Construction has passed the halfway mark on 555 Greenwich Street, a 16-story commercial building in Hudson Square, Manhattan. Designed by COOKFOX Architects and developed by the joint venture Hudson Square Properties, which includes Trinity Church Wall Street, Hines, and Norges Bank Investment Management, the 270,000-square-foot structure will connect on nearly every floor with its adjacent neighbor at 345 Hudson Street via a horizontal overbuild, bringing the overall leasable space to 715,000 square feet. The project is also being designed as one of the city’s most sustainable buildings. Tishman Construction is the contractor for the building, which is rising on a plot bound by Greenwich Street to the west, Charlton Street to the south, and King Street to the north.
Façade installation has begun on Four Hudson Square, Disney’s rising 22-story New York headquarters at 137 Varick Street in Hudson Square. Designed by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill and developed by Silverstein Properties, the 338-foot-tall structure will yield 1.2 million square feet of commercial space. The media giant purchased the rectangular full-block parcel from Trinity Church Real Estate for a total of $650 million, and Skanska was in charge of demolishing four old structures that once occupied the site. Lendlease is constructing the new headquarters, which is bound by Varick Street to the east, Spring Street to the south, Hudson Street to the west, and Vandam Street to the north.
Construction is wrapping up on 7-9 East 30th Street, a 227-foot-tall residential building in the Midtown, Manhattan neighborhood of NoMad. Designed by SWA Architecture and Efrain Perez, and developed by Castellan Real Estate Partners, the 23-story reinforced concrete edifice will yield 41,992 square feet with 54 residences and 2,142 square feet of ground-level retail space. The property is located between Madison and Fifth Avenues and is being built by Titanium Construction Services Inc.
YIMBY went on a tour of 30 East 31st Street, a 39-story residential tower nearing completion in NoMad. Designed by Morris Adjmi Architects and developed by Ekstein Development and Pinnacle Real Estate, the 479-foot-tall reinforced concrete structure yields 70,000 square feet and 42 units. Sales for the homes are being handled by Reuveni Real Estate and average 1,700 square feet. The most affordable unit is a two-bedroom, 2.5-bathroom home measuring 1,677 square feet for $2,375,000, and the most expensive is a three-bedroom, 3.5-bathroom penthouse residence spanning 3,354 square feet for $9,995,000. 30 East 31st Street is located between Madison Avenue and Park Avenue South.
Excavation has begun at 155-165 West 29th Street, the site of a 17-story self-storage facility in Chelsea, Manhattan. Designed by Mancini Duffy and developed by Highland Development Ventures LLC and The Davis Companies, which purchased the land in early 2021 for $62.5 million, the nearly 180,00-square-foot structure will stand 223 feet tall between Sixth and Seventh Avenues. Div West 29th Street LLC is the owner, Cauldwell Wingate is the contractor, and McNamara Salvia is the structural engineer for the project. Construction financing totals $84 million and was provided by Santander Bank, N.A. and United Overseas Bank.