City officials recently gathered in the Fordham Heights section of The Bronx to celebrate the commencement of construction at 2050 Grand Concourse. Designed by Magnusson Architecture and Planning, the 13-story building will contain 96 affordable apartments, comprehensive support facilities for the formerly homeless, and residential amenities.
Permits have been filed for a 14-story residential building at 3054 Villa Avenue in Jerome Park, The Bronx. Located between Bedford Park Boulevard and East 204th Street, the lot is one block from the Bedford Park Boulevard subway station, serviced by the B and D trains. Tony Savarese under the St. Philip Neri Apartments LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications. The St. Philip Neri Apartments consist of 3054 Villa Aven with 3069 Villa Avenue are part of the 866 affordable housing units in the Bronx by Cardinal Timothy Dolan and Catholic Charities.
Installation has begun on the first portions of the glass curtain wall of the main profile at 540 Fulton Street, a mixed-use skyscraper in Downtown Brooklyn. Located at the corner of Fulton Street and Flatbush Avenue, work on the 511-foot-tall reinforced concrete structure topped out in the fourth quarter of 2019. The 43-story building is designed by Marvel Architects and developed by Jenel Management. The project will contain 330,000 square feet, with 71,844 square feet allocated to commercial use and 22,054 square feet designated for retail on the lower floors. The remaining 239,142 square feet will be spread across 327 residential units. Zebian International Facade Solutions is the manufacturer for the curtain wall.
A local development team is in pursuit of amendments to existing zoning ordinances to facilitate the construction of a three-building development in Borough Park, Brooklyn. Located on a multi-lot assemblage at 1501-1555 60th Street, the complex would replace a cluster of low-rise properties including a small medical office, warehouses, an automotive shop, minor residential properties, and associated parking areas.
Affordable and supportive housing developer Camper Property Group‘s latest project for low-income households and the formerly homeless is set to break ground at 913 East Tremont Avenue in West Farms, The Bronx. The estimated construction cost for the project is approximately $50 million, which is funded in part through tax-exempt bond financing, as of right tax credit equity provided by Wells Fargo, and public subsidies from the New York State Housing Finance Agency and New York State Homes and Community Renewal.