Greenpoint‘s latest affordable housing property will soon take shape at 35 Commercial Street following the acquisition of $170 million in construction financing. The forthcoming property is located within the Greenpoint Landing mega-complex in north Brooklyn and will eventually introduce 374 affordable housing units to the neighborhood.
The New York City Council recently voted to approve rezoning as part of the Uniform Land Use Review Procedure (ULURP) process for 30-02 Newtown Avenue in Astoria, Queens. Originally zoned R7A, the property has since been up zoned to R8A with a 7.2 floor area ratio. Lynest Associates LLC is listed as the owner with Nexjen Real Estate as the representative in the ULURP process.
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.
SMA Equities recently secured a $56 million financing package to complete a new 20-story mixed-use building in Kips Bay, Manhattan. The project is located at 202 East 23rd Street and will eventually yield a mix of income-restricted and market-rate apartments and around 2,400 square feet of lower-level retail.
Construction is approaching topping out on 542 Atlantic Avenue, an 11-story residential building in Boerum Hill, Brooklyn. Alternately addressed as 533 Pacific Street, the 90,000-square-foot project is designed by Issac & Stern Architects and developed by Sterling Town Equities, which purchased the property in 2019 for $28 million, and will yield 43 condominiums and two four-story townhouses. The development is rising on a through-block parcel between Third Avenue to the west, Pacific Street to the south, and Fourth Avenue to the east, and is a short walk from Barclays Center and Downtown Brooklyn.