Permits have been filed for an 11-story mixed-use building at 489 Ninth Avenue in Manhattan’s Midtown West. Located between West 37th and West 38th Streets, the lot is four blocks from 34th Street-Penn Station subway station, serviced by the A, C, and E trains. Susan Wu of ZD Jasper Realty is listed as the owner behind the applications.
KPMG will soon relocate its headquarters to Two Manhattan West, a new 58-story office skyscraper in Midtown West, on the edge of Hudson Yards. At 450,000 square feet, the transaction is the largest office deal to close in New York City this year.
The Manhattan Neighborhood Network has partnered with Kostow Greenwood Architects to complete a new media production facility and screening studio at 509 West 38th Street in Midtown, Manhattan. Located on the condominium building’s third and fourth floors, the new build-out will comprise 23,651 square feet and will serve as the network’s West Side headquarters.
Tishman Speyer has announced chef Erik Ramirez and Juan Correa, the team behind critically acclaimed restaurants Llama San and Llama Inn, will bring a new dining concept to The Spiral at 66 Hudson Boulevard. Located in Hudson Yards, the new restaurant will occupy the ground floor of the tower on the northwest corner at Tenth Avenue and 34th Street.
Construction is taking shape on the High Line Moynihan Connector, a nearly 1,200-foot-long extension of the High Line that will connect the elevated park with the five-building Manhattan West complex in Midtown West. Designed by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill in collaboration with James Corner Field Operations, the connector will comprise two 600-foot-long bridges built by Turner Construction Company. Work is proceeding under a $50 million public-private partnership between Empire State Development (ESD), Friends of the High Line, and Brookfield Properties, and will culminate in easier access to Moynihan Train Hall and Penn Station. The connector runs along West 30th Street between Ninth and Tenth Avenues and turns 90 degrees to the north at Dyer Avenue to reach the Manhattan West plaza above West 31st Street.