The Bed Stuy Blog reports the once-dilapidated three-story building at 405 Gates Avenue, in western Bedford-Stuyvesant, is currently being renovated and refurbished to its original commercial use. The original façade is expected to be kept, and Marianna Russo is designing. According to permits, Harriet Williams is the owner of the building.
Sopher Realty has filed applications for a single-story, 9,745 square-foot commercial-retail building spanning the lots at 1953-1965 University Avenue, in University Heights. Howell Belanger Castelli Architects is designing, and the existing single-story retail structure most recently passed pre-demolition inspection late in March. The site’s current structure was involved in a fire late last year, according to DNAinfo.
Developers are rushing to build hotels in Brooklyn’s priciest Industrial Business Zone, North Williamsburg, and now they’re looking further afield in the sleepy industrial borderlands of Bushwick and Ridgewood. The owner of a scrap metal recycling business at 25 Stewart Avenue, on the corner of Flushing Avenue in Bushwick, has filed a new building application to construct a nine-story hotel the property.
According to The Real Deal, the owners of the two-story commercial building at 35-02 Northern Boulevard, in northern Long Island City, are looking to sell the property as a development site for $30 million. Ariel Property Advisors is marketing the property, and the land boasts 145,000 square feet of building potential. Zoning accommodates for a mix of commercial uses with retail at street level.
Curbed reports that a teaser site has been launched for the condominium conversion of the 30-story rental tower at 200 East 62nd Street, at the bottom of the Upper East Side. Currently dubbed The Wellington, O’Connor Capital Partners acquired the building in 2014 for $240 million and plans to market 115 condo units. Messana O’Rorke is designing, and opening is expected in the fall of this year.