A 10-story, 33-unit residential building under construction at 401 East 8th Street in the East Village, has topped-out and gotten its façade, per EV Grieve. The structure will measure 24,975 square feet, and units will average a rental-sized 755 square feet. The property owner is listed as 399 E8 Development LLC, and Akeeb Shekoni’s Askion Architects is designing. The project should wrap up and open for occupancy by 2016.
The four-story commercial building at 319 Bowery, in the East Village, is currently being gut-renovated into three full-floor residential units and ground floor retail, according to EV Grieve. The retail portion will span 1,500 square feet in the 5,090 square-foot building, and residential units will average 1,200 square feet. Steve Croman is redeveloping the property, and Grasso-Menziuso Architects is the applicant of record.
Property owner Bi Ying Wang has filed applications for a four-story, four-unit residential building at 758 50th Street, in central Sunset Park between 7th and 8th avenues. The building will measure 4,005 square feet, and full-floor units will measure an average 1,000 square feet. Yuk Lam’s Lam Engineer is the applicant of record, and an existing two-story home must first be demolished.
Property owner Helen Imanoel has filed applications for a five-building, 15-unit residential development spanning the lots of 172-25 – 172-35 Baisley Boulevard, in western St. Albans, Queens. Each building will stand three stories with three units, averaging 1,125 square feet. Gerald Caliendo is the architect of record, and an existing two-story, two-unit structure must first be demolished.
BRP Companies plans to spend nearly $300 million developing two mixed-use high rises just north of Jamaica Station in Queens, in what some have called the “largest private investment in Downtown Jamaica in decades.” Now they’ve filed new building applications for their megaproject on Archer Avenue and Sutphin Boulevard, a combination of a church, mixed-income apartments and retail.