LBA Logistics and RXR Realty have big plans for a 770,000-square foot, multistory logistics center in Maspeth, Queens. A 71,000-square-foot single-story warehouse with 6.5 acres of fleet parking and storage is currently extant at 56-19 Grand Avenue. The new structure will feature 21-foot ceiling heights and nine interior dock positions, and can accommodate a variety of vehicles and equipment. It is already available for lease, with occupancy starting in the second quarter of 2019.
New construction permits have been filed for a six-story residential building at 144-60 37th Avenue, in Flushing, Queens. Located between Parsons Boulevard and 147th Street, the interior development site is one block south of Northern Boulevard. The Murray Hill LIRR train station is half a mile east and five blocks west is the Main Street – Flushing subway station, serviced by the 7 train. Queens-based Wantai Management Group is listed as the owner behind the applications. This appears to be the first residential project for the developer.
420 Kent Avenue‘s triplet of glass-covered residential towers rising next to each other along the East River waterfront in Williamsburg are nearing completion, with facade installation nearly finished. Designed by ODA New York and developed by Spitzer Enterprises, recent photos by YIMBY followers show the site’s substantial progress. The development is located to the south of the Williamsburg Bridge, along Kent Avenue between Broadway and South 9th Street.
In an announcement from The Carlton Group, Managing Director Ruth Barone has successfully coordinated private financing of Seabreeze Tower in Coney Island. The $47.5 million financing package will facilitate construction of the 22-floor residential tower.
The transformation of White Plains’s former Westchester Financial Center into City Square will be a grand one. The vision for the new mixed-use project by Ginsburg Development Companies includes renovation of Class A office space at 50 Main Street, an addition of 19,540 square feet of restaurant and retail space along Main Street and Martine Avenue, and converting the office building at 1 Martine Avenue into 188 rental units.