Beach Channel Drive Apartments at 13-12 Beach Channel Drive - Courtesy of UAI

Affordable Housing Development Breaks Ground at 13-12 Beach Channel Drive in Far Rockaway, Queens

Elected officials and developers recently gathered to celebrate the commencement of construction at 13-12 Beach Channel Drive in Far Rockaway, Queens. Designed by Urban Architecture Initiatives and developed by BRC and Camber Property Group, the eight-story property will include a mix of 147 deeply affordable units, 100 shelter units with supportive services, tenant amenities, and a community facility.

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625 Fulton Street’s Foundations Reach Street Level in Downtown Brooklyn

Construction is set to go vertical on 625 Fulton Street, a 35-story mixed-use tower in Downtown Brooklyn. Designed by Fischer Rasmussen Whitefield Architects and developed by Rabsky Group with $450 million in construction financing from Madison Realty Capital, the structure will yield 1,098 units, 26,000 square feet of retail space, and a parking garage for up to 250 vehicles. Galaxy Developers is the general contractor for the property, which is bound by the 34-story 80 DeKalb Avenue to the north, Fulton Street to the south, Rockwell Place to the east, and Hudson Avenue to the west.

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3401 Third Avenue - Alexander Gorlin Architects

Affordable Housing Development ‘El Borinquen Residences’ Now Complete at 3401 Third Avenue in The Bronx

Developers and city agencies recently celebrated the completed of El Borinquen Residences, a new, deeply affordable property in The Bronx. Located at 3401 Third Avenue in the Morrisania neighborhood, the ten-story building houses 148 affordable apartments, including 29 homes for seniors at or below 30 percent Area Median Income (AMI), and 90 units designated for the formerly homeless and youths aging out of foster care. The latter includes access to on-site supportive services.

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Permits Filed for Three Brookdale Hospital Buildings in East Flatbush, Brooklyn

Permits have been filed by Brookdale Hospital Medical Center for three structures in East Flatbush, Brooklyn: a five-story mixed-use building at 86 East 49th Street, a five-story mixed-use building at 808 Rutland Road, and a seven-story mixed-use building at 545 Schenectady Avenue. Located on the same block as Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center, the Utica Avenue subway station is within walking distance, serviced by the 2, 3, and 4 trains.

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