Workable City files plans to convert CO of 64K sf loft to residential building in Greenpoint

Workable City Development, on May 11, filed a permit application for a $572,750 change in use of a 64,680-square-foot residential building at 239 Banker Street in Greenpoint.

Workable City Development, led by Sara Willard and Adam Heller, and Rabina Properties, led by Josh Rabina, purchased 239 Banker Street in 2019 for $33 million from entities led by Bruman Realty’s Joseph Brunner.

The plans call for no change in size but a change in use of the 45-foot tall, 4-story, building.

The project is described in the filings as: propose Alt-1 filing for conversion of factory to IMD (interim multiple dwelling) class A apartments. Removal and installation of non load-bearing partitions and related finishes all as per plans herewith filed. The initial cost as reported in the DOB filing for the work described in this permit application is $572,750.

Building plans show that the ground floor will have 17 apartments, the second floor will have 18 apartments, and floors three and four will each have 19 apartments.

The work will be done by Gerrard + Tan Architects.

The property was acquired for $33.0 million on September 25, 2019.

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