RXR Realty recently commissioned an Environmental Assessment Statement in an effort to facilitate the construction of a 21-story mixed-use office tower in Long Island City. Located at 21-11 9th Street within the Long Island City Industrial Business Zone, the proposed development requires two critical zoning changes for construction to break ground.
Permits have been filed for a two-story warehouse building at 161-02 Rockaway Boulevard in Springfield Gardens, Queens. Located at the intersection of 145th Road and Rockaway Boulevard, the corner lot is between Belt Parkway and John F. Kennedy Airport. Bartlett, a local dairy distributor under the Jughandle Realty LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Permits have been filed for a 17-story self-storage facility at 155 West 29th Street in Chelsea, Manhattan. Located between Sixth and Seventh Avenues, the interior lot is near two 28th Street subway stations, serviced by the 1, R, and W trains. Herald Square and Penn Station are also near the site. The Davis Companies under the Div West 29th Street LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
The New York City Council has approved plans to convert a defunct 29-story hotel development near the DUMBO, Brooklyn waterfront into an affordable housing complex. The building is located at 90 Sands Street and was formerly owned by the Watch Tower Society, a business entity for the Jehovah’s Witness religious organization.
Permits have been filed for a four-story commercial building at 25-39 Borden Avenue in Long Island City, Queens. Located between 25th Street and 27th Street, the interior lot is a short walk to the Hunters Point Avenue subway station, serviced by the 7 train. Stylianos Aniftos of Esco Borden Realty LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.