Construction on the Hard Rock Hotel has made a good amount of progress since YIMBY’s last update in January. Located at 159 West 48th Street in Times Square between Sixth Avenue and Seventh Avenue, the 225,000-square-foot, 442-foot high, 445-room hotel is designed by Berg + Moss Architects and is being developed by Extell and Hard Rock International.
Marx Realty has announced an extensive renovation project at 545 Madison Avenue to modernize the Midtown office building. The scope of work includes an overhaul of the lobby, creation of pre-built tenant suites on the third and 14th floors, and the construction of 5,000 square feet of new amenity spaces. According to representatives from the company, total construction costs for the project hover around $24 million and represent the growing demand for offices with hospitality-oriented amenities.
Permits have been filed for a six-story mixed-use building at 146-18 Liberty Avenue in Jamaica, Queens. Located between Liverpool Street and Waltham Street, the interior lot is closest to the Sutphin Boulevard-Archer Avenue-JFK subway station, serviced by the E, J, and Z trains. Jasbir Singh unde the 146 Liberty Avenue, LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Permits have been filed for a seven-story mixed-use building at 2733 East 12th Street in Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn. Located at the intersection of East 12th Street and Shore Parkway, the corner lot is closest to the Sheepshead Bay subway station, serviced by the B and Q trains. Eddie Yair under the 2727 Homecrest LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
The first rendering has been revealed of 200 East 83rd Street, a 449-foot-tall residential tower from Robert A.M. Stern on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. Developed by Naftali Group and Rockefeller Group, the structure will rise 35 stories and house 86 units. SLCE Architects as the architect of record for the project, which is located at Third Avenue and East 83rd Street.