This winter, Convene will open a new 40,000-square-foot meeting and events space at 1221 Avenue of the Americas in Midtown, Manhattan. Located on the building’s second floor, the space will debut as Quorum by Convene and feature a capacity of 630 guests.
The affordable housing lottery has launched for 540 Waverly Avenue, a nine-story mixed-use building in Clinton Hill, Brooklyn. Designed by Kutnicki Bernstein Architects, the structure yields 135 residences and 52 parking spaces. Available on NYC Housing Connect are 41 units for residents at 80 to 130 percent of the area median income (AMI), ranging in eligible income from $41,315 to $187,330.
Permits have been filed to expand a two-story commercial structure into a seven-story residential building at 420 East 75th Street on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. Located between York Avenue and First Avenue, the lot is a short walk to the 72nd Street subway station, serviced by the Q train. Robert Michaeli of Brooklyn B Company Group is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Construction is nearing completion on 141 Willoughby Street, a 24-story commercial building in Downtown Brooklyn. Designed by Fogarty Finger with SLCE as the executive architect and developed by Savanna Real Estate, the structure will yield 400,000 square feet of Class A offices and lower-level retail space. Gilbane Building Company and Savcon are the general contractors, Thornton Tomasetti is the structural engineer, and AKF Group is the MEP engineer for the property, which stands on a trapezoidal plot bound by Willoughby Street to the south, Flatbush Avenue Extension to the east, and Gold Street to the west.
Construction is finishing up on 510 Driggs Avenue, a six-story residential building in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Designed by Woods Bagot and developed by Northlink Capital, the 79,500-square-foot structure will yield 44 units in studio to four-bedroom layouts with sales led by The Serhant Team of Nest Seekers Development Marketing, as well as 12,820 square feet of commercial space. Ray Builders is the general contractor for the property, which is located at the intersection of Driggs Avenue and North 8th Street.