Brooklyn-based Austin Prop LLC has filed applications for a seven-story, 21-unit mixed-use building at 71-53 Austin Street, in Forest Hills. The project would encompass 27,878 square feet and rise 70 feet in height. Plans call for 6,032 square feet of ground-floor retail space, followed by 21 residential units across the second through seventh floors. The apartments should average 1,040 square feet apiece, which means either condominiums or rentals could be in the works. Brooklyn-based Colkitt Architecture is the architect of record. The 4,965-square-foot assemblage is currently vacant. The developer originally planned a 12,000-square-foot commercial building, with a ProHealth urgent care medical facility, when the site was acquired in early 2016.
Clifton, N.J.-based BuildPro Construction is proposing a four-story, nine-unit mixed-use project at 712 Grand Street, located in Jersey City’s Bergen-Lafayette section. It will contain 500 square feet of commercial space and a 1,296-square-foot parking garage on the ground floor, followed by nine market-rate rental apartments on the floors above. A five-year tax exemption has already been granted by the city, Jersey Digs reported. A construction timeline has not been revealed at this time.
When YIMBY last reported on the 30-story hotel under development at 143 Fulton Street, in August of 2016, foundation work was underway. Now, the new Financial District lodging has something to show for itself.
CW Realty Management has filed applications for a seven-story, 96-unit mixed-use building at 187 Kent Avenue, located between North 3rd Street and Metropolitan Avenue in Williamsburg, according to The Real Deal. The project, measuring 140,036 square feet and rising 85 feet, will feature 22,108 square feet of ground-floor retail space and a 170-car parking garage on the second floor. Rental apartments, across the third through seventh floors, will average 634 square feet apiece. Diego Aguilera’s Rego Park-based firm is the architect of record. The 23,216-square-foot assemblage consists of two low-rise warehouses. Demolition permits have not been filed.
In 2015, an 18-story building was set to rise at the corner of Warren and Steuben streets in Jersey City’s Powerhouse Arts District. Since then, a new developer and architect have taken over the site. Now, YIMBY the first look at the new design for 321 Warren Street.