The Chetrit Group is in the early stages of planning for a mixed-use project that would rise on the irregularly-shaped, eight-acre property at 57-46 56th Street, in Maspeth. The developer previously sat down with local elected officials to discuss rezoning the property for residential units, according to Crain’s, which would trigger the city’s Uniform Land Use Review Procedure (ULURP), as the site is currently located within an Industrial Business Zone (IBZ) and zoned for manufacturing. Nothing yet has been formally proposed. Multiple low-rise industrial warehouses occupy the property.
A Jamaica-based property owner has filed applications for a single-story, 6,000-square-foot manufacturing building at 504 Liberty Avenue, located on the corner of Van Siclen Avenue in East New York. The project will house manufacturing, office, and storage space. Jose A. Velasquez’s architectural firm, based in South Ozone Park, is the applicant of record. The 60-foot-wide, 6,000-square-foot plot is vacant. The site is located within the East New York rezoning area approved earlier this year, allowing up to 12,000 square feet of manufacturing space or 18,000 square feet of residential space to be built as-of-right on the site.
A development team has been selected by the New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) to build a five-building, 740-unit mixed-use project at the site of the abandoned Spofford Juvenile Detention Center. The facility, spread across five acres, is located at 1221 Spofford Avenue, in the South Bronx’s Hunts Point section. The development team comprises of Gilbane Development Company, the Hudson Companies, and Mutual Housing Association of New York.
The couple behind Grimm Ales brews test batches of beer in their Gowanus apartment and then drives down to Virginia to create larger quantities for distribution. Now the nomadic brewers are finally making the leap to a permanent brewery at 990 Metropolitan Avenue in East Williamsburg.
An anonymous Brooklyn-based LLC has filed applications for a four-story, 14,440-square-foot commercial-manufacturing building at 160 Dikeman Street in Red Hook. The ground floor will contain a six-car parking garage, followed by 7,070 square feet of manufacturing space on the second and third floors, and 2,867 square feet of office space on the fourth floor. The 73-foot-tall structure will be topped by a penthouse featuring a lounge with a pantry and a roof terrace. Nizam O. Kizilsencer’s Financial District-based Strata Architects is the architect of record. The 50-foot-wide, 5,000-square-foot plot is vacant.