Back in 2014, YIMBY revealed renderings of Simon Baron Development’s planned 44-story, 467-unit mixed-use tower at 29-26 Northern Boulevard, in Long Island City, and now excavation has begun, per The Court Square Blog. The building, dubbed QE7, will measure 382,120 square feet, which includes 13,580 square feet of retail space on the first and second floors. SBJ Group is designing, and completion is expected by the summer of 2018.
Construction has wrapped up at 331 East Houston Street, on the Lower East Side, where Halpern Real Estate Ventures has built a 13-story, 78-unit residential building, per EV Grieve. The building measures 57,560 square feet, which means units average 740 square feet, and 16 apartments are set aside as affordable. SBJ Group designed the building, and occupancy is likely planned in the next few weeks once the remaining scaffolding is deconstructed.
Back in early September, in the midst of the Great Filing Frenzy of 2014, permits went up for a new residential tower spanning 38-46 West 33rd Street, just southeast of Herald Square. Now YIMBY has the reveal for the 36-story building, which has seen a slight height increase from 385 to 405 feet, thanks to a watchful tipster.
Architecture firm Stephen B Jacobs Group has filed a new building application for a 21-story residential project at 145 Madison Avenue between 32nd and 33rd Streets in Midtown South.
Madigan Development has filed plans for a 15-story apartment building at 111 Varick Street, on the corner of Broome Street in Hudson Square, just west of Soho.