Newly filed construction applications have revived plans filed in 2013 at the vacant parcel spanning 529-543 President Street, in Gowanus, where RJ Hospitality is to construct a five-story, 101-key hotel measuring roughly 31,100 square feet. Raymond Chan is designing, and the site’s former single-story predecessor had been demolished in 2008.
Yesterday, The Real Deal reported on an eviction controversy surrounding 338 West 39th Street, which is a site that will soon yield a new hotel. Now, YIMBY can reveal the design of the new building coming to the lot, which is being developed by the Portuguese hotel group Pestana Hotels.
The 16-story, 183-room Hilton Garden Inn — located at 29-21 Queens Plaza North, in Long Island City — has opened for business, reports Brownstoner. Construction has been ongoing since 2013, and the building is Long Island City’s 25th hotel.
The Court Square Blog has spotted on-site renderings at 27-07 43rd Avenue, in Long Island City, where a nine-story, 108-room hotel building is planned. The project has been revised since YIMBY revealed plans in 2014. Foundational work is currently underway, and completion is slated for Spring 2016.
Developer Bruce Ratner has revealed his plans to redevelop Nassau County’s Coliseum site in Uniondale, on Long Island. Plans call for the renovation of the stadium, which will seat 13,000, and 3.4 million square feet of office, retail and hotel development, reports the LI Herald. On the west end of the site, two four-story office buildings will line the street. At the north and south ends, nine-story hotel buildings are planned, and construction is slated to begin in August.