Permits have been filed for a four-story residential building at 368 Leonard Street in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Located between Meeker Avenue and Withers Street, the lot is near the Metropolitan Avenue-Lorimer Street subway station, serviced by the G and L trains. David Halberstam of Bruklyn Builders Inc. is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Peak Capital Advisors has acquired a pair of rental properties at 251-253 North 8th Street in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Located between Havemeyer and Roebling Streets, the buildings were completed in the 1900s and comprise 16 rental apartments.
Construction is rising on the The Refinery, a commercial conversion and expansion of the 140-year-old Domino Sugar Refinery at 292 Kent Avenue in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Designed by Practice for Architecture and Urbanism (PAU) and developed by Two Trees, the $250 million project will convert the former manufacturing plant into a modern office complex while preserving the structure’s historic brick façade, arched windows, and chimney. The Refinery will stand 235 feet tall and feature a new 27,000-square-foot barrel-vaulted glass dome for a penthouse office space, as well as fully rebuilt interiors by Dencityworks and Bonetti/Kozerski, new landscaping and outdoor seating surrounding the ground floor, and reworked Domino Sugar signage above the roofline. The development is the centerpiece of the Domino Sugar master plan by SHoP Architects and James Corner Field Operations and is located to the west of Kent Avenue between South 2nd and South 3rd Streets.
Coworking venture The Malin has debuted two new outposts in New York: a Brooklyn location within The William Vale at 109 North 12th Street in Williamsburg and a Manhattan office on the ground floor of the landmarked American Railway Supply Building at 134 Charles Street in the West Village.
Renovation work is progressing on PENN 2, a 31-story commercial building at Two Penn Plaza in Midtown, Manhattan. Designed by MdeAS Architects and developed by Vornado Realty Trust, the project involves the full re-cladding and interior modernization of the 412-foot-tall, 1.61-million-square-foot mid-century office building, and is part of the ten-skyscraper Penn District revitalization plan. Turner Construction Company is the general contractor for the property, which is located along Seventh Avenue between West 31st and 33rd Streets, directly adjacent to Penn Station and Madison Square Garden.