Permits have been filed for an 11-story mixed-use building at 179 4th Avenue, on the border of Park Slope and Gowanus, in Brooklyn. The site is just two blocks away from the Union Street Subway Station, serviced by the D and R trains. The Whole Foods Market right on the Gowanus Canal is also nine blocks away. Vanguard Investors will be responsible for the development.
The first commercial tower to open in Hudson Yards, 10 Hudson Yards, is still making headlines, having now achieved LEED-Platinum certification from the U.S. Green Building Council. This surpasses original expectations of a LEED-Gold Certificate. Developers Related Companies and Oxford Properties Group announced that this is the first commercial building in New York City to receive the award since the LEED v2009 rating system was established.
Delancey Street Associates has closed a deal for funding the construction of 180 Broome Street, on the Lower East Side. The capital comes from Wells Fargo and M&T Bank, along with equity from DSA and Goldman Sachs Urban Investment Group. The loan secures $200 Million out of the projected total construction cost of $300 million. Essex Crossing is being developed by Delancey Street Associates, which is comprised of BFC Partners, L+M Development Partners, Taconic Investment Partners, and Goldman Sachs.
Renderings have been revealed for the Beam Architects-designed 1205 Broadway, in Bushwick, Brooklyn. The exposed-bolt industrialist exterior plays at the building’s context of being across from the aboveground subway tracks.
Permits have been filed for a six-story mixed-use building at 68 North Henry Street in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. The site is half a block from Greenpoint’s Southeast border with Williamsburg, along the Brooklyn Queens Expressway. Builder Moshe Katlowitz will be responsible for the development, and today, YIMBY also has the first rendering for the project.