Superstructure Work Moves Ahead For The Orchard At 27-48 Jackson Avenue in Long Island City, Queens

Work is steadily rising vertically at 27-48 Jackson Avenue, aka The Orchard, the site of a 69-story residential skyscraper that will become the future tallest structure in Long Island City and in all of Queens. Designed by Perkins Eastman and developed by Building Orchard LLC, the 811-foot-tall tower yield 635,000 square feet with 818 residential units, 11,700 square feet of retail space, and a two-story parking garage in the podium. Triton Construction Company is the general contractor for the property, which is alternately addressed as 43-01 Queens Street and occupies a full city block along Jackson Avenue between Queens and Orchard Streets.

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Construction Nears Completion On One High Line at 500 West 18th Street in Chelsea, Manhattan

Exterior work and façade installation is nearing completion at One High Line, a pair of twisting structures at 500 West 18th Street in Chelsea, Manhattan. Designed by Bjarke Ingels Group and developed by Witkoff Group and Access Industries, the 36- and 26-story structures will yield 900,000 square feet with 236 condominium units ranging from one- to five-bedroom layouts, a hotel component operated by Faena Hotel, ground-floor retail space, and a new landscaped public plaza. Suffolk Construction is the general contractor, Enzo Enea is the landscape architect, and Corcoran Sunshine Marketing Group is handling sales and marketing for the property, which is alternately addressed as 76 Eleventh Avenue and stands adjacent to the High Line on a trapezoidal plot bound by West 18th Street to the north, West 17th Street to the south, Tenth Avenue to the east, and West Street to the west.

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Foundations Taking Shape At 29-05 38th Avenue In Dutch Kills, Queens 

Construction is steadily unfolding at 29-05 38th Avenue, an upcoming seven-story mixed-use residential building in Dutch Kills, Queens. Designed by Jack Fang of Mei Architects, the ground-up 75-foot tall structure will yield a total of 39,427 square feet. Components include 31,436 square feet designated for residential space split amongst 47 rental units with an average of 668 square feet each, 7,991 square feet for commercial space, a cellar level, and 24 enclosed parking spaces. Jack Fang of FH 2Bro Builder Corp. is listed as the owner and 345 Management Group Inc. is the general contractor for the property, which is alternatively addressed as 37-42 30th Street and is bound by 38th Avenue to the south, 30th Street to the east, and Old Bridge Road to the west.

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Facade Installation Nearing Completion On The Elisa At 251 West 14th Street In Chelsea, Manhattan

Construction continues on The Elisa, an 11-story residential building at 251 West 14th Street in Chelsea. Designed by Isay Weinfeld Architects, the topped out structure will yield 25 condominium units in one- to three-bedroom layouts with sales and marketing by Bianca D’Alessio, Christian Haag, and Mia Calabrese of Nest Seekers and SERHANT, with prices ranging from $1.45 million to $5 million. The largest reported unit is going to be a four-bedroom penthouse. Pizzarotti is the general contractor for the property, which is located on an interior lot between Seventh and Eighth Avenues, and sits by the neighborhoods of the West Village and the Meatpacking District.

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Steel Superstructure Progresses On Public Storage Expansion At 31-28 Northern Boulevard In Long Island City, Queens

Construction is steadily progressing on 31-28 Northern Boulevard, a new 12-story Public Storage facility in Long Island City, Queens. Designed by Tao Architecture + Design, the ground-up development will add more storage units to the company’s multi-building complex. E. W. Howell is the general contractor for the property, which is nestled between two existing sites Public Storage Inc. currently owns and utilizes, and is situated by the corner of Northern Boulevard and 39th Avenue.

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