The law firm Boies, Schiller & Flexner has signed a lease for 83,000 square feet at 55 Hudson Yards, a 51-story, 1.3 million square-foot office building in the works on the Far West Side. According to The Wall Street Journal, who first broke the news, the lease is the tower’s first. In March, YIMBY brought you news of excavation work beginning, and currently, foundation work is underway. Related, Mitsui Fudosan America, and Oxford Properties Group are developing, and opening is slated for 2018.
Spitzer Enterprises has filed applications with City Planning for a roughly 414,700 square-foot mixed-use building at 451 10th Avenue, in the Hudson Yards district. The building will have 311,000 square feet of office and retail space, and 103,700 square feet for an upper-level residential portion. Crain’s Business reported in April 2014 Maddd Equities is leasing the site, and the potential building could rise to 700 feet in height.
After more than six months, a semi-new building is finally headed to Park Avenue between 74th and 75th streets. On Tuesday, the Landmarks Preservation Commission approved a revised proposal for 807 Park Avenue during its fourth meeting about the planned renovation.
Property owner Simkho Aranbayev has filed applications for a single-story, roughly 7,600 square-foot commercial-retail building spanning 108-01 – 108-13 Atlantic Avenue, in eastern Richmond Hill. The building will have three retail units, and Dal H Chun Engineer is the applicant of record. The existing gas station was approved for demolition earlier this year.
Excavation and drilling have commenced at Extell Development’s site spanning 500-524 East 14th Street (excluding No. 520), in the East Village, EV Grieve reports. A number of single-story retail structures were demolished to make-way for the two-building, seven-story mixed-use development, which will eventually have 150 residential units and 56,610 square feet of retail. Signage reveals an expected completion date of January 2017.