings and East-facing windows in a renovated early 20th century building. Our rentals are typically based on a 10 hour window (including set-up and breakdown) at a fixed ray rate, depending on event type and size. Please contact us for an exact quote for your event! A 6 or 8 hour window may be available, depending on the type of rental, at an hourly rate: $400/hour for a minimum of 8 hours, or an adjusted rate for a 6 hour rental (available for specific events.) Hourly rate may change for larger scale events. There is an additional cleaning charge and trash fee for all events. Access to the freight elevator before 7am or after 7pm will incur an additional charge of $50/hour. Access to the freight elevator during the weekend is available at $150/hour. Holds for bookings are offered on a first-come first-serve basis. Secondary holds are offered after the first hold has been filled. If a secondary hold would like to place a deposit, the first hold will be given a 24-hour window to book, after which the booking will be made available to the secondary hold. Included in your rental is -access to in-house furniture (full list upon request) -in house AV which includes a Bluetooth sound system and two 55-inch HD TVs on rolling stands -High speed wifi -2 wireless, handheld microphones -Kitchens are set up with fully functioning electrical appliances (including fridge, freezer, and electrical stovetop) In order to make sure that we are operating our studios in a safe and healthful manner for our returning clients in the wake of COVID-19 we are making a few necessary improvements and updates. We are following the Key to NYC requirements for indoor entertainment spaces, meaning all guests aged 12 and older should be able to present proof that they have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine upon entry to the studio. More information on the Key to NYC mandate can be found here: https://www1.nyc.gov/site/doh/covid/covid-19-vaccines-keytonyc.page This applies to all events held in our spaces, including private and corporate events. -Additionally, all staff at our studios have been vaccinated. -PPE including hand sanitizer, masks, and gloves are made available to guests upon entry to our studios - Additional hand washing stations have been installed in each studio. - All bathroom sinks have been retrofit with contactless faucets. - Increased wifi bandwidth will be available, up to 10 Gbps for remote videoconferencing needs for both events and productions. - Daily intensive cleanings of both studios. Music must be off at 11:30pm with guests exiting at midnight. No smoking

Vita Photo Studio. Great natural light UES

New York | Manhattan

$79 per hour
10
Lots of natural light during the day for daytime photography or videography. High ceilings of over 9 feet, 10 feet wide backdrop. The space comes with an assistant if needed. Photographer available for additional charge. This is more than just a studio. This is a cozy space for you to create, with a lounge area to brainstorm ideas, make up section and a large table in kitchen area to eat lunch at or discuss ideas further (not pictured). The equipment includes 3 Godox strobe lights, godox flashes, tripods, reflector, black 10" curtain, white seamless paper, light blue cloth backdrop, color gels, modifier with barn doors. Additional seamless paper rolls are available for additional price (inquire in advance). Smoke machine rental $10/hr. Additional props. The studio is conveniently located across the Q train station.

Modern and spacious NYC Penthouse loft

New York | Hell's Kitchen

$400 per hour
75
1Responds within 3 hours
This modern yet luxurious Penthouse features distinctive eight-foot wraparound windows, on three sides, which provide daylight from the South, East, and West. This space is perfect for photoshoots, video shoots, private or corporate dinners, launches, performances and screenings. Space includes stainless steel windows, distressed concrete floor, custom furnishings, and a full-service kitchen. Additionally, this space offers rooftop access and amazing NYC views. Square feet: 1700 main space / Limited roof access Ceiling height: 11 ft Sound system with iPod hook-up Video presentation projector and screen Wireless internet / Access to fax and printer Access to an in-house inventory of rental furnishings Blackout shades available

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