Queens-based property owner Bryan Tavarez has filed applications for four three-story, two-unit residential buildings at 85-39 – 85-47 Lefferts Boulevard, in Richmond Hill, located three blocks from the 121st Street stop on the J/Z trains. From north to south, two of the houses will measure 2,835 square feet each and will contain a single unit across the basement and the second levels with the second unit will taking up the third level. The third and fourth houses will measure 1,750 and 2,640 square feet respectively. The smaller building will have a similar layout to the buildings to the north. The larger one will feature a 293-square-foot doctors office on the first level and full-floor units on the next two floors. Fresh Meadows-based King David Architecture is the architect of record. The site is currently occupied by a two-and-a-half-story house, and demolition permits were filed in February.
An anonymous Brooklyn-based LLC has been filing applications since January of 2014 for a four-story, three-unit mixed-use building at 1776 Broadway, and a three-story, two-unit residential building at 483 Marion Street, in Ocean Hill, located directly below the Chauncey Street stop on the J/Z trains. The new buildings will measure 6,201 and 3,205 square feet each, respectively, and the larger building will feature 1,240 square feet of retail space on the ground floor. Across both buildings, there will be 6,124 square feet of residential space, which means the apartments should average a spacious 1,225 square feet apiece. The units could be new-construction family-sized condominiums, which would be unprecedented in this part of Brooklyn for this building cycle. Douglas Pulaski’s Brooklyn-based Bricolage Designs is the architect of record. The 20-foot-wide, 3,342-square-foot lot is currently vacant.
Brooklyn-based property owner David Grunfeld has filed applications for a four-story, eight-unit residential building at 34 Belvedere Street, in western Bushwick, located three blocks from the Myrtle Avenue stop on the J/M/Z trains. The new structure will encompass 7,437 square feet and its residential units should average 661 square feet apiece, indicative of rental apartments. One of the fourth-floor apartments will include space on the upper penthouse level. Rego Park-based Diego Aguilera is the architect of record. The 28-foot-wide, 2,444-square-foot lot is currently vacant.
An anonymous Brooklyn-based LLC has filed applications for a six-story, eight-unit mixed-use building at 1014 Banner Avenue, in Brighton Beach, located four blocks north of the Brighton Beach stop on the B/Q trains. The new structure will measure 13,252 square feet in total and will feature a 2,140-square-foot children’s daycare on the ground and cellar levels. The residential units, many of them duplexes, will begin on the second floor and should average 1,149 square feet apiece. There will be recreational amenity space on the second floor. Douglas Pulaski’s Brooklyn-based Bricolage Designs is the architect of record. The 30-foot-wide lot is currently occupied by a single-story house. Demolition permits have not yet been filed.
The Rockefeller Group and Korman Communities have officially broken ground on the five-story, 256-unit residential complex planned at 90 Park Avenue, in northern New Jersey’s Florham Park, located roughly 1.5 miles from NJ Transit’s Madison station. The 450,000-square-foot building, dubbed AVE Florham Park, will be geared towards corporate tenants and employees in the relocating process, according to Real Estate Weekly. There will be 40,000 square feet of outdoor amenities, including private and community courtyards, a pool, fire pits, and entertainment spaces. The 24,000 square feet of indoor amenities include a theater, a café, a fitness center/yoga studio/spa, and a business center with conference suites. The project is a part of the larger office park development called The Green at Florham Park, which already contains a number of office buildings. Completion is expected in early 2017.