Type A Real Estate Advisers LLC , a certified Women-Owned Business Enterprise, has been designated by the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development as the developer of a mixed-use, 100% affordable housing project in the Crotona Park East neighborhood of the Bronx. The development team includes Forsyth Street Advisors LLC and non-profit partners JASA and the LGBT Network. The project will be designed by Bernheimer Architecture PLLC and built by Galaxy General Contracting Corp.
The building, to be constructed along Southern Boulevard, will contain approximately 90 units of senior housing. Supportive services for the residents will be provided by JASA and a community facility on the first floor will be operated by The LGBT Network. A large garden in the rear yard and a communal terrace space on the 8th floor will complement building amenities, which include fitness space and a large community room with expansive views of the South Bronx and Manhattan. Design is ongoing and construction is expected to begin in 2018.
More information from the Office of the Mayor and HPD can be seen here.