23-10 Queens Plaza South [The Court Square Blog]: Property Markets Group’s 44-story and 391-unit residential building at 23-10 Queens Plaza South, in Long Island City, has risen to the first floor. Concrete and rebar can be seen from the street, and the building is expected to deliver by late 2015.
284 Wadsworth Avenue [Curbed]: Under development by HAP Investments, and designed by Design AIDD, a six-story and 10-unit residential building — located at 284 Wadsworth Avenue, in Washington Heights — has received renderings and is now being dubbed HAP 4.1. An existing three-story structure was approved for demolition in May, and with applications filed for the new building last month, completion can be expected in 2015.
281 5th Avenue [Commercial Observer]: Victor Homes has recently acquired multiple tenement buildings at 273 and 275 5th Avenue, in NoMad, for $35 million; the developer also owns Nos. 279 and 281, and “plans to “combine them in some manner’ and erect “a residential condo project.'”
75 Maspeth Avenue [Crain’s New York]: Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams is pushing the development of a vacant lot spanning 73-99 Maspeth Avenue, in East Williamsburg, also known as the Greenpoint Hospital site previously slated for “nearly 250 affordable apartments.” Adams is requesting the city search for a developer.
263 Bedford Avenue [Brownstoner]: A six-story and 14-unit residential and retail building under construction at 263 Bedford Avenue in Wiliamsburg has topped out, with red-brick façade installation imminent. Jung Wor Chin is designing, and completion is expected early next year.
54-27 Myrtle Avenue [Wyckoff Heights]: Permits are up for the demolition of three single-story warehouse structures spanning 3-36 – 3-50 St. Nicholas Avenue and 54-27 Myrtle Avenue, in Ridgewood. AB Capstone is the developer, and the site allows “a residential building as large as 13 stories and 82,000 square feet, or a commercial or mixed-use building up to 115,000 square feet.”
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