Mar 11, 2021

Baby and pet products importer seeks aid to move HQ from Queens to Suffolk

An importer and distributor of baby products wants to move its headquarters from Queens to Long Island in a $20 million project that would bring 28 jobs to Hauppauge, officials said.

Regent Baby Products Corp. hopes to relocate from its Jamaica, Queens, home because the 85,000-square-foot building is being sold, said Roy Pomerantz, who owns and operates the business with his brothers Jay and Steven.

The trio is eyeing a 104,300-square-foot building on Rabro Drive in Hauppauge for a new office, just 12 miles from the company’s Melville warehouse. But Roy Pomerantz said the headquarters and warehouse could also be combined in New Jersey, which is closer to two of the brothers’ Manhattan homes. The company also could rent office space in Queens, he said on Monday.

Regent sells pacifiers, bottles, wipes, clothing, toys, bathing accessories and safety items. They are produced overseas and sold under the Babyking, cribmates, Disney, Paw Patrol, petite l’amour, Playtex Baby and Sesame Street brands.