Brookland Capital has purchased the 29,250 square-foot church at 259 Washington Avenue, in Clinton Hill, for $8.8 million, according to Commercial Observer. The site has 2,650 square feet of air rights, and plans call for church to be converted into condominiums, featuring a small rear expansion and exterior restorations. DNAinfo reports the property is landmarked, so changes to the building will have to be approved by the LPC. The G train stop at Washington Avenue is located two blocks to the south.
Back in January, it was reported Olmstead Properties placed their vacant development site at 363 Lafayette Street, in NoHo, on the market, and now CBSK Ironstate has leased the site for 49 years, according to the New York Post. The 5,500 square-foot site, which spans 357-371 Lafayette, boasts 32,000 square feet of development potential, and planned is an unspecified commercial development. The project is being financed by Wells Fargo.
Earlier this year, YIMBY brought you news of a seven-story, 154-unit senior housing facility planned at 34-11 Beach Channel Drive, in Far Rockaway, and now DNAinfo reports city officials have broken ground on the project, located a block from the A train’s Beach 36th Street stop. Arker Companies is constructing the building, and 46 units will be rented to the formerly homeless. The ground floor will include 4,500 square feet each of retail and community facility space, and Aufgang Architects is designing.
Last week, hotel developer Sam Chang filed plans for a 25-story hotel at 338 West 39th Street, between Eighth and Ninth Avenues. Now he has another hotel in the works next door at 342 West 39th Street.
In February of 2015, foundation work was underway at 34-32 35th Street, in southern Astoria, where a seven-story, 33-unit residential building is being constructed. Now the building has topped out and receiving its façade, according to The New York Times. Dubbed The Marx, the 28,957 square-foot building will feature condominiums measuring from 675 to 1,363 square feet, in one-, two- and three-bedroom configurations. Kaufman Astoria Studios and Bronx-based Procida Companies are developing, while Fogarty Finger is designing. Completion is slated for early 2016.