Permits have been filed for a 35-story mixed-use building at 23-11 43rd Avenue in Hunters Point, Queens. Located between 23rd Street and 24th Street, the lot is three blocks from the Queensboro Plaza subway station, serviced by the 7, N, and W trains. Fisher Brothers is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Permits have been filed for a four-story residential building at 1522 New York Avenue in East Flatbush, Brooklyn. Located between Farragut Road and Glenwood Road, the lot is close to the Newkirk Avenue subway station, serviced by the 2 and 5 trains. Joseph Venol is listed as the owner behind the applications.
The stone façade is continuing to ascend the twisting superstructures of The XI. The unique pair of reinforced concrete towers is designed by Bjarke Ingels of Bjarke Ingels Group and stands immediately to the west of the High Line in the Manhattan neighborhood of Chelsea. The 36- and 26-story structures topped out in March and will contain 236 condominiums and a 137-room Six Senses Hotel Resorts Spas, the first location in the United States. HFZ Capital Group is the developer of the 908,250-square-foot project, while Omnibuild is in charge of the ongoing construction at 76 Eleventh Avenue. Douglas Elliman is handling sales and marketing for the residences.
The Pendry Manhattan West Hotel’s distinctive wavy curtain wall is reaching the upper floors of the topped-out structure at Four Manhattan West. Designed by Skidmore Owings & Merrill and developed by Brookfield Properties, the 21-story building is part of Midtown’s Manhattan West complex, which sits directly adjacent to Hudson Yards. The structure’s fluted glass façade on the northern and southern elevations will easily distinguish it from the other glass-clad towers in the Manhattan West complex. The Pendry will yield a total of 164 guest rooms and a selection of condominiums on the upper floors.
Merchants Capital recently secured funding to redevelop a historic hospital structure in Jamaica, Queens into low-income and supportive housing. The announced funding package amounts to $21 million in the form of a Freddie Mac unfunded forward Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) cash loan on behalf of private affordable housing developer Dunn Development Corp.