YIMBY recently went on a hard hat tour of One Willoughby Square, aka 420 Albee Square in Downtown Brooklyn, which is on track to become the tallest new office building in the borough. The 495-foot-tall building, which will contain 500,000 square feet of Class A office space across 34 stories, is being designed by FXCollaborative and developed by JEMB Realty. Gilbane Development Company is in charge of the construction progress.
Construction is well underway on Z Architecture‘s most recent development at 21-59 44th Drive in Long Island City, one of a number of multi-unit residential developments the firm is architecting in the outer boroughs this year.
Permits have been filed for an eight-story mixed-use building at 2510 Ocean Avenue in Homecrest, Brooklyn. Located between Avenue T and Avenue U, the lot is four blocks east of the Avenue U subway station, serviced by the Q train. Ying Fu under the 2510 Ocean LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Permits have been filed for a seven-story residential building at 188-11 Hillside Avenue in Jamaica Estates, Queens. Located between 188th Street and 189th Street, the lot is 11 blocks east of the Jamaica-179th Street subway station, serviced by the E and F trains. Piermont Properties under the 188-11 Hillside Partners LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Construction of 540 Fulton Street is climbing past the first residential floors. The Downtown Brooklyn project site will stand as a 511-foot- tall, 43-story high, mixed-use skyscraper. It is being designed by Marvel Architects and developed by Jenel Management. The building will yield about 330,000 square feet, with 71,844 square feet allocated to commercial space and 22,054 square feet designated for retail on the lower floors. The remaining 239,142 square feet will be occupied by the residential homes.