Stagg Group, which is building several market-rate projects throughout the Bronx, is also working on a partially-affordable development in Bedford Park, a working class Bronx neighborhood home to Puerto Rican, Dominican, Ecuadorian, and Indian communities.
Construction is now underway on the top floor of the 13-story, 157-unit residential building under development at 530 Exterior Street, in the South Bronx’s Mott Haven section. Progress can be seen thanks to photos posted to the YIMBY Forums. The latest building permits indicate the building will encompass 151,107 square feet and rise 120 feet to its main roof, not including bulkhead elements. The apartments should average 910 square feet apiece. All of them will rent at below-market rates through the affordable housing lottery. Monadnock Construction is the developer and Dattner Architects is the architect. Completion is anticipated in early 2018, although it appears the project is much ahead of schedule.
An anonymous Astoria-based LLC has filed applications for a four-story, seven-unit residential building at 30-26 14th Street, in Astoria. The project will measure 6,576 square feet and its residential units should average 709 square feet apiece, indicative of rental apartments. A roof terrace with recreation space will top the structure. Befal F. Salim’s Whitestone-based Platonic Solids Architecture is the architect of record. The 25-foot-wide, 2,500-square-foot lot is occupied by a two-story townhouse. Demolition permits were filed in November.
A Queens-based property owner has filed applications for twin two-story, two-family houses at 130-11 and 130-13 Inwood Street, in South Ozone Park. The new buildings will measure 2,940 square feet each. Across both, the residential units should average 980 square feet apiece, indicative of family-sized configurations. Each house will also come with a 300-square-foot, single-car garage. George Schwarz’s Gramercy-based architecture firm is the architect of record. The 60-foot-wide, 5,700-square-foot lot is occupied by a two-story house. Demolition permits were filed earlier this month.
Royal One Real Estate has filed applications for a nine-story, 88-key hotel at 42-59 Crescent Street, located on the corner of 43rd Avenue in Long Island City’s Queens Plaza/Court Square sections. The project will encompass 38,540 square feet. It will feature a slew of amenities, including laundry facilities, a business center with meeting rooms, a lounge, a bar/restaurant in the cellar, a café, and outdoor terraces on the ground and rooftop levels. Gwo-Shenq Wey’s Forest Hills-based architecture firm is the architect of record. The developer plans to acquire a variance from the Board of Standards and Appeals, DNAinfo reported. The 4,416-square-foot lot is vacant.