Foundations Underway at 300 East 50th Street in Midtown East, Manhattan

Foundations are underway at 300 East 50th Street, the site of a 23-story residential building in the Turtle Bay section of Midtown East, Manhattan. Designed by BKSK Architects and developed by MAG Partners in collaboration with Global Holdings, KRW Realty Advisors, Krown Point, and Safanad, the 275-foot-tall structure will span 170,000 square feet and yield 194 units, with 30 percent allocated to affordable housing, as well as ground-floor retail space, a cellar level, and a 30-foot-long side yard. 300 East 50th Street Owner LLC is listed as the owner and Urban Atelier Group is the general contractor for the property, which is located at the intersection of Second Avenue and East 50th Street.

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36 West 38th Street Hotel Tops Out in Midtown, Manhattan

Construction has topped out on 36 West 38th Street, a 20-story hotel in Midtown, Manhattan. Designed by Gene Kaufman and developed by Onboard Hospitality LLC, which purchased the property for $19 million in a bankruptcy auction from Gemini Real Estate in 2017, the structure stands 205 feet tall and will yield 200 guest rooms. Omnibuild Construction is the general contractor for the project, which is located on an interior lot between Fifth and Sixth Avenues, just south of Bryant Park.

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Construction Rises on Hotel Conversion at 224 West 47th Street in Times Square, Manhattan

Construction is progressing on 224 West 47th Street, a 25-story hotel tower at the northern end of Times Square, Manhattan. Designed by Gene Kaufman Architect and developed by McSam Hotel Group, the project involves the conversion and expansion of an 11-story bank building from the 1920s into a 136-room Cambria Suites hotel. GK West 47th LLC is listed as the owner and Omnibuild is the general contractor for the Midtown property, which is located on a narrow interior lot between the pedestrianized plazas along Broadway to the east and Eighth Avenue to the west.

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Render of 120 Park Avenue renovation, courtesy of BerlinRosen

120 Park Avenue Modernization Begins in Midtown, Manhattan

Construction has begun on the first phase of the redevelopment of 120 Park Avenue, a 26-story commercial building in Midtown, Manhattan across from Grand Central Terminal. Designed by MdeAS Architects and developed by Global Holdings, the project involves renovations to the building’s façade and the construction of new double-height loggia terraces on the fifth and sixth floors of the Class A office building. Turner Construction is the general contractor for the property, which is located at the intersection of Park Avenue and 42nd Street.

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Excavation Underway for 68-Story Skyscraper at 100 West 37th Street in Midtown, Manhattan

Excavation is moving along at 100 West 37th Street, the site of a 68-story mixed-use skyscraper in the Garment District of Midtown, Manhattan. Designed by C3D Architecture and developed by Sioni Group under the 989 Sixth Realty LLC, the 743-foot-tall structure will span 384,118 square feet and yield 300 condominium units with an average scope of 991 square feet, as well as 86,817 square feet of commercial space and two cellar levels. Northeast Specialist Group was the demolition contractor for the corner property, which is alternately addressed as 989-993 Sixth Avenue and located at the intersection of Sixth Avenue and West 37th Street.

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