Below-grade work is progressing at 241 West 28th Street, a 22-story, 479-unit residential project in Chelsea. Designed by COOKFOX for MAG Partners, Atalaya, Safanad, and Qualitas, the two-tower development recently acquired $173 million in construction financing arranged by Maverick Commercial Properties. MAG Partners acquired the Midtown, Manhattan property in December 2018 and established a 99-year ground lease with Edison Properties. 241 West 28th Street is located between Seventh and Eighth Avenues and will have 30 percent of residential units reserved for low- and middle-income households. Urban Atelier Group is the general contractor.
The Department of City Planning is now reviewing Environmental Impact Statements for a six-building expansion of Stevenson Commons in the Soundview section of The Bronx. Owned by Camber Property Group, the development site is located at White Plains Road and 1850 Lafayette Avenue and currently comprises nine Mitchell-Lama buildings spanning 990,050 square feet.
A rare waterfront development site recently entered the market in the Stapleton section of Staten Island. The site comprises a 72,000-square-foot lot at 385 Bay Street and an 88,265-square-foot lot at 425 Bay Street. The entire site spans 3.67 acres and is zoned for both residential and commercial use.
Exterior work is nearing completion on The Charlotte, a 626-foot-tall mixed-use skyscraper at 25 Columbus Drive in Jersey City. Designed by Elkus Manfredi Architects and developed by Mack-Cali’s Roseland Residential Trust, the 57-story tower will yield 750 units with interiors designed by Fogarty Finger and a school in the podium designed by KSS Architects. Melillo + Bauer Associates is the landscape architect, DeSimone Consulting Engineers is the structural engineer, and AMA Consulting Engineers is the mechanical engineer for the project, which is bound by Christopher Columbus Drive to the north, Montgomery Street to the south, Washington Street to the east, and Warren Street to the west.
Kossar’s Bagels & Bialys is opening a second retail location in Manhattan on the ground floor of Ohm, a 34-story mixed-use building at 312 Eleventh Avenue in Hudson Yards.