Trader Joe’s will soon open a new grocery store in Harlem, the chain’s first location in Upper Manhattan. The store will occupy 28,000 square feet of ground-floor space of the forthcoming Urban League Empowerment Center at 121 West 125th Street.
Last week, private equity real estate fund manager Red Stone Equity Partners celebrated the closing of financing for Balton Commons, a $19-million mixed-use development currently under construction at 267 West 126th Street in Harlem, Manhattan. Developed in partnership with Lemor Development Group and Apex Building Group, the seven-story building will have 4,500 square feet of tech incubator space managed by non-profit Silicon Harlem, 1,200 square feet of ground-floor commercial space, 1,350 square feet of community facility space, and 37 residential units dedicated to mixed-income affordable housing for residents between 30 and 90 percent of the area median income.
The affordable housing lottery is now open for Uptown 6, a collection of 32 renovated rental units in across several buildings including 118 West 139th Street, 123 West 112nd Street, 30 West 132nd Street, 281 West 118th Street, 120 West 139th Street, and 122 West 139th Street in Manhattan’s West Harlem neighborhood. Available on NYC Housing Connect are a mix of studios, one-, two-, three-, and four-bedroom units for residents at 80 percent of the area median income, ranging in eligible income from $48,480 to $120,080.
Permits have been filed for an eight-story mixed-use building at 2805 Frederick Douglass Boulevard in Harlem, Manhattan. Located between 149th Street and 150th Street, the interior lot is one block west of the Harlem/148th Street subway station, serviced by the 3 train. Maurice Kohanbash under the Kohanbash LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
The Harlem Academy’s new permanent campus will soon debut at 655 St. Nicholas Avenue in Hamilton Heights, Manhattan where construction crews broke ground earlier this month.