Late last year, Century Development Group signed an agreement with Starwood Hotels & Resorts to bring a 250-key Westin hotel to the mixed-use project planned at 137-61 Northern Boulevard, located on the corner of Leavitt Street in downtown Flushing. Century told The Real Deal that the latest development plans call for a 12- or 13-story building, which, in addition to the hotel, would also include 50 residential units.
The White Plains Common Council has approved plans for a five-story, 62-unit mixed-use building at 136-158 Westmoreland Avenue, just south of downtown White Plains, in Westchester County. The project, dubbed Westmoreland Lofts, will measure 58,000 square feet, Westfair reported. It will include a 97-car parking garage, 2,700 square feet of light manufacturing space and 1,600 square feet of retail space on the ground floor for a microbrewery. The apartments above will be rentals, ranging from studios to two-bedrooms.
A rendering has been revealed of a two-towered project planned at 177 Grand Street, located in the Paulus Hook section of downtown Jersey City. Plans presented to the Historic Paulus Hook Association last week call for a 22-story building along Grand Street and a 16-story building along Sussex Street. There will be between 275 and 300 market-rate rental apartments, in addition to retail space and a 150-car parking garage.
Brooklyn-based JCS Realty Group has filed applications for two four-story, multi-family residential buildings at 287 Maple Street, in Prospect Lefferts Gardens. One of the buildings will measure 5,797 square feet and contain seven residential units, while the second will measure 5,240 square feet and contain six units. Across both, the apartments should average 673 square feet apiece, indicative of rentals. Diego Aguilera’s Rego Park-based firm is the architect of record. The 4,000-square-foot lot is occupied by a two-story house. Demolition permits were filed in December.
Floral Park, N.Y.-based Metropolitan Homes has filed applications for a three-story, three-unit residential building at 606 Quincy Street, located at the corner of Lewis Avenue in the heart of Bedford-Stuyvesant. The ground-up building will measure 4,788 square feet and will rise on the vacant portion of the 3,248-square-foot property. The site is also home to a dilapidated two-story townhouse at 236 Lewis Avenue. That structure will be converted into two apartments by the same developer. Across both buildings, the five total apartments should average 1,107 square feet apiece. Shahriar Afshari’s Rosyln, N.Y.-based firm is the architect of record.