Construction on WeWork’s behemoth Midtown building is halfway complete, marking a major milestone for the conglomerate’s newest location just steps from Hudson Yards. Originally completed in 1930 by Sears Roebuck & Company, the commercial development will comprise nearly 412,000 square feet of office space at the corner of Ninth Avenue and West 31st Street.
Permits have been filed for a 25-story hotel at 319 West 35th Street in Hudson Yards, Manhattan. Located between 8th Avenue and 9th Avenue, the interior lot is one block north of 34th Street-Penn Station, serviced by the A, C, and E trains. Wei Hong Hu under the H Hotel LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Developer Tishman Speyer has released renderings for 99 Hudson Boulevard, a 44-story office building at Hudson Yards. The site sits along 11th Avenue between West 36th Street and West 37th Street. Tishman had to first buy two adjacent lots, 34-444 11th Avenue and 550 West 37th Street. The proposed 1.3-million-square-foot structure is the company’s second office project in the area after 66 Hudson Boulevard, aka The Spiral, which sits diagonally across from Bella Abzug Park.
Another major milestone was reached last Friday in conjunction with the celebratory opening of Hudson Yards. 35 Hudson Yards, a 1,000-foot-tall, Skidmore Owings & Merrill-designed supertall, launched sales of its 143 residential units. David Childs is the architect of the glass and Jura limestone skyscraper, which is the tallest residential tower at Hudson Yards. Related Companies and Oxford Properties Group are the two developers for the 1.1-million-square-foot tower. The interiors are being designed by Tony Ingrao while sales are being handled by Related Sales and Corcoran Sunshine Marketing Group.
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.