Foundation work is taking shape at 150 West 48th Street, the site of a 974-room hotel in Times Square. The 300,216-square-foot structure is designed by Gene Kaufman Architect and developed by Sam Chang of McSam Hotel Group, which purchased the property from Rockefeller Group in early 2019 for $140 million, and received a $250 million construction loan before breaking ground. Located between Sixth Avenue and Seventh Avenue, the project will be one of the largest hotels in the city when complete.
Permits have been filed for a ten-story mixed-use building at 95-08 147th Place in Jamaica, Queens. Located at the intersection of 95th Avenue and 147th Place, the corner lot is a ten-minute walk to the Sutphin Boulevard-Archer Avenue-JFK subway station, serviced by the E, J, and Z trains. Joe Jac under the 9522 147th Place LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
The charcoal and white curtain wall panels have made it to the top of Maverick, a 300,000-square-foot residential development at 215 West 28th Street in Chelsea. Designed by DXA Architects and developed by HAP Investments, the project consists of a pair of identical 20-story buildings that stand 210 feet tall. The property is located between Seventh and Eighth Avenues and is alternately addressed as 215-219 West 28th Street and 221-229 West 28th Street.
Façade installation is moving along at 42-59 Crescent Street, a nine-story hotel in Long Island City, Queens. Designed by Gwo-Shenq Wey Architect and developed by Royal One Real Estate, the 38,540-square-foot project will bring 88 hotel rooms to the growing neighborhood.