Earlier this year, Curbed revealed a rendering of the 20-story, 110-unit mixed-use building planned at 42-10 27th Street, in Long Island City, and now foundation work is underway at the site, according to The Court Square Blog. The building will measure 90,153 square feet in total, and includes 8,645 square feet of ground-floor retail space. Apartments will start on the third floor and average 741 square feet apiece; recreational space will be located on the 19th and 20th floors. Great Neck-based Lions Group is developing, while Raymond Chan is designing, and completion is expected in early 2017.
Last summer, a developer was brought in to build the 202-unit residential portion of Rivertowns Square, a mixed-use project in Westchester’s Dobbs Ferry, and now the lead developer, Saber Dobbs Ferry LLC, is bringing in Maryland-based Baywood Hotels Inc. to construct and manage a 138-key, 83,000 square-foot Hilton Garden Inn, per Westfair. The hotel will be located at 35 Livingstone Avenue, atop a two-story retail podium, formerly the site of a research facility. The head developer secured a $42 million loan earlier this month, and completion is expected in 2016.
Two weeks ago, YIMBY posted the first exteriors for the Robert A.M. Stern-designed revamp of One Wall Street, and now a new video for the project has appeared, featuring its developer Harry Macklowe, which comes with fresh renderings of what the project’s retail may look like.
Astoria-based Spartan Quality Corp. has filed applications for a six-story, 14-unit mixed-use building at 30-12 21st Street, in western Astoria, six blocks west of the 30th Avenue stop on the N and Q trains. The building will measure 12,035 square feet, and will include 975 square feet and 1,078 square feet of retail and community space, respectively, on the ground floor. Beginning on the second floor, apartments will average a rental-sized 713 square feet apiece. New Jersey-based T.F. Cusanelli & Filletti Architects is the applicant of record, and an existing two-story townhouse must first be demolished.
Property owner Robert Balter has tasked Eastern Consolidated to market the vacant three-story, 4,900 square-foot building at 216 Bowery, in Nolita, according to Commercial Observer. The property is being advertised as a development site, and a new building could measure 15,000 square feet. The marketing team estimates the building is likely to fetch north of $4.1 million.