Permits were filed by developer 925 Capital to build an 8,500 square foot retail building at 101 Bruckner Boulevard, in the South Bronx neighborhood of Port Morris. Among the various retail tenants is a planned rooftop restaurant on top of the 18-foot tall, one-story structure, which YIMBY can now reveal.
Today YIMBY has the reveal for 111 Willow Avenue, an attractive new development coming to The Bronx’s booming Port Morris neighborhood, by Newman Design Architects. The industrial-inspired exterior takes influence from its surroundings. Residential and manufacturing buildings predominate in the vicinity, and the site is six blocks away from the Cypress Avenue Subway Station, serviced by the 6 train.
Bluestone Group, Altmark Capital, and Princeton Holdings have acquired, for $14.1 million, the six-story, 84,650-square-foot industrial building at 780 East 135th Street, in Port Morris, located five blocks from the Cypress Avenue stop on the 6 train. The previous owner was using the building as a storage facility, although the property is being delivered vacant. The new owners are considering converting it into creative office space or artists’ lofts, according to Commercial Observer. The exact plans for the structure have not yet been finalized or official disclosed.
The industrial area along the South Bronx waterfront is about to sprout several high-rise residential towers, but development a couple blocks inland may bring another sign of impending gentrification: new artist studios. Plans were filed last week for a three-story commercial building at 740 East 137th Street in Port Morris.
New market-rate development is finally happening in the South Bronx, and JCAL Development is leading the way with two small buildings under construction near the Major Deegan Expressway in Mott Haven. Now YIMBY has renderings and construction updates for those two projects at 135 and 136 Alexander Avenue, between East 134th Street and Bruckner Boulevard.