The Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) is now in search of a development partner to accelerate Resilient Edgemere, a major initiative to reinvigorate the Edgemere section of the Rockaways. The primary objective of the plan is to advance development of mixed-use, residential, and affordable housing properties in the community.
The Department of City Planning is now reviewing an Environmental Assessment Statement and proposed zoning text amendments that would facilitate the construction of a large storage facility in Rockaway Beach, Queens. The proposed action would rezone the area from a manufacturing district to a mixed-use district with a commercial retail overlay.
An anonymous developer has revealed plans to construct a new six-story self-storage facility in Rockaway Beach, Queens. Located at 106-02 Rockaway Beach Boulevard, the existing lot is currently undeveloped and will require zoning text amendments before the project can break ground.
Renderings from THINK Architecture & Design were recently presented to the Department of City Planning in lengthy proposals to rezone a busy corner of Far Rockaway, Queens. The project comprises two adjacent parcels on Beach 67th and 68th Streets between Thursby Avenue and Beach Channel Drive. “Development Site 1” sits mid-block on Beach 67th Street and comprises six neighboring lots. “Development Site 2” is a through-block lot on Beach 68th Street with additional frontage along Beach 67th Street. Zoning amendments are required to facilitate all construction.
Permits have been filed for a 17-story mixed-use building at 5123 Beach Channel Drive in Far Rockaway, Queens. Located between Beach 53rd Street and Beach 54th Street, the interior lot is a short walk to the Beach 44 Street-Frank Avenue subway station, serviced by the A train. Arker Companies under the Peninsula Rockaway LP is listed as the owner behind the applications. The developer recently filed permits for 5119 Beach Channel Drive, a neighboring new construction site also part of the Peninsula Hospital Redevelopment.