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Foundations Begin for 400-Foot Tower at 16 Dupont Street in Greenpoint, Brooklyn

Excavation and foundations are progressing at 16 Dupont Street, the site of a 40-story residential tower in Greenpoint, Brooklyn‘s Greenpoint Landing master plan. Designed by GKV Architects and developed by Rockefeller Group with partner Park Tower Group, the 400-foot-tall structure will span 365,651 square feet and yield 378 units, as well as 2,548 square feet of commercial space and 138 enclosed parking spaces. Monadnock Construction is the general contractor for the property, which is located at the intersection of Dupont, West, and Commercial Streets.

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111 Wall Street’s New Façade Approaches Halfway Mark in Financial District, Manhattan

Renovation work is progressing on 111 Wall Street, a 25-story commercial building in Manhattan’s Financial District. Designed by STUDIOS Architecture and developed by Wafra Capital Partners and The Nightingale Group, the $100 million project involves the full replacement of the structure’s mid-century façade, gut renovation of its 1.5 million square feet of office space, and the construction of an expanded lobby and amenity spaces designed by URBN Playground. Hunter Roberts Construction Group is the general contractor and JLL is handling leasing for the property, which is bound by Wall Street and Mannahatta Park to the northeast, Front Street to the northwest, South Street and the FDR Drive to the southeast, and Gouverneur Lane to the southwest.

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32 West 48th Street’s Foundations Take Shape in Midtown, Manhattan

Foundation work is progressing at 32 West 48th Street, the site of a 31-story hotel tower in Midtown, Manhattan’s Diamond District. Designed by SLCE Architects and developed by Extell, the 456-foot-tall structure will span 213,158 square feet with 534 hotel rooms. AECOM Tishman is the general contractor for the project, which is located between Fifth and Sixth Avenues, directly south of Rockefeller Center.

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262 Fifth Avenue Residential Supertall Begins Ascent in NoMad, Manhattan

At number eight on on our year-end countdown of the tallest buildings underway in New York is 262 Fifth Avenue, a 1,000-foot-tall residential supertall in NoMad, Manhattan. Designed by Meganom with SLCE Architects as the executive architect and developed by Boris Kuzinez of Five Points Development under the Five Points 262 Project LLC, the 54-story skyscraper will yield 41 condominium units and 11,000 square feet of retail space on the first two floors. WSP is the structural and M.E.P. engineer and CM & Associates Construction Management is the general contractor for the property, which is located at the southwest corner of Fifth Avenue and West 29th Street.

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The Borden Complex Tops Out at 23-30 Borden Avenue in Long Island City, Queens

Construction has partially topped out on The Borden Complex, a five-story industrial building at 23-30 Borden Avenue in Long Island City, Queens. Designed by KSS Architects for Innovo Property Group, which acquired the property for $75 million with Atalaya Capital Management and Nan Fung Group, the 166-foot-tall structure will span 840,000 square feet and house logistics and warehouse space featuring truck courts, a distribution center, two stories of film and television studios, office space, and on-site vertical parking. Earlier this summer, IPG closed on a $435 million loan from Starwood Property Trust and JPMorgan to refinance the development. March Associates Construction is the general contractor for the project, which is located between Borden Avenue and Newton Creek. HLW is the designer of the studio facility within the building.

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