Plans have been announced for a new seven-story office building on the Greenpoint Waterfront, and today, YIMBY has the first renderings for the site. The project is targeted to satisfy the demand for more small Class-A office space in the rising Greenpoint and North Williamsburg areas, which have seen a significant boom in new residential development. Simon Baron Development is the developer behind the uniquely-shaped structure, and FXCollaborative is responsible for the design.
Articles by Andrew Nelson
Permits have been filed for a seven-story mixed-use development at 38 West 8th Street, one block away from Washington Square Park. The site is off the beaten path for Greenwich Village, and the extant structure is not of noteworthy or particular beauty. Despite this, the odds are high this project will attract undeserved criticism from local rent-gouging homeowners fearful of any increase in neighborhood housing supply. Joseph Straus of the Straus Group is listed as responsible for the development.
Permits have been filed for a new nine-story residential complex at 2016 Arthur Avenue in The Bronx’s Tremont neighborhood. The site is eight blocks away from the Tremont train station, serviced by Metro North. Jeff Fox of Foxy Management is responsible for the development, and the firm purchased the lot for $4 million earlier this year.
Permits have been filed for a 151-key hotel at 97-18 Sutphin Boulevard in Jamaica, Queens. The site is four blocks from the Sutphin Boulevard subway station, serviced by the E and J trains, and connecting to the JFK AirTrain. The LIRR also runs through the area, at the Jamaica train station three blocks from the site. MP Hospitality is listed as responsible for the development.
Permits have been filed for a six-story residential building at 552 Prospect Place in Crown Heights, Brooklyn. The site is a block away from the Park Place subway station, serviced by the S trains. Six blocks away is the Brooklyn Museum. Stephan Tchorbajian of Hye Rise Consulting is listed as behind the applications.