Staten Island-based Brandon Property Group has filed applications for twin two-story, multi-family residential buildings at 178 Foster Road, in Prince’s Bay, on Staten Island’s southern shore. Located seven blocks from the SIRR station, each building will house two units, and each unit will span an entire floor averaging 1,328 square feet. Staten Island-based Calvanico Associates is the architect of record, and an old single-family home was demolished in July.
The Hakimian Organization, partnered with Gorjian Properties, is acquiring 16,000 square feet of air rights for their planned 24-story, 246-key hotel building at 250 West 49th Street, in Midtown’s Theater District. The existing eight-story building is to be converted into the hotel’s lower portion, while a 16-story expansion will be placed on top, topping out at 279 feet in height. The 94,850 square-foot structure will also feature retail on the ground floor. Gillman Consulting Inc. is the applicant of record.
Sharon Hakmon, head of Kew Gardens-based H Holding Group, has filed applications for a seven-story, 18-unit residential building at 3109 Buhre Avenue, in Middletown-Pelham Bay. Located in the East Bronx, three blocks from the 6 train’s Buhre Avenue stop, the building will measure 19,768 square feet. That means market-rate unit will average nearly 1,100 square feet a piece. The prolific Queens-based Gerald Caliendo is the architect of record, and demolition permits were filed in July to remove the existing two-family home.
United American Land is currently redeveloping three buildings in Jamaica at 161-02, 160-08 and 160-16 Jamaica Avenue, two blocks from the E, J and Z trains’ stop at Jamaica Center/Parsons Boulevard. According to the New York Post, the structures will be connected and transformed into one four-story, 150,000 square feet commercial-retail building. Unfortunately, the 10-story building at No. 160-16 will be shortened to four stories, but No. 160-08 will retain its façade and expand by one story. Burlington Coat Factory is leasing 70,000 square feet on the upper floors, and opening is expected early in 2017. GreenbergFarrow is designing.
Renderings have surfaced for M. Melnick & Company’s planned 17-story, 134-unit mixed-use building at 810 River Avenue, in the Concourse, a block from the B, D and 4 trains’ stop at 161st Street/Yankee Stadium. Per Curbed, the building will measure 151,250 square feet in total, and will feature 24,560 and 1,680 square feet of retail and community space, respectively, across the first two stories. Apartments will average 933 square feet, and SLCE Architects is designing. Excavation work is currently underway.