Stellar Management is seeking city approval to add 14,000 square feet of ground-floor retail to the base of their 30-story, 200-unit residential building at 70 West 93rd Street, on the Upper West Side, according to DNAinfo. The expansion would include five retail units and a reconfigured lobby. The area around the building is currently a concrete plaza, and approval from City Planning is required. Richard Metsky is one of the designers.
Last Fall, YIMBY revealed renderings of the three-story, 115,000 square-foot proton beam therapy center being developed by Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Montefiore Medical Center, Mount Sinai Hospital and ProHEALTH at 225 East 126th Street, in East Harlem. Now, Commercial Observer reports the site has finally traded hands for $26 million. Construction is expected to begin this Summer for a Spring 2018 completion. VOA Associates is designing.
Artist Jeff Koons has acquired the three-story commercial building at 624 West 52nd Street, near the Hudson River in Hell’s Kitchen, for $12.7 million. Koons also owns the lots at 620-622 West 52nd Street, after picking them up this past May for a total of $11 million. The assemblage boasts nearly 50,200 square feet of development potential, although plans for the properties are not known.
BLDG Management Company has landed a $254 million construction loan for their planned mixed-use project spanning 212-222 East 44th Street, in Midtown East, per Commercial Observer. YIMBY reported on the project’s design competition earlier in 2015, and a 42-story, 429-unit building is planned, with 87 apartments to be set aside as lottery-allocated housing. On the ground floor, 7,160 square feet of retail space is planned.
Excavation has kicked-off at the block-thru site at 438 East 12th Street, in the East Village, where Douglas Steiner plans a six-story, 82-unit mixed-use building, according to EV Grieve. The building will measure a total 117,170 square feet, which includes ground-floor retail and community space spanning 8,375 and 960 square feet, respectively. The condominium units will average 1,315 square feet each, and S9, an affiliate of Perkins Eastman, is designing. Completion is slated for mid-2017.