The Brooklyn Navy Yard (BNY) has released its long-term plan for the development of the district, with the ambition of creating 10,000 new jobs in the coming years. This would bring total employment to 30,000 jobs for the area. Most exciting is news that another $2.5 billion will be invested into expanding the yard by five million square feet, for manufacturing space as well as complementary businesses from the creative, tech, and innovation sectors.
New pre-filings have been submitted for 30 Kent Street/13 Greenpoint Avenue in the Greenpoint neighborhood of Brooklyn. YIMBY previously reported on the status of the project which, until recently, was known as 26 Kent Street, and will rise on the booming Brooklyn waterfront. The project has been underway since 2016, and is now seemingly closer than ever to becoming a reality.
Permits have been filed for a single-story community facility building at 2000 Shore Parkway in Gravesend, Brooklyn. The structure will include office space, a maintenance shop, and equipment storage space for the benefit of nearby gardens, sports fields, and playgrounds. A portion will serve as a public comfort station, and district headquarters for the department. It will be located in Calvert Vaux Park, an athletics, leisure, and nature-spotting destination that borders with Coney Island.
Permits have been filed for a seven-story residential building at 2203 Clarendon Road in Flatbush, Brooklyn. The site comes ten blocks away from the Beverly Road Subway Station, serviced by the 2 and 5 trains. 11 blocks away in the opposite direction is a homonymous Subway Station, serviced by the Q trains. IDS Management will be responsible for the development.
Permits have been filed for a single-story commercial building at 8923 Flatlands Avenue in Canarsie, Brooklyn. The site is ten blocks away from the Rockaway Parkway Station, the final stop for the L train. Gabriel Development will be responsible for the project.