NYC real estate in brief

April 07, 2009 01:31PM

One Sunset Park asks for plan to be declared effective
Enough sales have taken place at One Sunset Park (below) in its five months on the market that the building’s developers are asking the attorney general’s office to declare the building plan effective. The condominium conversion at 702 44th Street in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, was co-developed by Sierra Realty and Continuum Development and has 54 units, 22 of which are for sale. The studio through two-bedroom units range from 562 to 1,114 square feet and start at $300,000.

BankNote building to create campus space

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The developers of the BankNote building, at 890 Garrison Avenue in the Bronx, plan to create a campus environment in part of the building. There are already two charter schools, the J.V. Lindsay Whildcat Academy Charter School and a small Department of Education high school program, in the 405,000-square-foot space, and developers Taconic Investment Partners and Denham Wolf Real Estate Services hope to develop an on-site playground, student drop-off area and collaborative education programs with community organizations.

Requests for qualifications issued for Willets Point
New York City Economic Development Corporation announced two requests for qualifications for firms that could provide construction management and design services for the Willets Point Offsite Infrastructure Projects. The $150 million project will connect the Willets Point development site (below) to existing transportation, water and sewage facilities. Responses to the qualification requests are due by May 8. TRD