Paradise Management receives TCO following $1M project to convert industrial building to community facility in Bed-Stuy

Paradise Management, on June 10, was issued a temporary certificate of occupancy for a $1 million change in use of a building at 926 Bedford Avenue in Bedford-Stuyvesant.

The plans filed December 20, 2016, called for the increase in the size of the building from a 2-story, 45-foot tall, 13,611-square-feet building to to a 65-foot tall, 5-story, 22,754-square-feet building. Chaim Lipschitz of Paradise Management was identified as the authorized signatory for the owner, 926 Bedford Ave LLC.

The project is described in the filings as: conversion and vertical extension of existing two (2) story 45′-0 building to a five (5) story 56′-6 building. change of use and modification to egress as per plans. The initial cost as reported in the DOB filing for the work described in this permit application is $1,046,500.

The plans show that the cellar went from accessory storage to ambulatory diagnostic or treatment health care facilities. The ground floor was converted from material handling equipment and accessories, a wholesale establishment, and assembly accessory offices to ambulatory diagnostic or treatment health care facilities. The second floor went from assembly of material storage equipment to a day care for children six months to six years old. The newly constructed third and fourth floors are used for additional ambulatory diagnostic or treatment health care facilities while the newly constructed fifth floor is used for a philanthropic non-profit facility. Additionally, the roof provides a recreation space with an occupancy of 27 individuals and the ground floor is equipped with 10 parking spaces.

Queens-based architect Roman Sorokko of Versatile Engineering PC is the architect listed on the application.

The property was acquired for $9.3 million on April 27, 2017.

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