Signage up for The Learning Center at Arris Lofts

Signage is up for The Learning Center at Arris Lofts located at 27-28 Thomson Avenue. According to signage, families with children six weeks and up are encouraged to apply. Permits for a “CHANGE IN USE FROM RETAIL TO DAYCARE ON FIRST FLOOR” were approved by the Department of Buildings on July 29.1 Here are more details […]
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Construction begins for Etto Espresso Bar at 42-77 Hunter Street

Work has started in the retail space at 42-77 Hunter Street, future home of Etto Expresso Bar.1 Construction crews have put paper over the windows at the site and space is being cleared inside, as seen in the two photos below. The construction permits posted on site call for a “PROPOSED EATING & DRINKING ESTABLISHMENT. NO CHANGE IN […]
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Rockrose closes $270M Construction Loan for 80/20 project in Long Island City

New York, July 29, 2015 – Rockrose Development Corp. announced it has completed a $270 million construction financing for its 974-unit “80/20” rental apartment tower complex at 43-25 Hunter Street in the Court Square section of Long Island City, Queens.1 Rockrose negotiated directly with the lead bank lender, Wells Fargo, together with TD Bank and […]
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Rockrose’s 43-25 Hunter Street project hits growth spurt

It’s been roughly two months since we last checked in on Rockrose’s 43-25 Hunter Street project.1 Back then, construction had just barely peeked over the construction fence, but now, the development has hit a growth spurt, with the building rising more than a dozen stories. According to permits, the 50-story building will have 767,305 square feet of […]
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