Excavation, Pilings Continue for 517-Foot Skyscraper at 30-25 Queens Boulevard in Long Island City, Queens

The 16th-tallest building on our annual year-end construction countdown is 30-25 Queens Boulevard, a 517-foot-tall mixed-use skyscraper in Long Island City, Queens. Designed by CetraRuddy Architecture and developed by LargaVista Companies under the 30-25 Queens Boulevard Tenant LLC, the 46-story structure will span 1,293,315 square feet and yield 561 condominium units with an average scope of 1,464 square feet, as well as 471,673 square feet of commercial space and a cellar level. The building will rise from a 25,177-square-foot lot known as QPX that comprises 30-25 Queens Boulevard, 29-10 Northern Boulevard, and 29-14 Queens Plaza East. Leeding Builders Group is the general contractor for the project, which is located at the corner of Queens Boulevard East and Queens Boulevard, directly west of the Sunnyside Yards rail tracks.

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Rendering of 1215 Fulton Street. Courtesy of Tower Holdings Group, The Collective and Artefactorylab

Funding Secured For 12 Halsey Street In Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn

EJS Group, in partnership with Hope Street Capital, have successfully closed on a $108.15 million construction financing package for their upcoming residential development at 12 Halsey Street in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. This project, also referred to as 1215 Fulton Street, is part of the Affordable New York Program and comprises three buildings with approximately 240 rental units, with 30 percent allocated as affordable housing.

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Housing Lottery Launches for Hanson Place Community Plaza at 142 South Portland Avenue in Fort Greene, Brooklyn

The affordable housing lottery has launched for Hanson Place Community Plaza, a 13-story mixed-use building at 142 South Portland Avenue in Fort Greene, Brooklyn. Designed by OCV Architects and developed by MDG Design + Construction, the structure yields 104 residences. Available on NYC Housing Connect are 87 units for residents at 50, 60, and 140 percent of the area median income (AMI), ranging in eligible income from $34,149 to $245,140.

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