The famous Acme Smoked Fish Corporation is pursuing a major expansion of its existing facilities in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. Located at 30 Gem Street, the Acme Smoked Fish factory was founded in 1905 and is now one of the country’s leading producers and distributors of smoked fish and pickled fish products by volume.
Following an outcry from local residents and community officials, the Department of City Planning has proposed a series of zoning amendments and land-use actions known as the Bushwick Neighborhood Plan.
The Brooklyn Navy Yard Development Corporation has revealed new renderings of Building 212, a five-story, mixed-use property within the expanding Navy Yard campus. In addition to manufacturing and office space, the 500,000-square-foot building will also house New York City’s first Wegmans supermarket.
Permits were recently filed for a new nine-story mixed-use residential building at 466 Flushing Avenue in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Fariba Makooi of Fischer+Makooi Architects PLCC is the designer of the project, while Bac Group LTD is listed as the filing representative. The W Group of Brooklyn is listed as the owner of the property. The site sits on an 18,000-square-foot corner lot along the border of Williamsburg and Bedford-Stuyvesant. The closest subway is the G train at the Flushing Avenue subway station. The Brooklyn Queens Expressway (I-278) runs several blocks away to the west, providing easy access to the northbound and southbound lanes.
The Brooklyn Navy Yard Development Corporation (BDNYC) has announced the successful acquisition of $42 million in financing for the renovation of “Building 127.”