In late October, the Union City planning board approved plans for a four-story, 32-unit mixed-use building at 511-519 32nd Street, located in central Union City, in Hudson County, New Jersey. The project will feature four ground-floor commercial-retail units, in addition to 35 off-street parking spaces. Crest Point Development, which acquired the site a year ago for $1.425 million, is the developer, Jersey Digs reported. The 21,500-square-foot property is currently occupied by a small, single-story bank. A construction timeline has not been revealed.
RW Real Estate Group has filed applications for a single-story, 4,394-square-foot commercial-retail building at 4741 White Plains Road, in the East Bronx section of Wakefield, a few blocks south of the city line. The building will be utilized as a laundromat, per the Schedule A. There will also be five off-street parking spaces on site. Steve S. Chon’s Flushing-based engineering firm is the applicant of record. The 80-foot-wide, 7,166-square-foot plot is vacant, with the exception of a few small structures. The Wakefield-241st Street stop on the 2 train is a few steps down the block.
Construction is now four stories above street level on the 71-story, 354-unit mixed-use building under development at 35 Hudson Yards, located on the corner of Eleventh Avenue and West 33rd Street in Hudson Yards district. Progress can be seen thanks to photos posted to the YIMBY Forums. The latest building permits indicate the 1,009-foot-tall tower will encompass 1,046,332 square feet.
Boston Properties is conducting a $150 million renovation on the six-story, 200,000-square-foot commercial building at 159 East 53rd Street, in Midtown East. The structure, known as the base component of the 59-story former Citigroup Center at 601 Lexington Avenue, will receive a redesigned façade with larger windows and a new private lobby and entrance. The ground-floor and below-grade retail spaces will also see renovations, as well as the installation of a food hall and dining area, Crain’s reported. A renovation to the public plaza beneath 601 Lexington is also in store. Since the complex was designated an individual landmark on Tuesday, the Landmarks Preservation Commission must approve any exterior alterations. The building is currently vacant.
A Jackson Heights-based property owner has filed applications for an eight-story, 22-unit mixed-use building at 308 East 106th Street, in southern East Harlem. The project will measure 25,700 square feet and rise 80 feet above street level. It will include 1,357 square feet of retail space on the ground floor, followed by residential units, averaging 855 square feet apiece, on the second through eighth floors. Midtown South-based KR Design Group is the architect of record. The 50-foot-wide, 5,046 square-foot assemblage is occupied by a single-story commercial structure. Demolition permits have not been filed.