Brooklyn Tower’s Podium Continues to Wrap Up at 9 DeKalb Avenue in Downtown Brooklyn

Exterior work is continuing on the podium of The Brooklyn Tower, a 93-story residential supertall skyscraper at 9 DeKalb Avenue in Downtown Brooklyn. Designed by SHoP Architects and developed and built by JDS Development, 1,066-foot structure is the tallest building in the outer boroughs and yields 550 units designed by Gachot Studios with 150 condominiums, 120 affordable rental units, and 280 market-rate rental units, as well as 100,000 square feet of retail space in the podium and the adjoining landmarked Dime Savings Bank of Brooklyn. Douglas Elliman Development Marketing Group is the marketing, sales, and leasing agent for the residential component, Krista Ninivaggi of Woods Bagot is the amenity designer, and HMWhite is the landscape designer for the property, which is alternately addressed as 55 Fleet Street and bound by Flatbush Avenue Extension to the northeast, Fleet Street to the northwest, DeKalb Avenue to the south, and the adjoining Dime Savings Bank to the west.

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278 Eighth Avenue Finishes Up Construction in Chelsea, Manhattan

Construction is finishing up on 278 Eighth Avenue, a 14-story mixed-use residential building in ChelseaManhattan. Designed by FXCollaborative and developed by Alchemy-ABR Investment Partners and Chelsea 23rd Realty Corporation, an LLC affiliated with JJ Operating, the 175-foot-tall structure will yield 132,700 square feet with 190 rental apartments and multiple levels of retail space. Square Mile Capital and Pacific Western Bank provided $183 million in construction financing for the project, which is being constructed by Leeding Builders Group between West 23rd and West 24th Streets.

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Construction Finishes At 300 Huntington Street in Gowanus, Brooklyn

Construction is finished at 300 Huntington Street, a new six-story commercial building in GowanusBrooklyn. Designed by Dattner Architects and Bernheimer Architecture and developed and built by Monadnock Development as their new permanent headquarters. The 136,000-square-foot structure will yield 80,000 square feet of office space, 12,290 square feet of retail space, a 3,470-square-foot industrial workshop, 5,780 square feet of unspecified building service area, and a 15,490-square-foot rear yard dedicated to the anchor tenant. The property is the first and only new ground-up commercial office complex in the neighborhood and is bound by Huntington Street to the north, 9th Street to the south, the Gowanus Canal to the east, and Smith Street to the east. There is also a new waterfront esplanade spanning over 8,700 square feet which was designed by SCAPE Landscape Architecture.

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Superstructure Rising At 71 Prince Street in Downtown Brooklyn

YIMBY spotted construction at 71 Prince Street, a 31-story residential complex in Downtown Brooklyn. Designed by Aufgang Architects and developed by Maddd Equities, the project is expected to yield 436,600 square feet with 465 rental units, 4,000 square feet of retail space, and 40 to 50 enclosed parking spots. Brooklyn Red Sauce LLC is listed as the owner and Joy Construction Corp. is the general contractor for the property, which is alternatively addressed as 202 Tillary Street and is located on 19,500-square-foot L-shaped parcel with two frontages lining Prince and Hillary Streets that once held a 115,000-square-foot American Self Storage facility. Construction is expected to cost $132 million.

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Demolition Imminent At 33 4th Street in Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn 

Demolition is about to get underway at 33 4th Street, which will be home to a new seven-story residential building in Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn. Designed by IMC Architecture and developed by Shimon Hoffman under the GH Management LLC, the upcoming structure will stand 72 feet tall, yield 55,694 square feet designated for residential space with 82 rental units averaging 679 square feet apiece, and a 32-foot-long rear yard. Alba Services Inc. is the general contractor for the property, which is located on an interior rectangular plot between Smith and Hoyt Streets.

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