Four-Story, 623,000-Square-Foot Commercial Complex Revealed, 280 Richards Street, Red Hook

280 Richards Street270 Richards Street. Rendering via Bloomberg

Back in 2005, Thor Equities acquired, for $40 million, the 7.7-acre Revere Sugar Refinery site at 280 Richards Street, located south of Beard Street in Red Hook. The developer later demolished the refinery (the last photos of it can be found here), and has since been floating the idea of building a massive mixed-use project with residential units and commercial space. The developer is now moving forward with plans for a four-story, 623,000-square-foot commercial complex, Bloomberg reported. It will include 600,000 square feet of office space and will boast 100,000-square-foot floor plates. The project will also feature 23,000 square feet of retail and restaurant space, presumably on the ground floor, along with a central courtyard, rooftop terraces, and a public waterfront esplanade. Norman Foster’s London-based Foster + Partners is designing. The site is located 12 blocks from the Smith-9th Streets stop on the F/G trains.

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1 Comment on "Four-Story, 623,000-Square-Foot Commercial Complex Revealed, 280 Richards Street, Red Hook"

  1. When I see water my feeling is empty, delete everything from busy life to the river.

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