The East River waterfront is booming with new development from Brooklyn up into Queens, and YIMBY now has a closer look at the first building planned to rise at Hallets Point, in Astoria. The Durst Organization and Lincoln Equities are developing the project, which was approved last year, and Dattner is designing.
Northern Greenpoint is developing faster than any neighborhood in Brooklyn, and the latest property to sprout a new building is 77 Clay Street between Manhattan Avenue and McGuiness Boulevard, where permits were filed last fall.
A skinny townhouse at 27 East 61st Street, between Park and Madison Avenues on the Upper East Side, is getting a modern revamp, and YIMBY has renderings that illustrate its transition to a taller brick-clad building.
Curbed reports that Cadence Property Group has launched a teaser site for their five-story, 30-unit building — dubbed The Sorting House — at 320 West 52nd Street, in Hell’s Kitchen. The residential expansion is currently being constructed atop the existing two-story post office building, and sales are expected to begin this summer. Architecture Outfit is designing.
Excavation is imminent at 67 Whippany Road — in Hanover, NJ, west of Newark — for the construction of a five-story, 185,000 square-foot office building that will house the headquarters of MetLife Investments, reports Real Estate Weekly. Rubenstein Partners and Vision Real Estate Partners are developing, and they are also planning additional mixed-use buildings to built-out the 94-acre campus.