Construction is rising on 25-01 Queens Plaza North, a 26-story residential building in Long Island City, Queens. Designed by Handel Architects and developed by Grubb Properties, which purchased the property for $63 million in 2021, the 311-foot-tall structure will yield 417 rental units with 124 reserved for affordable housing, as well as 7,600 square feet of ground-floor retail space. 25-01 QPN Consigli Construction is the general contractor and King Contracting Group is responsible for the brick and CMU installation for the project, which is located between Crescent and 27th Streets, directly adjacent to the elevated Queensboro Plaza station servicing the 7, N, and W trains.
At number 29 on our year-end countdown is 2-20 and 2-21 Malt Drive, a three-tower complex in the Hunters Point South master plan in Hunters Point, Queens. Designed by SLCE Architects and developed by TF Cornerstone, the development consists of a 34-story, 390-foot-tall structure with 575 units at 2-20 Malt Drive and a two-tower building at 2-21 Malt Dive with a 38-story, 440-foot-tall tower and a 25-story, 310-foot-tall sibling collectively housing 811 units. The project will span 1.43 million square feet and yield nearly 1,400 total units, with 30 percent designated for affordable housing, as well as around 25,000 square feet of retail space. Scape is the landscape architect and Bud North LLC and Bud South LLC are the general contractors for 2-21 and 2-20 Malt Drive, respectively, which will rise from a subdivided plot bound by 54th Avenue to the north, Newton Creek to the south, and 2nd Street to the west.
Construction is nearing topping out on 323 Bergen Street, a seven-story residential building in Boerum Hill, Brooklyn. Designed by GF55 Partners and developed and built by Avdoo Partners & Development under the Bergen Owner LLC, the 75-foot-tall structure will span 243,000 square feet and yield 105 condominium units with an average scope of 1,307 square feet, and 50 percent of the inventory will be reserved for affordable housing. The property stands on a large multi-parcel assemblage stretching 400 feet along Bergen Street between 3rd and 4th Avenues, with a narrower 45-foot frontage along Dean Street.
Permits have been filed for a seven-story residential building at 37 South 3rd Street in South Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Located between Wythe Avenue and Kent Avenue, the lot is near the Marcy Avenue subway station, serviced by the J, M, and Z trains. Harel Edery of EDRE Development is listed as the owner behind the applications.
The 30th-tallest building on our year-end construction countdown is 111 Willoughby Street, a 40-story residential tower that has begun to rise in Downtown Brooklyn. Designed byGF55 Architects and developed by The Michaels Organization, Triangle Equities, and Geolo Capital, the 437-foot-tall structure will span 205,000 square feet and yield 227 rental units, a 20,000-square-foot ministry center for the St. Boniface parish, and 1,814 square feet of commercial space. ZDG, LLC is the general contractor for the property, which is located by the intersection of Willoughby Street to the south and Duffield Street to the east.