Curtain wall installation has begun on 9 DeKalb Avenue, soon to be the outer boroughs’ tallest building at 1,066 feet tall and number six on YIMBY’s construction countdown. Designed by SHoP Architects and developed by JDS, the 73-story Downtown Brooklyn residential skyscraper will become the first New York City supertall outside of Manhattan and will yield 425 rental apartments and 150 condominiums.
Global luxury streetwear and sneaker retailer Concepts recently debuted a new flagship destination at 99 University Place in Union Square, Manhattan. The 2,500-square-foot store offers nearly twice the floor space of the former Concepts flagship.
Permits have been filed for a four-story residential building at 151 Freeman Street in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. Located between Franklin Street and Manhattan Avenue, the interior lot is close to the Greenpoint Avenue subway station, serviced by the G train. Asaf Ben-Nun under the 151 Freeman Street Owner, LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Work is approaching topping out on 66 Hudson Boulevard, aka The Spiral, a 1,041-foot-tall commercial supertall in Hudson Yards and number seven on YIMBY’s December construction countdown. Designed by Bjarke Ingels Group and developed by Tishman Speyer, the skyscraper occupies a full block between Tenth and Eleventh Avenues and 34th and 35th Streets and will yield 2.85 million square feet of office space. Turner Construction Company is serving as the construction manager, Banker Steel is in charge of manufacturing the steel, and Permasteelisa is the contractor for the glass enclosure for the 66-story project, which is expected to cost $3.7 billion.
Developers have revealed proposals to construct a new five-story mixed-use building at 900 Castle Hill Avenue in the Unionport section of The Bronx. However before construction can proceed, city officials will need to approve zoning amendments to allow for increased residential density and multiple commercial spaces.