Ash Management has filed applications to renovate and expand the low-rise building assemblage spanning 947-955 Flatbush Avenue and 2-10 Snyder Avenue, in northern Flatbush, into a single three-story, 34,820 square-foot commercial building. The final structure will have retail space on the ground floor and offices above. Gabriel Gingishvili’s MGM Creations is designing.
According to Brownstoner, Renaissance Realty Group’s two-story, 34,480 square-foot retail building has topped out at 252-260 Atlantic Avenue, in Boerum Hill. Dubbed Atlantic Galleria, TD Bank, Blink Fitness and Michaels have already signed leases, and opening is expected later this year. SBLM Architects is designing the project.
Sopher Realty has filed applications for a single-story, 9,745 square-foot commercial-retail building spanning the lots at 1953-1965 University Avenue, in University Heights. Howell Belanger Castelli Architects is designing, and the existing single-story retail structure most recently passed pre-demolition inspection late in March. The site’s current structure was involved in a fire late last year, according to DNAinfo.
Eretz Group has acquired the 10-story, 170,000 square-foot office and retail building at 224 West 57th Street — across from Extell’s planned Nordstrom Tower, in Midtown — for $213.8 million. The building is landmarked, and after being acquired for $85 million in 2010, it underwent a $50 million renovation designed by Tirmizi Campbell. Per The Real Deal, the non-profit Open Society Foundations currently leases a majority of the building.
In January, Brownstoner reported that the new two-story Whole Foods building had topped out at 242 Bedford Avenue in Williamsburg, and now Gothamist has the latest with photos of façade installation. The 50,000 square-foot building appears to have received a redesign, which notably includes a cleaner and more modern glass envelope. Aurora Capital Associates and Midtown Equities is developing, and completion is opening is expected in Spring of 2016.