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  • From left: Williamsburg Armory, Amazing Spider-Man 2 and Noah

    From left: Williamsburg Armory, The Amazing Spider-Man 2 and Noah

    Governor Andrew Cuomo’s administration is tabling plans to sell the Williamsburg Armory that could have seen the 165,000-square-foot National Guard outpost converted into a school, retail space or housing complex. [more]

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  • Brooklyn-Brewery

    79 North 11th Street (Credit: Overall Murals)

    The owners of Brooklyn Brewery plan to construct a $70 million facility on Staten Island spanning 200,000 square feet.

    The advisory board New York City Regional Economic Development Council is working with the brewery to find a 20- to 25-acre site on the western shore of the borough. The manufacturing center would help Brooklyn Brewery ramp up its beer production for overseas buyers. The site would have to be close to the ports and with direct rail access. [more]

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  • 385 Broadway in Williamsburg

    385 Broadway in Williamsburg

    WEEKENDEDITION A mixed-use project is nearly completed at 385 Broadway in Williamsburg along the elevated J train tracks. Hopefully there will be some soundproofing, or the project could prove a hard sell for residents who dislike listening to a train pass every few minutes. [more]

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    Williamsburg in the 1940s

    WEEKENDEDITION Before Williamsburg was overrun by hispters, gentrified and, most recently, invaded by finance bros, it was a quite and working-class neighborhood. In fact, based on archival images of Williamsburg in the 1940s via Curbed, the North Brooklyn nabe seems better suited for a Jimmy Stewart movie, than a hip bastion of septum piercings and bulldogs. Check out the images after the jump. … [more]

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    From left: Matthew Fotis, 234 Union Avenue, 250 Pacific Street and Fred Wilpon

    Midtown-based landlord BCB Property Management sold a pair of Brooklyn buildings for a combined $21.2 million, a spokesperson for the seller told The Real Deal. Sterling Equities, led by New York Mets owner Fred Wilpon, acquired the five-story walk-up building at 250 Pacific Street in Carroll Gardens. Enterprise Asset Management bought the six-story walk-up at 234 Union Avenue in Williamsburg. [more]

  • 79 Grand Street

    79 Grand Street

    WEEKENDEDITION Yet another new residential building is coming to Williamsburg, this time to 79 Grand Street on the corner of Wythe Avenue. [more]

  • From left: Vice headquarters and Shane Smith

    From left: Vice headquarters and Shane Smith

    Quickly-growing media company Vice is moving to new 60,000-square-foot digs in Williamsburg as it seeks to more than double its workforce. [more]

  • 139 North 10th Street

    139 North 10th Street

    Commercial lender and developer Greystone’s Printhouse Lofts at 139 North 10th Street are 50 percent leased less than two weeks after hitting the market. Click here to see the photos.

  • Rendering of 155 West Street

    Rendering of 155 West Street

    A trio of stalled development projects along the Williamsburg waterfront are looking to renew their building permits and revive work halted during the recession.

    Property owner Rector Hylan is looking to renew a 2006 permit to build 18- and 24- story towers with 450 apartment units at 420-430 Kent Avenue, two blocks from Two Trees Management’s Domino Sugar project. Twenty percent of the units in the properties would be affordable, according to DNAinfo. A nearby project at 462-490 Kent Avenue, dubbed the Rose Plaza on the River, would bring five buildings with 754 units, 226 of which would be affordable. That project was approved in 2010. [more]

  • Interiors at 260 North 9th Street

    Interiors at 260 North 9th Street

    UPDATED, 3:40 p.m., June 9: Condominium development 260N9, located near McCarren Park at Williamsburg’s 260 North 9th Street, is gearing up to start sales next month. [more]

  • 59 Frost Street in Williamsburg

    59 Frost Street in Williamsburg

    New renderings have been revealed for a new affordable housing development in Williamsburg. [more]

  • From left: "A Tree Grows in Brooklyn" and 120 Jackson Street

    From left: “A Tree Grows in Brooklyn” and 120 Jackson Street

    The impending demolition of 120 Jackson Street, where “A Tree Grows in Brooklyn” author Betty Smith once taught sewing to immigrant children, has neighbors in a NIMBY uproar. [more]

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    119-123 Kent Avenue

    WEEKENDEDITION Someone with an appetite for space has set his or her sights on Brooklyn. A new building coming to Williamsburg will feature a nearly 10,000-square-foot single-family residence. [more]

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    163 North 6th Street in Brooklyn (Credit:

    Heritage Equity Partners’ church-to-rental conversion at 163 North 6th Street in Williamsburg is now leasing. [more]

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    12-16 Meserole Street in Brooklyn

    A family of institutional investors is asking $22 million for a portfolio of four properties in Williamsburg.

    The Lefkowitz family developed a string of five-story residential buildings at 12, 14, 16 and 18 Meserole Street about nine years ago. The sites are renting at 25 percent below market rate, Crain’s reported. Eastern Consolidated is marketing the buildings. Just last week, Sterling Equities bought a 61,000-square-foot Williamsburg multi-family rental building at 76-80 Meserole Street from Cornell Realty Management for $36 million, as The Real Deal reported. [more]

  • 234 Wythe Avenue

    234 Wythe Avenue

    WEEKENDEDITION J. Crew has scored permits for the renovation of a warehouse space in Williamsburg, making a new Brooklyn outpost for the clothing retailer likely. [more]

  • Urban Alloy Towers

    Urban Alloy Towers in Queens

    A “net-zero” Staten Island public school and a futuristic mixed-use building and transportation hub in Queens are among the latest projects to receive a new batch of eye-popping renderings in the past week or so. Click here for our slideshow.

  • Interiors of penthouse at 149 Kent Avenue

    Interiors of penthouse at 149 Kent Avenue

    Two separately-owned units on the highest floors of Northside Piers have hit the market as a package deal for $5.2 million. If the asking price is met, it would be the most expensive sale ever for a home in Williamsburg. [more]

  • From left: the Wythe Hotel, XX and 390 Wythe Avenue

    From left: the Wythe Hotel, 87 Wythe Avenue and 390 Wythe Avenue

    From the April issue: For better or for worse, few neighborhoods were more transformed by the last development boom than Williamsburg. [more]

  • From left: Levin, rendering of Domino Sugar factory project and Jed Walentas

    From left: Steve Levin, rendering of Domino Sugar factory project and Jed Walentas

    At a hearing on the redevelopment of the Domino Sugar factory, the zoning subcommittee of the City Council voiced concern the 2.2 million-square-foot project could house more people than the Brooklyn neighborhood can handle. [more]