Re-cladding work has begun on 111 Wall Street, a 25-story commercial building undergoing renovations in the Financial District. Designed by STUDIOS Architecture and developed by Wafra Capital Partners and The Nightingale Group, the $100 million project involves the replacement of the mid-century façade, a complete overhaul of 1.5 million square feet of office space, and the construction of an expanded lobby and new amenities designed by URBN Playground. Hunter Roberts Construction Group is the general contractor and JLL is handling leasing for the Lower Manhattan property, which is bound by Wall Street and Mannahatta Park to the northeast, Front Street to the northwest, Gouverneur Lane to the southwest, and South Street and the FDR Drive to the southeast.
Construction is rising on 33 Franklin Street, a seven-story residential building in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. Designed by StudiosC and developed by Yidel Hirsch under the Franklin 33 LLC, the 80-foot-tall structure will yield 95,000 square feet with 80 units, with a portion dedicated to affordable housing, as well as ground-floor retail space and parking for 32 vehicles. The property is alternately addressed as 82 Calyer Street and is bound by Calyer Street to the north, Quay Street to the south, and Franklin Street to the east.
Construction is complete on Beach 21, a ten-story affordable housing building at 10-47 Beach 21st Street in Far Rockaway, Queens. Developed by The Community Builders with support from New York City’s Economic Development Corporation, Department of Housing Preservation and Development, and Housing Development Corporation, the structure yields 224 units reserved for New Yorkers earning 40 to 80 percent area median income (AMI) and 23 units for the formerly homeless, as well as 28,000 square feet of ground-floor retail and community space including a daycare center. The project is part of the city’s Downtown Far Rockaway Revitalization Plan and is located between Mott Avenue to the north and Cornaga Avenue to the south.
Construction is finally coming to a close on Madison House, a 62-story residential skyscraper at 126 Madison Avenue in the Midtown, Manhattan district of NoMad. Designed by Handel Architects and developed by Fosun Group and JD Carlisle, the 805-foot-tall structure yields 199 condominiums with sales led by Douglas Elliman Development Marketing. The property is alternately addressed as 15 East 30th Street and rises from a plot bound by East 31st Street to the north, East 30th Street to the south, and Madison Avenue to the east.
Construction is full swing on the Terminal Warehouse, a seven-story commercial conversion at 261 Eleventh Avenue in West Chelsea, Manhattan. Designed by COOKFOX Architects and developed by L&L Holding Company and Columbia Property Trust, the $1.25 billion project will overhaul the 121-year-old warehouse structure and yield a mix of Class A office suites, retail space, and dining options. L&L and Normandy Real Estate Partners purchased the Terminal Warehouse in 2018 for $880 million, and CBRE helped to arrange construction funding from the Blackstone Real Estate Debt Strategies platform, Goldman Sachs, KKR, and Oaktree Capital Management. New Line Structures & Development is the general contractor for the property, which is bound by West 28th Street to the north, West 27th Street to the south, Eleventh Avenue to the east, and West Street to the west.