Rego Park-based Neriya Borukhov has filed applications for a seven-story, eight-unit mixed-use building at 253 Nostrand Avenue, in western Bedford-Stuyvesant, only steps away from the G train’s Nostrand stop. The building will measure 6,984 square feet in total, and will feature a 261 square-foot retail component on the ground floor. Starting on the second floor, residential units will average 840 square feet each. Roman Sorokko’s Douglaston-based Versatile Engineering is the applicant of record.
Williamsburg-based Urban View Realty has filed applications for a four-story, eight-unit residential building at 490 Van Buren Street, in Bedford-Stuyvesant near the Bushwick border, two blocks from the J train’s Kosciuszko Street stop. The building will measure 6,000 square feet, and at two per floor, units will average 750 square feet apiece. Woody Chen’s Elmhurst-based Infocus Design & Planning is the applicant of record, and an existing two-story house must first be demolished.
Shlomo Sinay, head of Borough Park-based Candor Capital, has filed applications for a four-story, 10-unit residential building at 568 Lafayette Avenue, in western Bedford-Stuyvesant, half a block from the G train’s stop at Nostrand Avenue. The building will measure 6,661 square feet in total, and units will average a rental-sized 666 square feet; two units on the fourth floor will also share a fifth floor penthouse. Boaz Golani’s Bronx-based BMG Design Build is the architect of record, and an existing four-story, three-unit townhouse must first be demolished.
Earlier this year, the two-story hardware store at 420 Tompkins Avenue, in southwestern Bedford-Stuyvesant, was demolished to make way for a six-story, 44-unit residential building, and now the steel-framed structure is a story above street level, per Brownstoner. Charles Mallea is designing, and the building will measure 29,908 square feet, featuring rental-sized units averaging 680 square feet. Bed-Stuy-based CS Management is developing, and completion is expected in the spring of 2016.
Late last year, a four-story, eight-unit residential building topped-out at 672 Halsey Street, in eastern Bedford-Stuyvesant, and now, Brownstoner reports the façade as wrapped up. To the right at 670 Halsey Street, a four-story, seven-unit building has also recently topped out. Black Pearl Holding LLC is developing those two properties. Adjacent to No. 670, construction has not yet begun on Tomer Erlich’s planned four-story, four-unit building at 668 Halsey Street. Jamaica-based Banji Awosika Architect is the architect of record for all three developments.