Following a sustained five-month leasing frenzy, 90 Columbus has hit the 75% leased mark in downtown Jersey City. More than 400 of the 539 luxury apartments have been rented in the 51-story tower since coming to market in November, according to developers Ironstate Development Company and Panepinto Properties, which tapped The Marketing Directors to oversee its leasing program.
The American Museum of Natural History is gearing up to begin construction on their new Richard Gilder Center for Science, Education, and Innovation, on their Upper West Side campus. Construction had been stalled due to litigation after community groups attempted to block the project which will be built on a quarter-acre portion of land from the existing Theodore Roosevelt Park.
Tangram House West, the highly anticipated new condominium and final piece of Tangram, the transformative 1.2 million square foot mixed-use development redefining the lifestyle of Flushing, Queens, has officially topped out at 13 stories, with sales slated to launch late this spring.
Nortco Development has unveiled new renderings of their Issac & Stern Architects-Designed Eleven Hancock Place. Located in Harlem between Morningside Avenue and 124th Street, the mixed-use project will feature 130,000 SF of total development offering both retail targeting big-box retailers and a residential portion offering condominiums.
The Amberly, Downtown Brooklyn's new 33-story luxury rental tower, has revealed Brooklyn’s most Instagrammable new view which includes sweeping vistas of seven bridges and the soaring skylines of two entire boroughs, all seen from The Overlook, the sprawling sky-high lounge perched atop the building, in addition to the full suite of amenities.
The ODA-designed conversion of 10 Jay Street is powering towards completion in DUMBO, Brooklyn. The property, which was landmarked in 2007 in the DUMBO historic district, was first built in 1898 as the Arbuckle Brothers Sugar Refinery before later being converted into a winery in 1925.
The C3D-designed 76 Bowery Street has topped off in Chinatown at Diamond Corner and construction teams will begin installing the glass curtain wall as the building is powering towards completion. The building rises 8 stories, 85’, and will feature 14,488 SF of office space.
Construction on the new Tvsdesign-designed 1.2 million SF expansion of the Jacob K. Javits Center is cruising along adjacent to the newly opened Hudson Yards mega-project. The expansion of the convention center which is located on Manhattan’s West Side will cost around $1.5 billion and will expand the existing facility to over 3.3 million SF.
The Hudson Yards neighborhood has officially opened to the public, marking a historic moment for New York City. The mega-development has already contributed more than $10 billion to New York City’s GDP through construction. Hudson Yards developers Related Companies and Oxford Properties Group were joined by U.S. Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer, Congressman Adriano Espaillat, Congressman Jerrold Nadler, ctnd.
SCG America and F&T Group have announced that Marriott’s Renaissance Hotels has been selected as the brand flag for the 208-key hotel within Tangram, their 1.2-million-square-foot, mixed-use development that seamlessly blends where people live, work and play as the new epicenter of Flushing, Queens.
SL Green Realty and Giorgio Armani Corp. have filed permits to redevelop Giorgio Armani’s flagship store with a boutique luxury condo designed by COOKFOX Architects with interiors by Armani/Casa at 760 Madison Avenue.
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.