Located at 37 Blue Slip, with uninterrupted 180-degree views of the Midtown skyline and Lower Manhattan to the south, One Blue Slip is the first market-rate residential tower to go up in the 22-acre Greenpoint Landing, and leasing has now launched for the building’s 359 units. The news comes from Brookfield Properties, the developers of the project, alongside a joint venture with Park Tower Group, the master planner of the Greenpoint Landing development.
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Earlier this week, YIMBY brought you news, via Brownstoner, of the progress on Greenpoint Landing’s first two affordable residential buildings, and now developer Park Tower Group is getting ready to begin on two high-rise rental towers, which closely resemble YIMBY’s partial reveal of the planned towers at 37 and 41 Blue Slip. Brookfield Property Partners, who acquired a majority stake in the two-tower project for $59.7 million, according to Crain’s, will be co-developing, and two buildings — one 30 stories with 365 units, and another 40 stories with 415 units — are planned. Gothamist has the latest renderings, and construction is expected to begin in the first half of 2016. Handel Architects is designing. Greenpoint Landing, a 5,000-unit mega-development in northern Greenpoint, will include a total of 10 or more buildings.
Last year, there were two new permit filings for towers at addresses that don’t yet exist on the Greenpoint waterfront (37 and 41 Blue Slip). Both are part of the larger Greenpoint Landing development, which will encompass…