Infrastructure



25-01 Queens Plaza North Nears Topping Out in Long Island City, Queens

Construction is closing in on the parapet of 25-01 Queens Plaza North, a 26-story residential building in Long Island City, Queens. Designed by Handel Architects and developed by Grubb Properties, which purchased the property for $63 million in 2021, the 311-foot-tall structure will yield 417 rental units with 124 reserved for affordable housing, as well as 7,600 square feet of ground-floor retail space. 25-01 QPN Consigli Construction is the general contractor, Custom Metalcrafters is supplying the glass façade, DeSimone Consulting Engineering provided structural engineering and facade consulting services, and King Contracting Group will be responsible for installing nearly 125,000 square feet of bricks and CMU blocks for the project, which is located between Crescent and 27th Streets, directly adjacent to the elevated Queensboro Plaza station servicing the 7, N, and W trains.

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Rendering of the new Midtown Bus Terminal, courtesy of Port Authority of New York and New Jersey

Funding Approved For New Port Authority Bus Terminal In Midtown, Manhattan

Governor Kathy Hochul, New York City Mayor Eric Adams, and the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ) have agreed to work together to finance a $10 billion project to replace and expand the Port Authority Bus Terminal in Midtown, Manhattan. The city has agreed to allocate 40 years of tax revenue from three new commercial developments to fund the project, which has been designed by Foster + Partners. The tax allocation is expected to generate around $2 billion and cover approximately 20 percent of the total anticipated $10 billion cost of construction for the project.

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New Renderings Revealed For Wynn Resorts At Phase Two Of Hudson Yards 

Wynn Resorts revealed a series of new renderings for its proposed casino and hotel location within phase two of Hudson Yards. Developed with Related Companies, the master plan, expected to cost $12 billion, consists of multiple skyscrapers that will additionally yield space for 1,500 apartments, two million square feet of office space, a public school, and a daycare center. The master plan is slated to rise directly west of the first phase of Hudson Yards over the 13-acre open-air Western Rail Yards bound by West 33rd Street to the north, West 30th Street to the south, Eleventh Avenue to the east, and West Street to the west.

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