An anonymous College Point-based LLC has filed applications for a three-story, two-unit mixed-use building at 18-15 College Point Boulevard, in College Point. The project will measure 5,000 square feet. There will be 1,055 square feet of retail and 950 square feet of medical office space on the ground floor. The two floors above will contain two full-floor residential units. The apartments should average a family-sized 1,473 square feet apiece. Benjamin B. Lam’s Queens-based Lam & Lam Engineering is the applicant of record. The 2,500-square-foot plot was occupied by a three-story building until August of last year, when a fire forced the structure to be demolished.
An anonymous Hell’s Kitchen-based LLC has filed applications for a nine-story, 31-key hotel at 444 East 149th Street, located in the South Bronx’s Mott Haven section near the area known as The Hub. The building will encompass 20,226 square feet. There will be 760 square feet of medical offices on part of the ground floor, followed by hotel rooms across the rest of the building. Oscar M. Fuertes’s Huntington, N.Y.-based firm is the architect of record. The 25-foot-wide, 2,600-square-foot plot is occupied by a three-story townhouse. Demolition permits have not been filed.
ArtCondo, a Brooklyn-based real estate group, is planning to develop a seven-story, 20-unit mixed-use building, geared specifically to artists, at 368 East 152nd Street in the South Bronx’s Melrose section. The project will include community facility space, creative works paces in the basement and residential condominium units, Welcome2TheBronx reported. New building applications have not been filed at this time. The vacant 6,344-square-foot site could accommodate up to 30,451 square feet of new development, 21,823 square feet of which could be used as residential space. Construction is anticipated to begin in the coming months.
A Brooklyn-based property owner has filed applications for a seven-story, 45,728-square-foot mixed-use commercial building at 31 Spencer Street, located in the northwestern corner of Bedford-Stuyvesant. The 81-foot-tall project will feature a 59-car parking garage on the ground floor, 29,474 square feet of medical office space across the ground-floor mezzanine through fourth floors, and 16,254 square feet of commercial offices on the fifth through seventh floors.
The New York City Economic Development Corporation and the city’s Department of Parks and Recreation have launched a request for proposals (RFP) for five development sites located within the Amusement District between West 10th and 16th streets in Coney Island. The city is seeking a development team to build new attractions, rides and entertainment outlets on the sites, Commercial Observer reported. The five properties, all of which are currently vacant, combine to measure a total 150,000 square feet. Proposals are due March 17 and the city anticipates new attractions on the sites will be open for the summer of 2018.