Stellar Management is seeking city approval to add 14,000 square feet of ground-floor retail to the base of their 30-story, 200-unit residential building at 70 West 93rd Street, on the Upper West Side, according to DNAinfo. The expansion would include five retail units and a reconfigured lobby. The area around the building is currently a concrete plaza, and approval from City Planning is required. Richard Metsky is one of the designers.
Jewel Saeed, operating under an LLC, has filed applications for a seven-story, 46-unit mixed-use building at 26-02 4th Street, on Hallets Point, a piece of land poking out into the East River in Astoria. In the 42,340 square-foot building, the first two floors will house a healthcare facility measuring 10,435 square feet. The residential units, averaging 695 square feet, will spread across the upper five floors.
A three-story building must first be demolished. The building was formerly a factory before its residential conversion in 1995, now housing 13 units of supportive housing. Gerald Caliendo is the architect of record.
Adam America and Slate Property Group are in contract to acquire the connecting development sites spanning 8-16 Nevins Street and 299-301 Livingston Street, in Downtown Brooklyn, for more than $50 million. The assemblage reportedly boasts roughly 180,000 square feet in building potential. Demolition on the site’s existing low-rise buildings will continue once the transaction closes in the next few months.
BLDG Management Company has landed a $254 million construction loan for their planned mixed-use project spanning 212-222 East 44th Street, in Midtown East, per Commercial Observer. YIMBY reported on the project’s design competition earlier in 2015, and a 42-story, 429-unit building is planned, with 87 apartments to be set aside as lottery-allocated housing. On the ground floor, 7,160 square feet of retail space is planned.
Excavation has kicked-off at the block-thru site at 438 East 12th Street, in the East Village, where Douglas Steiner plans a six-story, 82-unit mixed-use building, according to EV Grieve. The building will measure a total 117,170 square feet, which includes ground-floor retail and community space spanning 8,375 and 960 square feet, respectively. The condominium units will average 1,315 square feet each, and S9, an affiliate of Perkins Eastman, is designing. Completion is slated for mid-2017.