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.
Jamaica-based property owner Nathan Somehk has filed applications for three two-story, two-family houses at 257-37 – 257-43 147th Drive, in southern Rosedale, located roughly a mile from the neighborhood’s Long Island Rail Road station. Each of them will 3,599 square feet, and their full-floor residential units should average a family-sized 1,197 square feet apiece. All three structures will feature a laundry room in the cellar as well as two off-street automobile parking spots. Queens-based Gerald J. Caliendo is the applicant of record. The 120-foot-wide lot is currently occupied by a one-and-a-half-story house. Demolition permits were filed in February.
Longtime music venue The Living Room shut its doors at 134 Metropolitan Avenue a few months ago, and now the landlord is planning to expand the building and add apartments.
A nonprofit that operates supportive housing wants to expand its facilities in Crown Heights, but it will have to do more work on the plan. Last Tuesday, the Landmarks Preservation Commission did not approve plans for the Institute for Community Living’s campus at 839 St. Marks Avenue, on the corner of Brooklyn Avenue in the Crown Heights North Historic District.
The Bluestone Group, a real estate investment firm based near City Hall, plans to build a four-story residential project at 239 Marcus Garvey Boulevard, between Lexington and Greene avenues. They filed new building applications for a six-unit building on the 40-foot-wide lot.