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NEW DEVELOPMENT: The Rowan takes root in Astoria

The Rowan takes root in Astoria

RockFarmer Properties has launched sales at The Rowan, a new ground-up condo in Astoria.
The sales gallery is now open to the public following the sell-out of the building’s first set of homes released for presales.
Halstead Development Marketing is the exclusive agent for the property.
Designed by New York City-based DXA Studio, The Rowan (pictured top) features a terraced massing of light gray brick masonry resting above a 210-foot-long glass retail base.
Located one block from the N train at 21-21 31st Street in the Ditmars section of Astoria, the condominium will have a wood and glass enclosed lobby that opens onto a garden.
When complete in late 2020, the six-story building will comprise 46 studio, one-, two- and three-bedroom residences ranging in size from approximately 425 to 1,857 s/f. Asking prices range from $695,000 to $2,495,000.
Residences will feature white oak flooring throughout, oversized windows, a Miele appliance suite including washers and dryers and individually controlled HVAC systems; all homes will be pre-wired for Fios cable and high-speed internet.
Approximately 50 percent of homes will also feature private outdoor space; penthouses will have floor-to-ceiling windows and private terraces with views of New York City.
Amenities will include a fitness center; indoor/outdoor resident’s lounge with kitchenette, dining area and library; children’s playroom; soundproof music practice room; pet spa; package room, and bicycle and storage spaces and a landscaped roof deck.
The Rowan will feature a fully automated parking garage by U-tron, one of the first systems in New York City and the only one in Queens.

Grid Group launches custom Chelsea collection

Grid Group announced that 124 West 16th Street, a collection of 15 custom condominium residences, have officially entered the market in Chelsea.
With architecture by David Howell of DHD Architecture & Interior Design, 124 West 16th Street has a Bluestone facade and each unit has private outdoor space.
Sales led by The Corcoran Group agents Nicole Hechter and Masayo Hashimoto will start at $3,795,000.
Each home has a unique layout, with a great room, high ceilings ceilings, seven inch wide-plank American White Oak flooring and gas fireplaces with flat screen recesses above.
Each residence owns a private outdoor space accessed through a Belgian-designed sliding glass door, whether a balcony, terrace or private roof deck.
Custom-built details include millwork and cabinetry, full laundry rooms and wet bars. Kitchens, dryers, and bathroom fans are fully vented to the outside, residences are completely pre wired for sound and high performance ducted systems for heating and cooling are individually zoned for each apartment.
The boutique building will have a part-time doorman, Bluestone-paved courtyard and storage rooms included with each apartment.
Occupancy is projected for the second quarter of 2020.

99 Hudson gearing up for closings

New Jersey’s tallest building, 99 Hudson in Downtown Jersey City, is on track to complete construction by year’s end.
To date, more than one third of the 781 homes have been sold in the tower where apartment range from studios to three bedrooms.
Developed by COA 99 Hudson, LLC, The Marketing Directors is the building’s exclusive marketing and sales agent. Perkins Eastman designed the glass and limestone tower where closings will commence this spring.
Residences feature open layouts with floor-to-ceilings windows with vistas of the Manhattan skyline, World Trade Center, New York Harbor and Statue of Liberty.
Finishes include oak flooring, kitchens with quartz stone countertops, stainless steel Kohler fixtures and Bosch appliances; master bathrooms with custom millwork and Italian ceramic statuario flooring and wall tiles. All cabinetry has been imported from Italy. Each residence will also have a Bosch washer and dryer.
65,000 s/f of indoor and outdoor amenities inlcude a fitness center and dedicated yoga and Pilates studio; game room, golf simulator, screening room with bar, children’s playroom, demonstration kitchen, and work café.
The 99 Hudson Club Room will feature a library, flat screen TV, and lounging, dining and entertaining spaces. There’s also a 24-hour concierge.
Outside, an amenity deck features a swimming pool, lounge and dining area with BBQ grills, playground, dog run and landscaped green lawn.

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