Foundations Underway For Queens’ Tallest Skyscraper at 27-48 Jackson Avenue in Long Island City

Foundations are taking shape at 27-48 Jackson Avenue, site of a 69-story residential skyscraper in Long Island City‘s Court Square district. Designed by Perkins Eastman and developed by Building Orchard LLC, the 811-foot-tall tower will claim the title of tallest building in Queens and yield 635,000 square feet with 818 residential units, 11,700 square feet of retail space, and a two-story parking garage in the podium. Triton Construction Company is the general contractor for the property, which is alternately addressed as 43-01 Queens Street and occupies a full city block along Jackson Avenue between Queens and Orchard Streets.

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40-09 29th Street Rises Above Street Level in Long Island City, Queens

Construction is rising above street level on 40-09 29th Street, a five-story mixed-use building in Long Island City, Queens. Designed by Design Group In H&K LLC and developed by Gang W. Realty, the 66-foot-tall structure will span 27,850 square feet and yield 20 units spread across 14,950 square feet, as well as 5,655 square feet of ground-floor retail space, a 7,244-square-foot cellar level, and 4,775 square feet of enclosed parking space for 13 vehicles. World Hub Construction is the general contractor for the property, which is located between 40th Avenue and 40th Road.

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Excavation at 740 Eighth Avenue Progresses Further Below Street Level in Midtown, Manhattan 

Excavation is progressing at 740 Eighth Avenue, the site of a 52-story supertall hotel and observation tower in Midtown, Manhattan. Designed by ODA with SLCE Architects as the architect of record and developed by Extell, the 1,067-foot-tall skyscraper will yield 776,000 square feet with 825 hotel rooms in its lower half and a public observatory with a drop ride attraction above. The unconventionally-shaped structure will also contain retail space, two upper restaurant floors, and a pool deck for guests. Lendlease is the general contractor, WSP is the structural engineer, and Ancora Engineering is handling excavation and foundations for the property, which is located on an expansive lot along Eighth Avenue between West 45th and 46th Streets on the border of Times Square and Hell’s Kitchen.

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Stella at 10 LeCount Place in New Rochelle

Stella at 10 LeCount Place in New Rochelle Awarded Best Luxury Multifamily Development

WBP Development and LMXD, an affiliate of L+M Development Partners, are celebrating a big win for their latest high-rise residential project in New Rochelle. Stella, located at 10 LeCount Place and designed by Beyer Blinder Belle, was named Best Luxury Multifamily Development as part of the Westchester Home Builders Awards program. The program is run by Westchester Magazine and recognizes superlative residential developments in Westchester County.

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