Revealed: Maddd Equities’ two-tower DoBro resi project

The developer wants to build 183 units at 202-208 Tillary Street: report

 

Maddd Equities has applied for a site on Tillary Street to be part of the Special Downtown Brooklyn District so the firm can build two interconnected residential towers. Read more

 

Downtown Brooklyn could gain 262 new rentals near the BQE

A new rental building is set to rise right next to one of the entrances of the Brooklyn Queens Expressway in Downtown Brooklyn. Read more

THE REAL DEAL: THE TOP 10 BIGGEST REAL ESTATE PROJECTS COMING TO NYC

And Aufgang Architects is proud to be part of #4...read more 

REFI: CREATIVE REUSE RISES AS BIG APPLE EXHAUSTS LAND, PROPERTIES

As the supply of land dwindles in New York, adaptive reuse is becoming an increasingly important strategy for commercial real estate owners... Read More

 

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CURBED: Harlem's Decade-Long Victoria Theater Redevelopment is Moving Forward

Over a decade after the planned redevelopment of Harlem's Victoria Theater was announced, the project is finally moving forward....  Read More 

 

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NYREJ: Aufgang Architects Selected to Design Interior Preservation of 377 Affordable Units in 34-building Brooklyn Portfolio

Aufgang Architects has been selected to design the interior rehabilitation of 377 affordable residential rental units in a portfolio of 34 buildings... Read More

 

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Multi-Housing News: Brooklyn Affordable Housing Portfolio Set for Rehab

A portfolio of rent-regulated buildings located predominantly in Brooklyn is on track to be rehabilitated as part of an affordable housing preservation project... Read More

 

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NY YIMBY: 15- Story, 75-Unit Affordable Mixed-Use Building Proposed at 2395 Frederick Douglass Boulevard, Harlem

Bronx-based JCAL Development Group has filed applications for a 15-story, 75-unit mixed-use building at 2395 Frederick Douglass Boulevard, located between West 128th and 129th streets in Harlem..... Read More

 

NY YIMBY: New Developer to Build 12-Story, 363-Unit Mixed-Use Building at 810 Fulton Street, Fort Greene

RXR Realty has acquired, for $28.7 million, the leasehold of the development site at 810 Fulton Street, in southern Fort Greene, from GFI Development, Crain's reported.....

 

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NY YIMBY: 12-Story, 186-Unit Mixed-Use Project Tops Out at 411 West 35th Street, Hudson Yards District

Construction has recently topped out on the 12-Story, 186-unit, mixed-use building under development at 411 West 35th Street located on the corner of Dyer Avenue in the Hudson Yards District....

 

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6SQFT: Lotto Kicks Off for Four Affordable Apartments in Bushwick Building with Rooftop Dog Walk

Starting Monday, NYC's Housing Connect will begin accepting applications for four brand new apartments located in an upscale, four-story, 20-unit apartmen complex at 83 Bushwick Place...   

 

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6SQFT: Live Off Columbus Circle for $1,146/Month, Lottery Launching for 17 Affordable Units

Two years ago, work began on a seven-story, 17-unit building at 424 West 55th Street, on the fringes of Hell's Kitchen and just south of Columbus Circle.....

 

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CURBED: Tour the Model Apartment at DUMBO's Former Brillo Factory

Condo sales launched last September at 200 Water, a former Brillo Factory in DUMBO that belonged to the Jehovah's Witnesses before they old it off. The development team of Megalith Capital management and Urban Realty Partners took on Aufgang Architects and Gil Even-Tsur to....

 

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REAL ESTATE WEEKLY: New Development - DUMBO Draws Them In

Megalith Capital Management and Urban Realty Partners announced that 200 Water Street, a six-story boutique building in DUMBO, has more than 50% of its units in contract since its launch in September 2015.....

 

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NY YIMBY: New Developers to Build Five-Story, 130 Unit Residential Project at 1873 Starr Street, Ridgewood

In October of 2015, YIMBY reported on applications for a five-story, 130 unit residential building at 1873 Starr Street in western Ridgewood, located five blocks from the Jefferson Street stop on the L Train....

 

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COMMERCIAL PROPERTY EXECUTIVE: BACK TO THE FUTURE - CREATIVE PROJECTS GIVE NEW LIFE TO VINTAGE PROPERTIES

Why go through the trouble and expense of transforming obsolete buildings for the 21st century, rather than starting from scratch? Today's developers are finding a host of reasons.....

 

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GUIA CONSTRUCCION: BIG - MANHATTAN, UNA IDEA SIMPLE HASTA EL LIMITE

One of our talented Project Managers Adrian Menichelli is also a very talented writer. He is the author of regularly featured articles in the prominent South American construction publication, Guia Construccion, and we are proud to showcase his work here...

 

 

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THE NEW YORK POST: The Changes Coming to Harlem's 125th St Make it a Hot Spot

The 125th Street of Harlem mythology is fast disappearing. River to river, a whirlwind of new development, redevelopment, and "repositioning," is sweeping away old for the new...

 

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THE WALL STREET JOURNAL: In DUMBO, A Study in Industrial Chic

The former Brillo-pad factory at 200 Water St. is becoming a high-end condo....             

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The Wall Street Journal: Developers Scramble for Expiring Tax Break

Just six days before the expiration of a lucrative tax break for real-estate developers, the New York City Department of Buildings issued a flurry of permits for the construction of a 40-story rental tower and shopping complex a few blocks from the Coney Island Boardwalk...

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The Real Deal: Expiration of 421-a Comes with an Uptick in Construction Permits

New York CIty developers caused an uptick in the Department of Building's approvals of construction permits as they scrambled before the expiration date of the 421-a tax abatement program. The program has since expired and lawmakers are still negotiating the issue in Albany...

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The Real Deal: Eight Aufgang-Designed Buildings Nab 421-a Benefits

While the fate of the 421-a tax abatement is still unclear, some developers and architects have been scrambling to get their projects approved and off the ground before the program is set to expire next week. One such architect is Ariel Aufgang. Across three boroughs, eight of his firm's projects have been squeezed through the city's approval process to benefit from the program...

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YIMBY's 2014 New Construction Report

As YIMBY’s readers must realize by now, 2014 was a banner year for filings in New York City. While supply still clearly falls short of demand, and prices remain at astronomical levels, permit activity at the Department of Buildings shows a massive increase for last year, with the number of units planned to rise nearly doubling. The full data behind this report is available for download at YIMBY research.

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Senator Carlucci & Aufgang Architects Host "Roof Topping Ceremony"

Senator David Carlucci (D- Rockland/Westchester), Ariel Aufgang of Aufgang Architects, and Brooker Engineering hosted a "Roof Topping Ceremony" for SUffern Building Works, a commercial plaza that is the largest new commercial investment on Main Street that the Village of Suffern has seen in years...

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Brownstoner: Architect Ariel Aufgang on Adaptive Reuse and Converting a 1950s Factory in Dumbo

Aufgang Architects is known for its adaptive reuse of landmark buildings as well as affordable housing. The firm is based in Suffern, NY and works primarily in New York CIty. Aufgang Architects is converting the landmarked former Brillo Factory at 200 Water St. in Dumbo into 15 luxury condos....

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NY YIMBY Revealed: 318 East 112th Street, East Harlem

Construction is starting to pick up in East Harlem, where YIMBY spotted a new rendering on the fence at 318 East 112th Street, between 1st and 2nd Avenues. Designed by Aufgang Architects, the development will rise eight stories and hold 26 apartments...

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Curbed: East Harlem Building Boom Continues WIth 26 New Apartments

Although permits were filed for this eight-story apartment building in East Harlem way back in 2007, the project has just started to rise out of the recession gutter...

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Crain's New York: Slate aims to dodge soaring land costs with Clinton Hill project

Developer partners with owner of the Key Foods store at 325 Lafayette Ave.

Slate Property Group is partnering with the owner of the site of a Key Food in Clinton Hill in an effort to develop a 114-unit rental building without paying for the land.

 

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The Real Deal: Developer does end run around land costs

Slate Property Group will the share risks and rewards of building a 110-unit apartment building in Clinton Hill with the property's longtime owner. Similar deals are in the works.

 

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NYREJ: Aufgang Architects - Adaptive Reuse Has Growing Role in New York's Commercial Real Estate Development

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Adaptive reuse may be traced back to our cave-dwelling ancestors, who re-arranged rocks and drew their own pictures over cave wall decorations they found after evicting the previous human residents. Since then, empires have come and gone-from the Persians to the Greeks and the Romans, and lesser kingdoms in between  ...

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Interview with Ariel Aufgang: "Sustainabilty with a Light Touch"

I grew up, and still live and work in Rockland County, a north-western New York City suburb. So when Ariel Aufgang, principal of Aufgang Architects, called me to inquire about our exterior shading solutions, I was excited as his architectural firm is located just minutes away from my business...

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The Real Deal: Slate, RWN Grab Former School of Visual Arts Dorm for $26M

Slate Property Group and RWN Real Estate Partners, the private equity arm of Ari Shalam's RWN Management, jointly acquired the vacant, 5-floor residential component of a six-story East Village dormitory building for $25.9 million with plans to convert it to rentals, the Real Deal has learned...

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Curbed: Is Harlem's Victoria Conversion Actually Happening?

The announcement has been made before (not just once, twice, or even three times), so Wedneday's decalration by state officials that work will begin in mid-2015 on transforming Harlem's Victoria Theater begs the question: is it actually for real this time?

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NY Daily News: Harlem's Legendary Victoria Theater Set to be Transformed into Rennaissance Hotel by Marriott, Construction to Begin Next Year

Plans to transform Harlem's legendary Victoria Theater have been floating around for years, but state officials said Wednesday that work will begin by mid-2015. The sprawling complex will include a gleaming Rennaissance Hotel by Marriott, 200 residentil rental units - half of which will be below market rate - retail and cultural arts space, and parking...

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Uptowner: Developer Sets Sights High for Victoria Theater

The Victoria Theater on West 125th Street looks desolate and abandoned while many neighboring buildings transform into retail businesses. The almost century-old theater, part of what once was known as "Opera Row," used to host cultural events and discussions that drew crowds that wrapped around the block. Now, after being shuttered for more than a decade, the theater is being renovated...

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The New York Times - Dumbo Roars: Transforming Dumbo, a Brooklyn Neighborhood, with New Condos

Not all that long ago, before the Brooklyn waterfron became a must-do on seemingly every tourist's list, Dumbo's converted warehouses and Belgian-block streets were inhabited by artists and young families, drawn by cheap rents, postindustrial architecture, and relative isolation. But over the last decade, Dumbo's once desolate landscape has transformed into a teeming waterfront playground....

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Curbed: Small 12-Story Structure to Replace Church on West 55th St.

The building is coming to the former site of a white brick church and theater at 424 West 55th Street. The lot between Ninth and Tenth avenues is being developed by Arker Companies who will include an affordable housing component in the 17-apartment building. Ariel Aufgang is the archtect of record...

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NY YIMBY Revealed: 424 West 55th Street

With the church-like whitewashed brick theater now gone, an excavator has made an appearance at 424 West 55th Street, as has an on-site rendering. As YIMBY previously reported, a seven-story, 17-unit apartment building will rise on the site (we're betting it'll be rentals, based on PTACS pictured below the windows). The Structure will be unfortunately stout for it's location, just a few blocks from the booming 57th Street corridor and Columbus Circle...

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Curbed: Not So Affordable Housing Coming to 272 Manhattan Avenue

Even with on-site signage and a new teaser website, 272 Manhattan Avenue in Harlem, not known as 272 MA, remains mysterious. The building changed hands, according to public records, from the Department of Housing Preservation and Development to an entity known only as 272 Equities LLC for a mere $1.75 million in mid-2013....

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Queens Forum: CB5 Green Lights Ridgewood Residential Development

Community Board 5 voted in favor of rezoning part of Ridgewood to make way for an upscale residential development, but not without a heated debate first...

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Queens Courrier: Upscale Residential Building Coming to Ridgewood

A new, upscale residential building with various amenities, including a rooftop dog run, is coming to Ridgewood soon...

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Brownstoner Queens: Luxury Rentals and a Production Studio Planned for Ridgewood

We're a little late to this news, but last week the architect Ariel Aufgang announced two upscale projects for Ridgewood and Bushwick. The 88-unit rental development is planned for 176 Woodward Avenue, on the corner of Starr Street...

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Crain's New York: Upscale Apartments to Land in Gritty Bushwick

A pair of residential buildings along the border with Ridgewood will offer not just high-end amenities, but larger units suitable for the young families moving into the area after being priced out of places like Williamsburg...

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Curbed: New Projects in Bushwick, Ridgewood May Lure with Dog Runs

"The neighborhood is kind of bifurcated between manufacturing and single-family houses," Aufgang told Crain's, "and our approach was to have a contextually sensitive design." Resulting are two structures of brick and glass that cater mostly to families with two-bedroom apartments...

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The Real Deal: New Buildings Rise in Bushwick, Ridgewood

As rents in Brooklyn rise, families are pushed further out to the periphery of the borough. Now, two buildings - one on each side of the border between Bushwick, Brooklyn and Ridgewood, Queens - are rising in a bid to attract families left unserved by upscale neighborhoods like Williamsburg....

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DNA Info: Luxury High-Rise Building with Doorman Replacing Fourth Ave. Row Houses

A residential high-rise will replace a half-dozen modest row houses on 11th Street and Fourth Avenue, the developers announced. Slate Property Group, Adam America Real Estate Group, and Naveh Shuster Limited are partnering to construct a 12 to 14-story rental building with retail space on the ground floor...

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Brooklyn Daily Eagle: Landmarks Preservation Commission Approves 200 Water St. Plans

Developer Shelly Listokin's plans to turn a former DUMBO Watchtower building into condos have cleared a significant hurdle - by winning city Landmarks Preservation Commission approval to add two floors to the top of 200 Water St. and rebuild its facade...

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Real Estate Weekly: Hotel Developers Checking Out West Side Before Frontiers Close

The Hudson Yards haven't even been built yet, but they are already fueling hotel development on the Far West Side...

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Buzz Buzz Home: ew Seven-Story Building to Replace Former Church at 424 West 55th Street

Ariel Aufgang has been busy in Midtown West, with new projects at 444 10th Avenue and 411 West 35th Street. Now, he's the architect of record for a new seven-story, 17-unit building at 424 West 55th Street in Hell's Kitchen...

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Surge of Energy; Solutions Sought to Avoid Future Storm Havoc

Property owners and goverment officials are working overtime to fix buildings affected by Sandy ad to find ways to avoid or mitigate flooding issues i the future...

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