News Archive

2015

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

January 26, 2015

New York, NY
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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The Real Deal: Developer does end run around land costs

February 17, 2015

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

February 17, 2015

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

April 27, 2015

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

April 27, 2015

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

May 04, 2015

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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Senator Carlucci & Aufgang Architects Host "Roof Topping Ceremony"

May 06, 2015

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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YIMBY's 2014 New Construction Report

May 18, 2015

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

June 12, 2015

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

June 17, 2015

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 Wall Street Journal: Developers Scramble for Expiring Tax Break

June 18, 2015

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

December 10, 2015

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

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