Hotel developers are piling into manufacturing zones from the South Bronx to Bushwick, but the de Blasio administration is considering a ban on hotel development in these areas, particularly in protected industrial business zones (IBZs).
All Year Management has filed applications for a seven-story, 112-key hotel spanning 69-85 White Street, in East Williamsburg. The building will technically be an expansion of the existing single-story warehouse, and the project will measure 79,365 square feet. ODA Architecture is designing, and the developer acquired the warehouse for $9.4 million late last year.
Chetrit’s long-planned hotel-retail-apartment complex is finally taking shape at 500 Metropolitan Avenue in Williamsburg, and YIMBY has a look inside the gigantic site thanks to reader Sebastian Findlay.
Developers are rushing to build hotels in Brooklyn’s priciest Industrial Business Zone, North Williamsburg, and now they’re looking further afield in the sleepy industrial borderlands of Bushwick and Ridgewood. The owner of a scrap metal recycling business at 25 Stewart Avenue, on the corner of Flushing Avenue in Bushwick, has filed a new building application to construct a nine-story hotel the property.
The burgeoning new immigrant population in Woodside, Jackson Heights and Corona has driven a small construction boom in those neighborhoods, and one developer has decided to capitalize on the area’s growth with an eight-story hotel at 64-06 Queens Boulevard in Woodside.
Earlier this week, YIMBY brought you an update on the William Vale Hotel in north Williamsburg, and now we’ve got a look at the creatively named Williamsburg Hotel rising nearby at 96 Wythe Avenue.
New hotel developments in Williamsburg have tended to cluster along the northern edge of the neighborhood in recent years, but one project will soon get underway at 626 Driggs Avenue, on the corner of North 3rd Street, for which YIMBY now has a fresh set of renderings. SK Development and CBSK Ironstate are developing, and Garrison Architects is designing the building.
The concrete superstructure is taking shape for the futuristic William Vale hotel at 55 Wythe Avenue in Williamsburg, and it already looks as interesting as the rendering released last year.
The Real Deal has the latest on Fortuna Realty Group’s planned 27-story, 180-key boutique hotel to span 25-27 West 38th Street, in Midtown South. Starwood Hotels & Resorts is co-developing with Fortuna, and The Aloft New York Midtown is expected to open for business in October 2017; Nobutaka Ashihara Architects and VLDG are designing. The existing five- and eight-story buildings passed pre-demolition inspection in late April.
A few weeks ago, YIMBY revealed the SBJ-designed 13-story, 199-key hotel planned for 9-03 44th Road, in Long Island City, and now The Court Square Blog reports demolition of the existing single-story warehouse is about to begin, with fencing now rising outside the old structure. No completion date has been formally announced.