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Rabsky, Naftali, Yisroel Greenfeld among Williamsburg’s most active developers since 2019

By Atticus O’Brien-Pappalardo It is no secret that Williamsburg has been one of the most active neighborhoods in the city for new development plans in recent years. Since the start of 2019, there have been nearly 150 new building plans filed in the neighborhood, combining for over 4,400 dwelling units. PincusCo is taking a deep dive into those plans to find out who is behind…

Extell seeks to increase planned hotel in Midtown by 81K sf to 639K sf

Extell Development has revealed plans to facilitate the transfer of 81,407-square-feet of floor area from the Ambassador Theatre, located at 219 West 49th Street, to 740 Eighth Avenue, where the developer is planning to construct a 1,350-key hotel. The transfer would increase the size of the proposed hotel to 639,498-square-feet. Below are zoning diagrams of the hotel. Back in June of 2020 the developer filed…

Moses Kupferstein files plans for 66K sf school in Brownsville

Moses Kupferstein, on June 21, filed a permit application for construction of a 66,193-square-foot school building at 486 Thomas S Boyland Street in Brownsville, Brooklyn. There have been 24 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, four-story building and were filed with the New York City Department of Buildings…

Services for the UnderServed permitted for 316-unit mixed-use building in Morris Heights

Services for the UnderServed, on June 21, received a permit for construction of a 316-unit, 253,587-square-foot residential building at 1600 Grand Avenue in Morris Heights, the Bronx. Arlo Chase, senior vice president of real estate and property development at Services for the UnderServed, filed the plans. The plans call for the construction of the most dwelling units in the neighborhood since the start of 2020….

City permitted for 140-unit mixed-use building in East Williamsburg

The Department of Housing Preservation and Development, on June 22, was given a permit for construction of a 140-unit, 126,301-square-foot residential building at 100 Throop Avenue in East Williamsburg. Rona Reodica of HPD filed the plans. The plans, pre-filed on September 9, 2021, call for the construction of an 85-foot tall, eight-story, mixed-use building. The building will be constructed on nine tax lots that will…

Longfellow files plans for $7.9M HVAC modification at life-science redevelopment site in LIC

Longfellow, on June 20, filed plans for a $7.9 million project relating to HVAC modifications at the life-science redevelopment at 43-10 23rd Street in Long Island City, Queens, Longfellow partnered with Sculptor Capital Management to buy the 151,180-square-foot building for $92.5 million from Kassabian Realty on December 30, 2021. Following the acquisition, plans were revealed to redevelop the building into a 208,000-square-foot lab and research…

Related files plans for $2M fit-out at 50 Hudson Yards

Related Companies, on June 21, filed plans for a $2 million fit-out of an office space on one floor at 415 10th Avenue, known as 50 Hudson Yards, in Hudson Yards, Manhattan. A recent analysis from PincusCo found that 50 Hudson Yards had the third most work done, in terms of dollar value listed in alteration plans, of any building in the last 12 months….

Karen Yoon files plans for retail rehab in Flatiron

Karen Yoon, on June 20, filed plans for a $140,000 rehab of retail space at 138 Fifth Avenue in Flatiron, Manhattan. The building has been owned by 138 N.Y. Realty Corp. since the 1980s. The building is adjacent the corner property, 140 Fifth Avenue, which is occupied by an Aveda cosmetics store. The plans call for a rehab of retail space in the 40-foot-tall, four-story…

Permit issued for Grand Street Guild’s 232-unit resi building in LES

On June 16, a permit was given for construction of a 232-unit, 274,188-square-foot residential building at 165 Broome Street in the Lower East Side. Michael Comerford, who is listed as the filing representative through the law firm Comerford & Dougherty, LLP, filed the plans. The project is being developed by a large group of non-profit and private developers. According to reports, the development group includes…

Eric Chan files plans to demolish 14.5K sf commercial building in Chinatown

Eric Chan through the company HWCC Realty Corp., on June 16, filed a permit application for the demolition of a 14,500-square-foot mixed-use commercial building at 6 Chatham Square in Chinatown, Manhattan. According to the plans, this is a Department of Environmental Protection controlled demolition due to the building being in unsafe conditions. No new building plans have been filed yet. It is unclear what the…

Joseph Vogel files plans for eight-unit resi building in Gowanus

Joseph Vogel through the company Crown 286 4th Avenue LLC, on June 16, filed a permit application for construction of an eight-unit, 10,659-square-foot residential building at 21 Denton Place in Gowanus, Brooklyn. The plans call for the construction of a 40-foot-tall, four-story building and were filed with the New York City Department of Buildings under job number B00723172. The development site spans one tax lot….

Fetner Properties permitted for 171-unit mixed-use building in the UWS

Fetner Properties, on June 16, was given a permit for construction of a 171-unit, 124,591-square-foot mixed-use building at 270 West 96th Street in the Upper West Side, Manhattan. Hal Fetner, president and CEO of Fetner Properties, filed the plans. In January of this year, the developer signed a $88.46 million construction loan with Wells Fargo for the project. Below are renderings of the development from…

Exact Capital permitted for 72-unit mixed-use building in Central Harlem, nearly five years after plans were filed

Michael Callaghan of Exact Capital, on June 16, received a permit for construction of a 72-unit, 59,305-square-foot mixed-use building at 210 West 145th Street in Central Harlem. Both NB and foundation permits were filed. Below are renderings of the development. The plans, pre-filed on August 23, 2017, call for the construction of a 85-foot tall, eight-story mixed-use building. The project is described in the filings…

GDSNY files plans for $5.5M multi-floor build-out at 1245 Broadway

GDSNY, on June 17, filed plans for a $5.5 million build-out of an office and retail building at 1245 Broadway in Nomad, Manhattan. The plans call for work on floors six through 10 of the 318-foot-tall, 22-story building and were filed with the New York City Department of Buildings under job number M00676260. The project is described in the filing as: general construction for office…

Alberto Makali files plans for $500K retail build-out in Soho

Womenswear company Alberto Makali, on June 16, filed plans for a $500K build-out of a retail space at 466 Broome Street in Soho, Manhattan. Shahram Golpanian, sales manager of the company, filed the plans. The plans call for a rehab of the 75-foot-tall, five-story building and were filed with the New York City Department of Buildings under job number M00746281. The project is described in…

Mark Rigerman files plans for 130-unit mixed-use building at Harry Einhorn-owned parcel in Greenpoint

Mark Rigerman through the company Marlboro Builder LLC, on June 16, filed a permit application for construction of a 130-unit, 92,391-square-foot mixed-use building at 79 Quay Street in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. Brooklyn-based developer Harry Einhorn owns the property, after acquiring it for from Cayuga Capital Management for $16 million back in August of 2016. In 2020, Key City Capital filed rezoning plans to facilitate the construction…

Taconic Partners files plans for 470K sf commercial office in Hudson Square

Taconic Partners, on June 14, filed a permit application for construction of a 326,974-square-foot commercial office building at 76 Varick Street in Hudson Square, Manhattan. Colleen Wenke, President & Chief Operating Officer of the firm, filed the plans. These are the first new building plans filed in Hudson Square since December of 2019. News of the plans broke last year, but were not officially filed…

Lalezarian Properties files plans for 200-unit mixed-use building, most units in Murray Hill since 2019

Lalezarian Properties, on June 15, filed a permit application for construction of a 200-unit, 194,727-square-foot mixed-use building at 567 3rd Avenue in Murray Hill, Manhattan. Kevin Lalezarian, a principal at the firm, filed the plans. The developer bought the existing retail building for $6.8 million on April 8, 2022. These are the second new building plans filed in the neighborhood in the previous 12 months….

Abraham Zev Golombeck files plans for 293-unit resi building, most units in Crown Heights in 12 months

Abraham Zev Golombeck through the company HPG Associates, Inc., on June 14, filed a permit application for construction of a 293-unit, 198,310-square-foot residential building at 960 Franklin Avenue in Crown Heights, Brooklyn. There have been 33 new building plans, including these, filed in the neighborhood in the previous 12 months. These plans call for the most units in the neighborhood over that period. The plans…

Express Builders files plans for 562-unit resi building, most units in Soundview in 12 months

Joel Braver’s Express Builders, on June 14, filed a permit application for construction of a 562-unit, 293,303-square-foot residential building at 1580 Story Avenue in Soundview, Bronx. The developer filed nearly identical plans at the site back in June of 2019. The plans were never permitted but are still active. It is unclear why the developer is filing the plans again. Joel Braver did not immediately…