In the face of mounting local opposition Amazon has pulled out of its deal to bring their second headquarters to New York City. After months of sifting through pitches from cities vying to welcome Amazon’s HQ2 to their city, Amazon chose to open in two locations, being New York City’s Long Island City and Washington D.C.
Morris Adjmi Architects has revealed a new rendering of their proposed mixed-use design for 32 West 8th Street in Manhattan’s Greenwich Village. The proposal will go before New York City’s Landmarks Preservation Commission for approval to demolish the existing one-story commercial structure on the site.
PYE Properties has revealed their plans to restore and expand the historic Coney Island Shore Theater at 1301 Surf Avenue in Brooklyn. The theater was originally completed in 1925 has been vacant since 1973. PYE Properties plans to expand and convert the existing structure into a 7-story boutique hotel designed by Gerner Kronick + Valcarcel Architects.
Leading real estate development companies F&T Group and SCG America have announced that American cinematic powerhouse Regal, operator of the second-largest theatre circuit in the United States, has signed a lease to occupy its 34,000 SF multiplex within Tangram, the new 1.2 million-square-foot, mixed-use development in Flushing, Queens.
The Chrysler Building is now for sale as the owners, the Abu Dhabi Government Fund and Tishman Speyer, have hired CBRE to market the building. The Abu Dhabi Government Fund acquired 90% of the building in 2008 and Tishman Speyer has spent over $100 million on improvements since they acquired the tower in 1997.
Kimco Realty Corporation has revealed their new proposal to bring an S9 Architecture and Aufgang Architects-designed mixed-use development known as The Kissena Center to Flushing, Queens. The project, located at 46-15 Kissena Boulevard, will rise 8-stories and will feature residential rental apartments, community facilities, commercial retail space and parking.
Delancey Street Associates (DSA), a joint venture of L+M Development Partners, BFC Partners, Taconic Investment Partners, the Prusik Group and the Goldman Sachs Urban Investment Group, have officially launched leasing for 98 units at The Essex. More than a quarter of the residences have already pre-leased due to high demand, and move-ins began in December.
Robert A.M. Stern Architects has released new renderings of the new 42-story tower which is planned to rise in Morningside Heights at the Union Theological Seminary campus at 100 Claremont Avenue. The property is located between West 120th Street and West 122nd Street.
EVE NYC, a new residential rental project in Manhattan’s East Village, has revealed new renderings as the project gears up to complete construction and launch leasing by the end of January 2018. EVE NYC is designed by SLCE Architects and is being developed by Mack Real Estate Group, Benenson Capital Partners, and Urban Development Partners.
Construction on the Hilton Grand Vacation Hotel in Midtown East is powering towards completion as construction teams have begun the installation of the Handel Architects-designed metal facade. When complete the hotel tower, which is being developed by Hidrock Realty, will rise 31-stories.
The MetLife Building, located at 200 Park Avenue, will be getting a revamp of the lobby designed by MdeAs Architects. The building, which was purchased by Tishman Speyer and the Irvine Company in 2005, features a grand lobby connecting 45th Street to Grand Central Terminal and spans 50,000 SF spread over 2 floors.
New renderings have been revealed for Hudson Yards Autograph Hotel by Marriott which will be located at 432 West 31st Street. The hotel tower is being developed by Arisa Realty and is being designed by Danny Forster Design Studio (DF&A).
Following Amazon’s announcement of opening their HQ2 in New York’s Long Island City neighborhood, Google has announced a $1 billion investment initiative to expand their Manhattan campus into Google Hudson Square as well as expand their workforce by 7,000.
Following a successful grand opening in 2017, Harrison Urby has announced the completion and launch of Phase 2, bringing 270 new apartments to transformative residential concept in Harrison, NJ. The Urby concept blends residential living with forward-thinking social spaces for residents.
425 Park Avenue, designed by Norman Foster’s Foster + Partners, has officially topped out in Midtown East at 897’. The tower rises 41-stories and is being developed by L&L Holding Company, LLC. with Adamson Associates as the architect of record.
LBA Logistics and RXR Realty are bringing a massive 770,000 SF multi-level logistics center to Maspeth, Queens, expanding the current 6.5 acre site at 56-19 Grand Avenue from its existing 71,000 SF warehouse which is currently leasing with occupancy Q2 2019.
BIG Architects has revealed new renderings of the proposed rooftop addition to the 104-year-old Fifth Avenue Lord & Taylor building. WeWork purchased the building last year for $850 million and plans to make the property their new headquarters. Lord & Taylor will close after the 2018-19 holiday season sighting lack of profitability.
The Bromley Companies have proposed a three-story, vertical, office-space addition atop 122 Fifth Avenue. The addition was designed by Perkins Eastman Architects would bring the structure from 10-stories to 13-stories and will feature loft-style office space, landscaped terraces and a landscaped rooftop terrace.
Marin Architects has revealed new renderings of their plan to expand and convert 2050 Amsterdam Avenue in Washington Heights, which was originally built in 1911. The building was first developed by Frank W. Woolworth and is located at the intersection of Amsterdam Avenue, St. Nichols Avenue and 162nd Street.
The COOKFOX Architects-designed 1 South First has been revealed at 260 Kent Avenue in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, part of the Domino megaproject. The tower is being developed by Two Trees and is the second of four planned residential projects in the megaproject that is redeveloping the former Domino Sugar Refinery.
New York City’s newest CitizenM hotel, located at 185 Bowery on the Lower East Side, has wrapped up construction and is open to the public. The hotel, which rises 19-stories and 224’, is now the tallest modular hotel in the United States and in the world.
The LeFrak Organization has announced the official launch of leasing at Revetment House, a new luxury rental development in Jersey City’s Hamilton Park neighborhood. The project brings 163 new rental residences and an extensive amenity package while paying homage to the historic Hamilton Park neighborhood with an industrial-chic aesthetic.
iStar has revealed Asbury Ocean Club as the luxury condo offering as part of their $300 million transformation of Asbury Park, New Jersey. Asbury Ocean Club will be the highest-end offering as part of the mega-project and will rise 17-stories featuring 130 condos along with a 54-room hotel.
Vornado Realty Trust has revealed their plans to redevelop 260 Eleventh Avenue, a commercial project redesigned by British architect Richard Rogers. The building was originally built in 1911 and currently stands 235,000 SF, though it will be expanded during the renovation.
The Port Authority has approved $335 million of additions to the $10 billion JFK International Airport revamp. The changes include a rehabbing one of the busiest runways, Runway 13L and 13R, as well as adding a new taxiway for planes to help alleviate runway congestion.
The New York-based Extell Development Company has announced that residential leasing has commenced at Barnegat 67, its new residential and retail complex in historic Barnegat, New Jersey after the developer hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony on September 20th.
20 Broad Street, which was developed by Metro Loft Development, has launched leasing in Manhattan's Financial District. The unique project was designed by CetraRuddy Architecture and included converting as well as expanding the former New York Stock Exchange Headquarters.
Marriott International has announced that the Rafael Viñoly-Designed Ritz-Carlton will break ground at 1185 Broadway in NoMaD. Permits were filed in 2016 with a proposed total development of 164,400 SF.
Earlier this summer the Cipriani family expanded their portfolio with the opening of Mr. C Seaport, the newest member carrying the Mr. C Hotels brand. The 66-room boutique hotel was designed by Danish architect Thomas Juul-Hansen and is located at 33 Peck Slip in the Seaport District