A new rendering has been revealed for 141 East 47th Street, a 35-story residential tower in Midtown East. Excavation is underway for the 183,310-square-foot project designed by Ismael Leyva Architects and developed by Silverback Development. The latter was brought on by Hopson Development Holdings, which previously purchased the parcel for $115 million in December 2019 from the original developers, New Empire Real Estate. The property will contain a mix of studios through two-bedroom units averaging around $1.5 million apiece, as well as 5,000 square feet of ground-floor retail space.
Exterior work is progressing on 517 West 29th Street, a ten-story residential building in Chelsea. Developed by Churchill Real Estate Holdings and designed by Ben Hanson Architect with Rand Engineering and Architecture as the architect of record, the 135-foot-tall structure will yield 56,160 square feet with 60 condominium units and nine private outdoor parking spaces. The project site is located between Tenth and Eleventh Avenues near the High Line and Hudson Yards, on a plot that once housed a six-story brick building that Six Sigma purchased for $54.75 million.
An anonymous developer has revealed plans to construct a new six-story self-storage facility in Rockaway Beach, Queens. Located at 106-02 Rockaway Beach Boulevard, the existing lot is currently undeveloped and will require zoning text amendments before the project can break ground.
Permits have been filed for an eight-story mixed-use building at 1270 Boston Road in Morrisania, The Bronx. Located between East 168th Street and East 169th Street, the interior lot is near the Freeman Street subway station, serviced by the 2 and 5 trains. Ting Zhang under 1270 Boston Road LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
A new rendering reveals what appears to be a 12-story glass commercial tower at 278 8th Avenue in Chelsea, Manhattan. The 40,000-square-foot property extends from West 23rd Street to West 24th Street and is owned by JJ Operating, who purchased 258-278 8th Avenue for $107 million in 2017.