Elected officials and developers recently gathered to celebrate the commencement of construction at 13-12 Beach Channel Drive in Far Rockaway, Queens. Designed by Urban Architecture Initiatives and developed by BRC and Camber Property Group, the eight-story property will include a mix of 147 deeply affordable units, 100 shelter units with supportive services, tenant amenities, and a community facility.
Construction is complete on Beach 21, a ten-story affordable housing building at 10-47 Beach 21st Street in Far Rockaway, Queens. Developed by The Community Builders with support from New York City’s Economic Development Corporation, Department of Housing Preservation and Development, and Housing Development Corporation, the structure yields 224 units reserved for New Yorkers earning 40 to 80 percent area median income (AMI) and 23 units for the formerly homeless, as well as 28,000 square feet of ground-floor retail and community space including a daycare center. The project is part of the city’s Downtown Far Rockaway Revitalization Plan and is located between Mott Avenue to the north and Cornaga Avenue to the south.
Permits have been filed for a three-story transient hotel at 12-60 Brunswick Avenue in Far Rockaway, Queens. Located between Doughty Boulevard and Nameoke Avenue, the lot is near the Far Rockaway – Mott Avenue subway station, serviced by the A train. James Holland under Far Rockaway Cathedral is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Permits have been filed for a three-story residential building at 2280 Mott Avenue in Far Rockaway, Queens. Located between Gipson Street and McBride Street, the lot is three blocks west of the Far Rockaway-Mott Avenue subway station, serviced by the A train. Oran Revivo under the 2278 Mott Avenue LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Developer CHA Partners recently celebrated the grand opening of Margaret O. Carpenter Women’s Health Center, a first-of-its kind specialty medical facility in Rockaway Beach, Queens. The facility is located at 105-20 Rockaway Beach Boulevard within the recently completed Rockaway Beach Medical Arts Complex.