Foundation work has partially reached street level at 50 Trinity Place in the Financial District, the site of a new Aloft Hotel. The first half of the ground-floor slab has been formed, while the eastern half has yet to catch up. Bundles of steel rebar for the columns can also be spotted standing vertically on the property. Located diagonally across from Trinity Church at the corner of Trinity Place and Rector Street, the project is designed by Peter Poon Architects and is being developed by FIT Investment Corporation, which purchased the Lower Manhattan site for $15 million in 2012.
Permits have been filed for a ten-story hotel building at 869 Concourse Village West in Concourse Village, The Bronx. Located between East 159th Street and East 161st Street, the interior lot is four blocks east of the 161st-Yankee Stadium subway station, serviced by the B, D, and 4 trains. Joseph Yunatanov under the 3551 Boston Associates LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
The Hudson Yards section of Midtown West is now home to a new, 399-key Courtyard by Marriott hotel. The 28-story building is located at 461 West 34th Street and will be managed by property owner Endeavor Hospitality Group. The project team also includes Marx Development Group and architect DSM Design Group.
Demolition of the former DoubleTree Suites by Hilton has kicked off at 1568 Broadway to make way for a new 46-story mixed-use tower. The new structure will debut as TSX Broadway and is developed in collaboration by L&L Holding Company, Maefield Development, and Fortress Investment Group.
Permits have been filed for a five-story hotel at 135-02 Liberty Avenue in Jamaica, Queens. Located at the corner of 135th Street and Liberty Avenue in the South Richmond Hill neighborhood, the lot is closest to the Sutphin Boulevard-Archer Avenue-JFK subway station, serviced by the E, J, and Z trains. Peter Persaud of P.O.P. Realty Corp is listed as the owner behind the applications.