Since being four stories in height back in February, the 19-story, 60-unit mixed-use building under construction at 153 Remsen Street, in Brooklyn Heights, has topped out and is now receiving its façade elements. The latest photo was posted to the YIMBY Forums by Tectonic. The latest permits indicate the structure encompasses 90,850 square feet. It will host 4,465 square feet of ground-floor retail and restaurant space, followed by residential units on the floors above. It’s unclear if the units will be rentals or condominiums, but they will average 1,196 square feet apiece. Amenities include a fitness center, laundry facilities, a children’s playroom, storage for 30 bikes, and a rooftop terrace. Quinlan Development and Lonicera Partners are the developers. S9 Architecture is behind the architecture. Completion is expected by the end of the year.
Property owner Oleg Krasnitsky, doing business as an anonymous Brooklyn-based LLC, has filed applications for a five-story, 33,320-square-foot mixed-use commercial building at 1020 Rogers Avenue, in Flatbush. The ground floor will contain commercial-retail and community facility space, which will be followed by medical offices on the second floor, and a daycare facility on the third through fifth floors. Amenities will include a 13-car parking garage in the cellar and storage for four bikes. Igor Zaslavskiy’s Brooklyn-based Zproekt is the architect of record. The development assemblage is not clearly outlined in the permits, but it’s known for sure the single-story building along Rogers Avenue will have to be demolished. The Beverly Road stop on the 2 and 5 trains is four blocks away.
CW Northern LLC has acquired the 36,889-square-foot mixed-use development assemblage at 144-51 – 144-61 Northern Boulevard, in Flushing’s Linden Hill section. The assemblage — consisting of two lots — traded for $36 million. That equates to more than $400 per square-foot, a record for Queens in 2016, Real Estate Weekly reported. The plot can accommodate 89,640 square feet of mixed-use development if the existing buildings are demolished. It is currently occupied by a two two-story office properties, both currently occupied by banks. Plans for the site haven’t yet been publicly disclosed. The Flushing-Main Street stop on the 7 train is six blocks away.
Though the weather is cooling down, it isn’t putting a damper on new development in Long Island City. On Wednesday, a new 10-story, 102,292-square-foot mixed-use building topped out at 37-14 36th Street, located between Northern Boulevard and 37th Avenue in the Dutch Kills section of the neighborhood.
The blocks around Court Square in Long Island City are a forest of glassy towers, and another new mid-rise development is headed to the area. New building applications have been filed for a seven-story, mixed-use building at 11-12 44th Drive, at the corner of 11th Street.