Simon Cheung, doing business as an anonymous Flushing-based corporation, has filed applications for two three-story, two-unit residential building at 67-21 – 67-23 185th Street, in Utopia, located three blocks south of the Long Island Expressway. Each building will measure 2,875 square feet, with one unit taking up the ground floor and the second unit spanning across the second and third floors. The apartments will likely be geared towards families and will have multiple bedrooms. Theeshium E. Ken’s Flushing-based Paul Mok Engineering is the applicant of record. The site’s former single-story, single-family house was demolished last year.
Staten Island-based Pete Rock Inc. has filed applications for three three-story, two-family houses at 114 Sinclair Avenue and 193-197 Sheldon Avenue, in Woodrow, located on the southern end of Staten Island. Each will measure 3,629 square feet, and will be occupied by a single unit on the ground floor and a second unit on the second and third levels. The units will spacious in size and should feature multiple bedrooms. All of the houses will also come with a garage big enough for a single vehicle. Staten Island-based Joseph M. Morace is the architect of record. The block-thru plot of land was subdivided into three separate tax lots in March, although a small house still must be demolished on the Sheldon Avenue side.
The Beechwood Organization is developing a six-story, 195-unit apartment-hotel on a vacant plot of land on the western end of Meadowbrook Point, a 720-unit senior residential community they recently finished at 1100 Corporate Drive, in Nassau County’s East Garden City. According to Real Estate Weekly, the building, dubbed The Vanderbilt, will host 178 residential units and 17 hotel suites. The residential units will be rental apartments, coming in studio, one-, and two-bedroom configurations. Amenities include an English garden, a fitness center, a yoga room, a library, entertainment rooms, a café, meeting rooms, and a private courtyard featuring a pool and restaurant. Stonehill & Taylor Architects will be designing the interiors. The foundation was recently laid, and construction is expected to finish in late 2018.
Back in August of 2015, YIMBY reported on applications for the six-story, 29-unit mixed-use building at 509 Pacific Street, in Boerum Hill. Now, Curbed NY has updated details on the project, as well as the first partial renderings revealing the structure’s exterior. The 114,812-square-foot building, dubbed the Hendrik, will actually feature 33 residential units, averaging 1,680 square feet apiece. The apartments will be condominiums, ranging from two- to four-bedroom configurations. Per the Schedule A, amenities will include a fitness center and a 12,725-square-foot parking garage in the sub-cellar. There will also be 16,293 square feet of retail space across the ground and cellar levels. Hope Street Capital and AEW Capital Management are the developers, with Beyer Blinder Belle behind the design. The site’s old Walgreens store was demolished in 2015 and completion of the new structure is expected in 2017.
Back in July of 2014, YIMBY reported on applications for TF Cornerstone’s planned 25-story, 714-unit mixed-use building at 300 Livingston Street (a.k.a. 33 Bond Street), in Downtown Brooklyn. Now, Commercial Observer has the latest details on the 734,312-square-foot project. Since our last report, the developer has secured $250 million in construction financing. The new building will also have a larger retail component than reported earlier. There will be 55,000 square feet of retail across the ground and cellar levels, and grocers and gyms are already in negotiations for the space. The residential units should average 790 square feet apiece, and 20 percent of them, or 143 apartments, will rent at below market-rates. Demolition of the site’s 49,942-square-foot five-story parking garage wrapped up in early 2015. Handel Architects is behind the design. Completion is expected in 2017.