Construction is complete on VYV South, a 432-unit residential building at 444 Warren Street in Jersey City. Designed by Perkins Eastman and developed by Brookfield Properties and G&S Investors, the structure is the second building to rise in the 18-acre Hudson Exchange West development following the completion of its sibling VYV at 474 Warren Street. Both edifices feature a curtain wall of dark gray brick and glass panels, and culminate in relatively flat parapets. The entire development will consist of 12 new towers with 5,400 units and 350,000 square feet of amenity, retail, and dining spaces.
GKV Architects has unveiled proposals to renovate an existing rental property at 240 West 73rd Street on Manhattan’s Upper West Side. Known as The Tempo, the building is located in the West End-Collegiate Historic District and could eventually be renamed “The Penelope.”
Permits have been filed for an 11-story mixed-use building at 3095 Webster Avenue in Norwood, The Bronx. Located between East 203rd Street and East 204th Street, the interior lot is a short walk to the 205th Street subway station, serviced by the D train. Non-profit Geel Community Services under the Geel Webster Avenue Housing Development Fund is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Construction has passed the halfway mark on The Charlotte, aka 25 Columbus Drive, a 57-story mixed-use skyscraper in Jersey City. Designed by Handel Architects and developed by Mack-Cali with Fogarty Finger as the interior architect, the building will eventually stand 626 feet tall.
BRP Companies has selected JLL Capital Markets as its partner in a joint venture equity agreement to finance the construction of Archers Towers in Jamaica, Queens. The project is valued at $286 million and will yield 605 rental units and a mix of residential amenities. Located at 163-05 Archer Avenue, the development will top out at 24 stories and comprise a total of 540,000 square feet. The residential component will be divided into 424 market-rate apartments and 181 mixed-income units. At this time, the specific income requirements or restrictions for the mixed-income units has not been revealed.