New residential developments

Construction update


Rev. Dr. Fletcher C. Crawford Housing

1468 Hoe Avenue

The $26.6 million, 83-unit low-income housing development has secured construction financing and is slated for completion by 2012. The eight-story elevator building is being developed by the city Department of Housing Preservation and Development, together with the city Housing Development Corporation, MacQuesten Development and the Union Grove Baptist Church. Financing will be acquired from several city organizations. Seven studios, 29 one-bedrooms, 40 two-bedrooms and seven three-bedrooms will be offered and will be affordable to families of four earning less than $46,080 annually. Approximately 20 percent of the units will be set aside for formerly homeless residents; seven will be reserved for people with impaired mobility, hearing and vision.

Leasing update



245 East 124th Street

Leasing has begun at the 12-story, 185-unit building, which is being developed by Jonathan Rose Companies and Lettire Construction Corporation. Many apartments have city and river views and private outdoor terraces; the building has a fitness center, concierge, media and entertainment lounge, laundry room, garage and landscaped terrace. Rents start at $1,850 per month for a studio and $3,900 per month for a three-bedroom for the market-rate units, and occupancy is slated to start this month. Nancy Packes Inc. Signature Marketing Services is the agent. Contact:

Upper West Side

The Corner at 200 West

200 West 72nd Street

Leasing has begun at Gotham Development’s new 20-story luxury rental, which is ready for immediate occupancy. The Handel Architects-designed building contains 196 studios and one-, two- and three-bedroom homes, each with its own Bosch washer and dryer. The building offers a 24-hour concierge and doorman, fitness center, valet service and a 10,000-square-foot landscaped roof terrace with outdoor movie screen. Trader Joe’s is opening in the building later this year. Rents start at $3,000 a month for studios, $5,200 for one-bedrooms, $8,000 for two-bedrooms and $18,000 for three-bedrooms. Contact:

Sales update

Greenwood Heights

The Silhouette

272 21st Street

The four-unit boutique condominium has earned LEED Platinum certification, becoming the first of its kind in Brooklyn to do so. The homes, developed by Summitt Strategic Advisory and Green Envy Development, each boast private outdoor space, white-oak flooring, walk-in closets and washers and dryers. The 1,070-square-foot one-bedroom apartment is asking $959,000, and the three 1,260-square-foot two-bedroom apartments range in price from $899,000 to $979,000. is the agent. Contact:

Greenwood Heights

The 21123

211 23rd Street

Greenwood Heights Associates’ new luxury condo has received approval for Federal Housing Administration financing. The eight-unit, Robert Scarano-designed building offers studios and one-bedrooms, with prices beginning in the $500,000s. Each apartment has high ceilings, stainless-steel kitchen appliances, hardwood floors and designer cabinets. Amenities include a roof deck, virtual doorman system and backyard gardens. Greenwood Heights Associates is a division of New York and New Jersey developer Leewood Real Estate Group. Contact:


88 Morningside

88 Morningside Avenue

Sales at the 12-story, 73-unit building overlooking Morningside Park are slated to launch this month, and construction is scheduled for completion in the fall. BOS Development, Horsford & Poteat Realty and the Bluestone Organization are offering one-bedroom, two-bedroom and three-bedroom apartments, starting at $355,000, $595,000 and $775,000, respectively. Halstead Property Development Marketing is the agent. Contact: