Work is taking shape at 309 East 94th Street, the future site of an eight-story 200,000-square foot life sciences facility on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. Designed by Perkins + Will and developed by Elevate Research Properties, the life sciences subsidiary of Taconic Partners, Nuveen Real Estate and Flatiron Equities, the building is going to be expanded, recladded, and fully renovated. The project will be called the Iron Horse Labs, named after New York Yankees legend Lou “Iron Horse” Gehrig who was born at the same address. 309 East 94th Street Property Owner LLC is listed as the owner and JRM Construction Management is the general contractor for the property, which is situated on a large interior lot between First and Second Avenues.
Construction is nearing completion on the Urban League Empowerment Center, a 17-story mixed-use building at 121 West 125th Street in Harlem, Manhattan. Designed by Beyer Blinder Belle and developed by The Prusik Group, BRP Companies, L+M Development Partners, and Taconic Partners, the 414-000-square-foot structure will yield 170 affordable housing units, 70,000 square feet of Class A office space, and 110,000 square feet of retail area including a Target and a 28,000-square-foot Trader Joe’s on the ground floor. The development will serve as the home for the National Urban League and the Urban Civil Rights Experience Museum. Congress Builders is the general contractor for the property, which is located between West 126th Street to the north, 125th Street to the south, Malcolm X Boulevard to the east, and Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Boulevard to the west.
Façade installation is nearing completion on 312 West 43rd Street, a 33-story residential building on the southern border of Hell’s Kitchen in Midtown, Manhattan. Designed by Handel Architects and developed by National Real Estate Advisors and Taconic Partners, the 401-foot-tall structure will yield 330 rental units, 28,000 square feet of amenities, and two floors of retail space. DeSimone Consulting Engineers is the structural engineer and Triton Construction is the general contractor for the project, which is located between Eighth and Ninth Avenues, directly north of the Port Authority Bus Terminal and its subway station, servicing the A, C, and E trains.
Leasing has officially launched for 121 West 125th Street, a new mixed-use development that will house National Urban League’s new headquarters and New York City’s first civil rights museum, and 90,000 square feet of office space. Designed by Beyer Blinder Belle and developed by Taconic Partners, L+M Development Partners, BRP Companies, and The Prusik Group, the block-through structure is located in the heart of Manhattan’s Harlem neighborhood. Newmark’s Chris Mongeluzo is the exclusive realtor for the office space, which includes the entire fifth and sixth floors with private outdoor space and a separate office lobby.
This week Governor Kathy Hochul announced the start of construction on a $416 million residential development in Inwood, Manhattan. The two-building, mixed-income project at 405 and 407 West 206th Street will bring nearly 700 apartments with 281 affordable units with free broadband internet, all-electric heating and cooling, and other sustainable features in line with the state’s climate goals. The development is a joint venture among LMXD affiliate of L+M Development Partners, MSquared, and Taconic Partners with the Community League of the Heights as the community sponsor, and Beyer Blinder Belle Architects responsible for design.