Almost a decade following the initial opening of Ravel Hotel in Long Island City, ownership has unveiled a ten-story expansion and partial renovation of its existing property at 8-08 Queens Plaza South, just south of Queensbridge Park. Ravi Patel, owner of the Ravel Hotel brand, describes the project as “transformative” and sought to establish an amenity-rich hotel and entertainment space for weddings, corporate outings, and other large events.
Permits have been filed for a 19-story office building at 310 Hudson Street in Hudson Square, Manhattan. Located between Spring Street and Vandam Street, the lot is two blocks west of the Spring Street subway station, serviced by the C and E trains. Andrew Arel of Disney Corporate Real Estate is listed as the owner behind the application under the Hudson Square Realty LLC .
Permits have been filed for a nine-story mixed-use building at 131-78 40th Road in Flushing, Queens. Located between Delong Street and College Point Boulevard, the lot is also known as 40-40 College Point Boulevard. The nearest subway station is Main Street, serviced by the 7 train. Chang Biao Zheng under the G & Z CPB Realty LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
The yellow safety cocoon has been installed around the perimeter of the floor plates at 430 East 58th Street, aka 3 Sutton Place, as construction of the 800-foot-tall skyscraper rises above Midtown East. Located between Sutton Place South and First Avenue, the formwork has surpassed the parapets of the adjacent buildings and is cantilevered out over the structure’s eastern neighbor. The project is being designed by Thomas Juul-Hansen and developed by Gamma Real Estate. Stephen B. Jacobs Group is the executive architect on the project.
Construction at 232 East 54th Street has topped out. The structure stands 420 feet tall above Midtown East and is being designed by Ismael Leyva Architects. YIMBY last reported that Elk Investors was listed as the exclusive developer of the building, but ownership may have fully transferred to Mossanen Group and an LLC known as East 54th St. Properties. The tower was originally slated to only rise around 20 stories, but this scope was doubled to 40.