Rendering of 470-490 Kent Avenue, designed by Hill West Architects

Three-Tower Complex Rises at 470-490 Kent Avenue in South Williamsburg, Brooklyn

Construction is rising on 470-490 Kent Avenue, a three-tower residential complex along the East River waterfront in South Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Designed by Brooklyn-based Brandon Haw Architecture LLP with Hill West Architects as the executive architect of record and developed by Naftali Group and Access Industries, the development will span 645,000 square feet and yield 607 units, including 89 condominiums, as well as 19,000 square feet of commercial space and a suite of amenities. New Line Structures & Development LLC is the general contractor for the project, which occupies a 4-acre plot bound by South 10th Street to the north, Division Avenue to the south, Kent Avenue to the east, and Wallabout Channel to the west.

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Housing Lottery Launches for 520 West 48th Street in Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan

The affordable housing lottery has launched for The Clinton, a seven-story residential building at 520 West 48th Street in Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan. Developed by Hudson Inc., the structure yields 109 residences. Available on NYC Housing Connect are six units for residents at 130 percent of the area median income (AMI), ranging in eligible income from $89,143 to $146,900.

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Preliminary rendering of 111 Washington Street, formerly 8 Carlisle Street

Below-Grade Work Progresses at 111 Washington Street in Manhattan’s Financial District

The ninth-tallest building on our year-end construction countdown is 111 Washington Street, a 712-foot-tall residential skyscraper in Manhattan’s Financial District. Designed by Handel Architects and developed by Carlisle New York Apartments and Grubb Properties, which closed on a $48 million loan for the project over the summer, the 64-story structure will span 326,221 square feet and yield 462 residential units, 7,000 square feet of commercial space, and a 60-foot-long rear yard. Consigli Construction is the general contractor for the property, which is alternately addressed as 8 Carlisle Street and located at the corner of Washington and Carlisle Streets.

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Industry City overhead render, via industrycity.com

Industry City Announces New Innovation Campus Tenants in Sunset Park, Brooklyn

Aanika Biosciences, a biotech firm focused on enhancing global food safety and transparency, has opened a new 27,087-square-foot facility at Industry City in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. The opening marks a significant expansion from its initial 900-square-foot space that opened in 2018. The new facility will include offices for the company’s growing team and increased capacity for research and development, wet lab testing, and biomanufacturing.

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