New residential developments

Construction update

Hunts Point

920 Westchester Avenue

Meltzer Mandl has been tapped to design Westrock Development’s planned affordable housing rental development. The 108,000-square-foot building will contain 108 two- and three-bedroom homes, plus 11,000 square feet of ground-level commercial space and a basement parking garage, when it is completed in 2012. The designers are angling for LEED certification with Energy Star appliances in the apartments and eco-friendly building materials.

Park Slope

580 Carroll

580 Carroll Street

Black House Development’s 18-unit boutique condo is now complete and ready for immediate occupancy. Sales launched in April at the five-story, Enrique Norten-designed building, where offerings range from 744-square-foot one-bedroom units to 1,400-square-foot penthouses with private terraces. Prices begin at $540,000. Brown Harris Stevens is the agent. Contact:

Sales update

Fort Greene


174 Clermont Avenue

Contracts have been signed at eight of nine units in the six-story development, designed by Jung Wor Chin, after less than two months of sales. Construction is complete and occupancy is slated for this
summer. The remaining three-bedroom residence is a triplex listed at $1.25 million. Halstead Development Marketing is the agent. Contact: www.solisfort


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301 West 115th Street

The 18 penthouses at Livmor Development’s 12-story condo have been released for sale, with prices ranging from $615,000 to $1.8 million. The Hugo Subotovsky-designed building has 73 residences in total. Amenities include a fitness room, media room, yoga studio, 24-hour concierge and 3,500-square-foot landscaped terrace. Prudential Douglas Elliman is the agent. Contact:

Long Island City


26-26 Jackson Avenue

The 43-unit condo, designed by Robert Scarano with interiors by Andrés Escobar, is now open and more than 70 percent sold. Units, which boast floor-to-ceiling windows and heated floors in the bathrooms, range from the low $400,000s for a studio to $1.1 million for a penthouse. The building has been approved for Federal Housing Administration financing. Nest Seekers and Peter Ashe Real Estate are the agents. Contact:

Midtown West

The Dillon

425 West 53rd Street

SDS Procida Development Group’s 83-unit condo has officially opened for sales, with occupancy slated for this month. Starting prices for the Smith-Miller + Hawkinson Architects-designed condo, which received a 2007 design award from the New York chapter of the American Institute of Architects, range from $740,000 for one-bedrooms to $2.355 million for penthouse duplexes and $3.165 million for three-story townhouses. Corcoran Sunshine Market Group is the agent.



587-589 Flushing Avenue, 591 Flushing Avenue and 279 Lee Avenue

Sales have launched at the four-building, 40-unit complex, designed by Bricolage Architecture & Designs. Prices begin at $275,000 and the homes range in size from 633-square-foot studios to 3,036-square-foot three-bedrooms, all with hardwood floors and some with private balconies and terraces. The building is approved for Federal Housing Administration financing and eligible for a 15-year tax abatement. The Developers Group is the agent. Contact: www.platinumconndos