Construction appears stalled at 255 West 34th Street, a 33-story hotel tower in Midtown, Manhattan, following a $481 million loan default by former developer The Chetrit Group late last year. Designed by Stonehill Taylor Architects, the 397-foot-tall structure was planned to yield 330 hotel rooms spread across 155,594 square feet. Flintlock Construction Services is the general contractor for the project, which is located between Seventh and Eighth Avenues on the southern edge of the Garment District.
BRP Companies has completed and opened a new 172-unit rental building at 10 Commerce Drive in New Rochelle. Known as Motif, the property contains a mix of 53 studios, 64 one-bedrooms, and 55 two-bedroom units. Amenity spaces include a fitness center, a resident lounge and co-working space, a landscaped courtyard with barbecue grills, an arcade room, a dog wash station, and on-site parking for 157 vehicles.
Foundations are taking shape at 27-48 Jackson Avenue, site of a 69-story residential skyscraper in Long Island City‘s Court Square district. Designed by Perkins Eastman and developed by Building Orchard LLC, the 811-foot-tall tower will claim the title of tallest building in Queens and yield 635,000 square feet with 818 residential units, 11,700 square feet of retail space, and a two-story parking garage in the podium. Triton Construction Company is the general contractor for the property, which is alternately addressed as 43-01 Queens Street and occupies a full city block along Jackson Avenue between Queens and Orchard Streets.
Construction is rising above street level on 40-09 29th Street, a five-story mixed-use building in Long Island City, Queens. Designed by Design Group In H&K LLC and developed by Gang W. Realty, the 66-foot-tall structure will span 27,850 square feet and yield 20 units spread across 14,950 square feet, as well as 5,655 square feet of ground-floor retail space, a 7,244-square-foot cellar level, and 4,775 square feet of enclosed parking space for 13 vehicles. World Hub Construction is the general contractor for the property, which is located between 40th Avenue and 40th Road.
Construction is now topped out at 25 North Lex, a high-rise mixed-use property at 25 North Lexington Avenue in White Plains, New York. Led by developer Greystar Real Estate Partners, the property will eventually contain 500 rental apartments, 60,000 square feet of amenities, and 16,000 square feet of ground-floor retail space.