Over the past two months, 66 Hudson Boulevard, aka The Spiral, has made swift progress. The first steel beam for the 65-story skyscraper was dedicated in mid-April and erected at a time when the core foundation walls hadn’t yet reached street level. Now, the steel superstructure for the Bjarke Ingels Group-designed commercial office tower is three floors above the Midtown neighborhood of Hudson Yards.
Renown architect Norman Foster’s office skyscraper at 50 Hudson Yards is beginning to rise above street level. With 2.9 million square feet of floor space, it will be the largest commercial office building by square footage in the first phase of Hudson Yards, as well as the final structure in part one of Related Companies’ master plan. The site is bound by West 33rd Street, West 34th Street, Tenth Avenue, and Eleventh Avenue. The future 1,011-foot-tall tower sits across the street from 30 Hudson Yards, while construction on 66 Hudson Boulevard, aka The Spiral by Bjarke Ingels Group is also underway to the north. Oxford Properties and Mitsui Fudosan are the other two developers for the Foster + Partners-designed project.
Permits have been filed for a nine-story commercial building at 220 11th Avenue in Hudson Yards, Manhattan. Located between 25th Street and 26th Street, the lot is about five blocks south of the 34th Street-Hudson Yards subway station, serviced by the 7 train. Developer Moinian Group is listed as the owner behind the applications. The revised permit filing calls for office space, a possible indicator of severe over-saturation of condominiums in the neighborhood. In 2016, the filing was for an 11-story, 158,000-square-foot mixed-use building with 40 condos, a museum, and a restaurant.
Permits have been filed for a 44-story, mixed-use building at 451 10th Avenue in Hudson Yards, Manhattan. Located between West 35th Street and West 36th Street, the corner lot is one block north of the 34th Street-Hudson Yards subway station, serviced by the 7 train. Bryan Cho of Related Companies is listed as the owner behind the applications. In 2017, Spitzer Enterprises and Related Companies announced a partnership to develop a two-tower, 1.4-million-square-foot project at that site.
Construction on WeWork’s behemoth Midtown building is halfway complete, marking a major milestone for the conglomerate’s newest location just steps from Hudson Yards. Originally completed in 1930 by Sears Roebuck & Company, the commercial development will comprise nearly 412,000 square feet of office space at the corner of Ninth Avenue and West 31st Street.