Las Vegas Sands has revealed proposals to redevelop roughly 80 acres of vacant land surrounding the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum into a new casino and entertainment complex in Uniondale, Long Island. The campus would also have a hotel, outdoor spaces for private events and community gatherings, celebrity chef restaurants, flexible meeting and convention space, a day spa, and a live performance venue that the developer said will honor the long legacy of live music at Nassau Coliseum.
Construction is rising on the North Brooklyn Community Boathouse, a five-story commercial building at 51 Ash Street in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. Designed by Jeffrey Kamen Architect and developed by a non-profit organization formerly known as the North Brooklyn Boat Club, the 60-foot-tall, 18,106-square-foot structure will feature a 9,856-square-foot hotel component with 11 rooms and an 8,250-square-foot community facility. Brooklyn Construction Group is the general contractor for the project, which is located along Ash Street between Newtown Creek and the Pulaski Bridge.
Construction on TSX Broadway, a 47-story hotel tower at 1568 Broadway in Times Square, has reached a milestone as crews have turned on TSX Entertainment’s 18,000-square foot podium LED display. Designed by Perkins Eastman and Mancini Duffy and developed by L&L Holding Company and Fortress Investment Group, the 550,000-square-foot structure will yield 661 hotel rooms operated by Tempo of Hilton as well as 100,000 square feet of retail space on the lower levels and Times Square’s only cantilevering outdoor performance stage. Positioned above the new retail space is the historic Palace Theater, which was renovated by PBDW Architects and lifted 30 feet above street level in early 2022. The property is located at the corner of Seventh Avenue and West 47th Street.
Foundation work is progressing at 32 West 48th Street, the site of a 31-story hotel tower in Midtown, Manhattan’s Diamond District. Designed by SLCE Architects and developed by Extell, the 456-foot-tall structure will span 213,158 square feet with 534 hotel rooms. AECOM Tishman is the general contractor for the project, which is located between Fifth and Sixth Avenues, directly south of Rockefeller Center.
At number three on our December countdown of the tallest buildings underway in New York is 570 Fifth Avenue, a potential 1,101-foot supertall in Midtown, Manhattan. Developed by Extell, the skyscraper could rise 78 stories and span 1.4 million square feet with hotel and condominium components. Alternately, the plot could give rise to an 860-foot-tall, 47-story office tower yielding more than 1.5 million square feet. ALBA Services is the general contractor for the property, which is located at the northwest corner of Fifth Avenue and West 46th Street.