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NEW DEVELOPMENT: Tallest NYC condo outside Manhattan goes to market

Sellout re-set at Skyline Tower

Chris Xu of United Construction and Development, and partners Henry Yeung, Brian Pun of FSA Capital and Risland U.S. Holdings, have filed a pricing amendment for Skyline Tower.
Now rising at 23-14 44th Drive in Long Island City, what will be the tallest New York condo outside of Manhattan, the 67-story building has projected a $1.8 billion sell out following Amazon’s HQ2 announcement.
Long Island City brokerage firm Modern Spaces is exclusively handle marketing and sales for the project.
One-bedrooms, which average 702 s/f, will start at $865,000, and two-bedrooms of 932 s/f will start at $1.225 million.
Designed by Hill West Architects, with interiors by its design arm, Whitehall Interiors, units will have floor-to-ceiling windows. Out of 802 units, 155 will feature private, outdoor terraces.
Amenities will include a resident lounge with an integrated business center, a lounge with a demonstration kitchen and a terrace, 75-foot heated indoor lap pool, fitness center, children’s playroom, pet spa, bicycle storage, mail and package handling room.
The building is expected to be ready for its first move-ins the second quarter of 2021.

Leasing underway at The Essex

Delancey Street Associates (DSA), a joint venture of L+M Development Partners, BFC Partners, Taconic Investment Partners, the Prusik Group and the Goldman Sachs Urban Investment Group, has officially launched leasing for 98 residences at The Essex.
The tallest building of the nine-site Essex Crossing Development on the Lower East Side, the 26-story Essex offers studios to three-bedroom, starting at $4,295.
The building has adjacent entrance to the F/M/J/Z subway lines, a 14-screen Regal Cinemas, the new home of the historic Essex Street Market and phase one of The Market Line.
Douglas Elliman New Development Marketing is exclusively handling leasing. More than a quarter of the residences have already pre-leased and move-ins began in December.
“Essex Crossing is well on its way to being one of New York City’s most exciting places to live, and residents of The Essex will truly be right at the heart of the action,” said Isaac Henderson, Project Manager at Delancey Street Associates and a Director at L+M Development Partners.
Located at 125 Delancey Street, the tower has a 26th-floor rooftop terrace, a social lounge with billiards, TV and seating, a library, meeting room, playroom and fitness center.
A 6th-floor garden terrace features hammocks, grills, dining areas, and a quarter-acre urban farm, with produce grown there available for building residents.
The Essex was designed by Handel Architects.

Sales start at 856 Washington

Sales are underway at 856 Washington Avenue, a modern, luxury 14-story condominium with 26 units in Brooklyn’s Prospect Heights neighborhood.
“856 Washington Avenue is the first condominium of this caliber to be developed in Prospect Heights,” said Douglas Elliman’s Gregory Williamson, whose team is handling marketing and sales for the building.
The developer is The Daten Group, along with its partner Valyrian Capital and the architect is Kutnicki Bernstein, with interior designer Stephanie Goto Design.
856 is filled with modern conveniences and amenities, including a third floor courtyard and roof deck. There is also a curated Library Salon, fitness center, yoga room, bicycle parking and residents’ lounge with adjacent children’s play area.
Units feature open floor plans, hardwood floors, high ceilings, oversized windows and Bosch washer and dryers.
Two and three bedroom units are priced from $1.495 to $2.575 million.

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