Construction of a new 46-story, dual-brand Marriott hotel at 140 West 28th Street in Manhattan is now topped out. Designed by Gene Kaufman Architects for the McSam Hotel Group, the structure stands 470 feet above Chelsea with exterior cladding that resembles a single, continuous metal panel.
Google is leasing 1.3 million square feet at St. John’s Terminal as part of its Hudson Square campus. This week, the tech company closed the final deal after announcing plans late last year for Google Hudson Square, a $1 billion company campus at 550 Washington Street. The 1.7 million-square-foot campus will also occupy both 345 and 315 Hudson Street by 2020.
Permits have been filed for a five-story mixed-use building at 163-11 72nd Avenue in Flushing, Queens. Located between 163rd Street and 164th Street, the closest subway station is Parsons Boulevard, serviced by the E and F trains. Xi Zhao under the D&R Sanford Group LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
YIMBY recently went on a hard hat tour of One Willoughby Square, aka 420 Albee Square in Downtown Brooklyn, which is on track to become the tallest new office building in the borough. The 495-foot-tall building, which will contain 500,000 square feet of Class A office space across 34 stories, is being designed by FXCollaborative and developed by JEMB Realty. Gilbane Development Company is in charge of the construction progress.
Construction is well underway on Z Architecture‘s most recent development at 21-59 44th Drive in Long Island City, one of a number of multi-unit residential developments the firm is architecting in the outer boroughs this year.