Last December, YIMBY revealed the renderings for 399 Sands Street in the Brooklyn Navy Yard Industrial Park. Now, the official groundbreaking for the nine-story office building has occurred. The structure will house between 700 to 1,000 jobs once complete. It is part of the $1 billion redevelopment project dedicated to fueling New York City’s economy with infrastructure for 10,000 new jobs in manufacturing and creative businesses. The non-profit Brooklyn Navy Yard Development Corporation (BNYDC) is realizing the project through private developers, and Steiner NYC is responsible for 399 Sands Street.
Permits have been filed for a seven-story residential building at 744 East 21st Street in Flatbush–Ditmas Park, Brooklyn. The site is six blocks away from the Newkirk Plaza subway station, serviced by the Q train, and eleven blocks away from the Flatbush Avenue subway station, end of the line for 2 and 5 trains, and center of a major commercial thoroughfare. Yaakov Geldzahler of Triple C Builders LLC is listed as behind the applications.
Permits have been filed for a four-story mixed-use building at 90-16 53rd Avenue in Elmhurst, Queens. The site is four blocks away from the Grand Avenue Newtown subway station, serviced by the E, M, and R trains. An anonymous LLC is listed as responsible for the development.
3 World Trade Center, aka 175 Greenwich Street, opened its doors for the first time on June 11, 2018, with the traditional ribbon cutting ceremony hosted by Silverstein Properties. After a series of guest speakers and live performances, the ribbon was cut at 12:00PM, officially opening the building for business. Designed by Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners and developed by Silverstein Properties, the 80-story, 1,079 foot supertall is currently the fifth tallest skyscraper in New York City, and the second tallest at the World Trade Center.
Pending LPC Approval, 405-409 West 13th Street could undergo a fresh renovation of its aging storefront, and a vertical enlargement from three to six stories.