Construction has topped out on 609 Second Avenue, an 18-story residential building in Kips Bay, Manhattan. Designed by Fischer + Makooi Architects and developed by The Horizon Group, the 212-foot-tall structure will span 74,528 square feet and yield 65 condominium units in studio to three-bedroom layouts with sales led by Ariel Tirosh and Team at Douglas Elliman. Britt Realty is the general contractor for the project, which is located between East 33rd and 34th Streets, just south of Murray Hill.
Permits have been filed for a four-story residential building at 1041 Boynton Avenue in Soundview, The Bronx. Located between Watson Avenue and Bruckner Boulevard, the lot is near the Elder Avenue subway station, serviced by the 6 train. Gjergj Bujaj is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Construction is complete on FÖRENA, a 12-story residential building at 540 Sixth Avenue in Chelsea. Designed by Morris Adjmi Architects and developed by Landsea Homes and DNA Development, the 80,000-square-foot structure contains 50 condominium units in one- to three-bedroom layouts with pricing starting at $1.575 million, and ground-floor retail space. Fredrik Eklund and John Gomes of The Eklund Gomes Team and The Tuinstra-Davis Team at Douglas Elliman are leading sales and marketing for the property, which was built by Ryder Construction at the corner of West 14th Street and Sixth Avenue on the border with Greenwich Village.
Namdar Group has closed on a $160 million bridge loan for 9 Homestead Place, a 27-story residential tower at 618 Pavonia Avenue in Jersey City. Designed by C3D Architecture, the structure will yield 432 rental apartments, 10,000 square feet of ground-floor retail space, a 21,000-square-foot office component, and a collection of amenity spaces.
Construction is now underway at 97 Glenmore Avenue, the site of a forthcoming affordable housing development in Brownsville, Brooklyn. The building will debut as Glenmore Manor led by private real estate company Brisa Builders Development, non-profit community developer African American Planning Commission Inc., and affordable housing owner-developer Lemle & Wolff Companies.