Construction has topped out on 69-02 Queens Boulevard, a pair of 12- and 15-story mixed-use buildings on the border of Elmhurst and Woodside, Queens. Designed by Perkins Eastman and developed in partnership with the New York City School Construction Authority and Madison Realty Capital, the 500,000-square-foot complex will yield 478 mixed-income apartments, a public school, and retail and public outdoor space. McNamara Salvia is the structural engineer and Omnibuild is the general contractor for the project, which is located on a plot of land bound by Queens Boulevard to the north, 69th Street to the east, 70th Street to the west and 47th Avenue to the south.
The Bellslip, a 414-unit mixed-use tower, is the latest residential building to debut at Greenpoint Landing, a 22-acre mega-development in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. Developed in partnership by Brookfield Properties and Park Tower Group, the 30-story building is located at 1 Bell Slip along the Greenpoint waterfront and is designed by Handel Architects.
Exterior work is wrapping up on FÖRENA, a 12-story residential building at 540 Sixth Avenue in Chelsea. Designed by Morris Adjmi Architects and developed by Landsea Homes and DNA Development, the 80,000-square-foot structure will yield 50 units in one- to three-bedroom layouts marketed by Fredrik Eklund and John Gomes of The Eklund Gomes Team and The Tuinstra Davis Team at Douglas Elliman, with pricing starting at $1.575 million. Ryder Construction is the general contractor for the property, which is located at the corner of West 14th Street and Sixth Avenue.
Developers and city officials recently joined to celebrate the start of construction on a dual-building affordable housing complex in Brownsville, Brooklyn. The development site is located on Newport Street between Thatford and Rockaway Avenues and will debut as Bridge Rockaway.
Permits have been filed for a seven-story mixed-use building at 1985 Jerome Avenue in Morris Heights, The Bronx. Located between West Burnside Avenue and West Tremont Avenue, the lot is steps from the Burnside Avenue subway station, serviced by the 4 train. Moris Yeroshalmi under the Yed LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.