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Williamsburg


550 Metropolitan Avenue

Six-Story Mixed-Use Project Filed For 550 Metropolitan Avenue, Williamsburg

Michael Maidan, doing business under 550 Metropolitan LLC, has filed applications for a six-story, four-unit mixed-use building at 550 Metropolitan Avenue, in central Williamsburg, near the Lorimer subway stop on the L train. The building will span 9,770 square feet, with 1,620 square feet designated for retail space at street level. Igor Zaslavskiy of Zproekt is designing, and an existing three-story apartment building must first be demolished.



242 Bedford Avenue

Whole Foods Building At 242 Bedford Avenue Receives Glassy Façade, Williamsburg

In January, Brownstoner reported that the new two-story Whole Foods building had topped out at 242 Bedford Avenue in Williamsburg, and now Gothamist has the latest with photos of façade installation. The 50,000 square-foot building appears to have received a redesign, which notably includes a cleaner and more modern glass envelope. Aurora Capital Associates and Midtown Equities is developing, and completion is opening is expected in Spring of 2016.


176 Bedford Avenue

Two-Story Commercial Building Probably Planned At 176 Bedford Avenue, Williamsburg

In April, Thor Equities acquired the development site spanning 176-180 Bedford Avenue, in northern Williamsburg, for $36.1 million, and now renderings posted on-site show a possible two-story commercial-retail building. Per Brownstoner, plans have yet to be filed for the project, but the property could accommodate a structure as large as 14,400 square feet. The site’s three-story predecessor has been removed.


209 Havemeyer Street

Dime Savings Bank Markets Assemblage At 209 Havemeyer Street, Williamsburg

Brownstoner reports the Dime Savings Bank building in central Williamsburg, which is only a portion of a 50,000 square-foot assemblage, is now on the market as a development site. The other properties included are 257-275 South 5th Street, 146-150 Marcy Avenue, 209 Havemeyer Street, and 262 South 4th Street, and a 230,500 square-foot mixed-use development could be accommodated. Dime Savings Bank is seeking to keep their retail location in the existing two-story building at 209 Havemeyer Street.




505 Grand Street

Six-Story Mixed-Use Development Coming To 505 Grand Street, Williamsburg

Property owner Ashourzadeh Manny, doing business under 501 EMR LLC, has filed applications for a six-story, 14-unit mixed-use building at 503-505 Grand Street, in central Williamsburg. Measuring a total 11,720 square feet, commercial space will take up 2,630 square feet, and the remainder will be residential. BMG Design Build is designing, and a three-story townhouse must first be demolished.


26 Marcy Avenue

Four-Unit Mixed-Use Project Planned At 26 Marcy Avenue, Williamsburg

An LLC has filed applications for two four-story, two-unit mixed-use buildings spanning the lots 20-26 Marcy Avenue, in central Williamsburg. The four residential units will be dividing nearly 6,800 square feet of residential space, and a combined 3,940 square feet of commercial space will span the development. KMP Design and Engineering is designing, and a single-story warehouse must first be demolished.