Construction permits have revealed plans for LGS Partners’ eight-story, 12-unit mixed-use building measuring 12,830 square feet at the vacant lot of 44 East 132nd Street, in northern East Harlem. It will include a community facility spanning 2,280 square feet. C3D Architecture is the architect of record, and initial permits were filed over the summer of 2014.
After protesters surrounded the unfinished tower at 626 Flatbush last week to rally against the 421-a tax abatement, we stopped by to check out the construction progress on Prospect-Lefferts Gardens’ new tallest building.
The New York Times revealed that News Corporation and 21st Century Fox are in talks with the Port Authority and Larry Silverstein to relocate the companies’ headquarters downtown into 200 Greenwich Street, also known as 2 World Trade Center. If they commit, the media companies would propel the 88-story, 3.1 million square-foot office tower into vertical construction.
Recently filed excavations permits have revived an LLC’s plans to construct a four-story, single-family townhouse at the vacant lot of 116 Waverly Avenue, in northern Clinton Hill.
The Real Deal has learned that two developers have acquired the the three-story property assemblage spanning 21-03 – 21-09 Astoria Boulevard, on the western side of Astoria, for $7.5 million. The site boasts 49,000 square feet of building potential, and the new owners plan to develop at least a seven-story, 60-condo-unit mixed-use building with retail space.