1160 Flushing Avenue
Bushwick Commercial Proposal Given the Green Light
By issuing no veto, the NYC Mayor's Office has approved an application for a 9-story, commercial development, proposed at 1160 Flushing Avenue in Bushwick, Brooklyn. Submitted by Brooklyn-based developer, Totem, the application requested a zoning map amendment, which was required in order to facilitate the project. Now that approval has been granted, construction can begin freely once building permits are obtained.
The development plans call for two separate structures, consisting of a 9-story building, and a single-story rise, connected by a cellar level. Although this configuration sounds a bit unusual, the buildings will offer square feet of retail space, spanning the entirety of the smaller structure, and the bottom two floors (+ the cellar) of the larger one. The resulting layout will create a little alleyway, lined with shops and complete with public seating.
In addition to retail, the larger building will feature 40,732 square feet of light industrial space (occupying most of the 2nd floor and all of the 3rd), and square feet of leasable office area (spanning floors 3 through 9).
An existing industrial building will have to be demolished at the site in order to make way for the new development. We will continue to follow this project as permit filings and additional project team information become available.