5 Manhattan West

Cladding Installation Underway at Brookfield’s 5 Manhattan West, 450 West 33rd Street

Real Estate Weekly watched crews install the first few panels of the glassy curtain wall going in at Manhattan West‘s 450 West 33rd Street, the 16-story, 1.8-million square-foot behemoth located near Penn Station, which Brookfield Properties is renovating top-to-bottom. The transformation is costing $200 million, and this past November, the Wall Street Journal reported that JP Morgan Chase signed a 123,000 square-foot lease for one of the floors. REX Associates is designing, and completion is expected in 2016.





100 East Broadway

Twin 15-Story Mixed-Use Development Almost Finalized on Long Beach

The LI Herald reports developer iStar FM Loans LLC is finalizing deals with City Council for their planned two-building, 15-story mixed-use development spanning the vacant parcel 100-198 East Broadway, on Long Beach’s waterfront. Retail space will measure 11,000 square feet, and 522 residential units were approved for. Construction is expected to begin once tax abatements have been approved by the Nassau County Industrial Development Agency.