The glass curtain wall is closing in on the final floors of the Virgin Hotel at 1225 Broadway in NoMad. Designed by Stantec and developed by Lam Group, the 476-foot-tall tower will yield 460 hotel rooms and 90,000 square feet of retail within the podium. Sir Richard Branson of Virgin Group will be in charge of managing the 300,000-square-foot property.
Permits have been filed for a five-story residential building at 110-12 101st Avenue in Richmond Hill, Queens. Located between 110th Street and 111th Street, the interior lot is two blocks north of the 111th Street subway station, serviced by the A train. Sukhjinder Singh under the 129-10 Atlantic Avenue LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications, and previously filed permits for a four-story, nine-unit mixed-use building at the same site.
Permits have been filed for a six-story mixed-use building at 3124 Farragut Road in Flatbush, Brooklyn. Located at the intersection of East 32nd Street and Farragut Road, the lot is a short walk to the Newkirk Avenue subway station, serviced by the 2 and 5 trains. Linh Ho of Fortuna 245 Inc. is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Extell has revealed renderings of the Central Park Tower’s 100th floor residential club. Perched over 1,000 feet above Billionaires’ Row, this will be the highest residential lounge in the world. The club will span 8,300 square feet and include a private ballroom, a dining room, a bar, a full-service kitchen, and a wine and cigar lounge. The 1,550-foot-tall skyscraper, which is also addressed 217 West 57th Street, is designed by Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill and will contain 179 residences, on which Extell is expecting a $4 billion sellout. The 100th floor club is designed by Rottet Studio, which also designed the residential interiors.
Michael Spinard of TS Contracting has submitted zoning amendment proposals for a 6,500-square-foot lot in Vinegar Hill, Brooklyn with the aim of developing a six-story residential building. The proposed project would take shape at 265 Front Street, located just a few blocks from the Manhattan Bridge and the East River Waterfront.