A new residential building is set to rise seven stories on an empty plot of land at 84-14 Queens Boulevard in the Queens neighborhood of Elmhurst. The site is located on the north side within a triangular parcel of land surrounded by Queens Boulevard to the north, Van Loon Street to the west, and Grand Avenue curving upwards from the south. The Grand Avenue-Newton subway stop sits across the street, serving the E, M and R Train into Manhattan.
Past the historic Brownstones and occasional cobblestone roads in Brooklyn Heights, Quay Tower has found itself the perfect location, nestled between the BQE and the wildly popular Brooklyn Bridge Park. The location will guarantee future residents unfettered views of Downtown Manhattan, the rivers, and even burgeoning Downtown Brooklyn. The project is being developed by a joint venture between RAL Companies, Oliver’s Realty Group, and Vanke US, and today YIMBY has a look at the views across the Harbor from up top.
Permits have been filed for a five-story mixed-use building at 228 Berry Street in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. The site is six blocks away from the Bedford Avenue subway station serviced by the soon-to-close L trains. Twelve blocks away is the Marcy Avenue subway station serviced by the J, M, and Z trains. Brooklyn-based Cornell Realty Management is listed as responsible for the development, and today, YIMBY also has the first look at the design.
Permits have been filed for a new building at 133-02 Jamaica Avenue in Jamaica, Queens. Standing at the intersection of Jamaica Avenue and 133rd Street, it will be a ground-up project containing 28,360 square foot of commercial and community facility space.
Marriott International has announced that they are imminently officially breaking ground on a new Ritz Carlton at 1185 Broadway in NoMad, a trendy Manhattan neighborhood for new hotels. Marriot, the Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, and the Flag Luxury Group are responsible for the development.