The affordable housing lottery has launched for 555 Grand Street, a six-story building in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. The 8,636-square-foot development was built in 1920, and yields 12 units. Available on NYC Housing Connect are two units for residents at 130 percent of the area median income (AMI), ranging in eligible income from $80,572 to $167,570.
Construction has passed the halfway mark on 9 DeKalb Avenue, a 73-story residential skyscraper in Downtown Brooklyn and the Outer Boroughs’ first supertall at 1,066 feet tall. Designed by SHoP Architects and developed by JDS, the tower will soon eclipse the 720-foot-tall architectural height of Kohn Pedersen Fox’s Brooklyn Point to secure the title of the tallest building in Brooklyn. 9 DeKalb Avenue will yield a total of 425 rental apartments and 150 condominiums.
Excavation is underway at 45-30 Davis Street, the site of a 20-story residential tower in Long Island City, Queens. Designed by Marvel Architects and developed in a joint venture between ZD Jasper Realty and Ascent Development, the 136,648-square-foot structure will stand 300 feet tall and yield 13- condominiums and 15 parking spots on the first floor. The site is located off Jackson Avenue between Pearson Street and Davis Street, a short walk from the Court Square station that services the 7, E, M, and G trains.
A new 153,000-square-foot e-commerce distribution center will soon take shape in Hawthorne, a sparsely populated village within Mount Pleasant, Westchester County. The project is located at 211 Saw Mill River Road and is expected to create 1,000 construction jobs, as well as 100 full-time and part-time positions when completed.
The affordable housing lottery has launched for 972 Washington Avenue, a 12-story building in Morrisania, The Bronx. The 83,811-square-foot development was designed by EQ Architecture And Design, and yields 107 supportive housing units. Available on NYC Housing Connect are 41 units for residents at 60 percent of the area median income (AMI), ranging in eligible income from $31,406 to $57,300.