Installation has begun on the first portions of the glass curtain wall of the main profile at 540 Fulton Street, a mixed-use skyscraper in Downtown Brooklyn. Located at the corner of Fulton Street and Flatbush Avenue, work on the 511-foot-tall reinforced concrete structure topped out in the fourth quarter of 2019. The 43-story building is designed by Marvel Architects and developed by Jenel Management. The project will contain 330,000 square feet, with 71,844 square feet allocated to commercial use and 22,054 square feet designated for retail on the lower floors. The remaining 239,142 square feet will be spread across 327 residential units. Zebian International Facade Solutions is the manufacturer for the curtain wall.
A local development team is in pursuit of amendments to existing zoning ordinances to facilitate the construction of a three-building development in Borough Park, Brooklyn. Located on a multi-lot assemblage at 1501-1555 60th Street, the complex would replace a cluster of low-rise properties including a small medical office, warehouses, an automotive shop, minor residential properties, and associated parking areas.
Permits have been filed for an eight-story residential building at 2270 Bronx Park East in Allerton, The Bronx. Located between Thwaites Place and Waring Avenue, the lot is near the Pelham Parkway subway station, serviced by the 2 and 5 trains. Franco Sukaj is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Permits have been filed for a four-story residential building at 3033 Cruger Avenue in Williamsbridge, The Bronx. Located between Adee Avenue and Burke Avenue, the interior lot is one block east of the Burke Avenue subway station, serviced by the 2 and 5 trains. Elvis Dushi under the 3031 Cruger LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
YIMBY’s 2019 New Building Report, released this time last year, showed a major jump in applications from 2017 into 2018, with new residential units filed with the Department of Buildings rising from 20,393 to 34,039. YIMBY’s 2020 New Construction Report shows that citywide gains continued into 2019, with total units filed increasing to 36,467, a jump of 2,428 or 7.1%. The full report is available in spreadsheet format at the link for $199.