Construction preparations have yet to begin at Two Hudson Square, site of a 465-foot-tall mixed-use project in Hudson Square. Alternately addressed as 76 Varick Street, the vacant 32,699-square-foot property will give rise to a 26-story, 450,380-square-foot building designed by SHoP Architects and developed by a joint venture between Taconic Investment Partners and Nuveen, which acquired the land in a 99-year lease from Trinity Real Estate. The trapezoidal plot is bound by Canal Street to the south, Varick Street to the west, Grand Street to the north, and Sullivan Street and Duarte Square to the east.
Construction is getting close to completion on 100 Vandam Street, a 20-story addition atop a ten-story, 133-year-old former power plant in Hudson Square. Designed by COOKFOX and developed by Jeff Greene, the 300-foot-tall project will yield 70 residential units and ground-floor retail space. The site is located at the intersection of Greenwich and Vandam Streets.
Foundation work is underway for Disney’s 1.2 million-square-foot headquarters at 137 Varick Street in Hudson Square. Alternately addressed as Four Hudson Square, the 22-story, 320-foot-tall structure is designed by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill and is being developed in partnership with Silverstein Properties. Disney purchased the parcel from Trinity Church Real Estate for $650 million, and Skanska was responsible for the demolition of four structures that wrapped up last summer. Lendlease is in charge of constructing the new headquarters, which is bound by Varick Street to the east, Spring Street to the south, Hudson Street to the west, and Vandam Street to the north.
Exterior work is progressing rapidly on Google’s 1.3 million-square-foot office at 550 Washington Street in Hudson Square. Designed by COOKFOX Architects and developed by Oxford Properties, the building is the main component of the “Googleplex” that encompasses a total of 1.7 million square across three structures, along with 315 Hudson Street and 345 Hudson Street. Turner Construction is responsible for building the 12-story edifice that spans two full city blocks between West Street, West Houston Street, Washington Street, and the New York Department of Sanitation building.
The sleek, black residential building at 111 Varick Street is nearing completion in Hudson Square. With occupancy expected before the end of the year for the ground-up, 30-story rental tower, marketing has launched the development’s website and first batch of listings. 111 Varick is developed by Extended and designed by S9 Architecture. Compass Development Marketing Group is the exclusive leasing and marketing agent for the 100 residences, a mix of studio, one-, and two-bedroom units. Pricing will begin at $4,000 per month for studio apartments.