Xiao Hua Zhou has filed applications for a four-story, seven-unit residential building at 112-42 38th Avenue, in North Corona, located three blocks from the 111th Street stop on the 7 train. The structure will measure a total 5,500 square feet and units will average a rental-sized 785 square feet apiece. Each floor will contain two units except the top floor, where there will only be one unit. Flushing-based John Chen is the architect of record. Demolition permits were filed in June of 2015 to remove the existing single-story house from the 25-foot-wide lot.
Simon Baron Development has acquired the two-story commercial property at 12 Franklin Street, in southern Greenpoint, for $24 million, according to The Real Deal. Located six blocks from the Nassau Avenue stop on the G train, the property is within the proposed Enhanced Business District, which would allow developers to trade light manufacturing space for extra office space in the North Williamsburg Industrial Business Zone. Before proposing to build anything, Baron is waiting to see how well the proposed rezoning works. Under current zoning, the property could accommodate a new 55,500 square-foot commercial building, or if community facility space is included, a 133,320 square-foot building.
Plans have been filed for two affordable rental buildings in the Longwood section of the South Bronx, close to the Simpson Street stop on the 2 and 5 trains.
Brookland Capital is taking Prospect Lefferts Gardens and Flatbush by storm. Yesterday the Bed-Stuy-based developer filed plans for an eight-story building at 77 Clarkson Avenue, which will be its fifth new project in the area.
A former animal hospital in NoHo is set to see a commercial revitalization. On Tuesday, the Landmarks Preservation Commission approved a revised renovation plan for the building at 348 Lafayette Street, which occupies 348-354 Lafayette Street and is also known as 11-13 Bond Street. The building dates back to 1913 and is now in the NoHo Historic District.