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.
Construction is expected to break ground this month on a six-story modular building at 58 Grattan Street in Bushwick. One of the first structures of its kind in the neighborhood, the project is also the premiere North American development from Admares, a global real estate and construction firm based in Finland.
BDF Design, an international architecture firm with offices in London and New York City, has released preliminary renderings of a new residential property in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. The proposed build site is located at 67 Engert Avenue and would partially reuse and expand an existing two-story warehouse structure.
A developer known as 307 Kent Associates is in pursuit of zoning map amendments to facilitate the construction of a nine-story mixed-use building in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Located at 307 Kent Avenue, the property is currently occupied by a long-running, multipurpose event space known as Villain.