The affordable housing lottery has launched for The Crossing at Jamaica Station, a 30-story mixed-use residential building at 147-40 Archer Avenue in Jamaica, Queens. Designed by FXCollaborative and developed by BRP Companies, the structure yields 539 residences. Available on NYC Housing Connect are 75 units for residents at 130 percent of the area median income (AMI), ranging in eligible income from $68,915 to $192,400.
Alchemy-ABR Investment Partners and Cain International are working in collaboration to complete a new 26-story office tower at 125 West 57th Street. Designed by FXCollaborative, the building will stand 420 feet above ground and comprise approximately 260,000 square feet.
This week, developers celebrated the completion of two new affordable housing properties within the sprawling La Central residential complex in Melrose, The Bronx. Located at 556 and 600 Bergen Avenue, buildings A and B comprise nearly 500 income-restricted units, a new YMCA, a production studio for BronxNet, a rooftop farm operated by GrowNYC, and a mix of retail businesses.
Exterior work is getting closer to completion on One Willoughby Square, a 495-foot-tall commercial skyscraper in Downtown Brooklyn. Alternately addressed as 420 Albee Square, the 36-story structure is designed by FXCollaborative for JEMB Realty and will yield 500,000 square feet of Class A office space. One Willoughby Square is set to open as the tallest new office building in Brooklyn and is bound by Albee Square West to the east, Willoughby Street to the north, and Duffield Street to the west. Gilbane Building Company is in charge of construction for the project.
Herald Square may soon be home to a new 900-foot-tall skyscraper perched atop Macy’s historic Herald Square flagship store. In addition to the high-rise tower, the retailer this week announced that the proposed scope of work includes a $235 million investment in the surrounding neighborhood.