Expect an additional 8,500 Google employees in Manhattan if the giant tech company scores a deal for St. John’s Terminal, at 550 Washington Street. If you’ve lost count, it adds up to a projected 19K Googlers working in the city. That includes the 7,000 headcount (as of early 2018) in their current office space at 111 8th Avenue near Chelsea Market, and the 3,500-staff member expansion currently in the works as a result of Google’s $2.4 billion purchase of 300,000 square feet at Chelsea Market and another 250,000 square feet at Pier 57.
Permits have been filed for a new seven-story residential structure at 244 East 52nd Street, in Midtown East. Issac & Stern Architects, P.C. is the designer, and Yehuda Mor of Minrav USA / 244 E 52 Owner LLC is listed as the developer.
The outer sculptural facade of 11 Hoyt is beginning to ascend up the building, piece by piece. The 57-story, ground-up skyscraper is being designed by Studio Gang Architects, and Tishman Speyer is the developer of the 770,000 square foot project, located in Downtown Brooklyn. Hill West is the architect of record, while Corcoran Sunshine Marketing Group is managing sales for the 480 condominiums that are being designed by London-based Michaelis Boyd Associates.
Global real estate brokers Cushman & Wakefield appear to be on the hunt for a new owner or developer for a uniquely positioned assemblage in Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn. Located at 1215 Fulton Street, the T-shaped site offers frontage on both Halsey and Fulton Streets, with a sizable interior portion extending East between residential structures on both North and Southern boundaries.
321 Warren Street, aka the Lively, will be a mixed-use tower at the southeast intersection of Warren Street and Steubern Street, in Jersey City. The 217,000 square foot building broke ground this past June, and is now climbing past the ninth floor. Fogarty Finger Architecture is designing the 18-story tower while LMC is the developer. The entire building is being constructed with a reinforced concrete superstructure.