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Five alteration plans, 1,300 units: the largest residential alterations in the past year

By Atticus O’Brien-Pappalardo Over the previous year there have been several significant residential conversion and expansion projects filed around the city. There have been 33 projects filed which call for the addition of at least 20 residential units. Those 33 projects totaled to call for the addition of 2,322 dwelling units. PincusCo looked at the “ALT-CO – New Building with Existing Elements to Remain” and…

Friedland Properties reveals development plans in Yorkville

Friedland Properties filed an application requesting a zoning map change for a portion of East 94th Street between Second and Third Avenues from an M1-4 district to a C4-6 district in order to construct a new residential development at the site in Yorkville. The developer is also seeking to move the C2-8 boundary 25′ east, and to map a mandatory inclusionary housing (MIH) area. The…

City files plans for $3.2M project at Zero Irving in Union Square

New York Economic Development Corporation, on May 20, filed plans for a $3.2 million project relating to interior renovations at 124 East 14th Street just east of Union Square, Manhattan. The building, which is called Zero Irving, was developed by RAL Development and topped out in 2020. Below are renderings of the building from Davis Brody Bond. The plans call for a rehab of the…

Flushing project with 389 units revealed in new rezoning application

George Drallios, of the development firm Chaon, through the entity Northern 147-149 LLC filed an application seeking zoning map amendments and zoning text amendments to facilitate the construction of two new 11-story mixed-use buildings with a total of 334,247 square feet of space and 389 dwelling units at 147-14 Northern Boulevard in Flushing, Queens. The developer is seeking a zoning map amendment from R5/C1-2 to…

Azimuth Development files plans for 65-unit mixed-use building in Unionport

Guido Subotovsky’s Azimuth Development Group, on May 17, filed a permit application for construction of a 65-unit, 94,542-square-foot mixed-use building at 2070 Chatterton Avenue in Unionport, the Bronx. The building will have 12,747-square-feet of commercial space. These are the seventh new building plans filed in the neighborhood in the previous 12 months. Of the seven plans, these plans call for the construction of the most…

Chesky Landau files plans to convert industrial building to 22-unit resi building in Williamsburg

Chesky Landau of LC Management, on May 16, filed plans for a project to convert a one-story industrial building to a 22-unit residential building at 303 Wythe Avenue in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. The project will increase the size of the building from 7,500 square feet to 30,146 square feet. The estimated job cost is currently listed as $4.5 million The plans call for the change in…

ABCNY Inc. files plans for 56-unit mixed-use building in Morris Heights

Moris Yeroshalmi of ABCNY Inc., on May 16, filed a permit application for construction of a 56-unit, 41,759-square-foot mixed-use building at 1985 Jerome Avenue in Morris Heights, the Bronx. These are the third new building plans filed in the neighborhood in the previous 12 months. Of the three plans, these plans call for the construction of the most dwelling units. The plans call for the…

Vijay Gogia files plans for 59-unit resi building in Belmont

Vijay Gogia through the company Sky Blu Holdings LLC, on May 17, filed a permit application for construction of a 59-unit, 47,750-square-foot building at 608 East Fordham Road in Tremont, the Bronx. The plans call for the construction of an 85-foot-tall, eight-story building and were filed with the New York City Department of Buildings under job number X00738471. The development site spans one tax lot….

Monadnock permitted for 99K sf office in Gowanus

Monadnock Development, on May 18, received a permit for construction of a 99,646-square-foot office building at 240 Huntington Street in Gowanus, Brooklyn. Nicholas Lembo, Monadnock’s founder, was the owner representative on the filing. The plans called for the construction of the largest building in Gowanus in 2020. The plans, pre-filed on February 21, 2020, call for the construction of an 86-foot tall, six-story office building….

$5.5M fit-out filed for new Target store facing Union Square

On May 18, plans for a $5.5 million fit-out for Target were filed at the Zeckendorf Towers at 10 Union Square East in Gramercy, Manhattan. The building has an alternate address of 1 Irving Place. The retail condominium unit is owned by Empire State Realty Trust. PincusCo first reported that Target would take about 33,000 square feet at the building, which faces Union Square. The…

Alexico Group plans to convert 15-unit walkup to office, retail with two resi units in Midtown East

Alexico Group, on May 12, filed plans for a project to convert a 15-unit residential building to a two-unit mixed-use building with office and retail space at 951 1st Avenue in Midtown East, Manhattan. Izak Senbahar, president of the company, filed the plans. This is adjacent to Toll Brothers condominium project The Sutton at 959 First Avenue. That site was previously owned by Alexico, which…

Madison Realty Capital submits 14-unit condo plan in Greenwich Village

Madison Realty Capital submitted a condominium plan for 14 residential units at 16 Fifth Avenue In Greenwich Village, Manhattan. The condo plan, CD220103, does not yet have a sellout price listed with the New York State Attorney General. Brian Shatz and Joshua Zegen, managing principals with Madison Realty, are listed as the managers. Below are renderings of the building, from Robert A.M. Stern Architects. The…

K & J International Realty LLC submits 24-unit condo plan in Astoria

K & J International Realty LLC submitted a condominium plan for 24 residential units at 14-54 31st Avenue in Astoria, Queens. The condo plan, CD220108, does not yet have a sellout price listed with the New York State Attorney General. Ke An Chen and Jian Hui Chen are listed as the managing member and member, respectively. The development is called the Sunrich Tower Condominium. The…

City files plans for 50K sf school in Pelham Parkway

The New York City School Construction Authority, on May 12, filed a permit application for construction of a 50,742-square-foot school building at 2080 Cruger Avenue in Pelham Parkway, the Bronx. The building will be an addition to an existing school at the site. These are only the second new building plans filed in the neighborhood in the previous 12 months. The plans call for the…

Chaim Babad files plans for nine-unit resi building in Borough Park

Chaim Babad through the company Babad Management Co., on May 13, filed a permit application for construction of a nine-unit, 27,026-square-foot resi building at 1449 55th Street in Borough Park, Brooklyn. There have been 30 new building plans, including these, filed in the neighborhood in the previous 12 months. The plan call for the construction of a 45-foot-tall, four-story building and were filed with the…

RXR finishes $161.8M project, part of redevelopment of Pier 57

RXR Realty, on May 12, formally completed a $161.8 million project at 1 Pier 57 in Chelsea. The project is part of the developer’s ongoing effort to redevelop the historic pier. Back in 2013, the developer filed $85.2 million plans to enlarge the building and create retail, restaurant, and office space in the building. The pier was original built in 1952 and is currently listed…

United Construction & Development Group files plans for two buildings with a combined 263 units in Flushing

Chris Jiashu Xu’s United Construction & Development Group United Construction & Development Group, on May 13, filed two permit applications for construction of a 141-unit, 227,808-square-foot mixed-use building at 39-18 Janet Place and a 122-unit, 189,653-square-foot mixed-use building at 39-08 Janet Place in Flushing, Queens. Earlier this year, the developer filed a permit application for construction of a 43-unit, 36,774-square-foot mixed-use building at 37-04 34th…

Naftali Group files plans for 154K sf mixed-use building, first NB in UWS in 12 months

Naftali Group, on May 12, filed a permit application for construction of a 45-unit, 154,598-square-foot mixed-use building at 211 West 84th Street in the Upper West Side, Manhattan. Michael Witek, executive vice president of construction at Naftali Group, filed the plans. These are the first new building plans filed in the Upper West Side neighborhood of Manhattan in 12 months. The developer purchased the site…

Mendel Roth files plans for 75-unit resi building in Bed-Stuy

Mendel Roth through the company Bedford Flushing, on May 13, filed a permit application for construction of a 75-unit, 74,992-square-foot residential building at 7 Skillman Street in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. There have been 46 new building plans, including these, filed in the neighborhood in the previous 12 months. The plans call for the construction of a 60-foot-tall, six-story building and were filed with the New York…

Mendel Schwimmer files plans for 58-unit resi building, first NB plans in Brooklyn Heights in 12 months

Mendel Schwimmer through the company EYMS Inc., on May 13, filed a permit application for construction of a 58-unit, 41,291-square-foot residential building at 88 Schermerhorn Street in Brooklyn Heights, Brooklyn. These are the first new building plans filed in the neighborhood in the previous 12 months. The plans call for the construction of a 185-foot-tall, 20-story building and were filed with the New York City…

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