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.
Post Chester, N.Y.-based Street-Works Development is proposing a multi-building, 895,000-square-foot mixed-use project at 200 Hamilton Avenue, in downtown White Plains, in Westchester County. The project would include 600 residential units across 500,000 square feet of space, with 10 percent, or 60 units, designated as affordable. There would also be 95,000 square feet of retail, two public green spaces, and a 720-car parking garage, Westfair reported. The city’s Common Council must approve the project, which requires a zoning change. The site, bound by Baker and Hamilton avenues, Cottage Place, and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, is occupied by the two-story White Plains Mall, a multi-tenant commercial-retail property.
Long Island-based American Equity Partners is preparing to file applications 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 rental apartments. Twenty-five of the units, roughly 10 percent of the total, will be designated as affordable. The project includes a redesigned façade and the addition of a 13th-floor penthouse, Westfair reported. A ground-floor retail unit is also planned, and it’s possible up to two floors of office space could remain, depending on demand. White Plains-based Papp Architects is designing the conversion. The project will go before the city’s Zoning Board of Appeals.