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Hollister Tops Off Grand Street Residential Building in East Williamsburg, NY


PARSIPPANY, N.J.Hollister Construction Services, a leading full-service construction manager specializing in residential, corporate, educational, healthcare, industrial and retail construction, recently topped off a 72,000sf, eight-story, 71-unit residential and 11,000sf retail building, known as 774 Grand Street. After breaking ground earlier this year, 774 Grand Street has reached its full height. Made up of a concrete super structure, the new development will open in spring 2016.

"We are excited to reach this milestone and even more enthusiastic to bring to life what will surely be a spectacular building," stated Dean Marchi, managing partner at Grand Street Development. Inspired by the architecture that makes New York City unique, Grand Street Development reinvents the historic warehouse and cast-iron aesthetic with contemporary comforts and conveniences to provide a home people will love well into the future.

774 Grand Street façade emulates 20th century Brooklyn architecture, while its interior will be modern classic. The ground floor will feature retail space and a lobby welcoming residents and visitors as they enter the building. The lobby will be uniquely finished with a feature wall made up of reclaimed lumber. The second to eight floors will all be residential units, providing one and two bedroom apartments. The apartment units feature floor to ceiling windows and are equipped with the latest in high-end appliances. On the rooftop, residents will be able to enjoy various amenities including a yoga garden and barbeque pits. It will also provide residents with a parking garage, electric vehicle chargers and bicycle parking.  The residential building is on the same block as the Grand Street L train, four stops away from Manhattan, making the 15- minute commute easy for residents.

“The Hanini Group is ecstatic about the topping out of 774 Grand Street. This is an exciting day as we look forward to the next steps on this modern, world-class project that will reflect the essence of the areas iconic historic look and feel,” stated Samer Hanini, principal at Hanini Group.

Grand Street Development’s partners in this project includes The Hanini Group, a well-known Newark developer, known for their restoration and rehabilitation work and Kamson Corporation, a premier apartment management organization in the Northeast. The Meshberg Group is design firm, known for designing modern classics and Gene Kaufman is the architect of record, a firm that specializes in urban developments, adaptive reuse and new residential buildings.

“Hollister is excited to reach the point of topping out and we look forward to seeing residents move in to the building in spring 2016,” stated Brendan Murray, LEED®AP, vice president of construction at Hollister. Hollister has been working closely with Grand Street Development, their partners and the project consultants to ensure the vision is reached for this great residential building.

The Hollister team leading this effort includes Brendan Murray, LEED®AP, vice president of construction, Edison Buenaventura, project manager, Justin Boardman, assistant project manager and Joe Fedelim, superintendent.

For more information about Hollister Construction Services, please contact Mark Faris of Shea Communications at 212 627-5766, or

About Grand Street Development

Grand Street Development is a real-estate developer and builder based in New York. They are known for reinventing the historic architecture that makes New York City unique.

About The Hanini Group, LLC

Hanini Group prides itself on its integral involvement in the renaissance of Newark’s downtown, and takes great pride in the development projects it has carried out successfully in the past decade. Since 2004, Hanini Group has completed restorations and rehabilitations with a value of over $90 million, and has delivered high caliber loft space to the forefront of Newark’s residential market. Hanini Group delivers a unique blend of vision and practicality that brings a fresh perspective to Newark’s emerging development, while staying ahead of the curve in the latest green building practices. Committed to Newark’s future, Hanini Group maintains a dedication to producing high‐end, cost effective buildings in Newark while preserving historical integrity.

About The Kamson Corporation

The Kamson Corporation is the Northeast’s Premier Apartment Management Organization. They are owners/managers of numerous communities throughout New Jersey, Pennsylvania, New York and Connecticut. The Kamson Corporation is dedicated to provide high-quality, affordable living and to see that every resident is comfortable and satisfied in their new home.

About The Meshberg Group

The Meshberg group was founded in 2006 by Adam Meshberg and based in Brooklyn, Meshberg Group is a full-service design firm that specializes in new developments, interiors, exteriors and historic preservation & restoration. From the broad strokes to the tiny details, design is at the core of every project this firm takes on. By getting involved from the early planning stages, Meshberg Group is uniquely able to approach projects holistically, focusing on both the space and how its occupants will use it. They are an award winning full-service design firm.

About Gene Kaufman Architect PC

Gene Kaufman Architect PC was founded in 1986 in New York City. For over thirty years the firm has specialized in urban developments, notably multi-family housing, adaptive reuse, new buildings for residential, commercial and institutional use; high-rises, modular buildings, student housing and schools.  Corollary areas of expertise include zoning, land use changes, variances, urban planning, and historic restoration.

About Hollister Construction Services

Hollister Construction Services is a full-service commercial real estate construction manager specializing in corporate, educational, healthcare, industrial, retail, and residential construction, with offices in New York, N.Y., as well as Parsippany, Newark and Trenton, N.J. Distinguished by the exceptional involvement of its principals in projects of all sizes, Hollister is committed to building sound relationships and structures in the New York and New Jersey markets.

Hollister works through its own independent philanthropic organization, The Hollister Foundation, to further its community outreach activities. The Foundation’s mission is to raise and distribute funds for organizations that foster children’s advancement through education and health initiatives.





11/20/2015 - 20:00


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