Property owner Hongwei Zhang, based in Little Neck, Queens, has filed applications for a three-story, two-unit residential building at 716 Ditmas Avenue, in southern Kensington, located seven blocks east of the F train. The building will total 3,173 square feet, and one unit will take up the first and second floors, while a second unit will occupy the third floor. Sugnam Chang’s Bensonhurst-based Basic Groups Corp. is the applicant of record.
Staten Island-based Andrew Esposito has filed applications for twin three-story, two-unit residential buildings spanning the lots at 322-326 Robinson Avenue, in Eltingville (on Staten Island’s South Shore). The four total residential units will average 960 square feet apiece, and each unit will have one off-street parking spot. Stanley Krebushevski’s SMK Architect is the applicant of record, and permits were filed in July to demolish the existing single-family home.
Pik Wan Cheng, doing business as Flushing-based Realty 188 LLC, has filed applications for twin two-story residential buildings spanning the lots of 206-07 – 207-09 48th Avenue, in southern Bayside. The development will total four residential units — two in each building — and units will each average 1,137 square feet each. Flushing-based Chang Hwa Tan is the architect of record, and permits were filed in July to demolish an existing 2.5-story structure.
Permits were filed and YIMBY revealed renderings last summer of G&M Realty’s planned 48- and 41-story, 1.2 million-square-foot mixed-use development at 22-44 Jackson Avenue, at the former site of 5 Pointz in Long Island City. Now, excavation is finally in full swing, The Court Square Blog reports. Thomas O’Hara’s HTO Architect is designing the 1,116-unit project, which also includes 39,765 square feet of ground-floor retail space. Completion is currently expected in the winter of 2017.
Baldor Specialty Foods is planning a 100,000 square-foot, $20 million expansion at their food-manufacturing and distribution facility at 155 Food Center Drive, in the southern part of Hunts Point. According to The Wall Street Journal, the current facility measures 193,000 square feet, and the expansion will mostly include new temperature zones for produce, as well as new loading docks.