Render of 1515 Surf Avenue, courtesy of LCOR

New Renderings Unveiled for 1515 Surf Avenue In Coney Island, Brooklyn

New renderings have been revealed for 1515 Surf Avenue, a two-tower residential project under construction on the Coney Island waterfront in Brooklyn. Designed by Studio V Architecture and developed by LCOR, the 16- and 26-story structures will span 470,000 square feet and yield 324 units in one- and two-bedroom layouts, with 139 apartments designated for affordable housing, as well as 10,600 square feet of ground-floor retail space. The property is located on a 1.5-acre plot bound by Surf Avenue to the south, West 15th Street to the east, and West 16th Street to the west.

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Housing Lottery Launches for 236 Berry Street in Williamsburg, Brooklyn

The affordable housing lottery has launched for 236 Berry Street, an eight-story mixed-use building in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Designed by Hamish Whitefield Architects and developed by Hershy Silberstein of Blue Shine Builders Inc., the structure yields 50 residences and 31 parking spaces. Available on NYC Housing Connect are 15 units for residents at 130 percent of the area median income (AMI), ranging in eligible income from $113,726 to $165,230.

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Permits Filed for 109 Troutman Street in Bushwick, Brooklyn

Permits have been filed to expand a one-story structure into a four-story residential building at 109 Troutman Street in Bushwick, Brooklyn. Located between Central and Evergreen Avenues, the interior lot is within walking distance of the Myrtle Avenue subway station, serviced by the J, M, and Z trains. Hanjun Bai of H&Z Building NY Corp. is listed as the owner behind the applications.

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Two Manhattan West Completes Construction in Midtown West, Manhattan

Last week, Skidmore Owings & Merrill and Brookfield Properties announced the completion of Two Manhattan West, a 58-story commercial skyscraper in Midtown West. The 935-foot-tall structure yields 1.9 million square feet of office space and is the final component of the 7-million-square-foot Manhattan West complex, a $4.5 billion, five-building master plan more than 40 years in the making. R&R Scaffolding Ltd. supplied the BMUs and AECOM Tishman served as the general contractor for Two Manhattan West, which is located at the corner of Ninth Avenue and West 31st Street, between the James A. Farley Building to the east and Hudson Yards to the west.

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Render of Halo at 289-301 Washington Street, courtesy of INOA Architecture

Halo Tower 1 Tops Out At 289-301 Washington Street In Newark, New Jersey

Construction has topped out on Halo 1, the shortest structure in a three-tower skyscraper development at 289-301 Washington Street in Newark, New Jersey. Designed by INOA Architecture and developed by Acier Holdings, the project will feature 42-, 52, and 53-story volumes standing between 454 and 573 feet tall, which will earn it the distinction of the tallest building in Newark. When complete, the development will yield 1,075 total apartments in a mix of studio, one-bedroom, and two-bedroom layouts, as well as a suite of amenities and a 343-vehicle parking garage. The property is located along Washington Street between Branford Place and William Street, on the southwestern edge of the city’s downtown.

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