Construction is rising on 312 West 43rd Street, a 33-story residential building in Midtown, Manhattan. Designed by Handel Architects and developed by Taconic Partners, the 373,133-square-foot project will yield 330 rental apartments and 40,000 square feet of retail space in the multi-story podium, and will encompass a seven-story extension along West 43rd Street. Triton Construction is the general contractor for the property, which is located between West 42nd and 43rd Streets and Eighth and Ninth Avenues, directly north of the Port Authority Bus Terminal.
Developers recently won support and necessary approvals from New York City Mayor Eric Adams, the City Council Land Use Committee, and local Community Boards to construct four mixed-income, residential buildings in the Throggs Neck section of The Bronx. Located along Bruckner Expressway between Crosby Avenue and Balcom Avenue, the project will create 349 units, including 168 permanently affordable homes, a new supermarket, and 54,000 square feet of unspecified commercial space.
The affordable housing lottery has launched for 8 Marcy Avenue, an eight-story mixed-use building in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. Designed by Kutnicki Bernstein Architects, the structure yields 123 residences and 54 parking spaces. Available on NYC Housing Connect are 37 units for residents at 80 to 130 percent of the area median income (AMI), ranging in eligible income from $57,395 to $187,330.
Excavation and pilings are underway at 740 Eighth Avenue, the site of a 1,067-foot-tall hotel and observation tower in Midtown, Manhattan. ODA is the design architect, SLCE Architects is the architect of record, and Extell is developing the 52-story supertall skyscraper that will yield 776,000 square feet with an 825-room hotel in the tower base and an upper observatory spanning four floors with a drop ride attraction. The building will also contain retail space, two upper restaurant floors, and a pool deck. The top observatory floor will serve as an exclusive VIP space. Lendlease is listed as the general contractor, WSP is the structural engineer, and Ancora Engineering is handling the excavation and drilling for the foundations of the property, which is located between West 45th and 46th Streets.
Construction has resumed on 27-49 Jackson Avenue, a 13-story residential building in Long Island City, Queens. Originally designed by Raymond Chan Architect and developed by ARCFE, the project stalled in 2020 after seven floors were built. The project has now resumed under the ownership of 27-51 Jackson Avenue, with an additional superstructure slated to rise directly to the east and connect to the previously built floors. DHC Contracting is the general contractor for the property, which is located at the corner of Jackson Avenue and 42nd Road.