Construction is nearing completion on the MGM Marin Boulevard, a 41-story residential tower at 331 Marin Boulevard in downtown Jersey City‘s Powerhouse Arts District. Alternately addressed as 184 Morgan Street, the 400-foot-tall structure is designed by Marchetto Higgins Stieve and developed by The Albanese Group and will yield 482 units, 121 parking spaces, a 125-seat theater, and 14,000 square feet of amenities. 331 Marin Boulevard is located directly to the south of 351 Marin Boulevard, another residential project under construction, and is bound by Marin Boulevard to the east, Morgan Street to the south, Grove Street to the west, and Bay Street to the north. Hatfield Group is the façade consultant.
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey has reached an agreement with a coalition of financial sponsors to complete a $9.5 billion expansion of JFK International Airport. On December 13, Governor Kathy Hochul officially announced the project, which will include major infrastructure upgrades, the replacement of several aging terminals, new retail destinations, security improvements, and sustainability enhancements.
The affordable housing lottery has launched for 10-47 Beach 21st Street, a ten-story mixed-use building in Far Rockaway, Queens. Designed by Urban Architectural Initiatives and developed by The Community Builders, the structure yields 224 residences. Available on NYC Housing Connect are 200 units for residents at 40 to 100 percent of the area median income (AMI), ranging in eligible income from $20,400 to $148,000.
Façade work is nearing completion on 601 West 29th Street, a 695-foot-tall residential skyscraper in Hudson Yards and number 19 on our year-end construction countdown. Designed by FXCollaborative and developed by Douglaston Development, the 60-story structure is also known as “Tower A” in a two-building development alongside 606 West 30th Street, which has yet to begin rising over Midtown, Manhattan. 601 West 29th Street will yield 703 market-rate and 235 affordable housing residences, 50,000 square feet of amenity space, and 15,000 square feet of retail space. Levine Builders is constructing the property, which is bound by Eleventh Avenue to the east, West 29th Street to the south, and West 30th Street to the north.
A new studio space for the 92nd Street Y (92Y) is opening in 180 East 88th Street, DDG’s completed 47-unit tower on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. Located in the ground-floor retail section facing Third Avenue, the space will host cultural programming and arts classes as part of Joe McMillan’s DDG and Global Holdings‘ philanthropic support for culture and social justice in New York City.