The New York Times revealed that News Corporation and 21st Century Fox are in talks with the Port Authority and Larry Silverstein to relocate the companies’ headquarters downtown into 200 Greenwich Street, also known as 2 World Trade Center. If they commit, the media companies would propel the 88-story, 3.1 million square-foot office tower into vertical construction.
Recently filed excavations permits have revived an LLC’s plans to construct a four-story, single-family townhouse at the vacant lot of 116 Waverly Avenue, in northern Clinton Hill.
The Real Deal has learned that two developers have acquired the the three-story property assemblage spanning 21-03 – 21-09 Astoria Boulevard, on the western side of Astoria, for $7.5 million. The site boasts 49,000 square feet of building potential, and the new owners plan to develop at least a seven-story, 60-condo-unit mixed-use building with retail space.
Dean Street Townhouse LLC has filed applications for two four-story, single-family townhouses at the vacant lots 41-45 Dean Street, in Boerum Hill. Each residence will measure nearly 4,400 square feet, and Jill Bouratoglou is designing.
Brownstoner has reported that the four-story, 70,000+ square-foot warehouse building at 22 Quincy Street, in Clinton Hill, has been purchased by an unknown buyer for “around $30 million,” also speculating that the building is primed for a residential conversion, given the property is already overbuilt.