Queens-based Ghotra Property has filed applications for two four-story, seven-unit mixed-use buildings at 114-01 – 114-05 Atlantic Avenue, in Richmond Hill. From west to east, they will measure 8,625 square feet and 7,680 square feet, respectively. Both will feature a 681-square-foot retail unit on the ground floor, followed by seven residential units across the rest of each structure. Across the entire development, the residential units should average 852 square feet apiece, indicative of rental apartments. Amenities include a total of three off-street parking spots. Manish S. Savani’s Briarwood-based architectural firm is the architect of record. The 50-foot-wide, 4,979-square-foot assemblage, at the corner of 114th Street, is currently occupied by two single-story commercial-retail buildings. Demolition permits have not been filed. The site is located four blocks from the 111th Street stop on the J train.
When we think about development in eastern Queens, the bustling, industrial corridor along Atlantic Avenue is not the first place we’d expect to find new residential construction. But yesterday, one developer took the plunge and filed permits for a five-story apartment building with commercial space at 113-02 Atlantic Avenue, in the heart of Richmond Hill.
Queens-based property owner Bryan Tavarez has filed applications for four three-story, two-unit residential buildings at 85-39 – 85-47 Lefferts Boulevard, in Richmond Hill, located three blocks from the 121st Street stop on the J/Z trains. From north to south, two of the houses will measure 2,835 square feet each and will contain a single unit across the basement and the second levels with the second unit will taking up the third level. The third and fourth houses will measure 1,750 and 2,640 square feet respectively. The smaller building will have a similar layout to the buildings to the north. The larger one will feature a 293-square-foot doctors office on the first level and full-floor units on the next two floors. Fresh Meadows-based King David Architecture is the architect of record. The site is currently occupied by a two-and-a-half-story house, and demolition permits were filed in February.
Property owner Sukhjinder Singh has filed applications for a four-story, nine-unit mixed-use building at 110-12 101st Avenue, in Richmond Hill, located two blocks north of the 111th Street stop on the A train. The 9,970 square-foot project, to rise on a 50-foot-wide vacant lot, will include a 1,006 square-foot ground-floor retail component. The residential units will begin on the second floor and average 996 square feet apiece. Affordable family-sized units are likely in the works here. Edward Hicks’ Flushing-based architecture firm is the applicant of record.
The owner of the two-story commercial building at 115-06 Myrtle Avenue, in Richmond Hill, just four blocks from the J train’s stop at 111th Street, is looking to sell the property as a development site, according to Commercial Observer. Suzuki Capital is marketing the site, which has 26,524 square feet of building potential, but that figure increases to 70,000 square feet with inclusionary housing. The assemblage consists of four parcels and is expected to sell for between $4.5 and $5.3 million.