Construction Update

Permits Filed For Nine-Story Building at 466 Flushing Avenue in Williamsburg, Brooklyn

Permits were recently filed for a new nine-story mixed-use residential building at 466 Flushing Avenue in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Fariba Makooi of Fischer+Makooi Architects PLCC is the designer of the project, while Bac Group LTD is listed as the filing representative. The W Group of Brooklyn is listed as the owner of the property. The site sits on an 18,000-square-foot corner lot along the border of Williamsburg and Bedford-Stuyvesant. The closest subway is the G train at the Flushing Avenue subway station. The Brooklyn Queens Expressway (I-278) runs several blocks away to the west, providing easy access to the northbound and southbound lanes.

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301 East 81st Street Tops Out As Brick Curtain Wall Installation Continues on the Upper East Side

Back in January, YIMBY released new renderings of 301 East 81st Street, aka 1562 Second Avenue that showed a two-story addition to the tower. Now, the upcoming residential building has topped out over the Upper East Side, as facade installation continues. Designed by Studio Sofield and SLCE Architects, the 215-foot-tall structure stands 19 stories high and is being developed by Icon Realty Management. There will be 28 condominiums, a second-floor amenity space, and future retail space on the cellar and ground floor.

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Permits Filed for Mixed-Use Commercial Building at 23-20 Jackson Avenue in Long Island City, Queens

Permits have been filed for a nine-story, mixed-use commercial building at 23-20 Jackson Avenue in Long Island City, Queens. The new structure will dedicate 65,000 square feet of newly built space toward residential units, a hotel, and dormitory spaces. The entire building itself is set to yield 82,851 square feet. It will be designed by KSQ Architects. William Dailey Building & Zoning is listed as the filing representative while the Vorea Group is owner of the property. The site is located at the corner of Jackson Avenue and Pearson Street and sits not too far from the Court Square subway station on the 7 train.

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Permits Filed for 1460 Flatbush Avenue in Flatbush Ditmas Park, Brooklyn

Permits were recently filed for a new seven-story mixed-use building at 1460 Flatbush Avenue in Flatbush Ditmas Park, Brooklyn. Neil Myers of JFrankl Associates is listed as the applicant of record while Expediting 4U is listed as the filing representative. Guy Iber of Threefold is listed as the owner of the property. The site is located north of the Flatbush Avenue subway station that serves the 2 train, while the B and Q train can be found to the west at the Newkirk Plaza and Avenue H subway station.

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Hudson Yards’ Shops, Restaurants, and Thomas Heatherwick’s Iconic Sculpture Officially Open To The Public

At noon today, New York’s newest neighborhood will ceremonially open for business. Hudson Yards‘ first public-facing attractions—the Shops & Restaurants and Thomas Heatherwick’s interactive sculpture Vessel—will welcome the crowds that have watched patiently from afar as the project’s soaring, glass-sheathed towers have transformed the skyline. Elkus Manfredi Architects is the designer of the seven-story retail center, of which Neiman Marcus is the anchor tenant. The city’s largest indoor shopping mall with more than 100 stores, it features 720,000 leasable square feet with nearly 85 percent of the space already occupied.

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