The new Edenwald YMCA in The Bronx will officially move forward following full approval from the City Council, New York City Planning Commission, and the Department of Buildings. Located at 1250 East 229th Street, the development is expected to create over 100 temporary jobs in its construction phase, and another 100 permanent jobs once completed.
Permits have been filed for a six-story residential building at 2040 McGraw Avenue in Parkchester, The Bronx. The site is four blocks away from the Parkchester subway station, serviced by the 6 train. Amerjit Singh of Beesla Painting Co is listed as behind the applications.
Permits have been filed for an eight-story hotel at 23-15 39th Avenue, in Long Island City, Queens. The site is seven blocks away from the Queensboro Plaza subway station, serviced by the 7, N, and W trains, a significant transfer station in Queens. Four blocks to the west of that station is the Queens Plaza subway station, serviced by E, M, and R trains. Surjeet Kaur of Sunny Builders NY Corp is responsible for the development.
Construction has been slow-moving this year for the JACX development in Long Island City, Queens. Two 26-story towers are rising at 28-07 Jackson Avenue and 28-10 Queens Plaza South, and the pair will yield new office space marketed toward the technology sector. Images for the site reveal construction has risen as high as the twelfth floor, an increase of eight floors since January. Tishman Speyer and Qatari Diar are responsible for the development.