The city’s Department of Housing Preservation and Development has released a request for affordable housing proposals for the north shore of Staten Island. The RFP would use 108,000 square feet of land owned by the city for a mixed-use development with 100 percent affordable housing and community amenities and services.
Articles by Vanessa Londono
Permits have been filed for a four-story residential building at 91 De Sales Place in Bushwick, Brooklyn. Located between Evergreens Cemetery and Bushwick Avenue, the interior lot is one block north of the Bushwick Avenue-Aberdeen Street subway station, serviced by the L train. Yuda Furth is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Last week, private equity real estate fund manager Red Stone Equity Partners celebrated the closing of financing for Balton Commons, a $19-million mixed-use development currently under construction at 267 West 126th Street in Harlem, Manhattan. Developed in partnership with Lemor Development Group and Apex Building Group, the seven-story building will have 4,500 square feet of tech incubator space managed by non-profit Silicon Harlem, 1,200 square feet of ground-floor commercial space, 1,350 square feet of community facility space, and 37 residential units dedicated to mixed-income affordable housing for residents between 30 and 90 percent of the area median income.
Construction is expected to begin in January on Melrose North, a residential development that will bring 171 units of supportive and affordable housing to 925 Courtlandt Avenue in South Bronx’s Morrisania neighborhood. In a partnership between developer Bronx Pro Group and the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA), the $92 million project will be built on a vacant NYCHA waste facility site.
Permits have been filed for a 32-story mixed-use building at 2-01 50th Avenue in Long Island City, Queens. Located at the intersection of 50th Avenue and Center Boulevard, the corner lot is two blocks west of the Vernon Boulevard-Jackson Avenue subway station, serviced by the 7 train. Katheline M. Pierre is listed as the owner behind the applications. The development site is under project management by corporate subsidiary Kathens’ Piettokpatia and Foundation of Motion Pictures Information Enterprises.