Shi Xiong Zhou has filed applications for a six-story, 10-unit mixed-use building at 837 52nd Street, in Sunset Park near 8th Avenue. The new building will measure 11,920 square feet and a daycare center will span 3,030 square feet on the first two floors. Shiming Tam is designing, and permits were filed in March to demolish the existing two-story, four-unit townhouse.
Northern Greenpoint is developing faster than any neighborhood in Brooklyn, and the latest property to sprout a new building is 77 Clay Street between Manhattan Avenue and McGuiness Boulevard, where permits were filed last fall.
BCB Property Management has acquired two four-story apartment buildings spanning 239-245 Ocean Parkway, in northern Kensington, for $10.3 million, reports the Commercial Observer. The buildings have 32 residential units, half of which are rent-stabilized. The other 16 units are vacant. The new owner plans to renovate the buildings.
In 2013, it was reported that WeWork was in talks for 500,000 square feet at the Brooklyn Navy Yard. YIMBY has now obtained plans for a new mixed-use structure on the site, which would host both a WeWork/WeLive, with the design coming from S9/Perkins Eastman.
In the fall of 2013, architect De-Jan Lu filed plans for a seven-story, 133-unit apartment building at 125 Borinquen Place in Williamsburg, only a block and a half from the BQE. Now YIMBY can reveal a slew of renderings for the development, which will fill a triangular lot at the corner of Borinquen, South 2nd and Rodney Streets.