Mixed-Use

262 Fifth Avenue

262 Fifth Avenue Residential Supertall Begins Ascent in NoMad, Manhattan

At number eight on on our year-end countdown of the tallest buildings underway in New York is 262 Fifth Avenue, a 1,000-foot-tall residential supertall in NoMad, Manhattan. Designed by Meganom with SLCE Architects as the executive architect and developed by Boris Kuzinez of Five Points Development under the Five Points 262 Project LLC, the 54-story skyscraper will yield 41 condominium units and 11,000 square feet of retail space on the first two floors. WSP is the structural and M.E.P. engineer and CM & Associates Construction Management is the general contractor for the property, which is located at the southwest corner of Fifth Avenue and West 29th Street.

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Permits Filed for 85-15 Grand Avenue in Elmhurst, Queens

Permits have been filed to expand a one-story structure into a four-story mixed-use building at 85-15 Grand Avenue in Elmhurst, Queens. Located between Simonson Street and Van Kleeck Street, the lot is three blocks from the Grand Avenue – Newtown subway station, serviced by the M and R trains. Xin Lin of 8515 Grand Realty LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.

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Foundations Underway for KPF’s 520 Fifth Avenue Supertall in Midtown, Manhattan

The ninth-tallest building on our December countdown is 520 Fifth Avenue, a 995-foot-tall mixed-use supertall in Midtown, Manhattan. Designed by Kohn Pedersen Fox and developed by Rabina, which took over from Ceruzzi Properties and SMI USA in 2019, the 76-story structure will span 507,608 square feet and yield 98 residential units, commercial space, and four cellar levels. WSP is the structural engineer, DeSimone Consulting Engineers is the facade consultant, and Suffolk Construction is the general contractor for the property, which is located at the northwest corner of Fifth Avenue and West 43rd Street.

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Illustration of grounds within the North 80 science village

Mount Pleasant Approves Zoning Amendments for North 80 Science Village in Westchester County

Local officials from the Town of Mount Pleasant unanimously approved zoning amendments that will facilitate the construction of North 80, a three-million-square-foot science and technology village. Located in Valhalla, a hamlet within Westchester County, the development will take shape next to the Westchester Medical Center, New York Medical College, and near the expansive Regeneron Pharmaceuticals complex.

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Demolition Continues for KPF-Designed Skyscraper at 343 Madison Avenue in Midtown East, Manhattan

The 11th-tallest building on our December construction countdown is 343 Madison Avenue, a 49-story commercial skyscraper in Midtown East, Manhattan. Designed by Kohn Pedersen Fox and developed by Boston Properties, the 844-foot-tall structure will yield 750,400 square feet of office space, ground-floor retail, and multiple cellar levels. The steel-framed building will rise from a plot bound by East 45th Street to the north, East 44th Street to the south, and Madison Avenue to the west.

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