Tribeca-based developer DDG has just started construction on 180 East 88th Street, set to become the tallest tower above 72nd Street, when it tops out at 521 feet.
In May, DNAinfo published the first rendering of a seven-story rental building set to replace a bodega and a dollar store at 810 Flushing Avenue in Bushwick, close to the Bed-Stuy borderlands and Woodhull Medical Center. Now YIMBY has a new design for the project, a balcony-bedecked structure that will fill a corner lot bordered by Beaver and Fayette Streets.
Marx Development Group has acquired 35,550 square feet of transferable development rights for $7 million as they prepare to build a 39-story and 438-key hotel at 450 11th Avenue, in Midtown West. According to Commercial Observer, the building will measure 213,300 square feet, although plans have yet to be filed with the DOB. Multiple single-story commercial buildings must first be demolished, and ground breaking is planned in 2016.
Jeffrey Gershon’s 11-story, 182-unit rental building at 22-22 Jackson Avenue, in Long Island City, quickly went up over the past year, having reached its half-way point in December, and then topping out in April. Today, the finishing touches are being applied to the structure’s exterior, and glass installation is nearly complete, according to The Court Square Blog. ODA Architecture is designing, and the ground floor will feature 5,585 square feet of retail space. Completion is expected by the end of this year.
The squat two-story commercial building that once filled the corner of Flatbush Avenue and Fulton Street has been completely demolished. Back in April, the Post reported that Slate Property Group and and Meadow Partners closed on the purchase of the site at 1 Flatbush Avenue for a record-breaking $59 million, and it looks like work is moving right along.