Brooklyn, NY Greenland Forest City Partners and The Brodsky Org. have partnered to develop 18 Sixth Ave. (parcel B4) at Pacific Park, the new 22-acre mixed-use neighborhood. The joint venture will commence construction of 18 Sixth Ave., designed by Perkins Eastman and located at Atlantic Ave. and 6th Ave., which will offer 859 units of mixed-income housing, including 258 units of affordable housing. Construction is expected to be completed in 2022.
Rising to over 500 ft., 18 Sixth Ave. will be Pacific Park’s largest residential building to date and an exciting addition to the ever-changing borough skyline. The Brodsky Org.has also commenced construction at 664 Pacific St. (parcel B15), which includes a mixed-income rental residential building, expanded open space and a new public school.
“As we accelerate development at Pacific Park, this groundbreaking at 18 Sixth Ave. will be a significant step towards fulfilling our promise to develop a world-class neighborhood in the heart of Brooklyn,” said Scott Solish, executive vice president of development at Greenland Forest City Partners. “We are thrilled to expand and strengthen our relationship with The Brodsky Org., a developer with a tremendous legacy of developing and operating best in-class projects throughout New York.”
“We are excited to announce our next project in Brooklyn with Greenland Forest City Partners to bring expertly designed, high-quality apartments to downtown Brooklyn,” said Dean Amro, principal at The Brodsky Org. “Both 664 Pacific St. and 18 Sixth Ave. are both great projects and we look forward to continuing to expand our Brooklyn portfolio.”
To date, Pacific Park has opened four residential buildings: 550 Vanderbilt, a condominium designed by COOKFOX Architects; 535 Carlton and 38 Sixth, two 100% all affordable rental buildings offering nearly 600 rental units; and 461 Dean, one of the tallest modular buildings in the world. In addition, innovative retail brands and community facilities have opened outposts across Pacific Park, including BKLYN CLAY, Brooklyn’s largest ceramics studio, at 535 Carlton; Van Leeuwen Artisan Ice Cream at 550 Vanderbilt; and a new New York-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital branch at 38 Sixth Ave.
In total, Pacific Park will offer 6,430 units of housing, including 2,250 units of affordable housing, as well as office space, neighborhood retail, community facilities and eight acres of publicly accessible open space. Pacific Park also features substantial infrastructure improvements including a new storage and maintenance facility for the Long Island Railroad, new rail access to and from the Atlantic Terminal station, and significant improvements to the infrastructure network in the surrounding area. The site is anchored by the sports and entertainment arena Barclays Center and Atlantic Terminal Transit Hub along the Atlantic Ave. corridor.