Excavation is underway for Two Trees’ 16-story, 522-unit building at 317-329 Kent Avenue in Williamsburg. The building will total 382,750 square feet, and 9,370 square feet will be set aside for retail space. It’s the first phase of the Domino Redevelopment project, and completion of the first building is expected in 2017, reports Brownstoner. SHoP is designing, and 105 units will be set aside as affordable housing.
Earlier in May, Crain’s Business broke news about a planned condo conversion for 184 Kent Avenue, an eight-story, 338-unit luxury rental building in northern Williamsburg. Now Curbed has the details: dubbed Austin Nichols House, significant renovations are in the works, which include the combination of former rental units. Kushner Companies, LIVWRK, and Rockpoint Group are the developers and acquired the building for $275 million in early 2015.
Chetrit’s long-planned hotel-retail-apartment complex is finally taking shape at 500 Metropolitan Avenue in Williamsburg, and YIMBY has a look inside the gigantic site thanks to reader Sebastian Findlay.
Michael Maidan, doing business under 550 Metropolitan LLC, has filed applications for a six-story, four-unit mixed-use building at 550 Metropolitan Avenue, in central Williamsburg, near the Lorimer subway stop on the L train. The building will span 9,770 square feet, with 1,620 square feet designated for retail space at street level. Igor Zaslavskiy of Zproekt is designing, and an existing three-story apartment building must first be demolished.
YIMBY has snagged a rendering for a small affordable housing development at 7 Stagg Street, between Union Avenue and Lorimer Street, in Williamsburg.