RIU Plaza Hotel Nears Completion at 145 West 47th Street in Times Square, Manhattan

Work is nearing completion on the RIU Plaza Hotel, a 48-story tower at 145 West 47th Street in Times Square. Designed by Berg + Moss Architects and developed by Tribeach Holdings, the 353,000-square-foot reinforced concrete edifice stands between Sixth and Seventh Avenues and will soon open its 630 rooms to guests. Transom Builders Group is the general contractor for the building.

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Rendering of 26-25 Fourth Street - J Frankl Associates

Developers Secure $65.9M for 165-Unit Building at 26-25 Fourth Street in Astoria, Queens

SCALE Lending recently provided $65.9 million in financing to facilitate the completion of a new 19-story residential building at 26-25 Fourth Street in Astoria, Queens. Designed by J Frankl Associates and developed by Bruman Realty, the 289,000-square-foot structure will stand 204 feet tall and yield 165 rental apartments, 38,000 square feet of retail space, and a 101-vehicle parking garage on a lot between 26th and 27th Avenues.

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Tangram House West Nears Completion in Downtown Flushing, Queens

Sales recently kicked off for Tangram House West as the mixed-use development nears completion in Downtown Flushing, Queens. Developed in a joint partnership between F&T Group and SCG America and designed by Margulies Hoelzli Architecture, Tangram yields 1.2 million square feet with retail, residential, office, and hotel components. Bound by College Point Boulevard, Prince Street, and 37th and 39th Avenues, the 13-story building at 133-27 39th Avenue has 132 residential units. Inventory mix breaks down to 105 studio and one-to-two-bedroom residences, plus 27 penthouses ranging from one- to four-bedrooms layouts.

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1,046-Room Hilton Tower Nears Completion at 150 West 48th Street in Times Square, Manhattan

Façade work is rapidly progressing on the recently topped-out 150 West 48th Street, a 418-foot-tall, 38-story triple-brand Hilton hotel tower in Times Square. Designed by Gene Kaufman Architect and developed by Sam Chang of McSam Hotel Group, the 320,000-square-foot structure will yield 1,046 hotel rooms with a Hampton Inn, a Home 2 Suites, and a Motto Hotel, Hilton’s newest brand of micro-hotels. McSam Hotel Group purchased the Midtown, Manhattan site from Rockefeller Group in early 2019 for $140 million, and also received a $250 loan before construction broke ground last year. Omnibuild is in charge of erecting the tower, which is located by the corner of West 48th Street and Seventh Avenue.

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