DNAinfo has the first renderings of Upper Class Development’s planned seven-story, 42-unit mixed-use project at 810 Flushing Avenue, in northern Bushwick. YIMBY reported on applications filed in August of 2014, and a large amount of commercial and community space is being included on the first two levels. Demolition began on the site’s old single-story building in February, and completion of the new structure is expected in 2016.
Fortis Property Group, the owner of the Long Island College Hospital complex at 339 Hicks Street, in Cobble Hill, has proposed redeveloping the properties into 820 residential units, retail, and a medical treatment center, per Curbed. The 1 million square-foot-plus project includes 16-, 20-, 30- and 40-story towers, as well as seven new townhouses, and would require ULURP approval. A large amount of park space is also included, and FXFOWLE is designing.
At the corner of Pontiac Place and Jackson Avenue in the Melrose section of the South Bronx, a new building application has been filed for a six-story mixed-use building with ground floor retail and community space.
National Resources has received $12.5 million in financing from CIT Real Estate Finance to begin construction of Phase II of The Pearl, on the southern end of Edgewater, New Jersey. Given what has already been built, three residential buildings of five or six stories are likely in the works; phase II will total 63 residential units, per Commercial Observer.
Racebrook Capital has begun construction of the nearly 200,000 square-foot animal transportation facility, dubbed “The Ark”, at John F. Kennedy International Airport, in Queens, per the Commercial Observer. Abandoned Building 78 is being converted into the facility, and Gensler, along with other partners, is designing. The $48 million project is expected to open in late 2016.