Façade work is moving along on Turken House, a 21-story residential building at 300 East 41st Street in the Murray Hill section of Midtown. Designed by Perkins + Will and developed by non-profit The Turken Foundation, which assists Turkish students in earning scholarships and job opportunities in the United States, the 227-foot-tall structure will yield 80,000 square feet with 82 turnkey residences in single- and double-occupancy configurations. Fast Track Construction is the general contractor for the property, which is located at the corner of East 41st Street and Second Avenue, near the United Nations and Grand Central Terminal.
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Work is finishing up on West End Labs at 125 West End Avenue, an eight-story commercial building on Manhattan’s Upper West Side. Designed by Taconic Partners, Jaros, Baum & Bolles (JB&B), and Perkins+Will and developed by Taconic and Nuveen Real Estate, the project involves the full re-cladding of the structure’s exterior and conversion of its 400,000 square feet of interiors into a life sciences and research laboratory. CBRE is leading marketing and leasing and JRM Construction Management is the general contractor for the property, which is located at the corner of West 66th Street and West End Avenue, a short walk from Riverside Park South.
Renovation and expansion work is underway on Schwarzman Animal Medical Center, a ten-story veterinary hospital at 510 East 62nd Street on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. Designed by Perkins + Will, the $70 million non-profit project was funded by the Langone and Tisch families, Annette de la Renta, and public campaigning, and will add 11,000 square feet to the existing 26,000-square-foot, 113-year-old structure. The property is bound by the FDR Drive to the east, East 61st Street to the south, York Avenue to the west, and East 62nd Street to the north.
Permits have been filed for a seven-story commercial building at 156 Bowery in Nolita, Manhattan. Located between Kenmare and Broome Streets, the lot is in walking distance of the Bowery subway station, serviced by the J and Z and the Grand Street subway station, serviced by the B and D trains. Real Estate Equities under the REEC Third Avenue LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Construction is complete on 799 Broadway, a 12-story commercial building in Greenwich Village. Designed by Perkins + Will and developed by Columbia Property Trust, the 182-foot-tall structure yields 180,000 square feet of office space marketed by JLL. Consigli Construction Co. served as the general contractor for the project, which is located at the intersection of Broadway and East 11th Street.