Elected officials recently celebrated the opening of a new COVID-19 testing and vaccination center at Astoria Houses. Located at 4-25 Astoria Boulevard in Astoria, Queens, the facility sits inside repurposed shipping containers and was designed in partnership by research teams from New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) and The Tuchman Foundation.
NYC Housing Authority
Merchants Capital has provided $104 million in construction financing for a major rehabilitation project at Harlem River Houses and the adjacent Harlem River II Campus, collectively known as Harlem River Houses I and II. The New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) public housing complex sits between 151st and 153rd Street, Macombs Place, and Harlem River Drive in Harlem.
Permits have been filed for an 11-story residential building with affordable housing for seniors at 57 Marcus Garvey Boulevard in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. Located between Park and Myrtle Avenues, the lot is two blocks from the Myrtle Avenue subway station, serviced by the J, M, and Z trains. NYC Housing Authority and NYC Health + Hospitals is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Permits have been filed for a 13-story mixed-use building at 226 Grove Street in Bushwick, Brooklyn. Located between Wilson and Knickerbocker Avenues, the lot is four blocks from the Knickerbocker Avenue subway station, serviced by the M train. New York City Housing Authority is listed as the owner behind the applications.
A consortium of private developers recently closed on a $600 million loan to complete renovations and infrastructure upgrades across a 1,673-unit NYCHA public housing portfolio. Boulevard Together Developer LLC, a joint venture with The Hudson Companies, Property Resources Corporation, and Duvernay + Brooks, is undertaking the refurbishment of a total of 29 buildings in East New York.