Storage Deluxe, doing business an an anonymous Bronx-based LLC, has filed applications for a five-story, 218,500-square-foot self-storage facility at 2880 Exterior Street, in the North Bronx’s Kingsbridge section. The project will feature a lobby and offices on part of the ground floor, followed by storage units throughout the rest of the building, which will have two below-grade levels. It will include four loading berths, as well as five off-street parking spaces. Jack Wilbern’s Virginia-based architecture firm Butz • Wilbern, which is prolific with storage facility projects, is the architect of record. The 124,988-square-foot site is largely vacant, with exception to a single-story commercial building and a warehouse. Demolition permits were filed in April for the commercial building.
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Following news that a 1,600-unit self-storage facility would be coming to 163 6th Street, in Gowanus, Storage Deluxe recently filed official applications for a five-story, 76,460-square-foot structure at the site. The facility, which will be operated by CubeSmart, will feature four loading berths, three off-street parking spaces, an accessory office component, and five floors of storage units. Virginia-based Butz • Wilbern, Ltd., is the applicant of record. The 125-foot-wide, 38,125-square-foot property is currently occupied by a metal salvage business. Demolition permits were filed to raze the business’s two-story office building and metal shed in May. The site is located five blocks from the Fourth Avenue/Ninth Street stop on the F, G, and R trains.
Mike Humphrey, doing business as a White Plains-based LLC, has filed applications for a four-story, 69,990 square-foot storage facility at 134-31 Merrick Boulevard, in St. Albans, located on the southeastern end of Queens. The commercial building will probably be self-storage and includes accessory office space and six loading berths. The prolific industrial architect Butz Wilber, based in Virginia, is the applicant of record. The site is currently home to an automobile business that recycles wrecked cars, and multiple warehouse structures must first be demolished.
An anonymous LLC based in Midtown South has filed applications for a four-story, 151,874 square-foot warehouse building at 2325 Hollers Avenue, in Eastchester, an industrial neighborhood located in the North Bronx. The block is zoned for medium manufacturing uses, and commercially rentable space in the structure would total 100,279 square feet. Jack Wilbern’s Virginia-based Butz Wilbern LTD is the applicant of record. The assembled lots are vacant with the exception of an auto shop located on the corner.
Chris Lynch, of Queens-based Storage Deluxe, has filed applications for a seven-story, 157,424 square-foot storage facility at 3024 Cropsey Avenue, on Coney Island, five blocks from the Stillwell Avenue D/F/N/Q stop. The facility will be equipped with six loading berths, according to the Schedule A, and Virginia-based Butz Wilbern LTD is the applicant of record. Existing industrial structures must first be demolished.