This week, developers and city officials celebrated the official opening of 22 South West, a new mixed-income affordable housing complex in Mount Vernon, New York. Designed by Humphreys & Partners Urban Architecture, the $95 million mixed-use development comprises 4,200 square feet of ground-floor retail and office space, 189 apartments, and 149 sub-grade parking spaces.
Permits have been filed for an eight-story mixed-use building at 1520 Broadway in Ocean Hill, Brooklyn. Located on the corner of Hancock Street and Broadway, the lot is steps away from the Halsey Street subway station, serviced by the J train. MacQuesten Development is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Pelham, N.Y.-based MacQuesten Development is proposing to build a 20-story, 205-unit mixed-use building at 22 South West Street, in the West Mount Vernon section of Mount Vernon. That’s in southern Westchester County, a few blocks north of the Bronx border. The proposed tower would include a mix of below market-rate and market-rate rental apartments, in addition to 5,000 square feet of retail space, Westfair reported. Dallas-based Humphreys & Partners Urban Architecture is behind the design. The tower requires the property to be rezoned. The Mount Vernon City Council is currently debating the rezoning a 46-acre industrial section of the city within which the property falls. If the rezoning passes, the developer hopes to get the project itself approved and begin excavation later this year. A gas station has been removed from the site and remediation work is complete. The tower would be located right next to Metro-North Railroad’s Mt. Vernon West station.
MacQuesten Development and NYS Homes and Community Renewal have announced an 11-story, 80-unit rental building at the vacant lot of 130 Mount Vernon Avenue, in Mount Vernon, per Real Estate Weekly. Dubbed The Modern, the $31.5 million project will include 9,400 square feet of retail space. The building is scheduled to open in the Fall of 2016.