Elected officials and developers recently gathered to celebrate the commencement of construction at 13-12 Beach Channel Drive in Far Rockaway, Queens. Designed by Urban Architecture Initiatives and developed by BRC and Camber Property Group, the eight-story property will include a mix of 147 deeply affordable units, 100 shelter units with supportive services, tenant amenities, and a community facility.
Permits have been filed for a nine-story residential building at 4-44 Beach 67th Street in Far Rockaway, Queens. Located between Beach Channel Drive and Thursby Avenue, the lot is near the Beach 67th Street subway station, serviced by the A train. Ericka Keller-Wala of Brisa Builders Corp. is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Construction is complete on Beach 21, a ten-story affordable housing building at 10-47 Beach 21st Street in Far Rockaway, Queens. Developed by The Community Builders with support from New York City’s Economic Development Corporation, Department of Housing Preservation and Development, and Housing Development Corporation, the structure yields 224 units reserved for New Yorkers earning 40 to 80 percent area median income (AMI) and 23 units for the formerly homeless, as well as 28,000 square feet of ground-floor retail and community space including a daycare center. The project is part of the city’s Downtown Far Rockaway Revitalization Plan and is located between Mott Avenue to the north and Cornaga Avenue to the south.
Permits have been filed for a three-story transient hotel at 12-60 Brunswick Avenue in Far Rockaway, Queens. Located between Doughty Boulevard and Nameoke Avenue, the lot is near the Far Rockaway – Mott Avenue subway station, serviced by the A train. James Holland under Far Rockaway Cathedral is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Construction has officially broken ground at Edgemere Commons, a new 11-building affordable housing complex located on the former Peninsula Hospital complex in Edgemere, Queens. The complex spans 9.35 acres and will eventually comprise 2.2 million square feet with 2,050 affordable and supportive housing units.