Certes Partners and United Management Corp. have acquired the six-story building at 214-218 West 95th Street, on the Upper West Side, for $26.5 million, according to Commercial Observer. In July, YIMBY reported on filings for a 10-story, 18-unit residential building (by the same developers) to replace the six-story former SRO at 206 West 95th Street. Now, the assemblage boasts 85,000 square feet of development potential, possibly in the form of an 18-story building. RKTB Architects filed for the initial permits, but Cetra Ruddy has been hired to design.
Brookland Capital has purchased the 29,250 square-foot church at 259 Washington Avenue, in Clinton Hill, for $8.8 million, according to Commercial Observer. The site has 2,650 square feet of air rights, and plans call for church to be converted into condominiums, featuring a small rear expansion and exterior restorations. DNAinfo reports the property is landmarked, so changes to the building will have to be approved by the LPC. The G train stop at Washington Avenue is located two blocks to the south.
Back in January, it was reported Olmstead Properties placed their vacant development site at 363 Lafayette Street, in NoHo, on the market, and now CBSK Ironstate has leased the site for 49 years, according to the New York Post. The 5,500 square-foot site, which spans 357-371 Lafayette, boasts 32,000 square feet of development potential, and planned is an unspecified commercial development. The project is being financed by Wells Fargo.
Earlier this year, YIMBY brought you news of a seven-story, 154-unit senior housing facility planned at 34-11 Beach Channel Drive, in Far Rockaway, and now DNAinfo reports city officials have broken ground on the project, located a block from the A train’s Beach 36th Street stop. Arker Companies is constructing the building, and 46 units will be rented to the formerly homeless. The ground floor will include 4,500 square feet each of retail and community facility space, and Aufgang Architects is designing.
Last week, hotel developer Sam Chang filed plans for a 25-story hotel at 338 West 39th Street, between Eighth and Ninth Avenues. Now he has another hotel in the works next door at 342 West 39th Street.