The building boom enveloping New York City’s waterfront neighborhoods extended into Coney Island last year, with several big projects entering the pipeline. Today, YIMBY has the first rendering for the largest one yet, slated to rise on Surf Avenue. The redevelopment will yield 1,000 apartments, 150,000 square feet of retail space, and 80,000 square feet of offices, indicating the neighborhood’s post-Sandy rebirth is continuing with vigor.
Back in January, YIMBY reported on new building applications for a large development site at 3514 Surf Avenue, in Coney Island, Brooklyn. Now, thanks to a tipster, we have the reveal for the project, which is being developed by John Catsimitidis’ Red Apple Group.
Coney Island is currently seeing a resurgence in development both big and small, and today, YIMBY has the first details for a proposal by Arker Companies for a new building at 2828 West 28th Street, submitted in a rezoning dubbed Sea Park North, in the northern blocks of the neighborhood.
Building applications have been filed for a new medical center in Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn, at 2505 Coney Island Avenue. The structure will rise three floors, and have a total construction area of 61,865 square feet, as well as a 71-car garage in the basement. The cellar will hold 9,941 square feet of commercial storage space, and above that, an ambulatory treatment/diagnostic center will occupy 31,127 square feet. Thomas Scibilia of N.A. Design Studio is the architect of record, and Nate Weinstock of The Marcal Group is listed as the developer.
The New York City Economic Development Corporation and the city’s Department of Parks and Recreation have launched a request for proposals (RFP) for five development sites located within the Amusement District between West 10th and 16th streets in Coney Island. The city is seeking a development team to build new attractions, rides and entertainment outlets on the sites, Commercial Observer reported. The five properties, all of which are currently vacant, combine to measure a total 150,000 square feet. Proposals are due March 17 and the city anticipates new attractions on the sites will be open for the summer of 2018.