Installation has begun on the first portions of the glass curtain wall of the main profile at 540 Fulton Street, a mixed-use skyscraper in Downtown Brooklyn. Located at the corner of Fulton Street and Flatbush Avenue, work on the 511-foot-tall reinforced concrete structure topped out in the fourth quarter of 2019. The 43-story building is designed by Marvel Architects and developed by Jenel Management. The project will contain 330,000 square feet, with 71,844 square feet allocated to commercial use and 22,054 square feet designated for retail on the lower floors. The remaining 239,142 square feet will be spread across 327 residential units. Zebian International Facade Solutions is the manufacturer for the curtain wall.
A local development team is in pursuit of amendments to existing zoning ordinances to facilitate the construction of a three-building development in Borough Park, Brooklyn. Located on a multi-lot assemblage at 1501-1555 60th Street, the complex would replace a cluster of low-rise properties including a small medical office, warehouses, an automotive shop, minor residential properties, and associated parking areas.
Affordable and supportive housing developer Camper Property Group‘s latest project for low-income households and the formerly homeless is set to break ground at 913 East Tremont Avenue in West Farms, The Bronx. The estimated construction cost for the project is approximately $50 million, which is funded in part through tax-exempt bond financing, as of right tax credit equity provided by Wells Fargo, and public subsidies from the New York State Housing Finance Agency and New York State Homes and Community Renewal.
The Cappelli Organization, a development firm based in Valhalla, NY, has revealed new proposals for a 28-story mixed-use building in Downtown New Rochelle. Located at 247 North Avenue, the site spans nearly 25,000 square feet and is currently occupied by a surface-level parking lot and a low-rise commercial building.
Construction is around two-thirds of the way to the parapet at 800 Flatbush Avenue, aka Caton Flats, in Flatbush, Brooklyn. Work has moved along rapidly on the 255-unit affordable housing complex since construction began in May of 2019. The mixed-use development will also house the Flatbush-Caton Market, which originally occupied the site and is temporarily operating a few blocks south at 2184 Clarendon Road. The project is designed by Magnusson Architecture and Planning and developed by the Department of Housing Preservation and Development, the Housing Development Corporation, the Caribbean-American Chamber of Commerce and Industry, and the BRP Companies.