● BHM Realty LLC
Former milk factory reopens as condo
Sales have launched at 850 Metropolitan Avenue’s Milk Factory condominiums in East Williamsburg.
The former Borden condensed milk distribution plant is now a converted loft building offering 32 residences. REAL New York is handling sales and marketing. ROART and BHM Realty LLC are the sponsors. ROART is the architecture and design firm. Homes will range from studios to two-bedrooms.
The current release includes one-bedroom, 1-bath units at $787,000 and a two-bedroom, 2-bath penthouse with a private terrace for $1.287 million. Many residences retain over-sized industrial windows and each has a washer/dryer. Eighteen of the 32 units come with private outdoor space.
The building also features a communal terrace at the front, underneath the cantilevered addition. Other amenities include a fitness room, bike storage, and a lobby lounge with a gas fireplace.
The 40,000 s/f four-story building is just east of Bushwick Avenue and two blocks from the Graham Avenue L train station. Expected occupancy is Fall 2019.
● DELANCEY STREET ASSOCIATES
Last chance for 242 Broome condo
The first condominium to be completed within Essex Crossing, 242 Broome, a 14-story building designed by SHoP Architects with interiors by DXA Studio, has listed one of its last three-bedroom residences, 14B, for $4,250,000.
Boasting 2,011 square feet, the residence features a living room with views of Lower Manhattan, as well as an island kitchen showcasing walnut cabinetry, polished Calacatta marble countertops, backsplash and integrated stainless steel. Teal chairs with gold legs surround a beautiful glass dining room table, complemented by an off-white rug, off-white couch and two teal arm chairs in the main living room area.
The residence also offers 10’ ceilings and 7” wide-plank white oak floors throughout. Clad in honed marble, the master bath is adorned with polished Dornbracht fixtures and custom-built walnut vanities with deep drawers.
Offering immediate occupancy, the residence has access to the building’s amenities, including a fitness center, an entertainment lounge with a catering kitchen, a pool table and formal dining area as well as a furnished rooftop with an outdoor kitchen with grills for entertaining.
242 Broome is situated at the corner of Broome and Ludlow Streets on the Lower East Side. The $1.5 billion Essex Crossing project includes nine sites spanning six acres within the neighborhood, an area that sat mostly vacant since 1967.
New DUMBO condo launches sales
Hopestreet has announced that DUMBO’s newest ground up luxury condominium, 98 Front, has officially launched sales.
Residences range from studios to four-bedroom homes, with prices starting at $670,000.
The building, designed by architecture firm ODA NEW YORK, features a minimalist architectural concrete facade.
98 Front’s lobby has double-height ceilings, custom millwork and floor-to-ceiling windows.
Standing 10 stories, the building has 165 residences ranging in size from 400 to over 2,000 s/f. Units feature 10-foot ceilings and insulated sound-attenuated windows by ALUMIL. Other details include 8-foot solid core doors and 5-inch-wide hand-selected white oak flooring.
Amenities include an indoor salt water pool, steam room and spa and a fitness center with Peloton bikes as well as a a secondary outdoor fitness outpost on the communal rooftop.
Residents will also have access to a lounge and coworking space. The 7,000 s/f communal rooftop terrace; a bocce ball court; outdoor screening area. There will be a 24-hour doorman and live-in manager, bike storage, on-site parking and resident storage units available for a fee.
98 Front reached its full height this spring and is on track for its anticipated completion in the spring of 2020.