Aerial rendering of 247 North Avenue - Courtesy of LCOR

247 North Avenue Rises Above Street Level in New Rochelle, New York

Construction is rising above street level on 247 North Avenue, a 28-story residential tower in New Rochelle, New York. Designed by Studio V and developed by LCOR, the structure will yield 307 rental apartments in studio to two-bedroom layouts with 31 units reserved for households earning 80 percent area median income, as well as 1,800 square feet of ground-floor commercial space and parking for 257 vehicles. Aspera Studio is the interior designer and LRC Construction LLC is the general contractor for the property, which is located on an interior lot bound by Lecount Place to the north and North Avenue to the south.

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Render of The Birch House, courtesy of Halpern Real Estate Ventures

The Birch House Nears Completion at 49 Fisk Street in Jersey City, New Jersey

Construction is nearing completion on The Birch House, a six-story residential building at 49 Fisk Street in Jersey City, New Jersey. Designed by Minno & Wasko Architects and Planners and developed by Halpern Real Estate Ventures, the structure will yield 337 residences in studio to two-bedroom layouts and 50,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor amenities. The property is located by the intersection of Fisk Street and Mallory Avenue.

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Rendering of Euclid Glenmore Apartments, an affordable housing project in Brooklyn, NY

Housing Lottery Launches for Euclid Glenmore Apartments in East New York, Brooklyn

The affordable housing lottery has launched for Euclid Glenmore, an eight-story residential building at 437 Euclid Avenue in East New York, Brooklyn. Designed by Urban Architectural Initiatives and developed by The Lantern Organization and Mega Contracting Group, the structure yields 135 residences. Available on NYC Housing Connect are 53 units for residents at 30 to 60 percent of the area median income (AMI), ranging in eligible income from $24,515 to $105,060.

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Rendering of 240 Willoughby Street - Courtesy of Rabsky Group

Exterior Work Continues on 240 Willoughby Street in Fort Greene, Brooklyn

Exterior work is progressing on 240 Willoughby Street, a 30-story residential building in Fort Greene, Brooklyn. Designed by Fischer Rasmussen Whitefield Architects and developed by Rabsky Group, which purchased the property for $95 million in 2019, the structure will yield 300 rental units with 147 residences dedicated to affordable housing. 240 Willoughby LLC is the owner and Galaxy Developers is the general contractor for the project, which directly abuts an existing 21-story apartment building and is bound by Willoughby Street to the north, the Brooklyn Hospital Center to the south, Fort Greene Park to the east, and Ashland Place to the west.

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A map of the draft zoning framework on the Jamaica Neighborhood Plan study area, courtesy of New York City

Draft Zoning Framework Revealed For New Jamaica Neighborhood Plan In Jamaica, Queens

Earlier this week the New York City Department of City Planning revealed a draft of the new zoning framework for the Jamaica Neighborhood Plan. Developed from community input gathered over the past six months, the plan is designed to foster housing and economic growth, and also plans to improve public spaces and make critical infrastructure enhancements across more than 300 blocks in Jamaica, Queens.

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