Developers and city officials recently celebrated the commencement of construction at Peninsula, a five-acre mixed-use complex in The Bronx. Located in Hunts Point, the project includes a complete transformation and conversion of the defunct Spofford Juvenile Detention Center.
Developers are now pursuing a 6.6-million-square-foot expansion of Industry City that would introduce a vibrant mix of office space, retail, hospitality, manufacturing, academic, and community-oriented facilities. The expansion is described as an Innovation Economy District that will facilitate the creation of new employment opportunities and the commercialization of underutilized zoning lots.
Permits have been filed for a three-story commercial and manufacturing building at 43-34 37th Street in Sunnyside, Queens. Located between 43rd Avenue and Queens Boulevard, the lot is three blocks east of the 33rd Street-Rawson Street subway station, serviced by the 7 train. New York Custom Interior Millwork Corp. is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Permits have been filed for a six-story mixed-use building at 27-09 40th Avenue in Long Island City, Queens. Located between 27th Street and 28th Street, the lot is four blocks from the 39th Avenue subway station, serviced by the N and W trains. Gus Vorillas of First Elite Management is listed as the owner behind the applications.
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.