Crain’s Business reports Nike has leased 147,000 square feet of office space at the Durst Organization’s 42-story, 570,000 square-foot mixed-use building at 855 6th Avenue, in Midtown South. The third through sixth floors will by occupied by Nike, and their lease will include the 15,000 square-foot outdoor deck. The building was revealed by YIMBY in 2014, and completion is expected in early 2016.
The site at 70 Charlton Street in Hudson Square has seen several proposed configurations, but it appears that Extell has finally settled on two 21-story towers as depicted in the most recent zoning diagrams, which are now accompanied by renderings from the project’s teaser website.
Deep in southern Brooklyn, in the borderlands between Midwood and Sheepshead Bay, a developer is planning to demolish two houses to make way for an eight-story apartment building at 2226 Ocean Avenue.
Churches and synagogues throughout the five boroughs may be closing and leasing out their property to developers, but one Evangelical church in Baychester, near the northern edge of the Bronx, is building a new three-story community facility and sanctuary at 1915 Bartow Avenue.
An LLC has filed applications for a five-story, 42-unit mixed-use building measuring a total of 29,530 square feet spanning the lots 37-02 – 37-10 34th Street, in northern Long Island City. JLS Designs is designing, and a commercial retail component will amount to nearly 1,000 square feet. An existing two-story building must first be demolished.