Proposals to construct a nine-story mixed-use building at 712 Myrtle Avenue in Bedford Stuyvesant, Brooklyn are now under review by the Department of City Planning. Local developer Joel Berkowitz, doing business as 712 Myrtle Rezoning, LLC submitted the plans for approval along with an application for zoning map amendments that would permit the construction of a new residential property.
New renderings have been revealed for The Arabella, a nine-story residential building under construction at 4720 Third Avenue in the Belmont section of The Bronx. Designed by Ismael Leyva Architects and developed by Vertical Community Development and Sioni Group, the topped-out structure will yield 165 market rate and affordable units as well as two-stories of retail space and a collection of amenities throughout. Interiors of the project were designed by Marin Architects and thoughtfully curated throughout. Structural Engineers is the structural engineer, REAL New York is handling leasing and marketing, and OmniBuild Construction is the general contractor for the project, which occupies a large trapezoidal plot bound by East 189th Street to the north, East 188th Street to the south, Washington Avenue to the east, and Third Avenue to the west.
Construction is nearing completion on 139 Bowery, a 14-story mixed-use residential building in the Bowery section of Manhattan’s Lower East Side. Designed by Raymond Chan Architects and developed by Global Joint Venture, the structure was last reported to yield 16 rental units as well as ground-floor retail space, a 550-square-foot medical facility, and office space spanning floors two through five. Mandarin Enterprises is the general contractor for the property, which is located on a relatively narrow plot between Broome and Grand Streets.
Construction has commenced at 499 Summit Avenue, the site of a 53-story residential skyscraper in the Journal Square section of Jersey City. Led by Panepinto Properties and AJD Construction and designed by HLW International, the tower will contain 605 rental apartments, 3,200 square feet of retail space on the lower floors, and a parking garage. While the full amenity package has not been announced, renderings of the building reveal a roof deck above the podium level with a large communal terrace, outdoor lounge space, and planters. The development will also create a new public plaza.
City officials, project partners, and community leaders recently joined to celebrate the commencement of construction at Dekalb Commons, a three-building affordable housing complex in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. Designed by Magnusson Architecture & Planning and developed in partnership by the Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation and St. Nicks Alliance, the buildings are currently addressed as 652 Dekalb Avenue, 639 Dekalb Avenue, and 1187 Fulton Street.