Construction has been slow-moving this year for the JACX development in Long Island City, Queens. Two 26-story towers are rising at 28-07 Jackson Avenue and 28-10 Queens Plaza South, and the pair will yield new office space marketed toward the technology sector. Images for the site reveal construction has risen as high as the twelfth floor, an increase of eight floors since January. Tishman Speyer and Qatari Diar are responsible for the development.
Permits have been filed for a six-story mixed-use building at 23-71 31st Street in the Ditmars Steinway neighborhood of Queens. The building will be two blocks away from the Astoria-Ditmars Boulevard subway station, serviced by the N and W trains. Brett Harris, CEO of AKI Development, is behind the applications.
The Landmarks Preservation Commission will soon consider renovation proposals for 954 Madison Avenue, a historic corner property on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. Iconic fashion label Carolina Herrera commissioned the project, hoping to enlarge the existing Madison Avenue flagship location.
Permits have been filed for a seven-story residential building at 101 East 2nd Street, in the notoriously underdeveloped East Village of Manhattan. The site is seven blocks away from the Delancey-Essex Street subway station, serviced by the F, J, M, and Z trains. Sergey Rybak is behind the applications.
Five buildings have now been demolished at 75-83 Nassau Street, just a block away from the Fulton Street transportation hub in the center of the Financial District. The activity will make way for Lexin Capital’s proposed 40-story residential skyscraper designed by ODA. New building permits are still awaiting approval, but recent activity on site suggests increasing momentum toward actual construction.