Permits have been filed for a 34-story mixed-use building at 567 Third Avenue in Murray Hill, Manhattan. Located between East 37th and East 38th Streets, the lot is within walking distance of 33rd Street subway station, serviced by the 6 train. Kevin Lalezarian of Lalezarian Properties under the Midtown 3rd Avenue LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Construction is nearing completion on the Korean Cultural Center of NYC, the new seven-story home of the Consulate General of the Republic of Korea, NY at 122-126 East 32nd Street in Murray Hill. Designed by SAMOO Architecture PC and developed by Level Group, the 120-foot-tall structure will yield 36,500 square feet and is aiming for LEED Certification. KSK Construction Group is the general contractor for the property, which is located between Park Avenue South and Lexington Avenue.
Construction is nearing topping out on 509 Third Avenue, a 35-story residential tower in Murray Hill. Designed by Ismael Leyva Architects and developed by Lalezarian Properties under the Third and Thirty Four LLC, and Kahen Properties. The 386-foot-tall structure will yield 166,917 square feet with 229 residential units, most likely rentals with an average scope of 692 square feet each, as well as 8,253 square feet of commercial space and a 30-foot-long yard. The property is located at the corner of Third Avenue and East 34th Street.
Work is continuing to progress behind scaffolding on the Korean Cultural Center of NYC, a seven-story structure at 122-126 East 32nd Street in Murray Hill. Designed by SAMOO Architecture PC and developed by Level Group, the 36,500-square-foot edifice will serve as the headquarters for the Consulate General of the Republic of Korea, NY, which purchased the property in March 2008 at a cost of $15.8 million. This sale also included the use of nearly 4,500 square feet of air rights. Construction took a quite some time to commence, and ground broke in June 2018 for the 120-foot-tall project. KSK Construction Group is the general contractor for the building, which sits between Park Avenue South and Lexington Avenue. The developers are aiming for LEED Certification.
Construction is nearing topping out on Turken House, a 21-story mixed-use building at 300 East 41st Street in the Midtown, Manhattan neighborhood of Murray Hill. Designed by Perkins + Will for a non-profit company called The Turken Foundation, which provides Turkish students with help obtaining scholarships and job opportunities in the United States, the nearly 80,000-square-foot structure will stand 227 feet tall and yield 82 turnkey residences with both single- and double-occupancy quarters. The ground-up edifice is located at the corner of East 41st Street and Second Avenue, near both the United Nations and Grand Central Terminal, and was previously the site of two low-rise properties that were purchased for a combined $17.5 million prior to demolition. Turken House is aiming for LEED Certification with a program goal of LEED Silver Certification. Fast Track Construction is listed as the general contractor for the project.