Composed of three contemporary towers on the southern side of the Williamsburg Bridge, 420 Kent Avenue is nearing completion of both exterior and interior work. Designed by ODA Architecture, the upcoming triplet of staggered glass boxes are some of the first new buildings to be constructed as part of the residential building boom that has spread across the Williamsburg waterfront. Spitzer Enterprises is the developer of the 550,000 square foot complex, and its 850 rental apartments will soon see move-ins commence. Today, YIMBY has an exclusive look at views and interiors for the project, as well as an update from its developer Eliot Spitzer on the official launch of leasing.
Forgarty Finger Architecture has unveiled official renderings of a new mixed-use residential building in Jersey City. The rising property is located at 387 8th Street, and sits squarely within the new Enos Jones Redevelopment Plan Area. Given the property’s location, developer RAFA Realty was required to seek special approvals from the Jersey City Redevelopment Agency (JCRA), which were granted in September 2018.
Permits have been filed for an eight-story mixed-use building at 88-11 179th Place in Jamaica, Queens. Located between Hillside Avenue and 90th Avenue, the interior lot is steps away from the Jamaica-179 Street subway station, serviced by the E and F trains. Palwinder Singh is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Permits have been filed for a four-story residential building at 15 Garden Street in Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn. Located between Flushing Avenue and Bushwick Avenue, the corner lot is two blocks east of the Flushing Avenue subway station, serviced by the J and M trains. Brooklyn-based property owner David Grunfeld is listed as the owner behind the applications.
When it comes to new construction in Jersey City’s Journal Square, no firm is more prominent than Kushner Real Estate Group, which has continued development of the massive Journal Squared complex with the recent ground-breaking of the project’s second skyscraper, now climbing above ground level. YIMBY spoke with the firm’s eponymous president, Jonathan Kushner, to discuss the site and its impending second and third towers, KREG’s general portfolio growth, as well as Mr. Kushner’s outlook on the state of the neighborhood and the local market.