In terms of real estate, 2016 is poised to be a big year for New York City (duh): Plenty of big-name developments are in the works, and some of the most high-profile ones—Bjarke Ingels's 57th Street pyramid, the conversion of Ralph Walker's Tribeca masterpiece—are actually going to be ready for occupancy before the end of the year. (Some are sold out, some still have units available, and some are just wildly out of most New Yorkers' price range—so it goes.) Here, you'll find a list of NYC developments that will actually welcome residents in 2016—and, as always, if we've missed anything, leave a comment or hit the tipline.Read More
Mapping the New NYC Buildings Welcoming Residents In 2016
Bjarke Ingels's long-awaited West Side tetrahedron is moving along at a fairly rapid clip: applications opened last year for the rental's 142 affordable apartments, and while leasing has yet to open for the market-rate apartments, move-ins are expected by mid-year.
The kooky Herzog & de Meuron design that is 56 Leonard towers more than 800 feet over Tribeca, like an oversized steel Jenga game. Occupancy is expected in spring of this year.
Property Markets Group and Madison Equities have developed this Cary Tamarkin-designed 16-story-tall Flatiron Building-like project that is Soho’s tallest residential tower. It will feature nearly two dozen apartments, including a penthouse triplex with 23-foot-ceilings. Occupancy is expected by spring. [Photo by Field Condition]
The Claremont Group hired Dutch designer Piet Boon to reimagine the 1931 Art Deco office building as 52 apartments. Occupancy is expected mid-summer.
Rentals at New York City's first all-micro-unit building will be ready for occupancy later this year; residents will be moving into has 55 studios that range from 260 to 360 square feet in size.
Ralph Walker Tribeca
Ismael Leyva Architects was hired by Magnum Real Estate Group and CIM Group to give new life to legendary architect Ralph Walker’s 31-story-tall 100 Barclay Street. Residents of the 161 units will enter through an ornate lobby and they’ll start entering by spring.
Brooklyn Bridge Park's controversial condos will be ready for move-ins by summer 2016. For as contentious as they've been, the apartments are pretty nice, with luxe finishes and stunning Manhattan views.
DDG's bluestone-fronted condo is home only 13 ultra-fancy apartments, three of which are still on the market. Construction is still underway on the building, but it's expected to be ready for occupancy as soon as this spring.
Piet Boon's other big condo is Williamsburg's The Oosten, which is home to the most expensive home ever sold in the neighborhood. Move-ins are expected by June.
The building, constructed on the site of a former chocolate factory, will have 21 one- to four-bedroom units, with the smallest one coming in at 1,055 square feet. It's slated to be ready for occupancy by the end of the year.
Cast Iron House
Knightsbridge Properties Corp. brought in Pritzker Prize-winning architect Shigeru Ban to reimagine this classic six-story Tribeca building as 13 apartments, including two penthouses. Occupancy is expected in spring or summer.
252 East 57th
SOM's undulating Midtown tower launched sales in 2014, but the units should finally be ready for occupancy by the fall. It'll rise 65 stories, with 93 condos that will begin on the 36th floor. They're priced from $4.5 million.
Developed by Knightsbridge Properties Corp., this WORKac-designed development in the city’s second oldest cast iron building features four units across its six stories, including one three-story unit. Occupancy is expected by spring.
HFZ Capital Group is behind this rental-to-condo conversion on the Upper West Side. The 12-story, multi-towered building is to start its new life by spring.
HFZ is also behind this Upper West Side rental-to-condo conversion, which the building from 137 units down to 81, with occupancy expected in the spring or early summer.
This 84-unit rental building that also fronts the West Side Highway comes from Related Rentals and BKSK Architects. There'll also be affordable units in the building. Occupancy is expected in May.
205 East 92nd Street
Related Rentals has brought forth this new 36-story Upper East Side development, featuring views of Central Park and the East River. Known as the Henley, the luxury development will hold 230 apartments, but 47 are being set aside as below-market. Occupancy is expected in April.
70 Pine Street
Aparments in this office-to-rental conversion should be ready for move-ins by the spring, and residents of the revamped Art Deco tower will have access to plenty of amenities, including a high-end fitness center.
Thomas Juul-Hansen designed two buildings that are rising on either side of the High Line along 19th Street. Residents have already started moving in to the apartments, some of which have ridiculous park views.
Extell's new project at 70 Charlton Street, between Varick and Hudson streets, holds the distinction of being the first new residential project to break ground in Hudson Square since the neighborhood—which the development is trying to rename West Soho—was rezoned in 2013. Move-ins should happen by the fall of 2016.
389 East 89th Street
Ben Shaoul's rental-to-condo conversion at the former Post Toscana, now known as 389 E. 89, will have 156 one- to three-bedroom units, starting at $900,000, with occupancy slated for spring of 2016.
Magnum is converting an existing luxury rental, the 21-story, 138-unit Post Luminaria located at 385 First Avenue into a condo building called, perhaps a bit unimaginatively, Luminaire. Residents should be moving in by the spring.
In yet another rental-to-condo conversion, the apartments are a mix of one-, two-, three-, and four-bedrooms, with the smallest weighing in at 972 square feet and the largest at 2,606 square feet.
City Tower Brooklyn
This COOKFOX-designed tower is one of three residential buildings within the City Point mega-development, but the only one with market-rate rentals. A leasing office is now open and move-ins are set to happen soon.