Excavation and foundation work is underway at 64 University Place, the site of an 11-story residential building in Greenwich Village. Designed by Kohn Pedersen Fox and developed by Bsafal, the 125-foot-tall, 55,000-square-foot structure will yield 28 condominium units with sales and marketing led by Fredrik Eklund and John Gomes of the The Eklund ǀ Gomes Team at Douglas Elliman Real Estate, as well as a community facility and ground-floor retail space. SPACE Copenhagen is the interior designer, Deborah Nevins is the landscape designer, and CNY Group is the general contractor for the property, which is located between East 10th and East 11th Streets. Ancora Enginerring is the SOE and foundations engineer and McNamara Salvia is the structural engineer.
Extell Development Company has closed on $425 million construction loan to complete a mixed-use high-rise at 1520 First Avenue on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. The 30-story building will include a mix of medical and commercial office space with frontage along East 80th and East 81st Streets.
Permits have been filed to expand a one-story structure into a seven-story mixed-use building at 275 East 169th Street in Claremont, The Bronx. Located between Morris Avenue and College Avenue, the lot is a short walk to the 167th Street subway station, serviced by the B and D trains. Claudio Alba under the 273-275 E. 169th Street LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Demolition work is wrapping up at 25-01 Queens Plaza North, the site of a 26-story residential building in Long Island City, Queens. Developed by Grubb Properties, the 311-foot-tall structure will yield 417 units with 124 dedicated to affordable housing, and 7,600 square feet of ground-floor retail space. 25-01 QPN Consigli Construction is the general contractor and King Contracting Group is installing all the brick and CMU for the property, which is located between Crescent and 27th Streets, directly adjacent to the elevated Queensboro Plaza station servicing the 7, N, and W trains.
Work is progressing below grade at 228 Berry Street, the site of an eight-story residential building in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Designed by Fischer Rasmussen Whitefield Architect and developed by Berry North LLC, the 85-foot-tall structure will yield 35,329 square feet with 50 rental units spread across 34,825 square feet and 504 square feet of retail space. There will also be a cellar level, 25 enclosed parking spaces, and 25 open-air parking spaces. Bluesy Builders is the general contractor for the property, which is bound by North 1st Street to the north, and Grand Street to the south, and Berry Street to the east.