Excavation is underway at 403 East 79th Street, a 30-story medical office building in the Yorkville section of Manhattan’s Upper East Side. Designed by Perkins Eastman and developed by Extell Development Company, the structure will yield 400,000 square feet of Class A space, with the Hospital for Special Surgery as the anchor tenant, occupying 200,000 square feet across the first eight levels. Ancora Engineering is the engineer of record and Lendlease is the general contractor for the property, which is alternatively addressed as 1522 First Avenue and is located along First Avenue between East 79th and East 80th Streets.
Leasing is now underway for Astoria West, a new rental complex at 30-77 Vernon Boulevard on the East River waterfront in Astoria, Queens. Designed by Fogarty Finger Architects and developed by Cape Advisers, the 522,000-square-foot complex comprises a trio of interconnected structures with 534 apartments and an extensive collection of amenities.
The affordable housing lottery ends on July 8 for 2442 Ocean Avenue, a seven-story mixed-use residential building in Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn. Designed by Studio Gallos and developed by Yaacov Azrad, the structure yields 105 residences and a 1,856-square-foot community facility space on the ground floor used as a medical center. Available on NYC Housing Connect are 32 units for residents at 130 percent of the area median income (AMI), ranging in eligible income from $49,715 to $187,330.
Permits have been filed for a five-story mixed-use building at 836 50th Street in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. Located between 8th and 9th Avenues, the interior lot is near the Fort Hamilton Parkway subway station, serviced by the D train. Xiu Qin Ye under the XQY LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Construction is coming to a close on 130 William Street, a 66-story residential skyscraper in the Financial District. Designed by David Adjaye of Adjaye Associates and developed by Lightstone, the 800-foot-tall structure yields 242 units marketed by Corcoran Sunshine, with prices ranging from $1,300,000 for a one-bedroom apartment to $20,000,000 for a four-bedroom, full-floor penthouse. Hill West Architects served as architect of record for the property, which is bound by William, Fulton, and Gold Streets. Occupancy has already begun as finishing touches wrap up on the exterior.