The burgeoning new immigrant population in Woodside, Jackson Heights and Corona has driven a small construction boom in those neighborhoods, and one developer has decided to capitalize on the area’s growth with an eight-story hotel at 64-06 Queens Boulevard in Woodside.
New buildings and alterations are sprouting on every underused plot near Franklin Avenue in Crown Heights, and YIMBY noticed that this long-delayed revamp at 609 St Johns Place is finally nearing the finish line.
Market-rate development has been slowly taking hold throughout the northern Bronx, and the latest project planned in the neighborhoods near Van Cortlandt Park is an eight-story apartment building at 3055 Valentine Avenue, in Bedford Park.
Property owner Arne Mattsson has filed applications for a three-story, four-unit mixed-use building at the vacant lot at 210 Corson Avenue, in St. George on Staten Island. The building will measure nearly 3,500 square feet, and retail space on the first floor will span 1,160 square feet. Frank Vaccaro Architects and Engineers is designing.
Property owner Lakhi Zoria, head of Zoria Construction, has filed applications for a six-story, 12-unit residential building for the vacant lot at 170-19 89th Avenue, in Downtown Jamaica. Anand Solanki is designing the project, and the site’s former two-story building was demolished in 2012.