Permits have been filed for an eight-story residential building at 566 Grand Street in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Located between Lorimer Street and Union Avenue, the interior lot is a few blocks from the Metropolitan Avenue-Lorimer Street subway station, serviced by the G and L trains. Green Street Group under the 566 Grand Street SPE LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
The Rowan, at 21-21 31st Street in Astoria, Queens, has received its TCO, with closings now imminent. DXA Studio is the designer of the residential development, which yields a total of 46 residences, and is among the newest construction projects that have risen over the neighborhood in recent years. RockFarmer Properties is the developer of the building and Brown Harris Stevens Development Marketing is handling sales and marketing of the one to three bedroom condominiums. Only four units remain available for sale, which include a three-bedroom duplex measuring 1,856 square feet with 1,057 square feet of outdoor space, asking $2,549,000; and two three-bedroom penthouses with their own outdoor space. The Rowan is over 85 percent sold, with a recent penthouse sale setting a new record for the highest price per square foot paid for a three-bedroom condominium in the neighborhood.
Permits have been filed for a nine-story mixed-use building at 207 Seventh Avenue in Chelsea, Manhattan. Also addressed as 170 West 22nd Street, the lot is at the southeast corner of West 22nd Street and Seventh Avenue. One block north is the 23rd Street subway station, serviced by the 1 train. New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Yesterday afternoon Governor Kathy Hochul revealed numerous new renderings of what the outdated 53-year-old Penn Station and the surrounding Midtown, Manhattan district could soon become. Despite being slightly downsized by 7 percent from former Governor Cuomo’s ten-building master plan, the new proposal still encompasses an incredible 18.3 million square feet of construction and redevelopment. Vornado Realty Trust is the developer of the master plan, which is expected to take four to five years to complete and cost between $6-7 billion.
Fairstead and LIHC are working in partnership to complete major upgrades and facility improvements across 13 affordable housing buildings in Newark, New Jersey. Referred to as the Essex Plaza portfolio, the collection of buildings comprises 691 affordable apartments, many of which are reserved for senior households.