Google held a ribbon cutting ceremony Wednesday to celebrate the opening of its New York headquarters in the expanded 1.3-million-square-foot St. John’s Terminal building at 550 Washington Street in Hudson Square, Manhattan. Designed by COOKFOX Architects and developed by Oxford Properties, the 12-story project involved the adaptive reuse of a 90-year-old former freight terminal, and serves as the centerpiece of the 1.7-million-square-foot Googleplex master plan along with 315 Hudson Street and 345 Hudson Street. Gensler was the interior designer, Future Green Studio Corp. was the landscape designer, Gilsanz Murray Steficek LLP was the structural engineer, and Structure Tone and Turner Construction were joint general contractors for the structure, which stands 232 feet tall and spans two full city blocks bound by West Street, West Houston Street, Washington Street, and the New York Department of Sanitation building.
New Jersey-based real estate investment firm BDP Holdings, in partnership with JLL, has unveiled plans for The Iris, a forthcoming commercial building at 641 Bloomfield Avenue in Montclair, New Jersey. Designed by Gensler, the 130,000-square-foot structure will yield 125,000 square feet of office space on the top three floors, along with 8,051 square feet of ground-floor retail space and 277 parking spaces.
SJP Properties and Scotto Properties celebrated the topping out of M Station West, a seven-story commercial building in Morristown, New Jersey. Designed by Gensler, the structure will add 260,000 square feet to the M Station complex, joining the six-story, 120,000-square-foot M Station East, which was completed in July 2022. The developers are aiming for LEED certification.
New renderings have been revealed for Pearl House, an office-to-residential conversion project by the Vanbarton Group at 160 Water Street in the Seaport neighborhood of Manhattan. The project, designed by Gensler, features an acre of amenities, both indoors and outdoors. Compass Development Marketing Group is the exclusive leasing and marketing partner for this project.
Seven months after the Galleria Mall in White Plains closed its doors, developers have revealed a seven-building residential complex to replace the shuttered building. The development team includes Pacific Retail Capital Partners (PRCP), The Cappelli Organization, SL Green Realty Corporation, and Aareal Bank.