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Facade Revealed for 145 President St

YIMBY has been given a first look at the brick façade for 145 President Street, in Brooklyn’s Carroll Gardens neighborhood. Last week the tarp was removed, revealing the building’s handcrafted masonry, produced by Petersen Tegl from Denmark. The style is renowned for having clean lines and neutral tones. East Village-based Avery Hall Investments is the developer.
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Permits Filed For 120 Fifth Ave Project

Permits have been filed for Avery Hall Investment’s two-building development in Park Slope, Brooklyn. YIMBY last reported on the pre-filing for the six-story building at 680 Baltic Street in mid-October. The project had been the source of debate for many locals, but it has since been approved and is moving forward. Now, permits show specifics for the four-story component at 126 Fifth Avenue.
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Profile of Avi Fisher

PROFILEnyc had the exclusive opportunity to sit down with Avi Fisher of Avery Hall Investments to discuss how the leadership team consisting of himself, Jesse Wark and Brian Ezra have set their sites on building up Brooklyn. We explore how the visionary grassroots developers seek to enhance the quality of resident life in the communities in which they invest with a focus on their native "Brownstone Brooklyn."
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Atlanic Ave Shell Station is Sold-Out Condo

The Shell station is gone, gone, gone. It sat on a prime Cobble Hill Historic District corner, at 112 Atlantic Ave. In its place, the skeleton of a four-story condo building is taking shape behind a construction fence. Avery Hall Investments and OTL Enterprises are the developers of 325 Henry St., which is the property's side-street address. There are signed sale contracts for all eight apartments in the building...
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Sale of Brooklyn Law School Building Keeps Fulton Street’s Face-lift Going Strong

Brooklyn Law School’s November sale of 1 Boerum Place for $76.5 million has helped keep the revival of Fulton Street Mall fully energized. The property, which was purchased by a group of private investment firms, is the latest to be divested by Brooklyn Law in recent years. The school sold a portfolio of six multifamily buildings to Donald Trump’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner, for $36.5 million in 2014.
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Investment Group Pays $76.5 Million for Downtown Brooklyn Development Site

An investment group has paid $76.5 million for a downtown Brooklyn property, in a sign that demand for development sites in the New York borough remains strong despite indications of softening in some of the city’s real-estate markets. The investment group, which includes Avery Hall Investments, Allegra Holdings and Aria Development Group, has purchased the 40,000 sq. ft. office building at One Boerum Place...
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Revealed: 145 President Street Condos

Avery Hall Investments is developing upscale apartments all over brownstone Brooklyn, and their latest project is headed to 145 President Street, in Carroll Gardens. The East Village-based builder filed new building applications for the project yesterday, and YIMBY spotted this rendering of it on their website. The seven-story condo building will fill a vacant lot between Hicks and Henry streets.
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Affordable Housing and Community Gardens Preserved in Columbia District

The sale of a long-vacant lot will generate the funds to preserve 28 units of existing affordable housing in the Columbia Waterfront District, seed the creation of up to 70 new units of affordable housing in Red Hook, and protect two local community gardens. The deal was called a “win-win-win-win” by Brooklyn Councilmember Brad Lander Thursday morning, as the organizations responsible for crafting the...
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165-Unit Mixed-use Project to Have Larger Grocery Store, Deeper Affordability

After months of negotiations with the community, developer Avery Hall Investments has agreed to amendments to its two-building, mixed-use development planned at 120 Fifth Avenue, located on the corner of Baltic Street in Park Slope. When the plans were initially presented in February, YIMBY reported that the 196,000-square-foot project would include...
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Brooklyn Condo Inspired by a Gas Station

Can a former gas station inspire the design for a new home? It sounds far-fetched, but to those who drew the blueprints for a new condominium in Cobble Hill, Brooklyn, it did. “Everyone knows the site was a gas station for a long time, which meant the corner was open,” said Harry Kendall, a partner of BKSK Architects. That openness led the architectural firm to incorporate large wraparound windows at 325 Henry Street, a four-story, eight-unit residential building that will soon rise on the corner of Atlantic Avenue.
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Gas Station-replacing ‘Boutique’ Condos Launch Sales in Cobble Hill

What was once the site of a Shell gas station is now home to an eight-unit luxury condo building. Sales launched today at the Avery Hall Investments and OTL Enterprises-developed 325 Henry Street in Cobble Hill. "325 Henry Street was conceived as a response to the demand for elegant high-end residences in the sought-after neighborhood," Brian Ezra, a co-founder of Avery Hall Investments, said in a press release.
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Exotic Marble and Opulent Finishes Lure Buyers

“Words cannot describe what we’ve done,” said Thierry W. Despont, referring to the interior design of the apartments at 53W53, a condominium building rising beside the Museum of Modern Art in Midtown Manhattan. But a reporter can at least try. Mr. Despont, a French-born, New York-based architect and designer who has outfitted private homes for the likes of Calvin Klein and Bill Gates, has incorporated a trove of upscale materials and finishes into the model apartment at 53W53.
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A Conversation With Brian Ezra

Mr. Ezra, 34, is a founding principal of Avery Hall Investments, a residential developer focused on Brooklyn. The company, which was started in 2013, is working on several projects, including residential and mixed-use developments in Boerum Hill, Cobble Hill and Park Slope. Mr. Ezra grew up in Park Slope.
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Take A Sneak Peek At The Luxe, Terraced Apartments Rising On Pacific In Boerum Hill

While much of the focus in Brooklyn’s development boom has been on the recently rising towers downtown, many medium-sized projects are cropping up in neighborhoods across the borough. One such project — going up at 465 Pacific Street in Boerum Hill — will feature an unusual brick and metal facade.
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Sale Of Columbia Street Lot May Preserve 28 Affordable Units Elsewhere

COLUMBIA STREET WATERFRONT DISTRICT — A neighborhood nonprofit is striking a deal to sell a Columbia Street plot to a private developer in hope of preserving 28 affordable units nearby and possibly creating dozens more with its profit.
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The Happening Boerum Hill

A little-noticed Brooklyn neighborhood is getting a second look for its new homes and quaint shops. Long in the shadow of Carroll Gardens and Cobble Hill, Brooklyn’s Boerum Hill neighborhood is getting noticed these days for its new homes and re-energized commercial strips.
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New Boerum Hill Condo: Less Glass, More Brick

For apartment hunters who think that Brooklyn has become too glassy in recent years, with some buildings that look like as if they had floated up from South Florida, a new condominium in Boerum Hill may come as a relief, particularly its lower floors.
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Avery Hall Investments Is Building To Protect Brownstone Brooklyn

When Avery Hall Investments—led by partners Brian Ezra, Avi Fisher and Jesse Wark (ages 34, 34 and 37 respectively)—proposed building a four-story mixed-use project at 112 Atlantic Avenue (a.k.a., 325 Henry Street) last year they walked into machine gun fire.
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Q+A With Brian Ezra And Avi Fisher

Brian Ezra and Avi Fisher, co-founders of Avery Hall Investments...
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