Construction is getting closer to completion on the Chelsea Aloft Hotel, a 32-story tower at 132 West 28th Street. Designed by Peter Poon Architects and developed by Frank Ng, the 326-foot-tall reinforced concrete structure will yield 203 guest rooms. Milestone Construction Corporation is the general contractor for the Midtown, Manhattan project, which is located in the Flower District between Sixth and Seventh Avenues.
Construction has topped out on NOVA, a 24-story condominium tower at 41-05 29th Street in Long Island City, Queens. Developed by SB Development Group, the building will yield 84 units and ground-for retail space. The homes will range from studios up to three-bedroom layouts, and each floor will support no more than five condos.
Permits have been filed for a 13-story residential building at 120 East 144th Street in Mott Haven, The Bronx. Located between Walton and Gerard Avenues, the interior lot is one block from the 149 Street – Grand Concourse subway station, serviced by the 2, 4, and 5 trains. Besyata Investment Group is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Work is wrapping up on the RIU Plaza Hotel, a 48-story skyscraper at 145 West 47th Street in Times Square. Designed by Berg + Moss Architects and developed by Tribeach Holdings, the 519-foot-tall, 353,000-square-foot reinforced concrete superstructure will yield 630 rooms. Transom Builders Group is the general contractor for the property, which is located between Sixth and Seventh Avenues.
Rockrose and the Battery Park City Authority (BPCA) have reached a new agreement to retain existing affordable units at Tribeca Pointe at 40 to 50 percent area median income through 2069. Prior to this agreement, the term of the 70 affordable units was set to expire by 2029.