Work is progressing below grade at 228 Berry Street, the site of an eight-story residential building in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Designed by Fischer Rasmussen Whitefield Architect and developed by Berry North LLC, the 85-foot-tall structure will yield 35,329 square feet with 50 rental units spread across 34,825 square feet and 504 square feet of retail space. There will also be a cellar level, 25 enclosed parking spaces, and 25 open-air parking spaces. Bluesy Builders is the general contractor for the property, which is bound by North 1st Street to the north, and Grand Street to the south, and Berry Street to the east.
Elected officials and developers recently gathered to celebrate the commencement of construction at 13-12 Beach Channel Drive in Far Rockaway, Queens. Designed by Urban Architecture Initiatives and developed by BRC and Camber Property Group, the eight-story property will include a mix of 147 deeply affordable units, 100 shelter units with supportive services, tenant amenities, and a community facility.
Permits have been filed for a 19-story residential building at 138-32 Northern Boulevard in Flushing, Queens. Located between Union Street and Bowne Street, the lot is a short walk to the Main Street subway station, serviced by the 7 train. Linzhong Zhuo is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Construction is set to go vertical on 625 Fulton Street, a 35-story mixed-use tower in Downtown Brooklyn. Designed by Fischer Rasmussen Whitefield Architects and developed by Rabsky Group with $450 million in construction financing from Madison Realty Capital, the structure will yield 1,098 units, 26,000 square feet of retail space, and a parking garage for up to 250 vehicles. Galaxy Developers is the general contractor for the property, which is bound by the 34-story 80 DeKalb Avenue to the north, Fulton Street to the south, Rockwell Place to the east, and Hudson Avenue to the west.
Developers and city agencies recently celebrated the completed of El Borinquen Residences, a new, deeply affordable property in The Bronx. Located at 3401 Third Avenue in the Morrisania neighborhood, the ten-story building houses 148 affordable apartments, including 29 homes for seniors at or below 30 percent Area Median Income (AMI), and 90 units designated for the formerly homeless and youths aging out of foster care. The latter includes access to on-site supportive services.