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Willets Point Transformation Breaks Ground In Corona, Queens

New York City Mayor Eric Adams, along with other city officials and community partners, celebrated on Wednesday the groundbreaking of the Willets Point transformation in Corona, Queens. The ceremony marked an important step in the city’s largest 100-percent affordable housing development in four decades. The Willets Point project is being developed in partnership with the Queens Development Group, a joint venture between Related Companies and Sterling Equities, and is advancing faster than a year ahead of schedule.

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Housing Lottery Launches for 266 West 96th Street on Manhattan’s Upper West Side

The affordable housing lottery has launched for 266 West 96th Street, a 23-story residential building on Manhattan’s Upper West Side. Designed by SLCE Architects and developed by Fetner Properties, the structure yields 171 residences. Available on NYC Housing Connect are 52 units for residents at 70 to 130 percent of the area median income (AMI), ranging in eligible income from $40,526 to $198,250.

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98 DeKalb Avenue Rises in Fort Greene, Brooklyn 

The 11th-tallest building on our year-end construction countdown is 98 DeKalb Avenue, a 610-foot-tall residential skyscraper rising in Fort Greene, Brooklyn. Designed by SLCE Architects and developed by Rockrose Development, the 49-story structure will span 418,092 square feet and yield 609 residential units and 3,775 square feet of commercial space. 180 Ashland GC LLC is the general contractor for the project, which is alternately addressed as 180 Ashland Place and located at the corner of DeKalb Avenue and Ashland Place.

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