The New York City Council has approved plans to convert a defunct 29-story hotel development near the DUMBO, Brooklyn waterfront into an affordable housing complex. The building is located at 90 Sands Street and was formerly owned by the Watch Tower Society, a business entity for the Jehovah’s Witness religious organization.
Permits have been filed for a four-story commercial building at 25-39 Borden Avenue in Long Island City, Queens. Located between 25th Street and 27th Street, the interior lot is a short walk to the Hunters Point Avenue subway station, serviced by the 7 train. Stylianos Aniftos of Esco Borden Realty LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Construction is expected to break ground this month on a six-story modular building at 58 Grattan Street in Bushwick. One of the first structures of its kind in the neighborhood, the project is also the premiere North American development from Admares, a global real estate and construction firm based in Finland.
Permits have been filed for a six-story commercial building at 240 Huntington Street in Gowanus, Brooklyn. Located between the Gowanus Canal and Smith Street, the interior lot is one block north of the Smith-9th Street subway station, serviced by the F and G trains. Monadnock Development, a developer known for affordable and market-rate housing, is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Proposals from the Bridge Rockaway Housing Development Fund Company reveal a new mixed-use housing development in the Brownsville section of eastern Brooklyn. The residential portion of the building would yield up to 124 affordable homes and 62 supportive housing units. The structure’s remaining footprint would house 39,000 square feet of light manufacturing space and 3,400 square feet for community facility space.