A two-story building on the Lower East side is being converted into 4,288 square feet of commercial space. Cheuk Fan Cheung, doing business as an anonymous LLC, is behind the project at 290 Grand Street, according to Bowery Boogie. The ground floor will continue to house retail space while the second floor is being rebuilt as office space. A new façade appears to be in the works, and Jianxiong Wang’s JW Engineering Consulting is the applicant of record. Completion is expected in the spring of 2016.
Early last month, a partial rendering was revealed of the planned five-story, 32-unit residential project at 280 St. Marks Avenue, in Prospect Heights. Now, with sales having officially launched, additional renderings have been released, per Real Estate Weekly. DXA Studio is designing the building, which will reportedly be clad in nearly 16,000 Petersen Kolumba ceramic bricks. Condos units will come in one- to four-bedroom arrangements, and there will be six penthouses as well as two townhouse-style duplex units. DNA Development is behind the project, which should be complete in late 2016.
Staten Island-based Mzx Group Inc. has filed applications for a seven-story, 13,182 square-foot ambulatory, diagnostic and healthcare treatment facility at 867 53rd Street, in eastern Sunset Park, located nine blocks north of the N train’s stop at 8th Avenue. The project appears to have taken advantage of bonus FAR available because it is a community facility. Hui Zeng’s Queens-based ABC Engineering is the applicant of record, and permits were filed in October to demolish an existing two-story, two-unit brick apartment.
Realnet Holding LLC, based in Great Neck, has filed applications for two small multi-family residential buildings at 758 East 223rd Street, in Williamsbridge, located three blocks north of the 2 and 5 trains’ stop at…
A four-story, 54-unit condominium project is currently under construction at 15 Kensington Road, in the downtown area of Bronxville, in Westchester County, according to Westfair. Construction began over the summer after years of delays, and occupancy is currently expected in the spring of 2017. The complex, dubbed VillaBXV, will have one- to three-bedroom units as well as penthouses, which together range from 1,300 to 2,000 square feet apiece. Greenwich, Connecticut-based Fareri Associates is developing. It’s located across the street from the village’s Metro-North Railroad station.