These are the top projects to start construction in January

See the largest projects issued construction permits last month for every borough on TRData

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Feb.February 12, 2016 03:00 PM

Did you know Sam Chang is building a Manhattan hotel that’s not in Midtown? Or that the biggest project to kick-off construction in Brooklyn this year is a not a glass monster on the Williamsburg waterfront, but a school in Kensington? The Real Deal‘s research website, TRData, has the largest projects to get construction permits last month for every borough in New York City. Click to see them all. 

 

Brooklyn

The largest project to get permits in January in Brooklyn was the PS/IS 338 School in Kensington. The school will measure 92,000 square feet and was designed by Purcell Architects. To see the full list of Brooklyn projects, which includes commercial condos in Sunset Park and a new limestone and bronze synagogue in Flatbush, click here.

 
 
 

Bronx

Monadnock Construction and Signature Urban Properties’ permit to begin work on 530 Exterior Street was the Bronx’s largest in January. Plans call for 157 rental apartments over 142,000 square feet. Dattner Architects is designing. For the complete list of Bronx projects to get greenlighted during January click here.

 
 
 

Manhattan

Sam Chang has built more hotels in Midtown than probably anyone else, but in January he got the thumbs up to start on a new 100-key hotel slightly south at 111 East 24th Street in the Flatiron District. The ubiquitous Gene Kaufman will design. For more Manhattan projects, including two from Extell Development from January, click here.

 
 
 

Queens

The top project in Queens by size in January came from storage builder Madison Development, who are planning a 174,000-square-foot  facility at 31-07 20th Avenue in Astoria. Other top Queens projects to get permits include a Buddhist temple near Sky View Parc in Flushing and a 60-key hotel in Jamaica. See them all here.


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