Brooklyn-based Valgar Realty has filed applications for a four-story, 7,965-square-foot community facility at 2550 East 17th Street, on the southern end of Sheepshead Bay. The four above-grade floors, plus the cellar, will be occupied by a trade school. Brooklyn-based Corporate Design of America is the architect of record. The 40-foot-wide, 2,645-square-foot property is occupied by a two-story house, although demolition permits have not been filed. Partial plans were submitted earlier this year for a slightly smaller three-story building that would have included commercial and medical space, but it appears those plans have been abandoned.
Property owner Eddie Yair, doing business as an anonymous Brooklyn-based LLC, has filed applications for a seven-story, 16-unit mixed-use building at 2735 East 13th Street, located on the corner of Shore Parkway in southern Sheepshead Bay. The project will measure 22,016 square feet. It will include 7,511 square feet of community facility space on the second and third floors, followed by residential units, averaging 807 square feet apiece, on the floors above. The apartments will likely be rentals. Eran A. Birnbaum’s Brooklyn-based architecture firm is the architect of record. The 4,341-square-foot property is partially occupied by a two-story house. Demolition permits were filed in August. The Sheepshead Bay stop on the B and Q trains is three blocks away.
Brooklyn-based TNE Buildings has filed applications for two three-story, two-unit residential buildings at 2416-2418 East 15th Street, in Sheepshead Bay. They will measure 3,388 square feet each and, across both, their residential unit should average 1,270 square feet apiece. The apartments will be configured across a full floor and half of another, either above or below the full-floor level. There will also be a total of four off-street parking spaces, two of which will be housed in 250-square-foot garages. Pirooz Soltanizadeh’s Jamaica-based Royal Engineering is the applicant of record. The 5,000-square-foot plot is partially occupied by a two-story house. Demolition permits were filed in June. The Neck Road stop on the Q train is three blocks away.
An anonymous Bayside-based LLC has filed applications for a six-story, 20-unit residential building at 2499 Ocean Avenue, in Sheepshead Bay. The project will measure 16,267 square feet, which means its residential units should average 813 square feet apiece. Amenities are to include a recreation room, a 10-car garage, bike storage, laundry facilities, and private residential storage space. It’s unclear if the apartments will be rentals or condominiums. Maspeth-based Angelo Ng & Anthony Ng Architects Studio is the architect of record. The 50-foot-wide, 5,500-square-foot assemblage, at 2497-2499 Ocean Avenue, is currently occupied by two single-family houses. Demolition permits were filed in June. The Avenue U stop on the Q train is six blocks away.
Demand for new retail and office space is rising across Brooklyn, from tony waterfront neighborhoods like Williamsburg to middle-class immigrant enclaves in the southern part of the borough. Down on Kings Highway in Sheepshead Bay, a five-story retail and office development is in the works.