KPMG will soon relocate its headquarters to Two Manhattan West, a new 58-story office skyscraper in Midtown West, on the edge of Hudson Yards. At 450,000 square feet, the transaction is the largest office deal to close in New York City this year.
Permits have been filed for a 13-story mixed-use building with affordable housing at 1940 Jerome Avenue in Mt. Hope, The Bronx. Located between East 177th Street and East Tremont Avenue, the lot is three blocks north of the 176th Street subway station, serviced by the 4 train. Vaya Development under Jerome Avenue SM Realty LLC is listed as the owner on the applications.
Permits have been filed to expand a two-story structure into a six-story mixed-use building at 7616 Bay Parkway in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn. Located between 76th Street and 77th Street, the interior lot is within walking distance of the Kings Highway subway station, serviced by the N train. Hanjun Bai of H&Z Building Corp. is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Excavation and foundation work are progressing at 2-20 and 2-21 Malt Drive, the site of a three-tower mixed-use complex in the Hunters Point South master plan in Hunters Point, Queens. Designed by SLCE Architects and developed by TF Cornerstone, the project consists of a 34-story, 390-foot-tall structure yielding 575 units at 2-20 Malt Drive and a two-tower development at 2-21 Malt Dive with a 38-story, 440-foot-tall high-rise and 25-story, 310-foot-tall sibling. The unit count for 2-21 Malt Drive has not been disclosed. Bud North LLC and Bud South LLC are the contractors for 2-21 and 2-20 Malt Creek, respectively, which will rise from a subdivided plot bound by 54th Avenue to the north, Newton Creek to the south, and 2nd Street to the west.
NYC Health + Hospitals and the Department of Housing Preservation & Development (HPD) recently announced Just Home, a forthcoming housing project for formerly incarcerated New Yorkers with life-threatening medical conditions. Located at 1900 Seminole Avenue in the Morris Park section of The Bronx, the initiative will create approximately 70 studio and two-bedroom apartments.