A non-profit that develops affordable homes is expanding its Bed-Stuy office building into a seven-story rental building. Neighborhood Housing Services of Bedford-Stuyvesant sent along plans to add five stories of affordable apartments to the two-story structure at 1012 Gates Avenue, close to Broadway and the border with Bushwick.
Back in 2014, YIMBY reported on filings for a seven-story, 24-unit residential building at 1044 Bedford Avenue, in western Bedford-Stuyvesant, and renderings surfaced of the project earlier this year. But this past October, Prime Rok Real Estate acquired the site for $5.26 million, according to DNAinfo, and their in-house team has made slight design changes. The latest plans retain what was previously approved – that the majority of rental units will have one- and two-bedroom configurations. Construction is expected to begin later this month and should be finished by 2017.
Developer Eli Hemway has purchased the three-parcel assemblage at 1215 Fulton and 10-16 Halsey Streets, in southwestern Bedford-Stuyvesant, for $18.5 million. The development site boasts 160,000 square feet of development rights. It includes the two-story Slave Theater and a brick warehouse structure, according to The Real Deal, and plans for the site have not yet been disclosed.
An L-shaped vacant lot across from Tompkins Houses in Bed-Stuy is finally being redeveloped. New building applications were filed for a seven-story apartment building at 901 Myrtle Avenue, also known as 98 Tompkins Avenue.
Chaya Buxbaum has filed applications for four small residential buildings at 347 Willoughby Avenue, in northwestern Bedford-Stuyvesant, located three blocks north of the Bedford-Nostrand Avs. stop on the G train. The assemblage will be broken into four tax lots, where two of them will have three residential units and the other two will have two units. In other words, 10 units will spread across a total 7,906 square feet of space for average units of 790 square feet apiece. Robert Siqeca’s Brooklyn-based Structural Engineering and Detailing is the applicant of record. Two existing three-story townhouses and an auto-body shop must first be demolished.