Permits have been filed for a six-story community facility at 132-49 41st Avenue, in Flushing, Queens. The site is four blocks away from the Main Street Subway Station, the last stop for the 7 Train in Queens. The surrounding area is a relatively dense commercial district compared to the rest of the borough, with the Queens’ Botanical Gardens located seven blocks south. Five blocks further is Flushing Meadows Corona Park. BDW Realty will be responsible for the development.
Last year, YIMBY’s pipeline report showed a dramatic decrease in new building filings, with 2015’s multi-family count of 32,702 units falling precipitously, to 19,356 in 2016. Fortunately, the hemorrhaging of pipeline additions has nearly come to a complete stop, and 2017 saw filings for 19,180 multi-family units, a drop of under one percent. The full report, covering all 2,030 new building applications filed last year, is downloadable in Excel format at the following link.
A new seven-story residential building is starting to rise above its townhouse neighbors on the Lower East Side of Manhattan. 150 Rivington Street is located in a quiet spot of the bustling neighborhood, three blocks away from the Delancey-Essex Street Subway Station, serviced by the F, J, M, and Z trains. Cogswell Lee Development will be responsible for the development, which replaces the old Streitz Matzo Factory.
Permits have been filed for a 10-story mixed-use building at 219 Hudson Street, in SoHo. The site is two blocks away from two Canal Street Subway Stations, serviced collectively by the A, C, E, 1 and 2 trains. YIMBY last reported on the site in October 2015, when Joel Braver of Express Builders JB purchased the site for $13.2 million. The firm has retained ownership and will be responsible for development.
Permits have been filed for a six-story mixed-use building at 40-06 68th Street, in Woodside, Queens. The site is a block away from the 69th Street Fisk Avenue Subway Station, serviced by the 7 train, and six blocks away from the 65th Street Station, serviced by the E, M, and R trains. Tim Chan will be responsible for the development.