A Queens-based property owner has filed applications for two three-story, two-unit residential buildings at 40-44 – 40-48 Gleane Street, in northern Elmhurst. The buildings will each measure 2,418 square feet and, across both, the residential units should average 862 square feet apiece. Each unit will also feature a single off-street parking space. Chang Hwa Tan’s Flushing-based architecture firm is the architect of record. The 86-foot-wide, 4,596-square-foot assemblage is currently occupied by two two-story houses. Demolition permits were filed in April. The 82nd Street-Jackson Heights stop on the 7 train is two blocks away.
Two-and a-half years ago, YIMBY revealed renderings for a 28-story hotel at 50 Trinity Place in the Financial District. Now we have fresh images of the development, which is going to be an Aloft Hotel.
Foundation work is now underway on the eight-story, 16-unit mixed-use building under development at 21-10 44th Drive, in Long Island City’s Court Square section. A photo of the site can be seen in an update by The Court Square Blog. The project will eventually encompass 22,328 square feet and rise 80 feet above street level to its roof. There will be 2,710 square feet of commercial-retail space on the ground floor and the residential units above should average 1,018 square feet apiece. The retail and residential units will all be condominiums. Kora Developers and BK Developers are the developers, and Igor Zaslavskiy’s Brooklyn-based Zproekt is the architect. Completion is expected in late 2018, per on-site signage.
Construction has topped out on the three-story, 80,000-square-foot medical facility at 497 Broadway, located between West 23rd and 24th streets in Bayonne, N.J. Officially dubbed RWJBarnabas Health at Bayonne, it will feature an emergency department, pharmacy, pediatric center, and a women’s health center, among other uses.
Real estate watchers are keeping an eye on development in the Bronx, as talks over the future of the 421-a tax break, which greased the skids for new construction in the borough, drag on into the ninth month. Despite the impasse, developers are still planning small buildings in the Bronx.