Construction is set to break ground this week at 4519 White Plains Road, a new affordable and supportive housing development in the Wakefield section of The Bronx. As the latest project from The Doe Fund and Robert Sanborn Development, the building will provide 98 affordable homes, 20 apartments reserved for tenants 62 and older, and on-site supportive services for 49 formerly homeless individuals.
Permits have been filed for a six-story residential building at 77 Richardson Street in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Located between Lorimer and Leonard Streets, the lot is within walking distance of the Metropolitan Avenue-Lorimer Street subway station, serviced by the G and L trains. Michael Ricatto is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Construction has topped out on 69-02 Queens Boulevard, a pair of 12- and 15-story mixed-use buildings on the border of Elmhurst and Woodside, Queens. Designed by Perkins Eastman and developed in partnership with the New York City School Construction Authority and Madison Realty Capital, the 500,000-square-foot complex will yield 478 mixed-income apartments, a public school, and retail and public outdoor space. McNamara Salvia is the structural engineer and Omnibuild is the general contractor for the project, which is located on a plot of land bound by Queens Boulevard to the north, 69th Street to the east, 70th Street to the west and 47th Avenue to the south.
The Bellslip, a 414-unit mixed-use tower, is the latest residential building to debut at Greenpoint Landing, a 22-acre mega-development in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. Developed in partnership by Brookfield Properties and Park Tower Group, the 30-story building is located at 1 Bell Slip along the Greenpoint waterfront and is designed by Handel Architects.
Exterior work is wrapping up 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 will yield 50 units in one- to three-bedroom layouts marketed by Fredrik Eklund and John Gomes of The Eklund Gomes Team and The Tuinstra Davis Team at Douglas Elliman, with pricing starting at $1.575 million. Ryder Construction is the general contractor for the property, which is located at the corner of West 14th Street and Sixth Avenue.