Permits have been filed for a seven-story mixed-use building at 44 Elizabeth Street in Chinatown, Manhattan. Located between Canal Street and Hester Street, the lot is two blocks south of the Grand Street subway station, serviced by the B and D trains and four blocks east of the Canal Street station, serviced by the J and Z trains. Heng Sang Realty Corp is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Work is underway to prepare 685 Fifth Avenue for a 100,000-square-foot office-to-condominium conversion. The first batch of scaffolding has been assembled on the northern profile of the address, and a green scaffold board runs along the top of the retail section. The 20-story building will eventually be a 30-story building, with ten additional floors to be built atop the current roof parapet. The residential component will comprise 69 condos, to be managed by Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group. SHVO is the property developer and has partnered with BLG Holdings and Deutsche Financial to spend $135 million on the expansion and conversion of the property, which will stand 350 feet tall and rise 30 stories when complete. Marin was the architect of record and the design architect, with March & White handling the interior design. Brookfield Properties is in charge of marketing the Fifth Avenue retail space.
Local design firm S. Wieder Architect has published new renderings of a seven-story mixed-use building in The Bronx. Located at 499 Concord Avenue in the Woodstock neighborhood, the property features a gray and red brick façade with a series of balconies and a pair of terraces for select residences.
Permits have been filed for a nine-story mixed-use building at 953 Atlantic Avenue in Clinton Hill, Brooklyn. Located between Grand Avenue and Classon Avenue, the lot is three blocks from the Franklin Avenue subway station, serviced by the C and S trains. Efraim Weber of 86 Lefferts Corp. is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Bijou Properties and Intercontinental Real Estate Corporation have launched leasing at 7 Seventy House, a mixed-use residential building on the western edge of Hoboken, New Jersey. The new property is located at 770 Jackson Street and includes 424 rentals and approximately 25,000 square feet of retail space on the ground floor.