Construction is rising on 15 Beekman Street, Pace University’s new 27-story expansion in the Financial District. Designed by Manish Chadha of Ismael Leyva Architects and developed by SL Green Realty, the 338-foot-tall tower will yield 213,084 square feet with classrooms, dorm rooms, a dining facility, a library, and a learning center. New Line Structures & Development is the general contractor for the property, which is alternately addressed as 126-132 Nassau Street and is located at the corner of Beekman and Nassau Streets.
Leasing has officially launched for The Kingsley, a new residential property at 2000 Murray Court in Fairfield, New Jersey. Developed by BNE Real Estate Group, the 99-unit building offers a mix of one- and two-bedroom layouts and a collection of health and wellness amenities.
The affordable housing lottery has launched for 881 Lexington Avenue, a six-story mixed-use building in Stuyvesant Heights, Brooklyn. Designed by Issac & Stern Architects and developed by Hung Pin Hung of Pro H Designs, the structure yields 24 residences, ground-floor commercial space, and 12 parking spaces. Available on NYC Housing Connect are eight units for residents at 130 percent of the area median income (AMI), ranging in eligible income from $61,715 to $156,130.
Construction is rising on the Fashion Institute of Technology‘s New Academic Building, a ten-story structure at 220 West 28th Street in the Garment District of Chelsea. Designed by SHoP Architects, the 110,000-square-foot facility will yield new classrooms, administrative offices, review and exhibition spaces, and a student quad illuminated by skylights. EE Cruz & Company Inc. is the general contractor for the Midtown project, which is located between Seventh and Eighth Avenues, within walking distance of Penn Station, Madison Square Garden, and Moynihan Train Hall. The New Academic Building is aiming for LEED Gold certification upon completion.
The New Jersey Department of Community Affairs has awarded $985,000 to New Jersey Community Capital (NJCC) to facilitate the development, preservation, and enhancement of affordable housing, vocational programming, and community facilities in East Trenton.