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NEW DEVELOPMENT: Brookfield launches first Manhattan West apartment building; Chetrit offers sneak peek at 49 Chambers

Brookfield launches first Manhattan West apartment building

Brookfield Property Partners L.P. announced the opening and leasing launch of The Eugene, the 62-story luxury residential tower at Manhattan West.
With interiors designed by RW Studios, a division of Roman and Williams, The Eugene features 844 rental units.
MARCH15EUGENELocated at 435 West 31st Street between Ninth and Tenth Avenues, The Eugene is branded for the “You Generation,” aimed at residents with an active New York City lifestyle seeking on-demand conveniences.
More than 50,000 s/f of amenity space includes health and wellness programming, a rock climbing wall and golf simulator managed by La Palestra, an indoor basketball court, and “experiential-drivenˮ services provided by LIVunLtd. There is a rooftop members-only club with cocktail bar and private dining room, and rooftop terrace, with fire pit.
The Eugene is the first new building to open at Manhattan West, a new mixed-use community in the Hudson Yards district. SLCE Architects served as architect and Skidmore, Owings & Merrill designed its façade. The Eugene is named for John Eugene Zuccotti, a legendary New York City public servant and former U.S. Chairman of Brookfield, who died in 2015.
“Manhattan West has come to life with the opening of this spectacular new residence,” said Ric Clark, chairman, Brookfield Property Group. “With The Eugene’s modern, luxury living, together with Manhattan West’s offices, shops, culinary options, and two acres of world-class public open space, we are creating a vibrant new destination at the center of Manhattan’s newest neighborhood.”
The Marketing Directors is the exclusive marketing and leasing agent of The Eugene. Monthly rents start at $3,200.

Sneak peak at new Tribeca classic

The Chetrit Group has launched a website for its new 49 Chambers luxury condominium in Tribeca.
49 Chambers is considered among the finest examples of New York’s Beaux-Arts architecture of the early 20th Century. The landmark was built for the Emigrant Industrial Savings Bank, and was the largest bank building in the United States upon its completion in 1912.
Now, a complete restoration of the building is underway, including its ornate façade and soaring banking hall, led by international architecture firm Woods Bagot. Interior design is by Gabellini Sheppard Associates.mARCH15CHAMBER
The 17-story building will consist of 99 condominiums, many with views of City Hall Park, ranging from one to three bedrooms.
On the concourse level, within the foundation of the banking hall, a full floor of amenities will include a residents’ lounge designed for formal entertaining and relaxed get-togethers, an up-lit mosaic-tiled swimming pool beneath a curved ceiling, a hammam with adjacent steam room and sauna, a fitness center, children’s playroom, tween lounge, screening room, virtual golf, bicycle and private storage.
A rooftop park will feature landscape design by M. Paul Friedberg & Partners and include a lawn, planted garden, living green walls, multiple seating areas and a covered dining area with an outdoor kitchen.
Sales at 49 Chambers will commence in spring of 2017, with prices starting at approximately $1,955,000. The Marketing Directors is the exclusive sales and marketing agent.

Compass takes over at 338 Berry

338BerryCompass has been retained to sell the remaining units at 338 Berry, previously called the Williamsberry.
Developed by Mona Gora and Golden Lioness and designed by Workshop Design + Architecture with interiors by Paris Forino, over half-of the 60-unit building has already been sold and occupied.
Converted from an early 20th-century noodle factory (later used as artists’ lofts), 338 Berry Street features loft homes with concrete floors, columns, 12 ft. ceilings and large windows.
In addition to the doorman, building features include a private gym, garden with fire pit, bicycle storage, a rooftop lounge and roof terrace.
Now fully complete and ready for closings, the developer has rebranded the property and new models, finished the common spaces and brought on the new Compass sales team led by Lior Barak and Christine Blackburn.
A mix of studios, one, two and three bedroom units are still available priced from $649,000 to $3.459 million

1 Brooklyn Bay takes a bow

Muss Development has begun marketing 1 Brooklyn Bay Condominiums, the developer’s new luxury residence in Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn.
The tower will stand as South Brooklyn’s tallest residential building and include a mix of one-, two-, three- and four-bedroom apartments.
Designed by architecture firm Perkins Eastman and located at 1524 Sheepshead Bay Road, the building is being constructed in partnership with AvalonBay, a leading developer of luxury rental properties.march15muss
Situated on 2.5 acres of private grounds, amenities include an outdoor swimming pool, bocce court, barbeque pits and dog run. Residents will have access to a 2,500 s/f fitness center and lounge. Parking spaces are available for purchase.
With condo residences beginning on the 20th floor, and with ceiling heights rising to over 11 ft., the floor-to-ceiling windows offer unobstructed views of the Atlantic Ocean, Manhattan Skyline, and Sheepshead Bay Marina. The 30th floor tops off the luxury tower with two four-bedroom penthouses.
The 1 Brooklyn Bay sales gallery is scheduled to open in Spring 2017. Steve Rutter, Director of Stribling Marketing Associates, is leading the effort.

Sales get underway at 121 E22nd

Toll Brothers City Living, and Gemdale Properties and Investments, an affiliate of one of China’s largest real estate developers, announced that sales have launched at its latest condominium building, 121 East 22nd Street.
Located on one block north of Gramercy Park, the development offers 133 residences with diverse layouts, a contemporary aesthetic, and a full complement of luxury amenities.
The 18-story tower will be the first residential building in Manhattan designed by the Office of Metropolitan Architecture (OMA), the firm founded by Rem Koolhaas. MARCH1TOLL
Designed by partner Shohei Shigematsu, 121 East 22nd Street celebrates Shigematsu’s decade-long tenure directing OMA New York.
The building has studio to five-bedroom homes, each with white oak flooring, high ceilings and some with private outdoor space.
Amenities include an indoor pool, a landscaped courtyard, indoor/outdoor residents’ lounge, rooftop terrace, private dining room, fitness center, screening room and playroom.
Concierge service will be provided by LIV unLtd and the building also offers an automated indoor parking system, bike storage, private storage, a 24/7 attended lobby, and full concierge services.
Pricing ranges from $1.3 million through $10.5 million. Building completion is slated for Fall 2018 with sales and marketing by Toll Brothers City Living.

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