New permits have been filed to enlarge a two-story structure into a 12-story mixed-use building at 134-16 35th Avenue in Flushing, Queens. Located between Prince Street and Farrington Street, the lot is within walking distance of the Main Street subway station, serviced by the 7 train. Hanjun Bai of H&Z Building Corp. is listed as the owner behind the applications and previously filed permits in May 2022 for a 10-story, 43,987-square-foot development.
Exterior work is progressing on The Rockwell, a 13-story residential building at 2688 Broadway on Manhattan’s Upper West Side. Designed by Hill West Architects and developed in collaboration by Toll Brothers, which is also serving as the general contractor, and Sculptor under the 2686-2690 Broadway LLC, the structure will yield 81 condominium units in studio to three-bedroom layouts and a ground-floor retail space to be occupied by a CVS Pharmacy. The property is located at the southeast corner of West 103rd Street and Broadway.
Tona Development and KS Group have closed on a $49.9 million construction loan to complete a new rental building at 50 Sussex Avenue in Newark, New Jersey. Designed by INOA Architecture, the building will top out at 15 stories and contain a mix of 203 apartments and 2,000 square feet of ground-floor retail space.
The affordable housing lottery has launched for 130 Hope Street, a seven-story mixed-use building in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Designed by J Frankl Associates and Charles Mallea Architect and developed by Solomon Schwimmer under the Hope-Keap Owner LLC, the structure yields 143 residences, 72 parking spaces, and 740 square feet of commercial space. Available on NYC Housing Connect are 42 units for residents at 130 percent of the area median income (AMI), ranging in eligible income from $100,252 to $215,150.
Demolition is wrapping up at 1357 Second Avenue, the site of a 21-story residential building in the Lenox Hill section of Manhattan’s Upper East Side. Developed by The Chetrit Group, which purchased the property for $47.2 million in 2018, the 230-foot-tall structure will yield 54 apartments spread across 150,000 square feet and 5,700 square feet of commercial space. The development also includes a four-story, 40-foot-tall annex that will yield an additional inventory of affordable housing units. CF East 72 Owner LLC is the owner and RIG Kingland Services is the general contractor for the project, which is located at the corner of Second Avenue and East 72nd Street.