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What's happening in your backyard? YIMBY News delivers the day's top five new development stories to your inbox every weekday morning.



428 St. Marks Place

Four-Story, Five-Unit Condo Building In The Works At 428 St. Marks Place, St. George, Staten Island

Earlier this year, YIMBY reported on applications for a four-story, five-unit residential building at 428 St. Marks Place, in St. George on Staten Island, and now the developer is demolishing the site’s dilapidated 2.5-story wood-frame structure, DNAinfo reports. Developer Anthony Guglieri is currently taking the project through ULURP and plans to begin actual construction in 2016. The project will measure 4,675 square feet in total, and units will be condos, averaging 853 square feet each. A 410 square-foot retail unit will take up the ground floor. Frank Martarella’s Staten Island-based Think Design Architecture is the architect of record.

109 East 115th Street

Reveal For Eight-Story, 32-Unit Mixed-Use Building Planned At 109 East 115th Street, East Harlem

Near the end of 2014, YIMBY reported on applications for an eight-story, 32-unit mixed-use building at 109 East 115th Street, in East Harlem, and now Curbed has the project’s reveal, in the form on an on-site rendering. Permits were approved earlier this year, and the project will measure 27,706 square feet in total, including a 5,392 square-foot community facility on the ground floor. Residential units will begin on the second floor and measure an average 700 square feet apiece, indicative of rentals. ACNY Developers Inc. is developing and Midtown-based HTO Architects is the architect of record. Completion is expected in mid-2016.

1225 42nd Street

Four-Story, Three-Unit Mixed-Use Building Planned At 1225 42nd Street, Borough Park

Property owner Carol Katzburg has filed applications for a four-story, three-unit mixed-use building at 1225 42nd Street, in northern Borough Park, three blocks from the D train’s stop at Fort Hamilton Parkway. The structure will measure 8,796 square feet in total, and that figure includes 2,297 square feet of community facility space on the ground floor. The full-floor residential units above will average a family-sized 2,166 square feet apiece. Queens-based Grigori Zinkevitch is the architect of record, and an existing 2.5-story house must first be demolished.

260 Bowery

Developer Buys 260 Bowery Site, Plans Eight-Story, Six-Unit Mixed-Use Building, Nolita

Back in September, renderings surfaced of a Morris Adjmi-designed eight-story, six-unit mixed-use building at 258-260 Bowery, in Nolita, and now Premier Equities has acquired the development site for $10 million, according to Commercial Observer. The planned development will total 23,500 square feet, and retail space will span the cellar through second floors. The upper floors will house condominiums. Residential square footage hasn’t been announced or filed. So, unit sizes aren’t yet available. Demolition began over the summer on the site’s former three-story building.

8111 Third Avenue, photo via TerraCRG

Bay Ridge Development Site Hits the Market at 8111 Third Avenue

A sizable development site is up for grabs at the corner of Third Avenue and 81st Street in Bay Ridge, along the bustling commercial corridor of the South Brooklyn neighborhood. The parking lot at 8111 Third Avenue could accommodate a 22,000-square-foot building with retail, medical offices, apartments, or some combination of the three.

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