Construction is approaching the halfway mark on the Hotel Indigo at 120 Water Street in the Financial District. Designed by Gene Kaufman Architects and developed by Atlas Development, the slim reinforced concrete building will rise with a total of 28 stories and yield 52,000 square feet with 128 hotel rooms, a cellar-level fitness center for guests, a ground-floor restaurant, and a 25th-floor venue space. Fortuna Realty Group will serve as hotel management.
Construction has begun on 351 Marin Boulevard, a 38-story mixed-use development in Downtown Jersey City. Located between 1st Street and Bay Street, the tower will bring 507 residential units, 8,000 square feet of commercial space, 203 parking spaces, and a 4,500-square-foot public plaza to the area. Designed by Hollwich Kushner in collaboration with HLW International, 351 Marin is a joint venture between developer KRE Group and Northwestern Mutual.
Permits have been filed for a seven-story mixed-use building at 537 Brooklyn Avenue in East Flatbush, Brooklyn. Located between Maple Street and East New York Avenue, the lot is near the Sterling Street subway station, serviced by the 2 train. Lev Kheyfets under the 537 Brooklyn Avenue LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Work on the expansion of the Jacob K. Javits Center continues to progress in Hudson Yards. The massive expanse of steelwork is in place and offers a sense of the scale of the 1.2-million-square-foot addition. Tvsdesign is the designer and Empire State Development Corporation is the developer of the new northern wing, which is expected to cost $1.5 billion. Once completed, the project will bring the convention center’s combined square footage to 3.3 million and add an extra 22,000 square feet to the largest green roof in New York City. The construction and design build is being overseen by Lendlease in a joint venture with Turner Construction Company.
Plans for a Hampton Inn at 110 East 149th Street in The Bronx have been scrapped according to new designs revealed by Dattner Architects. The forthcoming development will instead debut as a mixed-use commercial structure comprised of ground-floor retail with five floors of office area above. The building will top out at six stories and is expected to debut by 2020.