Permits have been filed for a 23-story mixed-use building at 250 W 49th Street in Midtown, Manhattan. Located between Broadway and Eighth Avenue, the lot is one block west of the 49th Street subway station, serviced by the N, R, and W trains. The Hakimian Organization is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Construction is continuing on the Mandarin Oriental Residences Fifth Avenue, a 29-story residential conversion at 685 Fifth Avenue in Midtown, Manhattan. Designed by Marin Architects and developed by SHVO in partnership with Deutsche Finance, the $135 million project will convert 100,000 square feet of former office space into a condominium property managed by Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group, above Fifth Avenue retail frontage marketed by Brookfield Properties. The Rinaldi Group of New York, LLC is the general contractor of the project, which is located between East 53rd and East 54th Streets.
Work is continuing on the renovation of 660 Fifth Avenue, a 64-year-old, 39-story commercial building in Midtown, Manhattan. Designed by Kohn Pedersen Fox and developed by Brookfield Properties, the project involves an interior overhaul and a complete re-cladding, replacing the old aluminum envelope with a modern glass curtain wall. The 1.25 million-square-foot property is located along Fifth Avenue between West 52nd and 53rd Streets and was formerly addressed as 666 Fifth Avenue.
Zar Property NY has nearly completed the renovation of an eight-story commercial office building at 349 Fifth Avenue in Midtown, Manhattan. Located across the street from the Empire State Building, the property now offers tenants a bright new lobby, a roof terrace, modernized elevator cabs, and 8,000-square-foot through-floor offices with minimal columns or dividing walls to maximize the flow of natural light.
Work is wrapping up on The Frame Building, an eight-story office conversion at 541 West 21st Street in West Chelsea. Designed by Mancini Duffy and Pizzacora and developed by Higher Ground Development, the project involves the interior gutting and façade replacement of the 65,000-square-foot former warehouse. Erbo Properties LLC is the owner, JLL is the broker, and Cauldwell Wingate is the general contractor for the property, which is located by the corner of West 21st Street and West Street.