Brooklyn

Quay Tower Tops Out, Façade Installation Underway, Brooklyn Bridge Park

Across the harbor from Manhattan, Quay Tower has been quietly and steadily rising. The 28-story condominium project at the southern edges of Brooklyn Bridge Park has recently topped out, and the façade is now eight stories above street level. The official address will be 50 Bridge Park Drive in Brooklyn Heights. The building is being developed through a joint venture with RAL Companies, Oliver’s Realty Group, and Vanke US.

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893 Willoughby Avenue, via Google Maps

Permits Filed for 893 Willoughby Avenue, Bushwick, Brooklyn

Permits have been filed for a four-story mixed-use building at 893 Willoughby Avenue, in Bushwick, Brooklyn. The site is two blocks away from the Myrtle Avenue subway station, serviced by the J, M, and Z trains. The station is on the Avenue’s intersection with Broadway, the most significant commercial thoroughfare in the area. YS Realty will be responsible for the development.

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DDG's Joe McMillan with 180 East 88th Street at left and 100 Franklin Street at right

Ten Questions With Joe McMillan, CEO of DDG

Last week, YIMBY featured a look at some of the highest and most expensive real estate in the Western Hemisphere, scattered across the uppermost reaches of the Manhattan skyline. Today, we have an interview with a developer whose condominiums often attain similar price-points, even though they’re normally located much closer to street level. YIMBY sat down with DDG’s CEO Joe McMillan to discuss the firm’s current slate of work, their in-house design and development process, and the finer details on major sites like 180 East 88th Street on the Upper East Side, and challenging ones, like 100 Franklin in Tribeca.

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