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.
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.
Construction is finishing up on Ruby, a pair of 22-story residential buildings at 243 West 28th Street in Chelsea. Designed by COOKFOX and developed by MAG Partners, Atalaya, Safanad, and Qualitas, the 400,000-square-foot project will yield 480 rental units with 144 reserved for low- and middle-income households, as well as 8,500 square feet of ground-floor retail space. Douglas Elliman Development Marketing is in charge of leasing and marketing and Urban Atelier Group is the general contractor for the property, which is located on a through-block parcel between Seventh and Eighth Avenues with frontage on both West 28th and 29th Streets.
Curtain wall installation has begun on 200 East 20th Street, a 19-story residential building in Gramercy Park, Manhattan. Designed by CetraRuddy and developed by Glacier Global Partners, the 210-foot-tall structure will yield 82,800 square feet with 52 condominium units spread across 65,500 square feet and 2,730 square feet of retail space. CM & Associates Construction Management is the general contractor for the property, which is located at the southeast corner of East 20th Street and Third Avenue.
Excavation is progressing at 182-186 Spring Street, the site of a seven-story residential building in Soho, Manhattan. Designed by Selldorf Architects and developed by Spring Street Owner LLC, the structure will span 25,000 square feet with nine condominium units, 2,700 square feet of commercial space for up to three tenants, and 1,400 square feet for community facilities. CM & Associates is the general contractor for the property, which is alternately addressed as 83 Thompson Street and located in the Sullivan-Thompson Historic District at the corner of Spring and Thompson Streets.