Last week, development partners Hudson Companies, Gilbane Development Company, and MHANY Management Inc. celebrated the groundbreaking of Phase Two of The Peninsula in Hunts Point, The Bronx at the site of the former Spofford Juvenile Detention Center. The two-building development will offer 100-percent affordable housing, as well as commercial, community facility, and open space.
The Community Lending and Investment division of Wells Fargo has reached a new milestone, $780.3 million in construction financing for affordable housing projects in New York City and Westchester County. The figure represents five loans, all closed in June 2023, the company’s largest-ever half-cycle allocation.
Gilbane Development Company, Hudson Companies, and MHANY Management have secured $297 million to complete phase two of The Peninsula, a mixed-use, 100-percent affordable housing complex in Hunts Point, The Bronx. The five-building master plan is being designed by WXY Architecture + Urban Design and Body Lawson Associates, Architects & Planners and will be delivered in three phases.
Construction is now complete on Chestnut Commons, a 275-unit affordable housing project in Cypress Hills, Brooklyn. The property is located at 110 Dinsmore Place and was developed in collaboration by MHANY Management, Cypress Hills Local Development Corporation, and Urban Builders Collaborative with support from New York City’s Department of Housing Preservation and Housing Development Corporation.
The Department of City Planning is currently reviewing plans to construct a new seven-story mixed-use building at 3285 Fulton Street in Cypress Hills, Brooklyn. Presented in partnership by Cypress Hills Local Development Corporation and MHANY Management, the development would include a new daycare facility and 33 affordable homes for seniors.