Downtown Brooklyn

Construction at 199 Jay Street. Photo by Tectonic.

Construction Update: 199 Jay Street, Downtown Brooklyn

It was in July of 2014 that YIMBY brought you word of plans for the site of an office building at 199 Jay Street, at the corner of the small section of Nassau Street before the Manhattan Bridge ramps, in Downtown Brooklyn. A month later, we showed you a rendering of the project. Since then the existing building was demolished. Other than that, however, the project has barely pierced the ground, as seen in photos sent to us by our friend Tectonic, and it has a long way to go before it achieves its 33-story design.

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138 Willoughby Street

First Look At City Point’s 57-Story, 500-Unit Mixed-Use Tower At 138 Willoughby Street, DoBro

Last month, YIMBY reported on pre-filings for Extell Development’s 57-story mixed-use tower planned at 138 Willoughby Street, in Downtown Brooklyn. The building would be City Point’s third and final phase, and now the Brooklyn Paper has the first look at the 692-foot-tall tower. The building will have a four-story, 65,000-square-foot retail base topped by 500 residential units. A decision has not been made for whether the units will be rentals or condominiums, but the developer is reportedly “leaning towards condos.” Kohn Pedersen Fox is the design architect, while SLCE Architects is serving as the architect of record. Construction is currently slated to begin next year, with completion expected in 2019.




286 Ashland Place

32-Story, 384-Unit Mixed-Use Tower Tops Out At 286 Ashland Place, Downtown Brooklyn

YIMBY last checked in on the 32-story, 384-unit mixed-use building under construction at 286 Ashland Place, in Downtown Brooklyn, in November, when it was 24-stories-tall. Two Trees’ tower has now topped out, according to Curbed, and cladding is roughly 20 percent installed. The building will have 21,928 square feet of retail and 45,148 square feet of community space within its base, and of the residential units located above, 76 will be rented at below-market rates. Construction is expected to be finsihed over the summer, and move-ins are scheduled for the fall. TEN Arquitectos is behind the design.


356 Fulton Street

Developer Acquired Mixed-Use Development Site At 356 Fulton Street, Downtown Brooklyn

The Feil Organization purchased the three-story, 28,000 square-foot office building at 356 Fulton Street, in Downtown Brooklyn, for $43 million just before New Year’s. The Midtown-based developer has not disclosed plans for the site, though it could accommodate a new mixed-use building with 87,000 and 104,000 square feet of residential and commercial space, respectively. The property was acquired from and was occupied by Capital One, according to The Real Deal.