New Rochelle‘s Industrial Development Agency will consider a new 23-story project located at 277 North Avenue. The tower will include a mix of market rate and affordable rental units above lower-level retail and an adjacent enclosed parking structure.
Major progress has been made for Dock 72, a 16-story commercial office building rising in the Brooklyn Navy Yard. Incredibly, it is the first ground-up office building to rise in Brooklyn since MetroTech in the 1980’s. The development is a joint venture with Rudin Management and Boston Properties, with WeWork co-developing and handling amenities. WeWork will occupy nearly a third of the building.
Permits have been filed for a 19-story mixed-use high-rise at 201 East 125th Street, in East Harlem. The sizable development will rise one block away from the 125th Street Subway Station, serviced by the 4, 5, and 6 trains. The Harlem-125th Street Station for the Metro-North trains is one block further. The Richman Group will be responsible for development.
Construction is moving along quickly on the triangular site at 606 Broadway, which is distinct for two reasons. The first is the unusual shape for a six-story commercial building. The second is that new non-residential buildings aren’t too common for Manhattan’s SoHo neighborhood due to landmark restrictions and generally astronomical property values, and this building is going to be entirely commercial. Retail will populate the cellar, first floor, and second, while offices will occupy floors three through six.
Among the many neighborhoods that comprise Lower Manhattan, few have an identity as abstract as “Hudson Square,” which was only dubbed thusly relatively recently, following a re-zoning. While it will still take a few more years for New Yorkers to realize it isn’t “beyond Tribeca,” “below the Village,” or “no bridge, just tunnel,” developers have raced ahead of impending recognition with plans for several new buildings, including 565 Broome Street, 100 Vandam Street, and now, another, at 111 Varick Street.