Construction is complete on 101 West 14th Street, a 13-story residential building in Chelsea, Manhattan. Designed by ODA Architecture and developed by Gemini Rosemont, the structure yields 44 condominium units designed by Whitehall Interiors in one- to four-bedroom layouts, as well as 5,830 square feet of ground-floor retail space for two tenants. Compass Development Group and The Franklin Team are leading the marketing for the property, which is alternately addressed as 531 Sixth Avenue and located at the northwest corner of West 14th Street and Sixth Avenue, just above the border with Greenwich Village.
Leading off the top five in our year-end countdown of the tallest construction projects underway in New York is 740 Eighth Avenue, a planned 1,067-foot hotel and observation tower in Midtown, Manhattan. Designed by ODA with SLCE Architects as the architect of record and developed by Extell, the 52-story supertall will span 776,000 square feet with 825 hotel rooms on the lower half and a public observatory with a drop ride attraction on the upper levels. The project will also feature retail space, two upper restaurant floors, and a pool deck. Lendlease is the general contractor, WSP is the structural engineer, and Ancora Engineering is handling the excavation and foundations for the property, which is located between West 45th and 46th Streets on the border of Times Square and Hell’s Kitchen.
TF Cornerstone this week debuted Luminescence Market, the first grocery store to open within the Hunter’s Point South complex in Hunter’s Point, Queens. The store is located at the foot of 5203 Center Boulevard, a 52-story residential tower that overlooks the East River.
The New York City Council voted Tuesday, November 21 to approve Innovation QNS, a $2 billion mixed-use development that will bring 3,200 apartments to Astoria, Queens. The development team behind the property includes Kaufman Astoria Studios, Silverstein Properties, and BedRock Real Estate Partners, which was forced to price around 1,400 apartments, or nearly half of the planned units, below market rate.
Sunnyside Community Services has completed a state-of-the-art home health aide training facility at 52-41 Center Boulevard, a new high-rise residential building in Long Island City, Queens. Located within the Hunter’s Point mega-complex, the nonprofit’s new space is on the building’s second floor and occupies 7,700 square feet.