Jamaica Hospital Medical Center has broken ground on a state-of-the-art Emergency Department in Richmond Hill, Queens. The $150 million project will more than double the size of the existing department and create a Level 1 trauma center, isolation rooms, and two new critical care units with 22 ICU beds.
Permits have been filed for a four-story residential building at 499 Pennsylvania Avenue in East New York, Brooklyn. Located between Dumont Avenue and Livonia Avenue, the lot is steps from the Pennsylvania Avenue subway station, serviced by the 3 train. Chesky Weiss is listed as the owner behind the applications.
A new set of renderings has been revealed for The Avenir, Silverstein Properties and Parx Casino’s bid for a 1.8-million-square-foot hotel, gaming, entertainment, and residential complex at 514 Eleventh Avenue in Midtown, Manhattan. Designed by Steelman Partners and CetraRuddy, the 46-story two-tower complex will yield 1,000 guests rooms, more than 100 affordable housing units reserved for New Yorkers, 12 full-service restaurants, an elevated 1,000-seat performance hall, and an eight-story, 600,000-square-foot podium. The project aims to create 4,000 union construction jobs, over 5,500 permanent union jobs, and billions of dollars in economic development for the state and city. The property, owned by Silverstein since 1984 and alternatively addressed as 520 West 41st Street, spans a full block between West 40th and West 41st Streets and Eleventh and Galvin Avenues, just north of the Jacob K. Javits Center. The plot has sat vacant for the last eight years, and the development team expects the project to be shovel ready upon approval.
BLDG Management Company has secured a $425 million loan to complete a 69-story residential skyscraper in Long Island City, Queens. The development, known as The Orchard, will take shape at 42-02 Orchard Street and debut as the tallest residential building in the neighborhood.
The affordable housing lottery has launched for Atlantic Chestnut Phase 1, a 14-story mixed-use building at 250 Euclid Avenue in East New York, Brooklyn. Designed by Dattner Architects and developed by Phipps Houses, the three-structure complex will yield 1,200 residences when complete. Available on NYC Housing Connect are 341 units for residents at 130 percent of the area median income (AMI), ranging in eligible income from $16,938 to $140,080.