The city’s Department of Housing Preservation and Development has released a request for affordable housing proposals for the north shore of Staten Island. The RFP would use 108,000 square feet of land owned by the city for a mixed-use development with 100 percent affordable housing and community amenities and services.
Permits have been filed for a four-story residential building at 91 De Sales Place in Bushwick, Brooklyn. Located between Evergreens Cemetery and Bushwick Avenue, the interior lot is one block north of the Bushwick Avenue-Aberdeen Street subway station, serviced by the L train. Yuda Furth is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Excavation is underway at 141 East 47th Street, the site of a 35-story residential tower in Midtown East. The 183,310-square-foot project is designed by Ismael Leyva Architects and developed by Silverback Development. The latter was brought on by Hopson Development Holdings, which purchased the parcel for $115 million in December 2019 from the original developers, New Empire Real Estate. Located between Park Avenue and Lexington Avenue, the development is set to yield 200 units and cost $250 million.
The Landmarks Preservation Commission has approved the construction of a new penthouse roof deck at 107 East 64th Street in the Upper East Side Historic District. The project will move forward once the commissioners issue a final Certificate of Appropriateness.
Last week, private equity real estate fund manager Red Stone Equity Partners celebrated the closing of financing for Balton Commons, a $19-million mixed-use development currently under construction at 267 West 126th Street in Harlem, Manhattan. Developed in partnership with Lemor Development Group and Apex Building Group, the seven-story building will have 4,500 square feet of tech incubator space managed by non-profit Silicon Harlem, 1,200 square feet of ground-floor commercial space, 1,350 square feet of community facility space, and 37 residential units dedicated to mixed-income affordable housing for residents between 30 and 90 percent of the area median income.