Conceptual rendering of Freedom Plaza by Negativ

Soloviev Group Announces 513 Affordable Housing Units in Proposed Freedom Plaza Development

The Soloviev Group has announced the inclusion of 513 affordable housing units within the proposed Freedom Plaza in Manhattan, significantly contributing to the city’s inclusionary housing efforts. Located from 38th to 41st Streets east of First Avenue and covering over six acres in Midtown East, the ambitious mixed-use development was already slated to feature 4.77 acres of green space, a museum, shopping and restaurants, and a hotel. Now with the inclusion of the affordable units, it also stands to be one of Manhattan’s largest inclusionary housing initiatives in more than a decade.

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The Greenwich Continues to Wrap Up Construction at 125 Greenwich Street in Financial District, Manhattan

Construction is continuing on The Greenwich, an 88-story residential skyscraper at 125 Greenwich Street in Manhattan’s Financial District. Designed by Rafael Viñoly Architects and developed by Fortress Investment Group, Bilgili, and Bizzi & Partners, the 912-foot-tall structure will yield 273 condominium units designed by March & White (MAWD) and marketed by Douglas Elliman Marketing Development, which is aiming to launch sales later this fall. Homes will range from studios to three-bedroom layouts with pricing starting at $1.15 million. Time Square Construction and Plaza Construction are the general contractors for the property, which is located at the corner of Greenwich and Thames Streets, just south of the World Trade Center complex and Liberty Park.

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Stephen and Christine Schwarzman Animal Medical Center’s Expansion Progresses on Manhattan’s Upper East Side

Construction is steadily moving along on the Stephen and Christine Schwarzman Animal Medical Center, a ten-story veterinary hospital at 510 East 62nd Street in the Lenox Hill section of Manhattan’s Upper East Side. Designed by Perkins + Will, the $100 million non-profit project will add 11,000 square feet to the existing 26,000-square-foot, 63-year-old structure. Turner Construction Company is the general contractor for the property, which is bound by the East 62nd Street to the north, East 61st Street to the south, FDR Drive to the east, and York Avenue to the west.

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Mayor Adams Announcing Greenway Expansion via City of New York

Extensive Greenway Expansion Launched by Mayor Adams Across Five Outer Boroughs

Mayor Eric Adams has initiated a substantial greenway expansion aimed at bridging existing gaps in the outer boroughs. This project plans to introduce over 40 new miles of greenways across five distinct corridors, aligning with the administration’s goal to enhance protected bike infrastructure and promote safer, greener transportation options in Queens, Staten Island, Brooklyn, and The Bronx.
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