Construction is complete on VU, a 36-story residential tower at 368 Third Avenue in the Midtown, Manhattan neighborhood of Kips Bay. Designed by SLCE Architects and developed by Minrav Development, the 145,000-square-foot structure yields 100 condominium units in studio to three-bedroom layouts and duplex penthouses with interiors designed by Paris Forino. Brown Harris Stevens Development Marketing is exclusively handling the marketing and sales for the property, which is located on Third Avenue between East 26th and East 27th Streets.
Fisher Brothers have completed a large-scale improvement project at Fisher Park, a publicly accessible urban space at 1345 Avenue of the Americas in Midtown, Manhattan. The improvements include free public wifi, over 100 feet of bench seating, raised planters, tables and chairs throughout the plaza, and new granite pavers, steps, and lighting.
Construction is wrapping up on Eastlight, a 34-story residential tower at 200 East 34th Street in Kips Bay. Designed by CetraRuddy Architecture and developed by 200 East 34th LLC, the 388-foot-tall structure will yield 135,094 square feet with 144 condominiums and 2,992 square feet of commercial space on the lower levels. Noble Construction Group is the general contractor for the property, which is located at the corner of Third Avenue and East 34th Street.
Construction is nearing topping out on 509 Third Avenue, a 35-story residential tower in Murray Hill. Designed by Ismael Leyva Architects and developed by Lalezarian Properties under the Third and Thirty Four LLC, and Kahen Properties. The 386-foot-tall structure will yield 166,917 square feet with 229 residential units, most likely rentals with an average scope of 692 square feet each, as well as 8,253 square feet of commercial space and a 30-foot-long yard. The property is located at the corner of Third Avenue and East 34th Street.
This week Tishman Speyer and Irvine Company revealed the next phase of renovations and capital improvements at the historic MetLife Building, with new food and beverage options set to debut in 2023. Located at 200 Park Avenue in Midtown East, Manhattan, the building’s new dining options will include the iconic Capital Grille, organic and fair-trade café Jack’s Stir Brew Coffee, Black Seed Bagels, as well as a pop-up run by Talea Beer Co., a woman-owned brewery based in Brooklyn.