Plans for 343 Madison Avenue in Midtown East unveil the substantial size and scope of the supertall to take the place of the former Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) headquarters. Boston Properties is developing the project that would comprise 925,630 square feet and rise 1,050 feet tall, with Class A office space above ground-floor retail. The building would yield 5,357 square feet of retail space on the ground floor, 832,613 square feet of commercial office space above, and 84,593 square feet of dedicated mechanical space. The tower would sit on a podium 301 feet tall.
18 Sixth Avenue is approaching the halfway mark on the way up to its 49-story parapet in Prospect Heights, Brooklyn. Designed by Perkins Eastman and developed in a joint venture between The Brodsky Organization and Greenland Forest City Partners, the nearly 500-foot-tall structure will contain 858 rental units, of which 258 will be dedicated to affordable housing. The development will yield 740,000 square feet and stand as the tallest building in the massive 22-acre Pacific Park master plan.
The Hard Rock Hotel will soon debut at 159 West 48th Street in Times Square, where the structure has officially topped out. Earlier this week, members of the project team including Hard Rock International, Extell Development Company, and AECOM Tishman, celebrated the milestone at a luncheon and cake cutting ceremony to thank everyone involved.
Permits have been filed for a two-story warehouse building at 161-02 Rockaway Boulevard in Springfield Gardens, Queens. Located at the intersection of 145th Road and Rockaway Boulevard, the corner lot is between Belt Parkway and John F. Kennedy Airport. Bartlett, a local dairy distributor under the Jughandle Realty LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Construction is getting close to topping out at One University Plaza, a 34-story mixed-use structure at 61 DeKalb Avenue in Downtown Brooklyn. Designed by Perkins Eastman and developed by RXR Realty, the 435-foot-tall building is part of Long Island University‘s expansion and will add 370,960 square feet of new space to the campus.