Raymour & Flanigan, the furniture retailer based in upstate New York, has filed applications for a two-story, 55,300-square-foot commercial-retail building at 2570 Flatbush Avenue, located on the corner of Avenue V in Mill Basin across Flatbush from the King’s Plaza Shopping Center. Retail space will occupy both levels of the 30-foot-tall structure. S9 Architecture is the architect of record. The project will take up most of the block, which is bound by Flatbush Avenue, Avenue V, Hendrickson Street and Hendrickson Place. Multiple single-story commercial buildings must first be demolished. The retailer has a location across Avenue V from the site of their new building. It’s probable that Raymour & Flanigan will vacant their existing space once their new building has completed.
Most Brooklynites know that Borough Park and Midwood are Orthodox Jewish strongholds, but fewer people are familiar with the somewhat smaller, tight-knit Jewish community in Mill Basin, a coastal neighborhood along Jamaica Bay. A developer plans to build six stories of faculty and staff housing next door to a Jewish charter school, according to new building applications filed yesterday.
Bical Development has filed applications for a three-story, 103,595 square-foot commercial building, dubbed Kristal Auto Mall, at the parking lot at 2859 Flatbush Avenue, in Mill Basin. The structure will house dealerships, a repair center and inventory storage/office space, according to the NYC EDC. The property was purchased from the City in 2013, and Redcom Design & Construction is the applicant of record.