Within the past few weeks, Long Island-based American Equity Partners filed applications and began the approval process to convert the 12-story, 350,000-square-foot office building at 440 Hamilton Avenue, located on the corner of North Broadway in downtown White Plains, into 245 residential units. A rendering of the project has also been revealed by the Westchester County Business Journal.
Phoenix, Arizona-based Alliance Residential Company is proposing a 16-story, 434-unit mixed-use project at 170 East Post Road, located on the corner of Mamaroneck Avenue in downtown White Plains. The latest plans call for roughly 7,500 square feet of ground-floor commercial-retail space, an outdoor café, and a small pedestrian plaza at the street corner, The Journal News reported. The residential units will be rental apartments. There will also be a six-story parking garage to be located centrally on the block with an entrance on Mitchell Place. The project requires site plan approval. Two low-rise commercial buildings must first be demolished.
The White Plains Common Council has approved plans for a five-story, 62-unit mixed-use building at 136-158 Westmoreland Avenue, just south of downtown White Plains, in Westchester County. The project, dubbed Westmoreland Lofts, will measure 58,000 square feet, Westfair reported. It will include a 97-car parking garage, 2,700 square feet of light manufacturing space and 1,600 square feet of retail space on the ground floor for a microbrewery. The apartments above will be rentals, ranging from studios to two-bedrooms.
The City of New Rochelle, in Westchester County, N.Y., has launched a request for proposals (RFP) for the downtown development site at 45 Harrison Street, located on the corner of Cedar Street. The 30,492-square-foot city-owned site could accommodate a building up to 28 stories in height, the Daily Voice reported. A project could include a mix of uses, including residential apartments, commercial space, such as office or retail space, hotels, and/or medical or civic facilities. An existing two-story, 20,000-square-foot fire station currently occupies the property.
A groundbreaking ceremony has been held for Larkin Plaza, the two-towered, 439-unit mixed-use development planned at 22 Nepperhan Street in downtown Yonkers. The rental complex will consist of a 25-story, 280-unit building on the corner of Nepperhan Street and Warburton Avenue, as well as a 17-story, 159-unit structure fronting Main Street. A two-story commercial building, with 35,000 square feet of retail space, will also front a long stretch of Nepperhan Street, Westfair reported. A three-story, 539-car parking garage is also planned. RXR Realty is the developer. Foundation work is imminent, with completion anticipated for 2018.