Normandy Real Estate Partners is planning to redevelop the sprawling single-story former printing factory at 333-371 Johnson Avenue, located on the corner of Bogart Street in East Williamsburg, into a six-story, 130,000-square-foot commercial complex. Renderings of the project have been revealed by DNAinfo.
Brooklyn-based Vijax Realty has filed applications for a five-story, 22-unit residential building at 870 Metropolitan Avenue, in East Williamsburg. The project will encompass 22,767 square feet and its residential units should average 676 square feet apiece, indicative of rental apartments. There will also be an 11-car parking garage on the ground floor. TriBeCa-based Kutnicki Bernstein Architects is the architect of record. The 75-foot-wide, 7,500-square-foot assemblage is occupied by a single-story commercial-warehouses. Demolition permits were filed last May.
A Brooklyn-based company has filed applications for a four-story, 8,569-square-foot commercial building at 1041 Flushing Avenue, on the southern end of East Williamsburg. The ground and cellar levels will contain a 2,100-square-foot restaurant, followed by a 4,369-square-foot daycare center across the second through fourth floors. Syed Rizvi’s Long Island-based Rike Tech Associates is the applicant of record. The 25-foot-wide, 2,695-square-foot lot is vacant. The Morgan Avenue stop on the L train is six blocks away.
The couple behind Grimm Ales brews test batches of beer in their Gowanus apartment and then drives down to Virginia to create larger quantities for distribution. Now the nomadic brewers are finally making the leap to a permanent brewery at 990 Metropolitan Avenue in East Williamsburg.
The Mann Group is currently converting the three-story, 35,000-square-foot former industrial building at 199 Cook Street, on the southern end of East Williamsburg, into a mixed-use commercial building, Commercial Observer reports. The ground floor will host retail space, followed by office space on part of the cellar level and the entire second and third floors. Additionally, a 3,000-square-foot restaurant will be located in the cellar. The commercial spaces will break down into five artist’s galleries and 28 office units. The structure will be topped by a rooftop lounge. Syndicate Architecture is behind the conversion’s design and completion is expected in early 2017. The property was acquired for $6 million in 2013.